Open de Espana (Spanish Open) is part of the European Tour and its one of the oldest tournaments in continental Europe. This year, for the first time, it will be staged in the legendary Andalucian venue – Real Club Valderrama.
Tournament whose history stretches all the way back to its first playing in Madrid in 1912 has seen some of golf’s greatest names get their hands on the trophy. Former champions include: Arnold Palmer, Seve Ballesteros, Bernhard Langer and Nick Faldo.
It will be the first tournament of the 2016 season to be played on European soil as well as the support of the Royal Spanish Golf Federation and Real Club Valderrama. It also has the full backing of Sergio Garcia, the 11 times European Tour champion and five times Ryder Cup winner, who will assume the role of competition host. He also has taken a key role in the organising of his home event. A prize pot of €2 milion will be on offer.
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Real Club Valderrama has a great history of hosting fantastic tournaments, including the Ryder Cup. It is one of the best courses not just in Europe but in the entire world and one which has a rich history within the game.
The venue will host the opening tournament of the European season from April 14-17. A full range of tickets are available to buy from www.tickets.europeantour.com including Any One Day Tickets from Thursday to Sunday which cost €15 per day if purchased before the week of the event and €20 per day if purchased during the tournament week.