Amateur golfers Yago Castillo and Ignacio Trincado have been the winners of the exciting Grand Final of the 2017 Premium Circuit, in First and Second Category respectively, organised by Gambito Golf in Lanzarote Golf from December 7 to 10
After having played in 22 of the most important golf courses in Spain, the Grand Final of the Gambito Golf Premium Circuit was held in Lanzarote for the 2nd consecutive year. The meeting took place last week, under a bright sun in December and great weather.
Yago Castillo, from Real Club de Campo de Málaga, was the winner in First Category, with 71 points guaranteed by 2 birdies and 16 pars in the two rounds, against Manuel Pulido, from Isla Canela Golf, and Nicolás García, from Costa Teguise, who achieved the second position and 69 points. In the Second Category, the winner was Ignacio Trincado, from the Valencian Community, who achieved 91 points thanks to 3 birdies and 10 pars.
Héctor Fernández, Turismo Lanzarote and CEO of SPEL, said: “Tourism and sports are linked, as tourists from Europe and from any part of the world want to go on holiday and at the same time, they want to practice sports, take part in sports evente, or just for pleasure. In Turismo Lanzarote we have promoted the European Sports Destination project, which aims to make Lanzarote a tourist destination specialising in sports such as the Grand Final of the Gambito Golf Premium Circuit. These type of events highlight the sunny and warm temperatures all year round and the beautiful and unique landscape, which help to promote the interesting image of Lanzarote Golf .”
First Category: 1º) Yago Castillo, 71 points; 2º) Manuel A. Pulido, 69 points.
Second Category: 1º) Ignacio Trincado, 91 points; 2º) Miguel Castañeyra, 74 points.
Best Scratch: Manuel Pulido
First Category: 1º) Jesús Núñez, 63 points; 2º) Alfonso López, 63 points.
Second Category: 1º) Josep Montaner, 62 points; 2º) Oriol Fañé, 59 points.
Best Scratch: Carmen Laguna
Closest ball to hole 12 (adidas Eyewear)
Day 1: Guillermo Herrero (1,91m)
Day 2: Carlos Piera (0,66m)
Closest ball to hole 8 (Botanic)
Day 1: Pablo Puyol (1,31m)
Day 2: Manuel Pulido (3,25m)
Closest ball to hole 3 (Mahou San Miguel Golf Club)
Day 1: Ana Armengou (4,57m)
Day 2: Luis López Coll (4,80m)
Closest ball to hole 14 (Meliá Lebreros Sevilla)
Day 1: Mercedes Beautell (1,84m)
Day 2: Ana Armengou (1,62m)
Longest female Drive hole 2 (Ron Dos Maderas)
Day 1: Ana Armengou
Day 2: Carmen Laguna
Longest male Drive hole 2 (Ron Dos Maderas)
Day 1: Guillermo Sada
Day 2: Nicolás García