Official presentation at the Club de Golf Terramar Sitges, based competition between 20 and 23 of September
The tournament has established itself in record time on the Ladies European Tour, with a list of registered so numerous that forces celebrate a previous day in which the best three will have access to participate in it.
The Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open has reaffirmed itself as one of the great references of the Ladies European Tour Professional, a competition, about to begin its second edition, has raised enormous expectations among golfers and media.
So much so that the vast list of registered has exceeded all expectations, forcing celebrate a previous day in which the best three will have access to participate in it, to be held at the Club de Golf Terramar Sitges between 20 and 23 of September, an event that, like in 2017, you will enjoy a great international dimension.
These were the central ideas of the official presentation that took place in Barcelona route itself, which will host the best professional players on the European continent, with special mention for the champions, England´s Florentyna Parker, and Spain´s Azahara Muñoz and Carlota Ciganda, who kept chances to win until the last moment in the first edition.
Fede Segarra, Director of Communications and External Relations Damm, introduced the representatives of the various institutions that contribute to the conclusion of a tournament that promotes "the image of the Mediterranean that is part of the essence of our brand with the aim of supporting social and sports activities of general interest which also involve institutions, athletes, etc”.
Alejandro Andreu, Vice President of the Catalan Federation of Golf, stressed in his speech "the importance of hosting a competition of this magnitude, which requires the support of quality companies and institutions Damm dunks in supporting the sport ".
José María Gasso, President of Terramar, meanwhile he expressed "the enthusiasm of everyone in the club for hosting the tournament for the second year, very proud of it. We are engaged in carrying out a master plan that involves a number of significant changes to the golf course ", regarding remodeling and made the hole 3, the flagship of the field, and a lake that comes more into play in the second part of a round.
Meanwhile, Aurora Carbonell, Councilor for Economic Promotion, Tourism and Beaches and First Deputy Mayor of Sitges, stressed the importance of this tournament "to contribute to the internationalization of the image of our town. We are much more than sun and sand, we are a town with huge cultural inducements, restaurants and sports, and in that sense this tournament contributes not only to make it known, but to encourage deseasonalization of tourist season, because Sitges, is committed to sustainable and responsible actions, that can come throughout the year. In this sense, we have declared this competition as an event of special interest ".
In their speaking time, Santi Siquier, representative of the General Secretariat of Sports of the Generalitat de Catalunya, stressed the importance of "promoting events like this in which the combined efforts of private and public administrations is a very suitable dynamic formula to develop. Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open has also focused international profile in the field of women, two ideas that should be supported at all times ".
Andrea Jonama, Terramar professional golfer, who will participate in the tournament, thanked the support of all institutions on behalf of all players. "Particularly, for me, it is a dream come true because I play a tournament at an extraordinary level where I hope to do my best. My goal is to learn and to get an LET card, so I give heartfelt thanks to the sponsors of the tournament and my club for giving me this opportunity ".
Finally, Marta Figueras-Dotti, Tournament ambassador, He stressed the importance of "Estrella Damm is a great family that understands the importance of supporting sporting events such as this tournament, in which issues identified both Damm and the Mediterranean and sport come together. It should also highlighted, and a lot, that the players appreciate this tournament very much, they love to come to Sitges, which for them has become a great reference ".
One hundred and eight players after a title broadcast on TV
One hundred and eight players from 25 different countries fight, between 20 and 23 of September, for the title at stake, including quality players more than proven in a tournament where admission is free and will be broadcast on TV in 105 countries, live in Spain during the final straight in the days of Saturday and Sunday. Further, a spectacular village will delight the audience, which they will have a daycare facility during the weekend, besides golf clinics aimed at younger to promote this sport in the whole family.
A tour arranged to generate show
The second edition of Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open will take place in a modified field with respect to 2017 with the aim of generating more show. For it, the path is lengthened to 243 meters, It is representing more difficulty, outside the rough, significantly higher, will force the players to be more precise in streets