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Finca Cortecin skal arrangere Solheim Cup i 2023
20.10 Solheim Cup 2023:
Når Solheim Cup går av stabelen i 2023, vil det bli på en meget fin bane.
Her har det vært arrangert mange store turneringer.
FINCA CORTESIN PROMISES UNFORGETTABLE SOLHEIM CUP EXPERIENCE
Finca Cortesin is celebrating the prestigious honour of being chosen to host
the 2023 Solheim Cup – the first time that Spain has staged the match between
Europe and the United States.
Spain will become the sixth different European nation to stage the biggest team
competition in women’s golf when the event heads to Andalusia in 2023, with the
exact dates to be confirmed.
Regarded as one of the best courses in Spain and among the premier resorts in
Europe, Finca Cortesin has a proven track record for hosting high-profile
tournaments including the Volvo World Match Play Championship in 2009, 2011 and
2012, with the star-studded line-up including Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood, Martin
Kaymer, Sergio Garcia and Luke Donald.
Vicente Rubio, president of Finca Cortesin Golf Club, said: “Hosting an event of
this magnitude and worldwide importance is a tremendous honour and one that
makes us all feel very proud and privileged.
With the layout that Cabell Robinson has created and different challenges that
it presents, the course lends itself perfectly to an event of this nature. With
the work that has taken place over the last few years, it has never looked in
better condition and every player is guaranteed an experience that they will
Spain has staged 75 events on the Ladies European Tour and its development tour,
while the region of Andalusia had the honour of hosting the 1997 Ryder Cup at
Ladies European Tour chief executive Alexandra Armas added: “Spain is a
passionate golfing nation with knowledgeable fans and a history of developing
generations of talented golfers while Andalusia's strong cultural heritage will
make for a unique experience for players, guests and supporters alike.
“We are delighted to announce Spain as the host nation for the 2023 Solheim Cup
when it returns to European soil.”
Located across a vast 532-acre estate in the rolling hills of southern Spain
between Marbella and Sotogrande, Finca Cortesin has a well-earned reputation as
one of Europe’s most exclusive modern golf and lifestyle destination resorts.
Voted recently as Europe’s number one resort by users of the respected website
Leadingcourses.com, the resort’s 18-hole championship course was designed by
Cabell Robinson and is the first venue in Spain to feature a new, eco-friendly
variety of Bermuda grass on all its greens.
Complementing the par-72 layout are outstanding practice facilities including
Finca Cortesin’s recently-upgraded Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy, while the
resort’s other luxury amenities include an elegant 67-suite hotel; a 6,000sqm
Beach Club; an award-winning spa featuring Spain’s only snow cave; and the
choice of four restaurants.
B. Robinson foran et av sine underverker på Solkysten
02.01 Cabell B. Robinson:
Den nye kongen av banedesign på Costa del Sol
Av: Louis Røren
Fire av de aller beste golfbanene som er åpnet på Costa del Sol de siste årene
er signert banearkitekt Cabell B. Robinson.