Golfers Savour Turkish Delight


Turkey, in recent years, has become a prime destination for golfers – professionals and enthusiasts alike. For starters, it offers travelers great weather, historical high, delectable cuisines and extraordinary courses to play on.

Golf Courses

Not only does Turkey have a plethora of golf courses to attract both players and tourists, it has also been the backdrop of some premier tournaments such as the US$ 7 million Turkish Airlines Open, a European Tour Rolex Series event, held at the highly acclaimed Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort.

Continuing with the tradition of offering a world-class golfing experience, RN Sports Marketing hosted Golf Digest India – Turkish Airlines International 2018 in Antalya last month.

Close to 30 golfers from cities such as Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad participated in the golf retreat in Belek. The participants enjoyed three rounds of golf across scenic courses such as PGA Sultan, Montgomerie Maxx Royal and Carya Golf Club.

Pleasant weather welcomed the players into the venues while they enjoyed the hospitality, beaches, food and drinks.

Dhruv Pal Singh of Jaypee Greens emerged as the overall winner with a combined score of 221.6 while Subhash Rajak with overall nett of 225.6 bagged the runners-up prize. Individual day winners were Ravikanth Konteti (Day 1; Nett Score – 71.4), Sanjay Kumar (Day 2; Nett Score – 72.8) and Joydeep Nayar (Day 3; Nett Score – 73.6).

Participants were also treated to some exciting contests and lucky draws.

Joydeep Nair of Noida said, “I have played tournaments all over the world but this was the best experience; the quality of hotel, courses, weather and hospitality was better than anyone could have hoped for. “

Added Nagesh from Mumbai “This was an unbelievable experience for our gang of golf buddies. Everything was world class in every aspect. I’m looking forward to the next Golf Digest International event.”

(Read more in the May issue of Golf Digest India. Download here.)

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