9 November, 2016

La Cala Resort is hosting the 12th edition of the GolfWorld Open

From the 21st to the 26th November, the big annual event, La Cala GolfWorld Open, will take place at La Cala Resort. The 12th edition of this sporting event will boast unparalleled sports facilities due to the newly improved Campo Europa golf course. For four days, the best golfers from Andalusia and the international arena will come to compete in one of the most traditional annual events on the golfing calendar.

The most anticipated tournament of the year is on the horizon. On the 21st to the 26th November,La Cala Resort is hosting the twelfth edition of La Cala GolfWorld Open, the best excuse to start off the autumn sports season in style. It will be one of the few occasions where in one championship, golfers can enjoy thisprestigious hotel and sport complex’s three golf courses. This four day competition will put the skill and standards of top amateur golfers to the test.

The competition is open to any male or female golf player with a valid licence for the Real Federación Española or a handicap certificate for any other international federation.
This sporting event will start on Tuesday 22nd November with a ‘Texas Scramble’ competition followed by three individual stableford rounds. Golfers will compete chronologically on the América, Asia and Europa courses. In fact the latter has been turned into a first class course after extensive developments were made last summer. The bunkers have been modernised, the sand traps have been renovated, the tees and greens have been expanded, the drainage system has been changed and various pathways have been redesigned. Not to mention, a large amount of work has also gone into landscaping and the competition green has been improved.

The champion of La Cala Golf WorldOpen will be the player with the best scores obtained after the three day tournament. To qualify for a prize the maximum handicap is 26.4 for men and 36.4 for women. There will be special prizes given for: nearest the pin, the longest drive, the best scratch result over three days and the best daily score etc…

To make the most of the WorldOpen celebration, the Cala leisure and golf complex is offering a package including accommodation and tickets to the tournament at an unbeatable price. Players can enjoy a welcome dinner, 4 competition green fees, a shared buggy, a picnic bag, a light lunch and a breakfast buffet for the days of the tournament, a gala dinner and a thermal circuit in La Cala Spa.