Explaining that they have been impressed with what they have seen so far, Woods was speaking to the press and stated, "We had the opportunity to see the golf fields a few hours ago and played nine holes. It is going to be great to be here."
Speaking to the press, THY Corporate Communications President Zeki Çukur presented Woods with a model plane. Turkish Airlines are the main sponsors of the festival.
The Turkish Airlines World Golf Tournament runs from October 8th to the 12th and has eight well-known golf pros including Tiger Woods and Rory Mc Llroy competing for a one and a half million dollar prize.