International golf courses in Talavera

On Tuesday, the City Council hosted the presentation of the 11th edition of the Alps de las Castillas, which takes place at Palomarejos Golf from Monday and will run through Saturday. An international tournament comes to Talavera for the first time and in which about 300 representatives of the event have arrived in the city among players, referees or family members.
Alps de las Castilla will bring together 132 players at Palomarejos Golf, 86 of whom are from the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany or the United States. In short, 14 countries meet in this competition.
The Mayor, Tita García Elez, opened the event and highlighted that “any activity that generates growth in the city is not only welcome, but also appreciated.” In the case of this golf competition, “We have this wonderful course, which we should not only be proud of, but also value.”
Ernesto Gonzalez, Sports Director of Palomarejos Golf: “For us, it is a great pleasure to host this tournament.” As hosts of this important event, “we will do everything we can to be unnoticed and for the players to be the champions.”
County Delegate for Education, Culture and Sports Jose Gutierrez was present at the event on behalf of the Community Council: “Talavera hosts another international tournament, which is becoming commonplace. Now it’s our turn to play golf.” Because, as he noted, until Saturday, “Talavera becomes the engine of golf at the international level.”
He emphasized that “in the event of a major national event or, in this case, an international event, the Community Council of Castilla-La Mancha is there to make it possible to develop as usual and to lend a hand with the rest of the public administrations ». Along with the City Council and the Military Council, the Regional Council supports which Represented by María Jesús Pérez, Provincial Vice President of Tourism, this competition is also underway.
Javier Gervás, Director of JGolf, the organizing company of the Alps de las Castelas, explained that this competition is “a project that is included in the Alps Tour, an elite circuit of European level where players go up in class until they reach the DP World Tour ». , he stopped at the Spanish golfers who “had a very good level and this year they put in a good team of players.” mentioned Kim Vidal, No. 1 of the Alpine Tour.
He provided the information that 40,000 euros will be distributed in prizes, of which about 6,000 will go to the winner. With regard to the development of the Alpine de las Castillas, this Wednesday is celebrated with the ProAm, which is “a great way where a professional and three amateurs play in teams”. The competition will start on Thursday with the participation of 132 players. On Saturday they will play the first forty and draw after the cut.
Carlos Gutierrez, President of the Castilla-La Mancha Golf Federation, recalled the meeting that took place two years ago with the Sports Adviser, Sergio Gutierrez, and the Adviser to Crafts, Trade and Tourism, María Jesus Perez: «We presented the project that suits them and now we are two days away from the start of the tournament ». And he wanted to thank not only the city council, but also the county council and the community council for their support. He trusts that they are “enjoying themselves and everyone who comes gets a very positive impression of what golf is.”
The president of the Castilla and León Golf Federation, José Ignacio Jimenez, was also present.

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