Turkish Airlines World of Golf in Ireland

Turkish Airlines World of Golf in Ireland

Murat Balandi and his team from Turkish Airlines welcomed trade and corporate partners for a wonderful day’s golf and dinner at Killeen Castle. A great atmosphere was evident with all participants enjoying the day and David Conlon of Travelport and Shane Taggart of Hume Accountants winning the trip to the Turkish Airlines World of Golf Competition 2014.

Murat Balindi and Anne Marie Dalton, Turkish Airlines, present David Conlon, Travelport, with the winner’s prize


David (class 2) had a winning score of 40 points and Shane (class 1) had 39 points, which will see them flying to Turkey to compete in the airline’s World Golf Cup  competition 2014.

Turkish Airlines’ team from Ireland and the UK

The inaugural series of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup global amateur golf competition took place in 2013, with 12 qualifying events worldwide. These events provide a unique opportunity to network with senior business people from around the world in a relaxed environment, while enjoying a round of golf. Due to the resounding success of last year’s competition this year’s event has been expanded to include qualifying events in 50 destinations worldwide.

Martin Skelly, President, Irish Travel Agents Association, thanks Turkish Airlines for their hospitality

John Galligan, Cormac Walsh, Murat Balindi and Martin Skelly at Killeen Castle

John Cassidy, Simon Daly and Martin Dempsey played in the competition

Corporate winner on the day was Shane Taggart, Hume Accountants (centre) who received his prize from Murat Balandi and Anne Marie Dalton, Turkish Airlines

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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