Impressive golfing lessons and a prestigious world event are turning Antalya, an already fashionable hotel town, to a golfer’s heaven.

The Turkish Airways Open, which was once introduced in 2013, welcomes execs from all over the international till Sunday.

This yr’s event, which started Thursday, is a spotlight match for the Mediterranean town. Except its famed seashores, additionally it is a well-liked coaching vacation spot for sports activities groups from world wide.

The event, with general prize cash of $7 million, is a part of the Rolex Sequence. It’s within the Eu Excursion’s top class class of tournaments and serves as a decider for Race To Dubai.

This yr, 75 gamers from 25 nations, together with celebrity golfer and two-time Turkish Airways Open winner Justin Rose, are taking part within the pageant.

The development continues to draw a big target audience. Closing yr’s version had a world TV and web target audience of 542 million.

The Montgomerie Maxx Royal Route which is webhosting the event in Antalya’s Belek district provides a excellent local weather for golfers. It covers greater than 6,522 meters and performs to a par of 72. It additionally has 5 par-5, 8 par-Four and 5 par-Three holes. It’s positioned inside of 104 hectares of picturesque, combined pine wooded area and sandy ridges, and was once designed by way of Ryder Cup legend, Colin Montgomerie.

Justin Rose, who boasts consecutive wins within the closing two editions of the event, this yr joins Austria’s Bernd Wiesberg, 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett, 2018 Masters champion Patrick Reed, British Open’s 2018 winner Francesco Molinari and 2019 winner Shane Lowry.

The wild playing cards of the event are 2020 Ryder Cup Eu group captain, Padraid Harrington and PGA Excursion’s younger celebrity, Pan Cheng-tsung.

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