Golf in Benidorm – Olazábal and Jiménez lead the cast of legendary golfers who join the Costa Blanca Seniors Masters at the Villaitana hotel from today, 28 November 2018.
In some cases, the province of Alicante can collect a cast of golfers, such as those of today at the Meliá Villaitana hotel in Benidorm. The Benidorm Costa Blanca Senior Masters is a brawl and José María Olazábal and Miguel Ángel Jiménez, two world leaders of this sport who will win their victory in a tournament full of stars that is being played for the first time in Alicante, have confirmed their participation.
Olazábal (Hondarribia, Guipúzcoa), 52, won 23 times in the European Tour, he also has six titles in the PGA Tour and two victories in the Japanese circuit. He is also one of the most important players in the history of the Ryder Cup, where he has fought eight times and won five victories. Miguel Ángel Jiménez, 54 years old (Málaga), became professional in 1982. His first big triumph came in 1992 in Belgium during the European Tour. Since then he has won 30 professional victories, with 23 triumphs in the European Tour. With 50 years he became the oldest winner of the European Tour thanks to his triumph at the Spanish Open in 2014. Jiménez has played 68 Grand Slam tournaments, which were second in the US Open in 2000 behind Tiger Woods, third in the Open Championship of 2001 or fourth in the Augusta Master of 2004.
Eleven Spanish players will take part in the event, with the list headed by José María Olazábal and Miguel Ángel Jiménez being completed by José Rivero, Miguel A. Martin, Santi Luna, Victor Garci? Angel Duran, Jose Buendia, Pedro Linhart, Carlos Sunneson and Juan Quiro. A total of 277 titles were collected from the 54 participating players at the Costa Blanca Benidorm Senior Masters starting today. A spectacular number that brings together one of the best teams to have a golf tournament. In the accumulated field this week there are 130 European Tour victories, 79 European Senior Circuit, 31 Challenge Tour, 10 Champions Tour, six on the PGA TOUR and 21 wins in other professional circuits at the highest level.
It is a historic opportunity to see the best figures of world golf. The tournament starts today and will continue until Saturday.
The producer of the European Tour will broadcast a summary of the best moments of what is happening in the Meliá Villaitana Golf Club, which can be seen in more than 150 million houses around the world. In the United States and Canada, for example, the channel The Channel is responsible for issuing the summary to an estimated audience of 90 million households. In Asia there will be several countries that will enjoy the images of the Costa Blanca of this important tournament.