Venue Info

Venue             Promoter

The Montgomerie Maxx Royal,
Belek,
Antalya

                              

            Ahmet Agaoglu
President

Turkish Golf Federation
GSGM Ulus Is Hani A Blok2, KAT 205 Ulus 06050
TR-Ankara, Turkey
Email: info@tqf.org.tr
Email: ahmetagaoglu@tgf.org.tr
Tel: 90 212 258 0718

Monday 10th November: Practice rounds. Course closed to the public
Tuesday 11th November: Practice rounds and Pro-Am. Course closed to the public
Wednesday 12th November: Pro-Am Day. Gates open at 08:00
Thursday 13th November: Round One of the Championship. Gates open at 08:00
Friday 14th November: Round Two of the Championship. Gates open at 08:00
Saturday 15th November: Round Three of the Championship. Gates open at 08:00
Sunday 16th November: Final Round of the Championship. Gates open at 07:30

*Please note times are subject to change.

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Course Info

THE COURSE

The challenging Montgomerie Maxx Royal course crafted by eight-time European Tour winner and Ryder Cup legend, Colin Montgomerie, is situated in the Belek region of Turkey. Just 30km east of Antalya on the Turkish Mediterranean coast, the area is renowned for its natural beauty and fabulous climate.

The par-72 course, opened in 2008, is over 6,400m long and set within 104 hectares of picturesque, mixed pine forest and sandy ridges, maintaining the feel of the natural environment to further enhance the experience of players and spectators.

Previous tournaments held at the club include the England South Region PGA Pro Am, the Lufthansa Tournament, the Turkish Greek and the Turkish Challenge Tournament.

The Montgomerie Maxx Royal is also the perfect venue to relax after a day’s golf. The elegant clubhouse offers fantastic views of the mountains and Mediterranean, along with an international menu where guests can enjoy a dining experiencing overlooking the 18th hole.

THE MONTGOMERIE MAXX ROYAL

The course designed by Colin Montgomerie in Association with European Golf Design, opened on the 1st of September 2008.

Area:
260 acres(104ha), seaside & parkland forest
Greens:
Average per green approximately 600 sqm
Tees:
Four per hole, approximately 600 sqm per hole
Fairways:
Challenging and undulating with plenty of strategic options
Bunkers:
Approximately 7 hectares with typical waste bunkers
Lakes:
8
Driving Range:
Total of 25 double ended bays
Putting Green:
circa 1,010m²
Chipping & Pitching Green:
Chipping green 750m² and bunker green 600m²
Bunker Green:
750 m² / 600 m²
Spikes:
Soft spikes only

Montgomerie Maxx Royal

GREENS
Type of grass - A1 creeping bent-grass
Height of cut - 3.5mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11,0 to 11,6 throughout the week
Any specific comments - The greens are generally quite large and undulating

FAIRWAYS
Type of grass - Bermuda 419 over seeded with Rye grass
Height of cut - 12mm
General width and contouring - Average width and quite contoured
Any specific comments - Diamond cut mowing patterns new for the 2014 event

TESS/COLLARS
Type of grass - Bermuda 419 over seeded with Rye grass
Height of cut - 9mm
Any specific comments - New Championship tee on Hole 3 adding 32 yards

ROUGH
Type of  grass - Bermuda 419 over seeded with Rye grass
Height of cut:
Semi - 32mm
Intermediate - 64mm
Rough - 89mm
Any specific comments - Very successful over-seeding with dense uniform coverage.

WEATHER
Weather in advance - Sunny and dry, but with huge downpours 2 weeks ago (200mm of rain)
Forecast for tournament - Cool mornings but crisp sunshine, warm playing hours and cool evenings. Chance of thunderstorms and heavy rain Friday night into Saturday morning.

COURSE
Opened - 2008
Course designer - Colin Montgomerie in association with EGD
Special features - The course has 5 par 5’s and 5 par 3’s in a par 72 layout.
General playability - The front 9 holes are quite long with the back 9 being shorter but tighter.
Undulating / flat - Quite undulating
Tree lined / exposed - Tree lined throughout
Many / few water hazards - Water hazards on holes: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14 and 18
Changes to the course - New Championship tee on Hole 3 adding 32yds

OTHER FEATURES
- Set within 104 hectares of picturesque, mixed pine forest and sandy ridges.
- Second European Tour  Race to Dubai Final Series event in Turkey.
- European Challenge Tour play an event in May in Turkey in this area.

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The Montgomerie Maxx Royal


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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1KOEPKA, BrooksUSA18-17
2POULTER, IanENG18-16
3STENSON, HenrikSWE18-14
T4JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP18-13
T4SULLIVAN, AndyENG18-13
T4WILLETT, DannyENG18-13

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