Turkish Golf Federation Boss Agaoglu headbutts journalist following Tiger Woods in Antalya

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will meet for the eagerly anticipated inaugural Turkish Airlines World Golf Final 2012 Wednesday afternoonin Antalya. But the event turned into a travesty already as the Turkish Golf Federation boss Ahmet Agaoglu headbutted a journalist following Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods in Turkey for Antalya Turkish Airlines Golf Final, followed by journalist who were headbutted by Turkish Golf Boss

Tiger Woods in Turkey for Antalya Turkish Airlines Golf Final, followed by journalist who were headbutted by Turkish Golf Boss

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will meet for the eagerly anticipated inaugural Turkish Airlines World Golf Final 2012 Wednesday afternoonin Antalya. But the event turned into a travesty already as the Turkish Golf Federation boss Ahmet Agaoglu headbutted a journalist following Tiger Woods !

Antalya, Turkish Airlines World Golf Final – Turkey / NationalTurk – Turkish Airlines World Golf Final 2012 already saw a travesty as Turkish Golf Federation president Ahmet Agaoglu headbutted a journalist and a cameraman who were following Tiger Woods. The prominen tgolf legend arrived in beautiful southern Turkish town of Antalya to meet with current world no. 1 Rory McIlroy and greeted with high interest from Turkish media.

Tiger Woods in Turkey, followed by journalist who were headbutted by Turkish Golf Boss

Cihat Ünal, a reporter for Turkish daily Zaman and Cihan news agency presses charges against Ahmet Agaoglu, who allegedly headbutted and broke his glasses. The reason for the mayhem is unknown as of yet. But Antalya Journalist community issued a message cındemning Agaoglu and stating that the Turkish Golf Federation president had been extremely rude towards journalist since the start of Antalya Golf Tournament’s presentation.

Golf is a new sport in Turkey but a fast devoloping one, but the federation’s aim is to sell it to foreigners and not to raise the interest level from Turks toward a sports which is regarded as snob and only for the rich.

The Turkish Airlines World Golf Final, which brings together eight of the world’s best golfers, is the highest-profile golf event held in Turkey. The tournament has total prize money of $5.2 million.

  1. I hope McIlory and Woods perform better at ‘The Duel’ at Jinsha Lake Golf Club on Monday the 19th October. It should be a good event, and will be great to see the world ranked #1 and #2 go head-to-head. As far as im aware its not on Televison, but Spondo are broadcasting it online

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  2. The Duel at Jinsha Lake will be a spectacular event in Zhengzhou. The audience will come out in force to see the world’s two most famous golfers compete against each other. Woods has the experience in head-to-head events and one-day contests, but it’s hard to deny McIlroys talents. Personally, I believe he is pretty close to his best, and if he can beat world #1, Rory McIlroy, then he is certainly making a step in the right direction. It’s going to be interesting. Unfortunately, it’s not being televised. So if you don’t have chance to be there,

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