144 golfers from 25 countries are competing in the tournament that is played at Carya and National Golf Club courses located at Belek Tourism Center. In the three-day tournament, golfers are playing 54 holes to become the champion.
The head of the organization and General Manager of the National Golf Club, Bekir Kara said that they had a lucky start in the tournament as the weather was very nice.
Stating that there are participants from Germany, England, France, Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Slovakia, Kara said: “The format of the tournament is a team play consisting of one professional and three amateur golfers. Amateurs are usually businesspeople in their countries. 36 teams are competing in the tournament. The professional golfer, who comes in first in the tournament, will receive the prize of €5,000. In total, €70,000 will be distributed in prize money.”
The champion of the last year’s tournament, professional golfer Ali Altuntaş mentioned that he would also like to become the champion this year.
The tournament will end with an award ceremony that will be held on Saturday, December 7.