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Wednesday, 06 November 2013
Martin Kaymer and Matteo Manassero in spectacular style at the Maxx Royal Gol & Spa  (EuropeanTour)
Martin Kaymer and Matteo Manassero in spectacular style at the Maxx Royal Gol & Spa (EuropeanTour)

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Martin Kaymer and Matteo Manassero treated guests gathered at The Maxx Royal Belek Golf & Spa to a spectacular evening on the eve of the Turkish Airlines Open to celebrate the Maxx Royal’s position as official hotel partner of The Turkish Airlines Open by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

The wedge skills challenge at one of the world’s finest hotels preceded a stunning firework display lighting up the night sky above the Maxx Royal Belek Golf & Spa and officially signifying the start of the week’s proceedings for the hotel with Kaymer coming out on top to be crowned ‘Maxx Royal Target Challenge Champion’.

“I think everyone has been extremely impressed with the outstanding quality and service this week. The hotel is world class and I can certainly understand the appeal for golfers wanting to visit Turkey to play golf. A great venue for Turkey’s first edition of The Turkish Airlines Open,” commented Kaymer who wins a week’s stay at one of the on course luxury villas for next year’s even

“I can honestly say I have never hit a shot from a more luxurious setting,” commented Matteo. “I have been set some great challenges in the past, but this was one of the most spectacular.”

The Maxx Royal Belek Golf & Spa sits adjacent to the award winning Montgomerie Maxx Royal Golf Club, which will be putting this week’s competitors through their paces. One of Turkey and Europe’s most revered golf destinations has relished the opportunity to welcome both players and guests, looking to enjoy the event whilst rubbing shoulders with the stars of world golf and enjoying the world class facilities on offer. 

“Tonight was a great opportunity to mark such a monumental occasion for Turkey and The Maxx Royal brand by creating ‘golf’s most luxurious’ shot, and kick off the week’s proceedings in true Maxx Royal style. We are honoured to have so many of the world’s best players here this week, and Martin and Matteo put on a great show for our guests. Both players were great sports in accepting our challenge and we wish them every success in the Turkish Airlines Open,” commented Mehmet Ersoy, CEO of the ETStur, Maxx Royal hotels and Voyage hotels.

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