Anyone who has passed through Finca Cortesín these days has been able to realize the magnitude of this event. The Solheim Cup transcends sport, growing year after year (since its first edition in 1990) to establish itself as the largest women’s golf tournament in the world in terms of influence and quality of players in the fray. Without a doubt, it is an experience that has nothing to do with other tournaments.
In this highly individual sport, it is exciting to see how a competition evolves in which camaraderie and teamwork are essential to success. The same team spirit shown by the captains and players on the gorgeous green turf of the Casares Golf Course extended to the more than 85,000 fans who turned out at Finca Cortesin throughout the week.
These fans have come from all over the world especially for this event in Malaga, which will have an impact on an area of around 500 million euros, and they have brought the stadium to life, always actively cheering their teams whether from the stands, sitting or standing in long queues at each turn. hole. They all arrived from up to 21 countries: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Canada, Colombia, Spain, USA, France, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom. Kingdom, Sweden and Switzerland.
The sheer number of North American fans was surprising, as many of them came to Malaga for the first time in their lives, with the aim of supporting their players in the quest for their eleventh trophy… but also to spend a few days on vacation in the province. As for the Europeans, the flags of Spain, Ireland, Norway, and the United Kingdom were raised, which are countries that love this sport, which had an unprecedented experience in Casares.