GOLF
In recent years, as golf courses with international standards have opened up, Turkey has become an elite golfing centre where players from around the world can meet in an environment of quality and prestige. Especially the area of Belek, 30km east of Antalya, where, there is a potential for golf tourism with the unique bonus of the cultural, historical and natural sightseeing of the region. Top-class courses are also being planned for Istanbul, Ankara and Mugla.

In Turkey, most courses are in the vicinity of tourist resorts, around the coastal regions which have the necessary facilities like accommodation, restaurants and entertainment. The Ministry of Tourism plans to establish another 11 golf courses in these tourist areas. stage.


Where Can You Play Golf?


Golf Facilities acting with the Administration Certificate of Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

There are 5 facilities having Administration Certificate of Ministry of Culture and Tourism:

Gloria Golf Resort
Nobilis Golf Otel
Klassis Golf and Counrty
Kemer Golf Country Club
Nasional Golf Club
Tat Golf

Gloria Golf Resort
Address:
Acisu Mevkii, 07500 Serik-Belek-ANTALYA
Telephone : (+90-242) 715 15 20
Fax: (+90-242) 715 15 25
E-mail: info@gloria.com.tr
Arrival:
Distance to Airport: 42 km.
Duration of Transferring: 30 minutes
Distance to Centre: 50 km
Climate : Because of the excellent climate of the Belek region, it is possible to play golf throughout the year.
Properties of the Course: Length of the field, 6288 metres;18 holes, 842 beds, Par 72
This course was designed by French golf architect Michel Gayon, and situated by pine forests at the foot of the Toros Mountain. It is considered a Gayon classic, with deep bunkers, and an average 670 m2 green areas and seven ponds of 30,000 m2. The handicap obligations is 28 for men and 36 for women. The tee's are white, yellow , blue and red. There are 63 bunkers, which are 16,000 m2.
The driving range is formed by a pond containing the target greens, and at this location in order to pass the pond with practice shots, a harsh and high shot of 203 meters is necessary. The driving range shot platform has 48 sections and two floors.
 

Nobilis Golf Otel
Address:
Acisu Mevkii, 07500 Serik- Belek, Antalya
Telephone: (0242) 715 19 87,
Fax: (+90-242) 715 19 85
E-mail: nobilisgolf@superonline.com
Arrival:
Distance to Airport - 42 km
Duration of Transfer: 40 min
Distance to Centre: 50 km
Climate : Because of the excellent climate of the Belek region, it is possible to play golf throughout the year.
Properties of the course:
Length of the field 5877 metres, 18 holes, 68 beds. Par: 72
Designed by internationally renowned architect Dave Thomas, this course is next to a natural pine forest around Belek Acisu river, and has been operating since 1998. It covers an area of 729,000 m2, with 18 holes. The driving range holds 60 people. The length of the field is 5877m for men and 5103m for women, and grass is watered by a computer-controlled system.

Klassis Golf and Country
Address:
Seymen Koyu, 34930 Silivri, Istanbul
Telephone: (+90-212) 748 4600,
Fax: (+90-242) 748 4643
Properties of the Course: Length of the field - 5850 meters, 18+9 holes, 990 beds. Par 72
The course was designed by one of the world’s best golf players, Tony Jacklin, and has hosted the European Challenge Tour in 1997 and 1998, and the BEKO Seniors PGA Tour in 1999. The 9th hole with three parks reveals a 171m lake. Instead of a fairway at the 12th hole, there is a 50-metre deep valley. The altitude at the ground varies between 0 - 60 meters at the ground.
The driving range is 230m long, and there is also a putting green. The championship field is composed of pits at which the player should pass the lake to reach the green. The course has four holes at par 3, four at par 5 and 10 at par 4.
In addition to the championship course, there is also a beginner’ course of 9 holes, for new players starting out.
 

Kemer Golf Country Club
Address:
Goktur Koyu Uzun Kemer Mevkii Kemerburgaz, Istanbul.
Properties of the Course: 1455 Beds, 18 holes.
Course facilities: Training course, golf club facilities, (a restaurant for 65 people, three café/bars, sports hall, cinema, open-air swimming pool), artificial lake, stables, mountain bike and recreation club (Dining hall for 120 people), eight tennis courts, mini football field, playground, administrative staff house.
Golf and country club (kindergarten, casino for 180 people), Japanese restaurant, Italian restaurant, French restaurant, dining terrace, chess and billiard hall, bar, gymnasium, squash courts, sauna, Jacuzzi, winter garden, indoor swimming pool, tennis courts.


National Golf Club
Address:
Belek Turizm Merkezi 07500, Serik, Belek-Antalya.
Telephone: (+90-242) 725 4620,
Fax: (+90-242) 725 46 23
E-Mail: www.nationalturkey.com
Climate: Because of the excellent climate of the Belek region, it is possible to play golf throughout the year.
Properties of the course: Length of the field - 6172 meters, 18 holes, Par 72
The course was planned by Ryder Cup player David Feherty. The driving range has 40 sections. The handicap requirements are 28 for men and 36 for women.

Tat Golf
Address:
Tatbeach Golf Hotel, P O BOX: 01 07507 Serik, Belek – Antalya.
Tel: (+90-242) 725 53 03
Fax: (+90-242) 725 52 99
web site: www.tatgolf.com.tr
E-mail: info@tatgolf.com
Arrival:
Distance to airport: 35 km
Distance to City Centre: 45 km
Climate: Because of the excellent climate of the Belek region, it is possible to play golf throughout the year.
Properties of the course: Length of the field: 18 holes, 9 hole academic course, training field, bar, units, open-air swimming pool, maintenance facilities, 650 beds, international telephone and satellite.
The course is built on an area of 5252 hectares (13 acre) by Hawtree of England, Golf Course Architects. It is in the vicinity of the ancient cities of Perge, Side, Aspendos, Termessos, Olympos, Chimera, Kekova, Myra.


 

The Facilities having Investment Certificates of the Ministry

Kaya Belek
Belek Tourism Center ANTALYA
18 hole golf field, 649 beds

Akdeniz Golf Club

Serik, Belek, ANTALYA
36 hole

Köprüçay Golf
Köprüçay Dolusu Mevkii, Serik, ANTALYA
16 holes, 400 beds

The Scala Nova Golf and Country

Söke, AYDIN
18 holes, 569 beds

Kemerburgaz Golf

Göktürk Köyü, Kemerburgaz, İSTANBUL
27 holes, 1455 beds

MIR Club Country

Sığırevrek Devlet Ormanı, Pendik, İSTANBUL
18 holes

Pine Bay Sarıgerme Golf Resort

Sarıgerme mevkii, MUĞLA
18 holes, 44 beds

Kızılcahamam Golf Tesisi

Merkez köyü mevkii, Kızılcahamam, ANKARA
18+9+27 holes, 130 beds,

World of Wonders White House
Özlü köyü, Kocaçam mevkii, Aksu, ANTALYA
18 holes, 200 beds