The Mallorca Golf Open, the perfect icing on the ‘Spanish swing’

Golf Santa Ponça. Of the next October 21-24, the best golf in Europe lands in the Balearic Islands, specifica

Golf Santa Ponça.

Of the next October 21-24, the best golf in Europe lands in the Balearic Islands, specifically in the Majorcan golf course of Santa Ponça, where the tour of three tournaments in Spain that has been carried out this October on European tour.

The Mallorca Golf Open it will mark the return of top-level golf to this island 10 years after the last Open that was held on the island.

On this occasion, Santa Ponça will receive top European and world level players such as:

Martin kaymer, winner of the Ryder Cup and two ‘majors’: the PGA Championship and it’s US Open; Thomas pieters, winner of the Ryder Cup and four tournaments on the Europea Tour; much of the Spanish Armada, led by Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño and Alvaro Quiros, with seven European victories each, Nacho Elvira, recent winner of the Cazoo Open 2021, or Adri arnaus, second classified in the Acciona Open of Spain last week.

Precisely, the Spanish players will have as their historical inspiration the last two national victories in this field of Santa Ponça; Severiano Ballesteros at the 1988 Balearic Open and Miguel Ángel Jiménez at the 1998 Turespaña Masters Open de Baleares, which was the last time to date that the European Tour visited the route designed by Falco Nardi.

As to Ryder Cup players, the number is also bulky, because to the aforementioned Kaymer and Pieters, we must add other great names who know what it is to play a Ryder Cup:

Victor Dubuisson, Oliver Wilson, David Howell, Jamie Donaldson, Thornbjon Olesen and Peter Hanson, winner twice in Spain and once in Mallorca (2010).

Another attraction of the tournament will be in the presence of the biggest puncher on the European Tour today, the South African Wilco Nienaber, which averages more than 323 yards from the tee, and will have a great challenge on the 10th hole, one of the longest par-5s in Europe at 590 meters.

A tournament that ended up in Mallorca at the last minute after the loss of the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco, but that thanks to the European Tour, the Balearic institutions and Golf Santa Ponça itself will be the perfect culmination for the ‘Spanish swing’ October after Madrid and Valderrama.

The Mallorca Golf Open It is held under the auspices of E-Motion as a promoter, and with the help of sponsors such as Isla de Mallorca, Govern Balear, Consell de Turismo, Melia Hotel, OK Mobility, Allianz, Engel & Volkers, Perlentaucher, Red Bull / Organics and Kaze.

For Edwin Weindorfer, CEO of e | motion: “Golf is an important development factor in Mallorca and it is the sport that attracts the most international quality tourists from around the world. We are very happy in e | motion to be able to bring again, after such a long time, an event of the European Tour to Mallorca. This has only been possible thanks to the support of local public institutions, sponsors, partners, the Santa Ponça Golf Club and the sponsorship of the European Tour. We are sure to have a great event. “

About e | motion Group

As an event organizer of recognized prestige and a forerunner of trends in the field of sports marketing, the e | motion group boosts its competitiveness through the continuous development of tennis-focused events and thus also improves the competitiveness of its partners and clients, both nationally and internationally. In this way, the company generates added economic value for all the actors involved.

In the field of tennis, the e | motion group organizes the Erste Bank Open, an ATP 500 tournament in Vienna, as well as the MercedesCup in Stuttgart and the Mallorca Championships in Santa Ponça, two ATP 250 events on grass. On the women’s tennis circuit, the company organizes the WTA 500 bett1open tournament in Berlin. In the field of golf, the e | motion group has already acted in the past as the organizer of a European Tour tournament in Austria and is organizing for the first time the Mallorca Golf Open in Santa Ponça to be held in October 2021. The company is Run by founders and owners Edwin Weindorfer and Herwig Straka.