Month: October 2011

Spain’s elusive holy grail

Unfinished business at Valderrama

Spanish contingent in confident mood... (Photo: Fernando Herranz)

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. Miguel Ángel Jiménez was fourth that same year, having opened with a six-under 65 that included the first albatross carded in competition on Valderrama’s notorious 17th hole. Continue reading



Daily Golf at Guadalmina

Hotel Guadalmina, located in the Costa del Sol, just in front of the beach, and next to the Guadalmina Golf Course, offers a special daily golf package.

1 night in a double room with breakfast + 1 green fee per person at Guadalmina Golf (North or South) for only 47€ per person.

Package valid from the 1st November to the 29th February, subject to availability.

It’s a non refundable offer, no changes or cancelations are allowed.