False

Venue 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 sq m
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
Pro Shop: Golf equipment for rent and sale, golf clothing available from well known European and local brands

Course Info

GREENS

 

Type of grass

- A1 creeping bent-grass                                     

Height of cut

- 3.5mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 11'6" on Monday

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

TEES / COLLARS

 

Type of grass

- Bermuda 419 over seeded with Rye grass

Height of cut

Tees

 

- 8mm

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

- Bermuda 419 over seeded with Rye grass

Height of cut

- semi

- rough

- Any Specific Comments

- Mix of Poa-Annua and Rye grass

- 29mm

- 68mm

- Over-seeding not as successful as in previous years. Rough not penal. This is due to the event being 2 weeks earlier and unusual high temperatures until 2 weeks ago. With these conditions Bermuda grass is still strong enough to block the rye grass coming through. 

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

- Sunny and dry for most of the summer until last week (280mm of rain between Wednesday and Saturday)

Forecast for tournament

- Sunny and dry from Monday to Saturday. Chance of showers on Sunday.

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

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

- Mounding to the left of the landing zone on the 12th hole has been levelled.

OTHER FEATURES

-  Set within 104 hectares of picturesque, mixed pine forest and sandy ridges.
Third European Tour Race to Dubai Final Series event in Turkey. Event moved 2 weeks earlier due to G20 summit taking place in Antalya on original date.

Card of Course

The Montgomerie Maxx Royal


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
15572523 104362331
23162148 115570521
34401367 124490448
45576527 135564516
53224205 143176161
64482441 154337308
74459420 163180165
83182166 174392358
94446408 185558510
Out3535043205 In3736293318
7271336523


Get Adobe Flash player

The Montgomerie Maxx Royal
More

HoleParYardsHoleParYards
15572
23162
34401
45576
53224
64482
74459
83182
94446
104362
115570
124490
135564
143176
154337
163180
174392
185558
Out353504In373629
Tot727133

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1DUBUISSON, VictorFRA18-22
2VAN ZYL, JacoRSA18-21
3APHIBARNRAT, KiradechTHA18-20
4AN, Byeong HunKOR18-19
5WOOD, ChrisENG18-17
T6UIHLEIN, PeterUSA18-16

Media Centre

Official Partner

Official Suppliers

This website is © The PGA European Tour 1997 - 2019. PGA European Tour, Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey, GU25 4LX. Registered in England No. 1867610.
All rights reserved. No reproduction, distribution or transmission of any information, part or parts of this website by any means whatsoever is permitted without the prior written permission of the PGA European Tour.