The final of Turkish Airlines' globe-spanning amateur golf tournament Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2018 took place in Belek, Antalya.
Following the qualifying events held between February and October in 100 Turkish Airlines destinations across 63 countries, the Grand Final took place at Titanic Deluxe Golf Belek between October 29 and 30.
The tournament began with over 8,000 participants from 63 countries. Having completed the qualifying events, 100 golfers made it to the Grand Final. Edvinas Ruzgas from Vilnius came out on top with a two-round total of 88 points ahead of Mehmet Dengiz from Paris, closely followed by Yuki Yanai from Tokyo and Mehmet Ziylan from Istanbul. Gustav Schauman from Stockholm became the tournament's leading gross winner. Nearest the Pin awards were presented to Oleg Golod from Kyiv and Yeunkyung Kim from Seoul.
Turkish Airlines SVP Corporate Communications Seda Kalyoncu in an announcement regarding the tournament stated, “We are delighted to maintain our commitment to golf with this the sixth edition of Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series. Our efforts continue to make Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series the world’s best corporate tournament. Congratulations to all winners. We look forward to witnessing the competition in 2019.”
Having begun its journey with 12 events in 12 countries in 2013, Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup has become one of the world’s biggest and most expansive corporate amateur golf series with over 8,000 participants.