Turkish Airlines celebrates TAWGC 2016’ Istanbul leg with a golf shot from Europe into Asia in Istanbul

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By Abraham Jonah, Middle East Editor

TUE, NOVEMBER 22 2016-Turkish Airlines, Europe’s best airline for six consecutive years according to the recent Skytrax Passenger Survey, presents the 4th edition of Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, the famous amateur golf tournament around the world.

The introductory event of this tournament’ Istanbul phase organized in the Galatasaray Islet -also known as Suada-, a small island situated just north of the Bosphorus Bridge, the iconic symbol of Istanbul, natural crossroad of different cultures, in yesterday evening.

During the opening event, amateur golfers from all around the world were invited to hit a golf ball from one continent into another aiming at a hole placed on the water. The one participant who scored a 70-meters shot had the chance to win two Turkish Airlines business class tickets for a destination of choice around the world.

For all the participants TAWGC 2016 is a fantastic opportunity to discover the beautiful city of Istanbul where Turkish Airlines has its luxury lounge located in the International Ataturk Airport where passengers can experience the traditional Turkish hospitality; thanks to the exclusive facilities and excellent services.

The winner of the Istanbul tournament -held on 30 September – 2 October at Kemer Golf Country Club- will have the chance to attend to the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final in Antalya on 31 October-1 November where fourteen times major champion Tiger Woods is scheduled to appear together with the top 70 players in the Race to Dubai standings, to fight for a prize fund of $7m.

The Grand Final will be hosted by the luxury Titanic Deluxe Belek at the end of October 2016, with a two round tournament taking place at the newly renovated Titanic Golf Club, a rewarding Hawtree-designed course that offers stunning views of the glistening Mediterranean.

With 291 destinations worldwide, Turkish Airlines is committed to delivering its passengers experiences that always exceed expectations, in the sports events as well as in every day’s flights.

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