At the National, the 18 hole Championship Course is 6279 meters, par 72 and designed by Ryder Cup Player David Feherty, has played host to the PGA European Turkish Seniors Open in 1996 and 1997. David Feherty has incorporated aspects of the best courses he has competed on in the world, and has ensured that no two holes are similar. Carved through a forest of eucalyptus and pine trees with the back-drop of the snow capped Taurus mountains and an abundance of natural lakes, the National will test players of all abilities.
The National thanks to David Jones, Senior Player, whom leading his consultancy since the beginning of the National to improve the conditions and design of the course. The National was opened in late 1994, but it has taken only six years to win international recognition in the year 2000 rankings of UK's Golf World magazine as the number 42 and in the year 2001 rankings' as the number 39 golf course in mainland Europe, and also in Germany's Die Welt magazine as the number 9 golf course on the European Mediterranean coasts in 2000. It has been rated 16th best golf course in the world by the readers of Germany’s Golf Journal magazine in March 2002 and 14 th in 2003.