Miguel Ángel Jiménez junior starts as a Pro in Tenerife

The eldest son of veteran golfer Miguel Ángel Jiménez played his first tournament today as a professional at the Gran Premio Meliá Hacienda del Conde– Gambito Golf Tour in Buenavista, just a few days after getting his professional golf card.   Miguel Ángel Jiménez junior, who is currently contesting the European Senior Circuit and the […]

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Olazábal returns at the British Masters

José María Olazábal is set to make his long-awaited comeback from a protracted injury battle at this week’s British Masters supported by Sky Sports. The two-time Major winner and victorious 2012 European Ryder Cup Captain will makes his first appearance in more than 18 months at The Grove, before heading straight to the Portugal Masters. […]

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New Member of Spain’s Ryder Cup Armada

It is now 37 years since the Great Britain & Ireland team was expanded to include continental Europeans in the biennial Ryder Cup competition against the United States. Severiano Ballesteros and Antonio Garrido became the first Spanish representatives in that historic 1979 match, helping to trigger a significant new dynamic in the tournament as the […]

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A chat with Chema Olazabal

A few days ago José María Olazábal competed in the Lacoste Promesas at La Sella Golf Resort . The two time champion of the Augusta Masters, who holds more than 35 international titles, played in the Ryder Cup six times and who, as captain in 2012, engineered the so-called ‘miracle of Medinah’, took time out to […]

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Jimenez named golfer of the month

The Spaniard made it a Hong Kong hat-trick with his one stroke win over Sweden’s Fredrik Andersson Hed, adding to the titles he won at Fanling in 2005 and 2008, and in doing so became the oldest winner in European Tour history at 48 years and 318 days, beating the previous record held by Irishman […]

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The Secret… Rioja and Olive Oil

(Photo: Getty Images) It’s now official: Miguel Ángel Jiménez is the oldest winner on the European Tour. It took two years after his last win (Omega European Masters in Switzerland) but, with 11 of his 18 Tout titles having come since turning 40, few were surprised when the 48-year-old Málaga-born star triumphed in the UBS […]

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Spain’s elusive holy grail

Unfinished business at Valderrama SEVE BALLESTROS went close in 1988. The late Spanish star finished second two shots behind Nick Faldo in the inaugural Volvo Masters at Valderrama. Six years later, he was again second, a bogey on the last hole leaving him one short of Bernhard Langer’s winning score and level with Vijay Singh. […]

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Seve Ballesteros dies “peacefully” at home

THE PLAYER who did more than any other to raise golf’s profile in Spain has died at his Pedreña home after a valiant battle against the debilitating effects of a brain tumour. In a press statement released by his family, it was announced that he had passed away at 2.10 am (Spanish time) “peacefully surrounded […]

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