The Santander Golf Tour presents its calendar

On March 20, on the cusp of the spring season, the ninth edition of the Santander Golf Tour was unveiled. This professional women's golf circuit will consist of ten tournaments held throughout the year across various Spanish territories

by Andrea Gussoni
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The Santander Golf Tour presents its calendar
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On March 20, on the cusp of the spring season, the ninth edition of the Santander Golf Tour was unveiled. This professional women's golf circuit will consist of ten tournaments held throughout the year across various Spanish territories.

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The presentation, held at the headquarters of the Royal Spanish Golf Federation, was attended by Gonzaga Escauriaza, President of the Royal Spanish Golf Federation; Felipe Martín Martín, Director of Media, Online Marketing, Sponsorships, and Events at Santander Spain; Cristina de Dueñas, Director of Planning and Coordination of Private Banking, Asset Management, and Insurance at Santander Spain; Nieves Merino Morillo, President of the Malan Syndrome Association Spain; Alicia Garrido, Executive Director of Sports & Business and Director of the Santander Golf Tour; and María Herraéz, professional golfer.

Gonzaga Escauriaza highlighted the continuity and significance of this circuit, expressing gratitude to all involved for promoting women's golf in Spain. Felipe Martín Martín reiterated Banco Santander's commitment to women's sports and how the circuit sponsorship aids players in transitioning from amateurs to professionals.

Cristina de Dueñas mentioned the positive experiences of clients at Pro-Am events and thanked sponsors for their support. Nieves Merino Morillo explained the work of the Malan Syndrome Association Spain and its collaboration with the circuit.

Alicia Garrido announced some new features for the season, including the addition of Santander Seguros as a new sponsor and increased prize money. Finally, María Herraéz underscored the circuit's importance as an opportunity for players and its growing national and international relevance.

The Santander Golf Tour will kick off on April 18th and 19th with a new format at Empordà Golf, Forest (Girona). It will then proceed with the Doubles tournament at El Bosque Golf (Valencia) on May 8th and 9th, followed by the Izki Golf tournament (Álava) on May 30th and 31st.

The fourth event will take place at Real Golf de Pedreña (Cantabria) from June 12th to 14th. A notable addition this year will be a tournament co-sanctioned with the LET Access Series, scheduled for June 20th to 22nd at Naturávila (Ávila).

Additionally, the circuit will venture for the first time to La Rioja, where the sixth event will be held at Club de Golf de Logroño on July 3rd and 4th. In October, the circuit will continue with two more events, one at Real Club de Golf de La Coruña on October 17th and 18th, and the Legends Pro-Am at Golf Santander (Madrid) on October 23rd and 24th.

The final two tournaments will take place in the southern region of the Peninsula, first at Club Zaudín Golf (Seville) on November 6th and 7th, and concluding at Real Club de Golf de Guadalmina, hosting the Santander Spanish Professional Women's Championship to wrap up the 2024 season.

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