09/29/2021 at 11:22 PM CEST
Affectionate reception in Sitges to the Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya, tournament of the Ladies European Tour held at the Terramar Golf Club from October 1 to 3 and which has been unanimously supported by the main public institutions and by Estrella Damm, fundamental in supporting this event since its first edition.
From the spectacular staircase of the church of San Bartolomé and Santa Tecla, with La Fragata beach framing an act that stood out for the harmony among all those gathered there, Anna Caula, Secretary General of l’Esport i de l’Activitat Física of the Generalitat de Catalunya, influenced the efforts of his government for making women’s sport visible and for the international repercussion that the tournament offers.
“The time has come for women’s sports and to put the best athletes in the front row and in full view of all. They have been around for a long time, but now we have to see them, that we put their names and surnames. In addition, this is a great opportunity to give visibility around the world to the Catalunya brand and to a very attractive environment such as Sitges thanks to the television broadcasting to one hundred different countries, with the impact that this undoubtedly has. Catalonia has a sporting soul and strives to promote women’s sport & rdquor ;, indicated Caula.
Offer for Sitges
For her part, Aurora Carbonell, Mayor of Sitges, also stressed the importance of golf and this tournament to complete the tourist and cultural offer of Sitges
“It is now the fourth edition of the Estrella Damm Ladies Open, a tournament that is consolidated, and we must thank all those who make it possible, such as the Terramar Golf Club, the sponsor Estrella Damm and the Generalitat, which has joined the project without hesitation. Our commitment to defend women’s sport in Sitges is very clear and to this is added the international projection that these events give us as a tourist destination. Golf, for us, is an icon and a door that opens us to the world & rdquor ;, explained the mayor.
At the same time, Sergi Pérez Soriano, Head of Sponsorship at Estrella Damm, He wanted to highlight the return of the tournament to the Terramar Golf Club after the forced parenthesis of 2020.
“It is a great joy to be able to meet again here today, after last year’s edition had to be made virtual due to the pandemic. One more year, the best women’s golf in Europe will meet this week in Sitges and from Estrella Damm we would like to wish that we have a good tournament and, above all, that everyone enjoy Sitges and the Terramar & rdquor; Golf Club, said the representative of Estrella Damm.
Competition on the beach
Here are ten of the players from the Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya, a representative sample of the 126 golfers From 26 different countries that will compete at the Terramar Golf Club from Friday, they participated in a fun competition on La Fragata beach, a contest for the ball closest to the flag on a smoothed sand green located about 65 meters away. . It was imposed in this The American Beth Allen, one of the stars of the tournament, is escorted by Ana Peláez from Malaga, Bright-future player who recently moved up to the professional ranks.
After the competition, return to the golf course to officially present the remodeling of the course to the members fruit of the Terramar 21 master plan, a project carried out by Martin Ebert, renowned English designer, and headed by Jose María Gassó, president of the Terramar Golf Club.
Lthe renovation of holes 10, 13 and 15 of the course (to be played as 1, 4 and 6 in the Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya) and the creation of a lake, the largest in a Catalan field, adds character and beauty to a route that already stood out for its personality. In the project, which has also served to lengthen some holes and increase the par of the course to 72, sustainability and the environment have been fundamental pillars that combine wonderfully with the new possibilities offered by the renovated Terramar Golf Club to those who face the challenges it poses.
Entrance to this Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya that begins next Friday at the Terramar Golf Club is free and free, and those who cannot get close to the beautiful Sitges route also have the option of following the action during the weekend, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., on Teledeporte, Movistar Golf, Andalucía TV and Sport 3.