Founded on 9.5 acres of land with a 9 hole golf course and 5 tennis courts at the Bodrum Golf and tennis club, its opening had some famous names and Bodrum's noteable people in the resort of Ortakent-Yahsi. It cost 5 million 800 thousand TL for establishing Bodrum Golf and tennis club, its opening ceremony attended by Fatih Sahin, Mugla Governor, Dr. Mehmet Godekmerdan Bodrum District Governor, Mehmet Kocadon Bodrum Mayor, his wife and family, Yıldırım Demiroren Turkey Football Federation President, Erol Rüstemoglu Turkey Golf Federation Vice President, Rahmi Koc Koç Holding Honorary President, Fikret Unlu Former Youth and Sports Minister, Nurten Unlu Opet Holding Board Chairman and Fikret Ozturk Board Chairman of the Club, Mehmet Onur Sahbaz Ortakent-Yahsi Mayor, Mustafa Saruhan Yalıkavak Mayor and almost 500 invitees.
Opening the ceremony of Bodrum Golf and tennis club was done by General Manager Caner Tuna. He introduced the Golf and Tennis Club that was used as a training ground with 5 holes for 5 years, now it becomes an international venue with facilities matching and thanked each member who contributed.
Bodrum Golf and Tennis Club Board Chairman Fikret Ozturk mentions Bodrum Golf and Tennis Club is the first and only golf and tennis club in Turkey; “We are the signature by establishing the first and only golf and tennis club with 249 partners. Our goal is the revival of tourism in Bodrum during the winter. Thousands of domestic and international tourists provide very crucial contributions into the tourism economy especially in the winter months in Antalya. That's why, the number of golf facilities should be increased. In this way, Bodrum will be the most important centre of tourism in the summer and winter months' he said. 'There is great interest in tennis in Bodrum. As Bodrum Golf Club, we invest in tennis. 5 courts and golf facilities would contribute an important advantage to Bodrum's Tourism,' he said.