Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup qualifier held in Dhaka
- A Monitor Report16 Oct, 2019 | 1767 Views|-+
Champion Faisal Khan, first runners-up Amin Tariq, second runners-up Towsif Bari, nearest pin winner men Hamid Durrahmman and woman Taslima Yousuf of the TAWGC standing with the trophies at the event held on October 5
Dhaka : Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup (TAWGC) qualifier round was held in Dhaka on October 5 at the Kurmitola Golf Club.
The tournament, backed by National Car Rental, Socar and Turk Telecom, let the members of the city's business community compete to qualify for the Grand Finals in Antalya to be held in November. There they will have the opportunity to secure a place in the Turkish Airlines Open pro-am and fly Business Class with the carrier.
From Dhaka, Faisal Khan won the tournament with 46 points while Brig Gen Amin Tariq became the first Runners-up and Towsif Bari the second. The nearest pin was won by Brig Gen Hamid Durrahmman for the men and Taslima Yousuf for the women. Faisal Khan also won the lowest gross score with 74.
Emrah Karaca, General Manager Bangladesh, Turkish Airlines said, "Thank you again to all of our wonderful guests who made the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup here in Dhaka a huge success. What a great tournament it was to watch. Congratulations to our winner of this stage of the TAWGC series, Faisal. We wish him the best of luck in Antalya."
Thousands of golfers took part in the TAWGC which has been taking place in a large number of destinations all over the globe since its inception in 2013. This year, it is again set to bring together 8,000 players to compete against one another in more than 100 tournaments all over the world.
Many high-profile local invitees and members of the business community were also present on the occasion, among others.