Korineum 7th Golf Festival
Korineum Golf & Beach Resort hosts 7th Golf Festival
The festival was held between 26th to 29th September and brought 120 players around the World for Festival. A total of 120 golfers from countries including England, Scotland, Ireland, Norway, Korea, Turkey and TRNC attended the four day event which started on Monday the 25th..
The Festival tournaments started with Ladies Open and continued following day with Men’s Open while on Thursday the 28th a 4BBB Mixed Pairs was held.
On Friday the 29th, for the first time in TRNC history a leg of the Turkish Airlines World Tour Amateurs Competition which is held in 100 cities in 62 countries was hosted in the TRNC under the Festival umbrella.
A prize giving ceremony that was also attended by Turkish Airlines officials was followed by a gala dinner.
Resort Coordinator Meryem Çerkez Gürtunç gave a speech at the ceremony, with prizes then being presented by Resort owner Dr. Günay Çerkez, Dr. Hacer Çerkez, general manager Umut Gürtunç, 2017 Club Captain Geoff Moule, Tourism Ministry State Planning Department head Türkmen Yiğitcan, 2017 Lady Captain Moira Watson and Turkish Airlines Marketing head Hüseyin Güneş.
Mr. Güneş thanked Korineum for “hosting a fantastic tournament” and said Turkish Airlines “was honoured to hold the tournament in TRNC”.
The gala night continued with music from DJ Serdar Eren.
All results are as follows;
Second Place: Nilüfer Talay – 37 Points
Best Gross: Julie Harrison – 27 Points
Best Visitor: Lin Le
Winner: Claire Morley – 39 Points
Third Place: John Hooper – 39 Points
Second Placa: Ulus Sofi – 39 Points
Best Gross: Simon Ferguson: 44 Points
Winner: Sertaç Yeşilçimen – 39 Points
4BBB (Four Ball Better Ball)
Ladies Nearest the pin: Dawn Homer – 8 meters
Ladies Longest Drive: Julie Harrison
Mens Nearest the pin: Mustafa Sedat – 2,39 meters
Longest Drive Men: Mike Evans
Second Place: Cihan Aydın & Soner Yetkili – 43 Points
Winner Mens Category: Deniz & Sertaç Yeşilçimen – 46 Points
Third Place: Hazel & Geoff Turner – 40 Points
Second Place: Julie & Peter Freeland – 41 Points
Winners: Claire Morley & Steve Knight – 42 Points
TURKISH AIRLINES WORLD GOLF CUP 2017 AMATEUR OPEN SERIES
Men Nearest the pin: Mike Evans – 3,18 meters
Best Gross: Simon Harrison – 34 Points
Third Nett: Norman Swainsbury – 40 Points
Second Nett: Richard Kubicki – 41 Points
Winner Emrah Şimşek – 43 Points