Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup played in Addis Ababa for the first time

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Turkish Airlines, a global leader in civil aviation, brought its ever-growing Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup to Addis Ababa Golf Club in Addis Ababa on Saturday June 2nd.
The airline, first in terms of country and international destinations that reached worldwide, prides itself on its award-winning Business Class service and its commitment to the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, which has more than 8,000 invited guests competing in more than 100 tournaments around the world, together with many other innovative and distinguished services, performed for offering its passengers an unparalleled flight experience.
Turkish Airlines is firmly committed to the aspirational vision of sporting competition and trusts in its ability to unite people from different nations.
That support extends from football, basketball, rugby and golf at all levels and the amateur series is a fine example of this from the carrier, which offers a multiple award winning Business Class service and allows guests to take clubs for free.
The Addis Ababa event was well supported by the local business community, numerous ambassadors and military personnel were among the competitors at Addis Ababa Golf Club.
With this year’s tournament is backed by The Financial Times, National, Titanic Hotels and clothing partner Ruck & Maul, the winners of the qualifiers progress to the Grand Finals in Antalya in November, when they have the chance to secure a place in the Turkish Airlines Open pro-am, will fly Business Class in Turkish Airlines and stay at the five-star Titanic Golf Deluxe Hotel.
Natnael Teshome will represent Addis Ababa there after winning the competition with a net score of 69, while Abdul Tekelee was runner-up, General Mehari was third.
The Nearest the Pin competition on the 6th hole was won by Brook Seifu for the men while Senidu Kassaye won the women’s category. Ephrem Selassie won the lowest gross score with 71.
“We would like to thank all of our guests who made the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup here in Addis Ababa a huge success,” Ufuk Unal, General Manager for Turkish Airlines Ethiopia said.
“Once again, it was a fantastic tournament in the TAWGC series and congratulations to our winner, Natnael. We wish him the best of luck in Antalya.”
Turkish Airlines flies to 301 cities in 121 countries around the world and was awarded ‘World’s Best Business Class Catering Service’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Lounge’, and ‘World’s Best BusinesBusiness Class Lounge Dining’ at the Skytrax World Airlines Awards in 2017.