Ranjith Jayawardena, is representing Sri Lanka at the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series which started yesterday at the Titanic Golf Club in Antalya, Turkey.
The breakthrough came when he went on to win the Sri Lankan leg of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup Amateur Series, which was held on September 4th at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.
The tournament, which is the 78th of 100 qualifiers for the 2016 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, golf’s largest amateur tournament, was played in a stableford format and which saw Jayawardena finishing with 41 points.
The top 10 finishers of the 36-hole event will win an opportunity to play in the 2016 Turkish Airlines Open pro-am. However all 100 Grand Finalists being gifted season tickets to attend the Turkish Airlines Open at the Carya Golf Club in Belek from 3-6 November, where they will be entertained in VIP hospitality and watch some of golfs top pros compete in one of the European Tour’s most lucrative events.
The first qualifiers took place in Dar es Salaam, Mumbai and Doha in February and the 2016 series takes place across the globe, in destinations including Hong Kong, Great Britain, South Korea, Japan, China, Spain, the United States, Portugal, Italy, France, Greece, Argentina, Brazil and Turkey.