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Turkish Airlines Open

Turkish Airlines Open
Tournament information
Location Belek, Antalya, Turkey
Established 2013
Course(s) Montgomerie Maxx Royal
Par 72
Length 7,133 yards (6,522 m)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund US$7.0 million
Month played November
Tournament record score
Aggregate 264 Victor Dubuisson (2013)
To par −24 Victor Dubuisson (2013)
Current champion
Victor Dubuisson
Belek is located in Turkey
Belek
Belek
Location in Turkey

The Turkish Airlines Open is a European Tour golf tournament played annually in Turkey since 2013. In both 2013 and 2014 the tournament was the penultimate event of the European Tour Final Series. It is played on the Montgomerie Maxx Royal course at Belek, Antalya.

Victor Dubuisson won the first event in 2013 by two shots from Jamie Donaldson.

In 2013 qualification was open to the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking three weeks before the event, five tournament invitations, three Turkish players, with the remainder from the 2013 Race to Dubai to make up a field of 78. Following the Turkish Airlines Open the leading 60 players in the Race to Dubai qualified for the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, provided they had participated in two of the first three tournaments of the Final Series and played in enough 2013 European Tour events.

In 2014 qualification was open to the top 60 in the Official World Golf Ranking three weeks before the event, four tournament invitations, three Turkish players invited by the Turkish Golf Federation, with the remainder from the 2014 Race to Dubai to make up a field of 78. Following the Turkish Airlines Open the leading 60 players in the Race to Dubai will qualify for the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai.

Winners

Year Winner Country Score To par Margin of
victory
Runner-up
Turkish Airlines Open presented by the Ministry of Youth and Sport
2015 Victor Dubuisson (2)  France 69-64-67-66=266 −22 1 stroke Jaco van Zyl
2014 Brooks Koepka  United States 69-67-70-65=271 −17 1 stroke Ian Poulter
Turkish Airlines Open presented by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture
2013 Victor Dubuisson  France 67-65-63-69=264 −24 2 strokes Jamie Donaldson

See also

External links

  • Official website
  • Coverage on the European Tour's official site


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