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Rasmus Lot, champion of the XV Daikin Madrid Open

It was an intense day of wind in the final round of the XV Daikin Madrid Open of Adapted Golf of the Madrid Golf Federation that closed this Sunday


It was an intense day of wind in the final round of the XV Daikin Madrid Open of Adapted Golf of the Madrid Golf Federation that closed this Sunday at the El Encín Golf course, in Alcalá de Henares. Lot, who entered the tournament as one of the favourites, made a good prediction and was proclaimed champion of the Daikin Madrid Open with two rounds of 75 shots (150 shots, +6 over par), and overcoming strong streaks of wind.

In second position, the Swedish player, Johnny Granberg with a total of 155 shots (+11), while Felipe Herránz was proclaimed Champion of Madrid with a result of 164 shots (+20 over par in the two days). “There are more and more golf fans in the Community of Madrid, and each time we carry out tests of greater national and international importance. Proof of this is this tournament that has brought together some of the best players with disabilities and fills us with pride for the work done”, said Ignacio Guerras, president of the Madrid Golf Federation. For her part, Marisol Fernández, Marketing Manager at Daikin, the tournament’s sponsor and leader in air conditioning, added that “since 2007 we have been supporting a tournament that, with each edition, acquires greater relevance and that shares our values ​​of camaraderie, work and solidarity, and shows the great passion that golf raises and that we support year after year, and with which we will continue to be committed with the greatest enthusiasm”.

The Daikin Madrid Open has brought together almost a hundred players with different disabilities: amputees, the blind, intellectuals, those with reduced mobility and those with degenerative diseases who make visible the integrating and inclusive capacity that golf represents in the sporting lives of many golfers, without age and gender limit. The tournament had participants from 10 different nationalities: Antonio Llerena or the professional Manuel de Los Santos, and the recent champion of the British Open for the blind, Alejandro de Miguel, as well as players from Mexico, Chile, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Turkey or Argentina, among other nationalities. In addition to Daikin, the tournament also had the collaboration of the automobile company HYUNDAI, and ISPS HANDA, which supports world events for athletes with disabilities, and especially golfers with visual impairments, and the support of the European Association of Golfers with Disabilities -EDGA-, and the Royal Spanish Golf Federation and is valid for the world and national ranking.

The honor roll of the different categories and special awards was as follows:

Daikin Madrid Open Champion: Rasmus Lot

Madrid Champion: Felipe Herránz

Champion of 1st and 2nd Category: Hernán García Urrútia

3rd Category Champion: David Muñoz

4th Category Champion: José García

5th Category Champion: Alejandro de Miguel

1st Classified Ladies: Laura María Gallego

1st Visual Impairment: Alejandro de Miguel

1st Paragolfer: Fernando Vega de Seoane