TOURNAMENT

Competitors Information

M.V.K TURKISH AMATEUR OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2019

MEN & LADIES

 

1.      CONDITIONS

The Championship will be played over 72 holes (4 rounds of 18 holes) stroke play between 12 – 15 September 2019.

81 international players (54 men + 27 ladies) and 18 Turkish national competitors shall be eligible to compete. There will be a 54 hole cut and after three rounds the leading 40 players and ties in the men’s category and 20 players and ties in the ladies’ category will qualify to play the final round.

Applications will be accepted from Amateur Golfers whose exact handicap does not exceed 6,0 for men and 8,0 for ladies under the handicapping scheme adopted by the recognized authority controlling golf in the country from which they enter. Handicaps declared in the entry forms will be checked with the national governing bodies.

In the event of a tie for the 1st Place, there will be a sudden death playoff on the 18th hole until a winner is decided. Any further tie will be decided based on the final stipulated 18, 9, 6, 3, 1 hole scores.

Play will be in 3 balls and starting times will be announced prior to each round.

The winner of the Men’s category will receive an invitation to play at the 2020 Turkish Airlines Challenge provided he meets criterias requested by the Challenge Tour.

 

2.      ENTRIES

The entry list will be open on 01 May 2019 and will close on 16 August 2019 at 05:00 pm (GMT +2). All entries must be made through the online application form which can be found under the online forms part in Championship website (www.turkishopen.org). The online application form will be available until the closing date.

The list of eligible players will be announced on the Championship web page on 23 Aug 2019 latest.

 

 

 

 

3.      CHAMPIONSHIP DATES

The dates of the Championships are as follows:

DATE

ROUND

VENUE

10.09.2019

PRACTICE ROUND 1

TITANIC GOLF CLUB

11.09.2019

PRACTICE ROUND 2

TITANIC GOLF CLUB

12.09.2019

1st DAY OF CHAMPIONSHIP

TITANIC GOLF CLUB

13.09.2019

2nd DAY OF CHAMPIONSHIP

TITANIC GOLF CLUB

14.09.2019

3rd DAY OF CHAMPIONSHIP

TITANIC GOLF CLUB

15.09.2019

4th DAY OF CHAMPIONSHIP

TITANIC GOLF CLUB

 

4.      VENUE:

TITANIC GOLF CLUB – Par 72, 6246 (6831yd) for men and 5542m (6061 yd) for ladies

Titanic Golf Club presents golf lovers a very special golf course with the magnificence of the Taurus Mountain and its location between a romantic stream and Mediterranean. The paths of the golf course which directly lay through the coastline presents golf lovers an incredible view at each pit.At one side Titanic Golf Club and at your other side Mediterranean, Belek presents you different designs at each pit with its fascinating habitat and promises a matchless visual pleasure and golf experience.

The Titanic Golf Club is the first 27 holed golf course of Turkey

The Mediterranean Golf Course offers a comfortable environment for golf enthusiasts in Belek region with its wonderful Mediterranean Sea view and its location by the sea. Stunning blue of Mediterranean that will accompany you during the game in The Mediterranean, will be an experience you can't give up.

The Forest is one of the favorite courses of golf enthusiast among the pine forests. Enjoy playing golf in company with lush grasses and mild, soft air in wonderful nature of Taurus Mountains

 

Web Site

http://titanicgolfclub.com/

Architect

Hawtree Design

Year Opened

1997

5.      CONTACTS

Turkish Golf Federation                                        Titanic Golf Club

Suleyman Seba Cad. BJK Plaza, A Blok                    Üçkumtepesi Mevkii,

No: 91-92, Kat 9,                                                        Belek –Antalya -TÜRKİYE

Besiktas 34357 – İstanbul / TURKEY                        Tel: + 90 242 725 53 03

Tel: +90 212 258-0718                                                Fax: +90 242 725 41 29

Fax: +90 212 236-8304                                               Web: http://titanicgolfclub.com/

E-Mail: info@tgf.org.tr                                               E-Mail: sehmus.isik@titanic.com.tr

Web: https://www.tgf.org.tr/en/                                 

Coordinator: Ozgur Hacibektasoglu                            Director of Golf: Sehmus Isik                   

 

 

 

6.      OFFICIAL HOTEL INFORMATION

 

The Turkish Golf Federation has blocked rooms between 24 Sept and 1 Oct at the hotel mentioned below with special rates. All players and guests are expected to meet their own accommodation expenses. Please note that there are only a limited number of rooms blocked at the hotel and accommodation requests will be met on first come first serve basis.

Bookings to the official hotel can be made through;

 www.turkishopen.org/accommodation

 

Titanic Deluxe Golf Belek is approximately 30 min away from the Antalya International Airport and 3 min from the Titanic Golf Club. Please note that there will be shuttle service between Golf Club and Titanic Deluxe Golf Belek. Those who prefer to stay at another hotel will have to arrange their own transfers.

The officially recommended hotel is:

6.1 Titanic Deluxe Golf Belek

https://www.titanic.com.tr/titanicdeluxegolfbelek/default-en.html

 

PRICE / ROOM / NIGHT

ALL INCLUSIVE

SINGLE ROOM

189 EURO

DOUBLE ROOM

252 EURO

TRIPLE ROOM

340 EURO

All Inclusive Hotel Concept: All Inclusive prices include all day meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and V.A.T.

For the players residing in the official hotel, there will be no charges for the players’ entry fees / green fees / trolleys and practice balls during both, the practice and tournament days.

Those who wish to stay in a hotel other than the official hotel will be asked to pay 105€ green fee per day for each practice round they attend. Green fees for the tournament days / entry fees / trolleys and practice balls will be provided free of charge.

All inclusive Golf Club Consept:  Titanic Golf Club is A’la Carte all inclusive consept.There   will be no charges all foods in menu and alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

 

7.      TRANSFERS

TGF will provide transfers from Antalya International Airport to the official hotels upon request. One-way transportation fee will be 20, - EUR per person and will be paid directly to the driver.

Those who requests transfers from TGF, have to visit below web site and provide their flight details.

www.turkishopen.org/transferinfo

Participants who choose not to stay at the official hotel or who do not provide required information will need to make their own arrangements for transfers to and from the airport. The airport is ca. 40 minutes from the hotel.

 

8.      INTERNAL TRANSPORT

Internal transports for all participants from the official hotel to the course will be provided by shuttle services on a timely basis which will be posted at the official hotel and championship venue. Participants who are not staying at the official hotel will need to make their own arrangements for internal transportation.

 

9.      REGISTRATION

Registration will be from 10:00 am to 12:30 at the registration desks situated the Club House. Registration must be completed by 12:30 on Wednesday 11 September 2019.

 

10.  IMMIGRATION INFORMATION

Please check below website for the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs for visa requirements prior to booking travel.

http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa

For more information, please contact the Embassy of Turkish Republic, its Consulate or the Representative of Turkish Republic in your country.

 

11.  GENERAL RULES

The Championship Committee reserves the right to fix and/or alter starting times and amend the regulations if necessary.

It will be obligatory for all competitors in the Championship to play with a ball which appears on the current R&A list of conforming golf balls. Penalty for breach of conditions: Disqualification.

Limit for drivers: The design, material and/or construction of, or any treatment to, the club head (which includes the face) must not have the effect of a spring which exceeds the limit set forth in the Pendulum Test Protocol on file with the R&A. A list of non-conforming clubs is published on the R & A’s website: www.randa.org. Penalty for breach of conditions: Disqualification

 

12.  EXEMPTIONS

The following will be exempt from the ballot provided they satisfy the handicap requirements:

a.       2018 Turkish Open Champions.

b.      2018 National Champions (men & ladies) of the member countries of the European Golf Association and USGA.

c.       Overseas entries at the discretion of the Championship Committee.

 

13.  CURRENCY EXCHANGE

Both the Hotel and the Golf Club are able to change hard European currencies and accept all major credit cards. You will only require local currency to pay for any personal shopping items.

 

14.  PRACTICE ROUNDS & FACILITIES

The golf course will be available for competitors to practice from Tuesday 26th of Sept. Players are requested to book tee times for practice through www.turkishopen.org/practicetimes (will be available on 30 Aug 2019). Tee time reservations work on first come first serve basis. Participant who do not provide necessary information will be able to practice on availability basis.

 

15.  CADDIES

There are limited number of caddies available at the golf club. Those who wish to have a caddie should contact kivanc.korkmaz@titanic.com.tr for reservation requests. Caddie fee is 35 €

 

16.  TROLLEYS

Trolleys are available free of charge.

 

17.  DRESS CODE

Normal golf dress rules apply, no jeans or training shoes are allowed and all shirts must have collars.

 

18.  PRIZES

The winners of each Championship shall be the Turkish Open Amateur Champion Golfers for the period of one year.

The winner shall receive a gold medal, the runner up a silver medal and the 3rd placed competitor a bronze medal. In the event of a tie for the silver or bronze medal, the places will be decided on the last 18, 9, 6, 3 or 1 holes in that order.

Prize presentation for men and ladies’ championships will take place together at the TITANIC GOLF CLUB as soon as possible after the final round has been completed.

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Süleyman Seba Cad. BJK Plaza A-Blok no:48 d:91-92 Beşiktaş/İstanbul

  • +90 212 258 07 18 / +90 212 236 83 04 - fax

  • info@tgf.org.tr
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