Turkish Airlines holds next stage of its world-famous golf tournament in Dubai
The Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2016 qualifier to bring the best of UAE’s amateur golfers together
Dubai, UAE; 28 March 2016: The latest stage of the 2016 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, the sport’s biggest and most exciting amateur tournament, will take place at Emirates Golf Club, Dubai on Tuesday March 29.
The 12th of 101 qualifiers for the global event, which is enjoying a growing reputation after three hugely successful previous tournaments, will feature more than 80 players, all personally-invited guests of Turkish Airlines.
One winner will progress to the Grand Final in Antalya, Turkey, this October, while there will also be memorable prizes for the runner-up, third place, Best Gross and nearest-the-pin prizes for men and women.
Emre Ismailoglu, General Manager for Turkish Airlines in Dubai, said: “We are proud to be hosting the latest 2016 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup qualifier in Dubai. It will be our fourth consecutive year of hosting the tournament and we are excited to be welcoming everyone back to the truly world class facilities at Emirates Golf Club. We are sure the players will have a day to remember and wish them all the very best of luck.”
Winners of the Grand Final progress to play in the 2016 Turkish Airlines Open pro-am, while all finalists are to enjoy a seven-night stay in an all-inclusive hotel, two rounds of golf and VIP passes to the Turkish Airlines Open, the $7,000,000 European Tour event, from Thursday to Sunday.
The event is backed by Global Sponsor the Financial Times, with Conte of Florence the Official Clothing and Fashion Partner.
Turkish Airlines, which was recently voted Best Airline in Europe for the fifth consecutive year, as well as World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge and World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining in 2015, launched the World Golf Cup in 2013.
It featured 12 qualifying events and was won by China’s Han Liang. His prize for victory was partnering world number one and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods in the Turkish Airlines Open pro-am. 2015 winner Neill Bam from Johannesburg proved successful in the 2015 series and went on to partner Rory McIlroy, a once in a lifetime opportunity.
About Turkish Airlines
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircrafts, currently Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 304 (passenger and cargo) aircrafts flying to over 284 destinations worldwide; 235 international and 49 domestic. According to the 2015 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines is named as "Europe's Best Airline" for five and "Best Airline in Southern Europe" for seven consecutive years. Having won in 2010 the world's "Best Economy Catering Service", in 2013 the world's "Best Business Catering Service", and in 2014 "Best Business Catering Service" awards, Turkish Airlines is awarded with the world's "Best Business Class Lounge Dining" and "Best Business Airline Lounge" prizes in the 2015 Skytrax survey. Currently with 8 US gateways, Turkish Airlines offers 70 flights per week, serving some 5,000 passengers. In October 2015, Turkish Airlines added daily flights from Miami, and as of May 2016, daily flights from Atlanta will begin. For more information please visit www.turkishairlines.com
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