La Manga Club hosts the largest youth golf tournament in Spain
The Junior Spanish Championship, Alevín and Benjamín Reale, will take place between 26th and 28th June on the Real Golf La Manga Club facility. The most promising golfers in Spain will compete in six categories (youths, Alevín and Benjamín, and then further divided into Males and Females) on La Manga Club's three 18-holed golf courses: The South, the North and the West.
La Manga Club, 25th June 2018. – La Manga Club will host the Junior Spanish Championship, Alevín y Benjamín 2018, from the 26th to the 28th June, a competition that returns every two years to La Manga Club and that brings together young golfers from across Spain. More than 380 players will compete in this edition, take part in all the different categories (including the Males and Females) and arrive at the resort over the weekend.
This is the tenth time that La Manga Club host the Junior Spanish Championship, Alevín and Benjamín Reale, on their grounds with the past editions occurring during 1993, 1997, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016. Winners include Spanish players Carlos de Corral –Sergio García came second among the juniors in 1993 –, Noelia Navarro, Lucía Mar, Mandy Goyos, Harang Lee, Raúl Ballesteros, María García Estrada and Inés Tusquets.
The South course at La Manga will hold the golf course for the Youth category (13 and 14 years old), the North Course for the Alevín category (11 and 12 year olds) and the West Course (holes 1 to 8 and 18) for the Benjamín category (10 years old or less), that will only compete on 9 holes a day.
The more than 380 participants will be accompanied by their families, all of which will enjoy one of the best golf resorts in Europe, built to celebrate competitions of this calibre and internationally recognised for the quality of its facilities. “In La Manga Club, we frequently host distinct golf tournaments but we have a special place in our hearts for this one where the young golf prodigies of our country come together. All in all, it is a great honor that La Manga Club has been selected every two years to host this competition”, expressed the General Director of Sports at La Manga Club, Eduardo Ruiz.