The glorious Montgomerie Maxx Royal resort in Turkey is looking forward to the most important year in its history.

The Belek-based layout, which was designed by its namesake Colin, is hosting the first ever official European Tour event to be held in the country in November.

From the 7th to the 10th, the course hosts the Turkish Open, which is one of the new Final Series events that help decide the Race to Dubai winner.

As you can see from the image above, the course is visually superb, but thanks to the input of the 2010 Ryder Cup captain, it is also an extremely testing yet fair examination.

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