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Festival of Golf - North Cyprus

July 23, 2013

The Korineum, North Cyprus' only 18-hole championship golf course, is set to host its third annual 'Festival of Golf' this September. A week-long programme of events includes competitions in the men's, ladies and pairs' categories and culminates in a glitzy prize-giving gala dinner:

Sunday 22nd September - Welcome reception

Monday 23rd September - Practice day

Tuesday 24th September - Ladies Open (Singles Stableford)

Wednesday 25th September - Men's Open (Singles Stableford)

Thursday 26th September - Pairs Open (Power Play Stableford)

Friday 27th September - Mixed Pairs Open (4BBB Stableford)

In previous years the festival has attracted competitors from as far afield as the UK, Ireland, Germany and Sweden, not to mention neighbours from South Cyprus.

For more details including package prices, please contact .

The Korineum

Set amid 65 hectares of pure natural carob and olive tree scrubland, the 72-par Korineum boasts spectacular panoramic views from every hole. The course was designed by Peter Hemstock and its paspalum playing surface is kept in tip-top condition throughout the year. Meanwhile, bunkers and water hazards are strategically placed to add challenges.

Facilities include a 300-metre-long driving range with 34 bays, a large grass tee area for touch and feel shots, two putting greens, a chipping green, with an additional bunker practice green. There is a PGA qualified Pro available for lessons, as well as a club house to rival any of the world's finest.

Golf in North Cyprus

Mild winters and long summers mean golf holidays in North Cyprus' can be enjoyed year round.

Accommodation in Kyrenia and the surrounding area ranges from lavish self-contained holiday villages to family-run hotels.

For a full list of tour operators offering golf holidays to North Cyprus, visit

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