The world-renowned Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, celebrated as the globe’s most advantageous business-related golf event, etched its inimitable imprint in the heart of Bangkok on the momentous date of October 16, 2023. To the backdrop of the prestigious Thai Country Club, this tournament was masterfully facilitated by Turkish Airlines, recognised globally as the foremost airline known for bridging more nations than any other airline in operation.
Borne out of the ambitious vision in 2013, the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup now stands as a beacon uniting an impressive assemblage of over 8,000 passionate golf aficionados competing in roughly 88 dynamic competitions scattered around the world. The Bangkok face-off signed the 76th edition of this highly-awaited event into the annals of golfing history.
This unique tournament amalgamates talent and passion, paving a direct route to the illustrious Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Grand Finals slated to create ripples later in the year within the fascinating landscapes of Türkiye. From ambitious athletes battling it out in 88 tournaments globally, victorious champions will jump onto the bandwagon leading straight to the Grand Finals. This ultimate test of skill and precision will be held at the supremely luxurious Gloria Serenity Resort situated along the enchanting Turkish Golf Coast.
Emerging with a laudable score of 41 points, Pipat Rattanayanon showcased his exceptional golfing talent to represent Bangkok and stake his claim as champion. The notable names that clinched the runner-up and third place included James Osborne and Kris Ketklao respectively.
The waste race for the coveted title of “Closest to the Pin” also showcased awe-inspiring performances. Frank Janik led his path to victory in the men’s category while Fusako Taketani clinched the ladies’ title. With the lowest gross score, Kris Ketklao also etched his name in a memorable distinction.
M. İlker Başaran, the General Manager of Turkish Airlines in Bangkok, imparted his profound gratitude to all esteemed guests who came together to make the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup in Bangkok an astounding success. He shared his heartiest felicitations with the tournament’s acclaimed champion, Pipat Rattanayanon, and wished him luck as Pipat sets his sight on the imminent Grand Finals in Türkiye.
As an additional perk to their towering achievement, all finalists from the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup will relish the opulence and supreme comfort of Turkish Airlines’ Business Class on their exciting excursion to Türkiye.
By lending its unyielding support, Turkish Airlines has been instrumental in scaling new heights for previous events like the Turkish Airlines Open and TAWGC in Antalya. Known for its world-class facilities, Türkiye has surfaced as a preferred destination for golfers worldwide.
Those keen to learn more about Turkish Airlines’ thrilling ventures can garner detailed insights at www.turkishairlines.com.