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



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






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