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VIDEO launch by SEVE

21 Jun

Olazábal unveils Valle Romano plaque

DUAL US MASTERS champion José María Olazábal represented Severiano Ballesteros when Valle Romano inaugurated their installations with a pro-am tournament and official opening ceremony. […]

MYSTERY solved

7 Jun

Volvo World Match Play will return… next May

(Photo: Michael Denker)

By PEDRO BOLICHERO

IT HAD BEEN the subject of much speculation and bar-stool punditry. When were they planning to hold the 2010 Volvo World Match Play Championship? Or, more to the point: would they be holding it at all? […]

CELEBRITY golf in MIJAS

5 Jun

Lavish 10th anniversary for Rhys Daniels Trust

ONCE AGAIN the stars turned out in force to support the Max Clifford Celebrity Golf Challenge’s 10th anniversary in aid of the Rhys Daniels Trust, at La Cala Resort. […]

Business and GOLF

28 May

Flagship Chamber of Commerce event in Marbella

MORE THAN 100 golfers took to the fairways at Marbella Golf & Country Club for the British Chamber of Commerce’s Andalucía Golf Outing, organised by Golf the Costa.

Gripping GOLF in MALLORCA

16 May

Sudden-death setback for Spaniard

Beaten in play-off - Alejandro Cañizares

VETERAN SPANISH golfer José María Cañizares won three play-offs out of six during a celebrated professional career, including his only US Champions Tour (seniors) victory after nine extra holes against Gil Morgan at the 2001 Toshiba Senior Classic. […]

OPEN and SHUT

28 Mar

Road to Morocco leads to Hope fulfilled in Spain

Noted bon vivant Jiménez shares his secrets for preparing a traditional paella

By PEDRO BOLICHERO

THE WEEK BEFORE he had squandered a two-stroke overnight lead to finish second in the Trophée Hassan II in Morocco. This time Louis Oosthuizen took just a one-stroke lead into the final day of the Open de Andalucía at Málaga’s Parador, but was even more determined not to make it a fifth runner-up finish on the European Tour. […]

CLIMATE climate CLIMATE

24 Mar

Madrid launches bid for 2018 Ryder Cup

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(Photo: Michael Denker)

By PEDRO BOLICHERO

THERE ARE several reasons why Madrid should host the 2018 Ryder Cup – but one virtually unassailable one: the weather. […]

CHAMPIONS of the FUTURE

16 Mar

New international golf academy in Sotogrande

(Photo: Martín Gutiérrez)

INAUGURATED in March, the Jason Floyd International Junior Academy is a fully-integrated facility – described as the first of its kind Europe – which offers a complete annual programme of study, golf and accommodation for children aged between 12 and 18 years. Set up at the Almenara club in Sotogrande by the Making Golf Group, the academy (ijgas.com) will take students from the next school year beginning in September. […]

Looking for the NEXT SEVE

10 Mar

Legacy project supports young sporting talent

SEVE BALLESTEROS was the special guest at a presentation in Madrid of El Legado, a project created to help talented young sportsmen and women in Spain to develop their potential. […]

PRO-AM for HAITI

8 Mar

Alcaidesa event supports earthquake victims

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(Photo: Luis Corralo)

THE THIRD edition of the Haiti Charity Pro-Am at Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort (in Cádiz province) was such a resounding success that the complex’s two courses were needed to accommodate a total of 160 players, including 40 professionals – all of whom were keen to support the Caribbean country, one of the poorest in the world, which suffered the effects of a devastating earthquake in January. […]

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