This is a must go to event for lovers of the gentleman’s game. The 2016 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, the sport’s biggest and most exciting amateur tournament, will take place at Ikoyi Golf Club in Lagos, Nigeria, on Thursday 15th September.
The 84th of 100 qualifiers for the global event, which is enjoying a growing reputation after three hugely successful previous series, will feature 100 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.
“We are proud to be hosting the latest 2016 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup qualifier in Lagos,” Tarkan Ince, General Manager for Turkish Airlines Lagos, said. “We are excited to be welcoming everyone to the world class facilities at Ikoyi 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 an eight-night stay in an all-inclusive hotel, two rounds of golf and VIP passes to the Turkish Airlines Open, the USD7,000,000 European Tour event, from Thursday to Sunday.
The event is backed by Global Sponsor the Financial Times, with Conte of Florence 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.
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 316 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 289 destinations worldwide with 240 international and 49 domestic.
According to the 2015 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines was chosen as “Europe’s Best Airline” for the fifth and “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the seventh consecutive time.
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 was awarded the world’s “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” and “Best Business Airline Lounge” prizes in the 2015 Skytrax survey.