Turkish golf journalist dies during flight
ANTALYA - Hürriyet Daily News
Hüseyin Kaplan was the publisher of monthly ‘Golf Dünyası’ (Golf World). DHA photoHüseyin Kaplan, a pioneer of Turkish golf journalism in Turkish media, died of a heart attack on Oct. 14.
The journalist was aboard a flight to Istanbul from Antalya, where he had followed the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final, when he suffered a heart attack. The plane made an emergency landing at Antalya Airport after the pilot was informed; however, it was too late for Kaplan.
Kaplan was the publisher of monthly magazine “Golf Dünyası” (Golf World) and one of the few Turkish journalists exclusively following golf. He was a very well-known figure in the Turkish golf community, as he followed all amateur and professional golf tournaments in Turkey, as well as many tournaments abroad.