With its white-sand beaches and shop-lined streets, the city of Bodrum has long been the favorite seaside retreat in Turkey. But now this ancient fishing village, set against the blue waters of the Aegean Sea, has crashed the global party circuit with a open golf tournament.
Bodrum, Turkey / NationalTurk - The 2-day Bodrum Open golf tournament 2012 is sponsored and supported by partners such as Acibadem Hospitals group Bodrum, The Marmara Hotel Bodrum, Anadolu Wines, Aynalıkavak Winery in lovely seaside village of Yalıkavak, Zebrafish International and Bodrum Bulletin.
The Open Golf Tournament is to be held in the beautiful Aegean location of Bodrum in south-western Turkey.
A mixed group of participants limited to the first 120 coming from around the globe with many from the following countries: England, Scotland, Spain, Portgual, France, Belgium and Norway are expected.
The 2-day golf tournament is to be held in the beautiful Aegean location of Bodrum in south-western Turkey at Vita Park Golf Resort, located close to Tuzla Bay, a unique wetland habitat for a number of rare bird species and flamingoes. The resort encompasses a total area of one and a half million square meters, including the 5795-metre course, clubhouse and the Mike Adams Golf Academy.
Golf Programme for Bodrum Open Golf Tournament
21st September : Events start on the Friday with a welcoming cocktail reception where one can get to know your competitors!
15:00 Free Driving Range
19:00 Welcome and Cocktails
22nd September: After registration and an opportunity for a warm-up, the first day of the event will start with a shotgun start; groups will be allocated a start hole for the 10.00 start
23rd September: The second day will folllow the format of day one with a shotgun start. At the end of the day we have a prize giving ceremony. For GOLD participants this will be followed by an more than pleasant evening meal at Aynalıkavak Winery and a trip to the exclusive Billionaires Club in Yalikavak.
Partner Programme(for non-golfers) at Bodrum Open Golf Tournament
After a relaxing start, our tour takes you into Bodrum to discover the ancient city of Halikarnassus. Here you’ll get the chance to visit Bodrum’s most famous landmark; the Castle of St. Peter, where you can also take in the world famous Museum of Underwater Archaeology. From there we’ll also visit the famous Mausoleum of Halikarnassus – another of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the Bodrum Amphitheatre one of the best preserved structures of ancient Halikarnassus.
10:00 Transfer from hotel to Bodrum*
10:30 Professional English-speaking tour of Castle of St. Peter
12:30 Lunch in Bodrum
14:00 Professional English-speaking tour of Halicarnassos Mausoleum
15:00 Professional English-speaking tour of Bodrum Amphitheatre
15:00 Transfer to Vita Park Golf Resort/td>
17:00 Prize Ceremony, and photoshoot
18:00 Transfer to Yalikavak*
19:30 Dinner in Yalikavak**at Aynalıkavak Winery
22:00 Billionaires Club**