Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup in Baku sees first Azerbaijan native win the top prize

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines, a global leader in civil aviation, brought its ever-growing Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup to Dreamland Golf Club in Baku.

The airline, first in terms of country and international destinations that reached worldwide, prides itself on its award-winning Business Class service and its commitment to the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, which has more than 8,000 invited guests competing in more than 100 tournaments around the world, together with many other innovative and distinguished services, performed for offering its passengers an unparalleled flight experience.

Turkish Airlines is firmly committed to the aspirational vision of sporting competition and trusts in its ability to unite people from different nations. That support extends from football, basketball, rugby and golf at all levels and the amateur series is a fine example of this from the carrier, which allows guests to take clubs for free.

The Baku event was well supported by the local business community and prestigious members of Dreamland Golf Club were among the competitors. The event was also attended by His Excellency, the Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Erkan Ozoral.

The winners of the qualifiers progress to the Grand Finals in Antalya in November, when they have the chance to secure a place in the Turkish Airlines Open pro-am, will fly Business Class in Turkish Airlines and stay at the five-star Titanic Golf Deluxe Hotel.

Eldar Kerimov will represent Baku there after winning the competition with 42 points, while Ray Jacques was runner-up, Nick Hore was third.

The Nearest the Pin competition on the 10th hole was won by Leo Troup for the men and Susan Drummond for the women. Darren Thomson won the lowest gross score with 79.

“We would like to thank all of our guests who made the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup here in Baku a huge success. Once again, it was a fantastic tournament in the TAWGC series and congratulations to our winner, Eldar. We wish him the best of luck in Antalya.” – Seyfullah Ilyas General Manager for Turkish Airlines Baku said.

About Turkish Airlines:

Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 327 (passenger and cargo) aircraft, flying to 303 destinations worldwide with 254 international and 49 domestic.

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