Author: Vēsma Landsmane
Source: Turkish Airlines Inc.
The 7th Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup came to OZO Golf Club in Riga on Saturday 27th July 2019, and is the world’s biggest corporate golf tournament.
The airline prides itself on the quality of its products and services, from the freshest seasonal ingredients used in onboard catering to the Stopover Service in Istanbul and bonuses like free transport of sports equipment including golf clubs.
Now in its seventh year, the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup continues to deliver the highest quality as players, all invited by the airline, will once again play at some of the finest courses in the world.
The event at OZO Golf Club was the 46th of 103 tournaments in this year’s record-breaking Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup – with the victors competing in the Grand Finals in Turkey later this year.
From a global total of 103, those that win will go through to the Grand Finals and have the chance to play in the Turkish Airlines Open pro-am where previously winners have teed it up alongside the likes of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.
PUISĪTE Daiga won the competition with 41 points, and he’s going to represent Riga in the Gran Finals. VERBICKIS Jevgēnijs was runner-up and GULĀNS Māris was third.
The Nearest the Pin competition was won by RANCĀNS Elmārs for the men and RUKA Vineta for the women. ŠVANKA Anna Diāna won the lowest gross score.
"We warmly thank all of our guests who made the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup here in Riga a huge success," said Mr. Harun Kose, General Manager for Turkish Airlines Riga. "Once again, it was a thrilling tournament in the
TAWGC series, congratulations to our winner, PUISĪTE Daiga. We wish her the best of luck in Turkey."
All Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup finalists will fly to Turkey in the luxury of Turkish Airlines’ Business Class. Events such as the Turkish Airlines Open and TAWGC have made Turkish Airlines’ support essential to Antalya being recognized as an international premium destination for golfers with outstanding facilities.
Turkish Airlines continues its unparalleled and ambitious growth throughout its network of 306 destinations in 124 countries, with a 10 per cent increase in passenger numbers, from 68 million in 2017 to 75 million in 2018, the best year on record. The newly-opened Istanbul Airport hub will facilitate the growth of Turkey’s aviation sector as global aviation shifts eastwards, with Istanbul at the centre. The megaproject will be launched in four phases with the final phase set to be complete in 2028 including six runways, four terminals and 233 aircraft parking positions, with the capacity to serve up to 200 million passengers a year with 500+ check in desks and 225,000 employees
The Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup is supported by National Car Rental & SOCAR
The photo gallery from the event is HERE.
About Turkish Airlines:
Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 333 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 306 worldwide destinations as 257 international and 49 domestic, in 124 countries. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website www.turkishairlines.com or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Avianca Brasil, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,800 daily flights to 1,317 airports in 193 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting Partner, Juneyao Airlines.
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