Hampshire-based Huxley Golf, the PGA’s official supplier of all-weather golf surfaces, has announced the appointment of Side Golf Ltd as the company’s official distributor in Turkey. The new partnership will bring world-class all-weather professional greens, tees and practice aids to golf courses, resorts, hotels and homes across the Mediterranean country.
As an increasingly popular international golfing destination,Turkey attracts a large number of tourists and visitors each year. Belek in Antalya has a total of 14 golf courses alone, many designed by famous golfers, with over 550,000 rounds of golf typically played in any one season.
Speaking enthusiastically about the partnership with Huxley Golf, Kieron Morrissey, Business Development Director of Side Golf Ltd, said: “This is fantastic news for golf inTurkey. Huxley Golf’s synthetic all-weather greens blend in naturally with the landscapes of the most luxurious resorts and offer unparalleled realism when it comes to ball roll, ball reception and speed. The proven Huxley surfaces will allow our customers to enhance playing and practice facilities while reducing maintenance costs. Our partnership has already resulted in Belek’s esteemed Zeynep Golf Hotel benefiting from a new tournament-quality Huxley putting green and we look forward to working on many more projects in the future.”
Owner of Side Golf Ltd, Recep Turan, said: “With continuing plans to develop the country’s first-class courses and golf facilities, particularly in Ankara and Bodrum, this new distribution partnership will allow us to supply the best all-weather, low-maintenance greens, tees and practice facilities to high-end resorts and hotels across the country. We are already looking at installations across a number of locations and demand is set to be high given Huxley Golf’s reputation as a respected supplier to some of the best golf courses in the world.”
Turkey is the latest country to benefit from Huxley Golf’s growing network of global distributors, following expansion in countries including Russia, Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Holland , Austria, Denmark, Sweden and Ireland. Paul Huxley, Director of Huxley Golf, said: “We’re delighted that the growing Huxley Golf team has been joined by Recep and Kieron, who have significant experience and local knowledge of the golfing market in Turkey and will be fantastic ambassadors for Huxley Golf. We look forward to working with both of them, bringing Huxley Golf’s premier quality all-weather installations to golf resorts and hotels across the country.”
Huxley Golf provides premier all-weather surfaces for golf around the world. Clients include training and coaching establishments, golf resorts, ranges and academies as well as many well-known golfers and golf courses, including several Open Championship and Ryder Cup venues.
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