The Turkish Airlines Open 2013 Golf Tournament will be held in the touristic town of Belek, located in the southern province of Antalya between November 7 and 10. The $7 million award-winning tournament will feature 78 golfers including world-famous Tiger Woods.
Chairman of the Antalya Golf and Sports Society (AGISK) Cahit Sahin announced in a written statement, "This is the first time a tournament of this scale is being organized in Turkey. Between 5,000 and 7,000 golf enthusiasts from Europe will be visiting Belek to watch the tournament, which will be the first formal tournament included in the European golf tournament list."
"Hotels in the area will be full during this time. Therefore, the tournament is important in this regard as well," stated Sahin, adding, "A total seven million US dollars will be awarded to the winner, and we will have the chance to welcome the world's best golfers to Belek."
SABAH and Agencies