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XV Anniversary | Chaparral Golf Club.

The Chaparral XV Anniversary Tournament, the most important golf tournament of the year, was played at Chaparral Golf Club on August 7 and 8, .

The competition was celebrated this weekend with a resounding success with the participation of national and international players coming from different parts of Europe, commemorating the celebration and reopening of the club 15 years ago thanks to the Rubio family.

The club is happy to have been able to satisfy the needs and expectations of all the players on such an important date for us. It was a spectacular weekend of pure golf that didn´t lack in any detail. First of all, we want to make a special mention and thank the entire maintenance team, for the effort and work during the last 15 days to present a course in excellent playing condition. This, together with the spectacular climate, provided the perfect condition for the players on both days to unfold their best game.

All players received a warm welcome upon check-in for the tournament with welcome pack, picnic bag and a generous hospitality desk with sweets and fruit.

The Chaparral XV Anniversary Tournament, was played in Individual Stableford modality, divided into three categories by handicap, since the club included a “special ladies category”, in support of women’s golf.

The good results obtained throughout the two days of the Chaparral XV Anniversary Tournament, showed the high level of play developed by all the players. In addition, all participants were able to enjoy a great service during the game both days, with a Gourmet VIP tent on hole 14, with Iberian ham, cheese, Manzanilla wine from Sanlúcar de Barrameda and a buggy bar with drinks courtesy of the Club. The tournament included special prizes both days; with a Nearest to the pin mixed category on the emblematic hole 18 and a Longest drive men’s and ladies category on the generous hole 13. On hole 1, all players were able to check their swing distance and flight in the purest of PGA Tour style thanks to the company PGV (Professional Golf Video).

Tournament winners, the XV Anniversary Chaparral Golf Club.

The first three prizes in the first Handicap category went to Raúl Calvo Rodríguez with 44 points in first place, David Garrido Jiménez in second place with 42 points, and Francisco Barranquero Osorio in third, also with 42 points.

In the second category, the winners of the first three prizes went to: Carsten Larsen with 44 points in first place, Pablo Jesús Ábalos Guirado in second place with 43 points, and in third place Pedro Luis Gómez Martínez with 42 points.

In the special category Ladies, the winners of the first three prizes went to: Kripaytite Svetlana Valentinouna with 39 points in first place, Elisabeth Wietske De Haan in second place with 38 points, and in third place María Teresa Domínguez Domínguez with 37 points.

The best hitters from Tee, winning the special prizes for the Longest Drive on Hole 13 were;

Gentlemen Category, Saturday – Antonio Arjona Bueno

Ladies Category, Saturday – Svetlana Kripaytite

Category Gentlemen, Sunday – Carlos Saucó

Ladies Category, Sunday – Cecilia Meyer Kristensen

The special prizes for the nearest to the pin, mixed category,  went to Pablo J Abalos on Saturday and Warren Morris on Sunday.

In addition to the prizes distributed among all the winners, our famous raffle was held among all the participants both days, which allowed all the players to win great prizes just for participating, such as Green fees on the best golf courses from the Costa del Sol and Spain, stays in luxury hotels, sports equipment from the best brands and much more.

From Chaparral Golf, we want to congratulate all the classified and thank all the participants for their trust placed in us on such an important date, without your involvement in this tournament, the success achieved would not have been possible.

We want to make a special mention to the Rubio family, for supporting the sport of golf all these years, for taking care of all the players we receive and for their involvement in continuing to invest and improve our facilities.

Domingo Gavira, Managing Director of Chaparral, highlights the importance of celebrating the Club’s Anniversary, the current challenge to host an event of this magnitude and celebrates its reception and success.

“I am tremendously proud of the commitment, work and great professionalism of each of my departments and the people behind these departments.

The entire Chaparral team has given its maximum this week. Thank the whole Rubio family and our president Antonio Rubio, for his support and affection for the club.

I want to make a special mention and thank each of our collaborators, friends and players who have been supporting us, since without them this event would not be possible. Thank you very much to all of you ”.

Domingo Gavira