Born: 21 January 1983, Guadiaro
Turned pro: 2004
Noted for his extraordinary long-hitting, Álvaro Quirós showed he had the complete game when he won the 2007 Alfred Dunhill Championship in Africa in his first appearance as a full European Tour member. After struggling with injury the rest of his debut season, he emerged the following season with victory in the Portugal Masters, made it three consecutive years with a win after collecting the 2009 Qatar Masters (which moved him into the top 50 of the world rankings for the first time) and savoured the pleasure of winning his national title, the Open de España, in 2010.
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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Extracted from ALvaro Quirós press conference just before the Andalucía Valderrama Masters, just a few minutes away from his home. Tuesday October 26, 2010 “I am really looking forward to playing at home. It was great to play here in 2008, and this Valderrama Andalucía Masters will also be an important event. For me, this […]
Spanish new golf sensation, Alvaro Quirós, made his 4th victory in the European Tour last Sunday at the Real Club de Golf in Seville after the first sudden-death hole against english player James Morrison. Funny enough Quiros argued with Miguel Angel Jimenez about how this course (and most courses in Spain) are “not ideal” for […]