Alcaidesa Golf was proclaimed yesterday, July 3, 2019 winning team of the XXI edition of the Pro Am Costa del Golf Tourism at The Westin La Quinta Golf and will be the host of the next edition of this important tournament organized by Tourism Costa del Sol along with Golfspain, Real Andalusian Federation of Golf and Andalusian Tourism, as well as with the collaboration of Marbella Tourism, Willson, San Miguel, Coca-Cola, Corporate Golf, Holiday Golf, Golf Circus, Isoluz, Zersty and Eladio Frutas.
As second place in the tournament that was held yesterday was Mijas Golf, while the third place went to Guadalmina Golf. In the Professionals tournament, sponsored by Golfspain, they were classified in first and second place tied at 69 shots Casto Gómez Ruiz and Juan Quirós Segura. And, third and fourth tied also to 72 shots Juan Antonio Gámez Martín and José Luis Gil González.
On the other hand, in the Invited tournament, the first classified was Juan Jesús Quirós, the second place went to Jorge Querol González, while the third place went to Miguel Navarro Álvarez.
Other of the prizes that were distributed was the Holiday Golf "Best Uniformed" Award for the Santa Clara Golf Marbella team; as well as the Golf Circus awards for the longest Drive / Hole 5 for Juan Álvarez de Aloha Golf, and the nearest ball / Hoyo 6 for Julián Romaguera from Los Naranjos Golf Club.
The president of Tourism Costa del Sol, Francisco Salado, thanked all the participants for their attendance at this edition, since "this event has become the essential meeting point of the courses, professionals and golf workers in the Costa del Sol and your participation demonstrates once again, year after year, the faithful commitment with this segment and, ultimately, with our destiny ".
For Francisco Salado, this year's tournament is celebrated with greater pride because "thanks to the work of you professionals, we have been named by IAGTO as the best European golf destination, we celebrated the Women's Golf Open in November, and the Costa del Sol will host the Solheim Cup in the year 2023, it is getting closer and closer ".
The president of Turismo Costa del Sol has highlighted the work of the professionals for having placed the Golf where it deserves, "because if we have become a leading destination in Europe in the golf segment it is thanks to all of you: to the workers and professionals from the sector and work well done by you ".
During the event Tourism Costa del Sol paid a tribute to María Acacia López Bachiller for her contribution to this important segment that brings so many benefits to the province of Malaga. The manager of the department of Tourist Marketing of the entity, Antonio Díaz, has pointed out that "recognition was required of a significant figure on the Costa del Golf both in sports and in the promotion of the destination, so we surrender to a large professional with a prestigious journalistic career ".
For Antonio Díaz, "her work as press officer of the European Golf Circuit in Spain since 1974, as head of Continental communication of the Volvo PGA championship in Wentworth, or as press officer of the British opens, of France, of Monte Carlo, of between the years 1986 to 1990 it attests. "
María Acacia has also collaborated in the organization of Pro-Ams and amateur tournaments, she has been responsible for the tributes to Severiano Ballesteros, with whom she has worked closely, Miguel Ángel Jiménez and Manolo Piñero and has been linked to the European women's circuit.