Spanish finalists of the BMW Golf Cup International qualify at PGA Catalunya Resort
The PGA Catalunya Resort recently hosted the BMW Golf Cup International which saw three Spaniards qualify for the the World Final.
Jesús Aguinaga, Luis Mena and Patricia Domínguez Arburua were triumphant in their respective categories in the National Final of the BMW Golf Cup International, which took place at the PGA Catalunya Resort. These three players will now represent Spain in the World Final in South Africa.
The BMW Golf Cup International 2012 held its National Final on Saturday 6th October at the PGA Catalunya Resort. Finalists who qualified in 12 local trials held throughout the season across Spain travelled to the resort.
The spectacular “Stadium” golf course at the PGA Catalunya Resort, named best golf course in Spain in the “100 best golf courses where you can play” list in British magazine Golf World, proved to be a difficult test for competitors, none of whom were able to go under the course par.
The winner in the first category was Jesús María Aguinaga, representing Lurauto, from Gipuzkoa, who with a score of 76 strokes was able to beat his closest competitors by four strokes. In the second category, Madrid’s Luis Mena, representing Ibericar Cuzco Motor, did the same and with 75 strokes he also beat his closest competitors by 4 strokes. The most hard-fought of the day was the ladies catgeory, where Patricia Domínguez Arburua achieved a birdie on the 18th to claim victory with the least strokes.
These three players now have the honour of representing Spain in the World Final, taking place in March in South Africa, where they will face winners from the other 45 countries. Three places will be at stake to play the previous Pro-Am at the Open BMW International which will take place in Munich (Germany) during the Summer of 2013.
About PGA Catalunya Resort
Set amidst the backdrop that inspired Dali and Gaudi, PGA Catalunya Resort Golf is ideally situated on 300 hectares just minutes from the cultural streets of Girona, a quick drive outside the diverse city life in Barcelona and an hour from the slopes of the Pyrenees for world-class ski resorts. It is conveniently situated close to Girona-Costa Brava Airport (five minutes’ drive) and Barcelona International Airport (one hour drive). Costa Brava sits at the doorstep offering over 20 Michelin-star restaurants, 160 km of beaches and enough outdoor activities to keep everyone happy. Inside, visionary architectural designs await showcasing idyllic vistas filled with majestic mountain peaks, lush golf greens and quintessential Spanish vibrancy. PGA Catalunya Resort offers luxury real estate for sale and the best golf course in Spain and the third in Europe, according to prestigious website www.top100golfcourses.co.uk.
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