The Open de España is played in Sotogrande

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The first European golf tournament 2016 will be played at the Valderrama course in Sotogrande.

From the 14th to the 16th of April you can witness one of the big ones of the golf circuits since this year Vaderrama was elected by the European tour to be the host course. This tournament is one of the most emblematic ones in the world of Golf.

The official name or this tournament is Valderrama Open de España by the foundation Sergio Garcia. The famous golfer is going to be the host of the tournament this year. Sergio Garcia is the creator of this charity foundation and they are currently working on different projects, one of them being the motor for Young people with handicaps to be able to practise sports. Sergio Garcia is playing an important role during the Open de España 2016. He is one of the four Spaniards that won the trophies Open de España since 1972 and he is also considered to be the best Spanish golfer during the last years.

A tournament based on solidarity

It is not only one of the worlds most important tournaments it has also importance in the world of charity, thanks to the participation of the foundation Sergio Garcia. Days after it was announced that Sergio Garcia has taken over as the host of this  tournament he told the Sports newspaper “El Marca” that he is very proud that he was asked to collaborate and that he is very happy that the Real Club Valderrama was chosen this time because it was here where he won the Andalucia Valderrama Masters in 2011. It was a tournament that he has very fond memories.

“ I am very pleased to be working with Valderrama together with the foundations. It is a new way to work together with the European Tour”.

With this one it will be 20 international tournaments that have been played at the Real Club Valderrama.

With this tournament a total of 20 international tournaments that have been played in the area of San Roque. The Ryder Cup was one of the more famous tournaments played here.

If you are thinking of joining you may want to start planning your visit to Sotogrande and buy your entry here