2016 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series Grand Final
The 2016 TAWGC concluded in spectacular style with the flagship Grand Final, hosted at the Titanic Deluxe Hotel, Belek between Saturday 29th October and Wednesday 1st November.
Washington D.C’s Thomas Buckley was crowned Champion after the two round Grand Final at Titanic Golf Club, which was the most tightly contested in the tournaments four year history. The American followed his first round of 38 stableford points with a solid 35 points, for a combined total of 73 points to claim the winners trophy by one shot from Dublin’s Thomas Muldoon (38+34, 72). Denny Staroske, from Fankfurt finished in sole possession of third place on 71 points, following rounds of 36 and 35 points respectively.
Oslo’s Matthew Corney cruised to a nine-stroke victory in the Best Gross category, thanks largely to a brilliant one under par 37 points in Round One which combined with his second round of 33 totalled a two over par 70 points. Pervaiz Ahmed (Karachi) and Uzma Mir (Doha), meanwhile, negotiated the swirling wind on the 11th hole to win the nearest the pin prizes for men and ladies during Round One.
In addition to the honour of being crowned Champion, Buckley, along with nine of his fellow competitors were offered the once in a lifetime opportunity of playing alongside leading European Tour Professionals in the Pro-Am of the 2016 Turkish Airlines Open. As the overall net winner, Buckley partnered reigning US Masters Champion, Danny Willett in the Pro-Am tournament, which was won by a team including Dubai’s Grand Finalist, Gha*zi Aurangzeb and Patrik Waxin who qualified in Miami.
Please see below for full results and a tournament report:
More details on the Final are available here: http://golf.turkishairlines.com/turkish-airlines-world-golf-cup/venues/2016-grand-final/