The luxury of Volvo Match Play Word, very close to Sotogrande

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Yesterday began the Volvo World Match Play, one of the most prestigious golf tournaments around the world, bringing together the best 24 players on the planet and which counts this year with a special guest, the Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen.

The site chosen for the celebration of this event has been recognized for the third consecutive year, the small village of Casares , located near the border with the province of Cadiz, and only 20 minutes from the exclusive resort of Sotogrande.

The historic tournament was born in 1964 in Wentworth, where it was held until 2009 he moved to Spain. Among his winners included such prestigious names as Mark O'Meara, Lee Westwood, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player Ernie Els, or Arnold Palmer, who won in its first edition.

In addition, a Spanish name that has always been linked to this exclusive tournament was to Severiano Ballesteros, who won the Word Volvo Match Play on five occasions, namely in 1981, 82, 84, 85 and 1991).

In this new edition, the Spanish representation in the global competition will be headed by Sergio Garcia, Alvaro Quiros and Rafael Cabrera, who will display their technical skills against Martin Kaymer, Justin Rose, Poulter or Snedeker Brand, among others.

At the meeting, which is spread over 2.7 million in prizes, the 24 participants are divided into eight groups of three players.

The luxurious Volvo World Match Play, becomes one of the most anticipated events of the year for all golfers who wish to enjoy the art of the greatest players in the world, that will gather for a few days in Casares.

For this event, the unique towns nearby, such as Sotogrande, are ready to welcome both players and fans of the sophisticated championship, always offering all necessary services, where luxury and comfort are assured.