La Fragata beach in Sitges and the Terramar Golf Club, tournament presentation scenarios
Affectionate reception in Sitges to the Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya, Ladies European Tour tournament held at the Terramar Golf Club of the 1 to 3 October and that has been unanimously endorsed by the main public institutions and by a sponsor, Estrella Damm, fundamental in supporting this test since its first edition.
From the spectacular staircase of the church of San Bartolomé y Santa Tecla, with La Fragata beach framing an act that stood out for the harmony among all those gathered there, Anna Caula, Secretary General of Sport and Physical Activity of the Generalitat de Catalunya, influenced the efforts of his government to make women's sport visible and the international repercussion offered by the tournament.
“The time has come for women's sports and to put the best athletes in the front row and in full view of all. They have been around for a long time, but now it's time to see them, that we put their name and surname. Further, This is a great opportunity to give visibility around the world to the Catalunya brand and to a very attractive environment such as Sitges thanks to the television broadcasting to a hundred different countries, with the impact that this certainly has. Catalonia has a sporting soul and strives to promote women's sport ", indicated Caula.
Meanwhile, Aurora Carbonell, mayoress of Sitges, He also stressed the importance of golf and this tournament to complete the tourist and cultural offer of Sitges
“It is now the fourth edition of the Estrella Damm Ladies Open, a tournament that is consolidated, and we have to thank everyone who makes it possible, like the Terramar Golf Club, the sponsor Estrella Damm and the Generalitat, that has been incorporated without hesitation to the project. Our commitment to defend women's sport in Sitges is very clear and to this is added the international projection that these events give us as a tourist destination. The golf, for us, it is an icon and a door that opens us to the world ", the mayor explained.
At the same time, Sergi Pérez Soriano, Responsible for Sponsorships of Estrella Damm, wanted to highlight the return of the tournament to the Terramar Golf Club after the forced parenthesis of 2020.
“It is a great joy to be able to meet again here today, after last year's edition had to be made virtual because of the pandemic. One more year, The best women's golf at European level will meet this week in Sitges and from Estrella Damm we would like to wish that we have a good tournament and, especially, everyone enjoy Sitges and the Terramar Golf Club ", stated the representative of Estrella Damm.
Then, ten of the players of the Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya, a representative sample of the 126 golfers of 26 different countries that will compete at the Terramar Golf Club from Friday, participated in a fun competition on the beach of La Fragata, a contest for the ball closest to the flag on a smoothed sand green located about 65 meters. The American Beth Allen prevailed in this test, one of the stars of the tournament, escorted by Ana Peláez from Malaga, bright-looking player who recently moved up to the professional ranks.
After the competition, return to the golf course to officially present to the members the remodeling of the course as a result of the Terramar master plan 21, a project carried out by Martin Ebert, reputed English designer, and headed by Jose María Gassó, President of the Terramar Golf Club.
The renovation of the holes 10, 13 and 15 the field (to be played as 1, 4 and 6 at the Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya) and the creation of a lake, the largest in a Catalan field, adds character and beauty to a tour that already stood out for its personality. In the project, which has also served to lengthen some holes and increase to 72 the field pair, Sustainability and the environment have been fundamental pillars that combine wonderfully with the new possibilities offered by the renovated Terramar Golf Club to those who face the challenges it poses..
Entry to this Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya that begins next Friday at the Terramar Golf Club is free and free, and those who cannot get close to the beautiful tour of Sitges also have the option of following the action during the weekend, of 13:30 a 15:00, in Teledeporte, Movistar Golf, Andalusia TV and Sport 3.
The news of the Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya 2021 can be followed on the web mediterraneanladiesopen.com, Twitter account @MeditLadiesOpen, Instagram account @meditladiesopen and the Facebook page @MeditLadiesOpen.
The Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya 2021, Ladies European Tour tournament held at the Terramar Golf Club of the 1 to 3 October, It has the main sponsorship of Estrella Damm and the institutional sponsorship of the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Sitges City Council, that has declared it an event of special relevance. The Romeu Group is co-sponsors, FIATC Insurance and Finisher, and collaborate in the ISDIN event (Official Skin Care), Audi Volkswagen Vilamobil (Mobility Partner), Kyocera (Document Solutions) and Extrasoft (IT Partner).