With a combined prize fund of $7 million, the Turkish Airlines Open is the most exciting tournament to have been added to the European Tour calendar in recent years with an incredible field featuring Major Winners and Ryder Cup players alike.
The penultimate event of the Final Series offers the chance to see the some of the biggest names in golf as they battle out to secure their place at the DP World Tour Championship. See in action, the likes of Rory Mcilroy, Sergio Garcia, Luke Donald and our very own YGT ambassadors Lee Westwood and Darren Clarke.
The fact that the Turkish Airlines Open is so ideally located close to countless other top class golf courses, resorts and hotels, means it is an excellent, and convenient addition to a golf holiday in Turkey.
2018 Winner:Justin Rose (-17, €1,025,132 Prize Money
Youngest Winner: Victor Dubuisson (23 years and 202 days, 2013)
Oldest Winner: Brooks Koepka (24 years and 197 days, 2014)
Lowest 18 Hole Score: -10 (Raphael Jacquelin)
Lowest 72 Hole Score: -24 (Victor Dubuisson, 2013)
|2014||Brooks Koepka||United States||-17||€930,740|
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