The year begins with excellent news from the Association of Golf Professionals of Spain that will begin 2023 with the Pro-Am Turismo de Portugal, also with the support of the AFE (Association of Spanish Soccer Players), which will take place on January 19 during the International Tourism Fair (Fitur) in Madrid.
Pablo Larrazábal, statements
It will follow with a webinar on Monday, January 23 with Tonny Bennet; from March 6 to 7 will be the PGA Congress and in April the national circuit will begin with the II Open de Barcelona & Pablo Larrazábal in El Prat.
Pablo Larrazábal, its main promoter, has confirmed the celebration of the second edition of the PGA II Open of Barcelona & Pablo Larrazábal, which will once again take place on the Catalan course of El Prat, one of the country's hundred-year-old courses.
The tournament will once again return to the Barcelona field of El Prat, which hosted with great success the first edition of the tournament that was won by the Andalusian Ángel Hidalgo, a star player this year, who began a great season in El Prat that culminated with a great performance in the Spanish Open of the DP World Tour in October with which he secured the 2023 European Circuit card.
“This is great news for national golf and from the PGA I would like to thank, especially, Pablo Larrazábal and also Álvaro Velasco, for their effort and commitment in moving this tournament forward and, in general, for all their support for the national circuit.
and especially in this tournament. They represent the association's spirit of fellowship, promoting the sport of golf; like many other PGA professionals, such as Chisco Lagarto, José Manuel Caballero or Carlos Roca, among many others that he left me in the dark, who have taken the circuit to their territories, making the national circuit great year after year”, commented Ander Martínez, President of the PGA of Spain The last edition, the El Prat tournament inaugurated the 50th Anniversary national circuit of the PGA Spain Golf Tour that was held during the week of the Augusta Masters, the same week chosen for this second edition from April 6 to 9.
The II PGA Open of Barcelona hosted by Pablo Larrazábal is a personal bet of the Catalan player Larrazábal, to bring the tournament to his club; from the work of other professionals, members of the PGA, such as the player who was on the European tour, Álvaro Velasco; and the PGA of Spain with its president at the helm, Ander Martínez.
After the great success of the national circuit last year, in which it celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association with a circuit of nine tournaments in some of the best courses in Spain and Portugal, this year the PGA faces the challenge of surpassing itself. and continue developing a more than consolidated circuit in the national male professional scene.
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