Sotogrande GOLF Challenge

Sotogrande Golf Challenge Announced by San Roque City Council

Sotogrande GOLF ChallengeThis municipal promotion campaign has been divised to market local tourism and highlight the magnificent golfing facilities available in the area. The Sotogrande Golf Challenge 2021 is the beginning of a project that will become a reference in the world of international amateur golf.

The Grand Final at Real Club Valderrama will be played by the best 12 qualifying pairs in the final handicap ranking and the best 12 pairs in the Scratch category.

The aim is bringing together the products under the same umbrella #GolfInSanRoque #GolfInSotogrande to create a combined destination.

Ana Ruiz, the chief tourism officer indicated “we are facing a unique event, where for the first time all the golf courses of our municipality are brought together under the same stage in a clear commitment from this city council to promote and demonstrate the importance of the golf segment in San Roque”.

Adding that “San Roque is golf and managing to promote and unite all the courses under the same common objective fills us all with satisfaction in what will be the beginning of an amateur circuit, which will be a national and international benchmark from now on.”

Juan Carlos Ruiz Boix stressed that this tourism initiative was born with the idea of ​​continuity in the post-pandemic era, with the good progress of the vaccination rate and the decrease in Covid cases, with the economic recovery, hand in hand with the generation of employment and the arrival of tourists to Sotogrande, Alcaidesa and the whole municipality of San Roque.

The aim is bringing together the products under the same umbrella #GolfInSanRoque #GolfInSotogrande to create a combined destination.

GAME FORMAT

The circuit is conceived as an amateur Stableford tournament, being played on each course under this premise and on a single 18-hole competition day. Six golf courses will be played on the regular circuit plus a Final, using the Stableford Best Ball teams category. The Grand Final at Real Club Valderrama will be played by the 12 best teams qualified in the final handicap ranking and the 12 best teams qualified in the Scratch category.

The maximum EGA game handicap will be 24.4 for men and 32.4 for women.

REGULATIONS

6 golf courses will be played in San Roque on the dates chosen by the tournament organisers and this date will be published at least one month in advance before the start of the first opening round. Sotogrande Golf Challenge 2021 golf course headquarters will be at La Reserva de Sotogrande, Alcaidesa Links Resort (Heathland Course), The San Roque Club (New Course), Almenara Golf, La Cañada Golf Club and the Real Club de Golf Sotogrande, and the Gran Final at Real Valderrama Golf Club.

The circuit is devised as a Stableford tournament, being played on each course under this premise and on a single 18-hole competition day. All courses will be played under the Stableford Best Ball Team category.

Teams will be able to choose to compete the entire Sotogrande Golf Challenge circuit or register only for individual events on the calendar. The qualiying teams will be the 24 best teams in the ranking, 12 scratch and 12 handicap ones. It is not compulsory to play a minimum number of tournaments for it to count for the global ranking giving access to the Grand Final competition at Real Valderrama Golf Club. In addition, teams that only play individual events on the calendar will be able to choose to add points to the ranking that giving them access to the grand final at RC Valderrama, having to play a minimum of three events on the circuit to qualify.

CALENDAR

26th June – La Reserva Club

10th July – Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort ( Heathland Course)

24th July – The SanRoque Club New Course

14th August – Almenara Golf

28th August – La Cañada Golf

18th-19 Sept. – RCG Sotogrande

11th November – RC Valderrama ( Final )

Sotogrande GOLF Chalange

RANKING

10.- Pareja Clasificada: 40 puntos

The final ranking will be determined by the points obtained in each of the disputed events. Therefore each participating teams has the possibility of adding points based on their qualifying position, which will be distributed as follows:

1.- Qualified Team: 100 points
2.- Qualified Team: 80 points
3.- Qualified Team: 75 points
4.- Qualified Team: 70 points
5.- Qualified Team: 65 points
6.- Qualified Team: 60 points
7.- Qualified Team: 55 points
8.- Qualified Team: 50 points
9.- Qualified Team: 45 points
10.- Qualified Team: 40 points

From position 11, inclusive, all participating couples who complete and deliver their card will add 10 points that will add to their final ranking while teams who have not presented results or who have not completed their competition day will not add any points to its accumulated points.

PRIZES

CIRCUIT RANKING AWARD

1st TEAM: Commemorative trophy, sports equipment, 100% discount on the registration of the team for the 2022 circuit * and voucher for 2 GF.

2nd TEAM: Commemorative trophy, sports equipment, 50% discount on the registration of the team for the 2022 circuit * and voucher for 2 GF.

3rd TEAM: Sports equipment, 25% discount for circuit 2022 * and voucher for 2 GF. .

* In the event that for any reason the complete or partial 2022 edition of the circuit is not played, this prize will not be given to the winning teams.

SPECIAL PRIZES FOR THE 2021 RANKING

BEST CIRCUIT SENIOR TEAM : Special San Roque Experience Prize + 2 GF.
BEST CIRCUIT MIXED TEAM: Special San Roque Experience Prize + 2 GF.
BEST CIRCUIT LADIES TEAM : Special Prize Experience San Roque + 2 GF.

SPECIAL PRIZES OF THE DAY (Except Final)
BEST HCP TEAM: Sport equipment.
BEST SCRATCH COUPLE: Sport equipment.
NEAREST BALL: Special prize for products and gifts from the San Roque area.

GASTRONOMY

LA RESERVA SOTOGRANDE

La Reserva Club restaurants offer a Mediterranean culinary experience based on simplicity and warmth the whole year around. Enjoy authentic Andalusian cuisine with a contemporary touch and a European twist at this charming restaurant on the doorstep of the golf course.

The Beach takes the purest essence of a beach to La Reserva hills, the location of the first and only private beach in Spain. A paradise where families, adults and children of all ages can relax and have fun.

ALCAIDESA LINKS GOLF RESORT

The magnificent restaurant is the icing on the cake of this resort, featuring huge terraces with views of the sea and golf course, as well as a convention centre, which make our Club the perfect place to celebrate an event.

REAL SOTOGRANDE GOLF CLUB

The Real Sotogrande Golf Club is considered to be one of the culinary references of San Roque. Among its spectacular complementary services is one of the best restaurants in the whole area. Located on the first floor of the clubhouse with views of the golf course and sea. The menu offers a wide variety of national and international dishes, as well as a large selection of excellent wines. A unique setting to enjoy with friends in unequalled surroundings.

REAL VALDERRAMA GOLF CLUB

The Real Valderrama Golf Club is located in Sotogrande and has been one of the most unique venues of international golf since its foundation. Its excellent clubhouse has one of the best restaurants (for members only). The utmost care for detail is the basis for its gastronomic offer. Top quality services with a clear common denominator: culinary excellence.

THE SAN ROQUE CLUB

The San Roque Club is perched atop of the splendid Domecq mansion that irradiates personality and character. The latest and most recent refurbishment of the club has taken its restaurant services to incomparable heights in which visitors and members will fully enjoy international cuisine with one of the best terraces in the entire area. From a snack to an elaborate international dish, The San Roque Club cuisine really stands out as it is based on excellence and a taste for customer satisfaction.

LA CAÑADA GOLF

One of the jewels that La Cañada Golf houses is its restaurant service that is at the forefront of the excellent gastronomy available in the area. On summer nights, its magnificent terrace from which you can enjoy unique views of Sotogrande, becomes a culinary and leisure reference among visitors who come to this corner of Southern Europe.

ALMENARA GOLF RESORT

Since its opening, Almenara Golf has been one of the most outstanding locations in Sotogrande. This setting, with unbeatable views of the Rock of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean as far as Sierra Bermeja, is one of the ideal places to relax and enjoy your post-golf day. In addition, the latest refurbishment of this club has enhanced these unbeatable conditions even more to fully enjoy international cuisine.

REGISTRATION FORM

The circuit is conceived as a Stableford tournament, being played on each course under this premise and
on a single 18-hole competition day. Six courses will be played on the regular circuit plus a Final, using the Stableford Best Ball teams category. The Grand Final at Real Valderrama Golf Club will be played by the 12 best teams who have qualified in the final handicap ranking and the 12 best teams who have qualified in the Scratch category. The maximum EGA game handicap will be 24.4 for men and 32.4 for women. The registration price is € 500 per player for members of a hosting club (It is necessary to indicate this in the drop-down on the form). For non-member players, the registration price per participant will be € 750. The deadline to sign up for the circuit is 18th June 2021, at 12:00 pm. The registration deadline for each individual event will be established by each hosting club.

To register for the Golf challenge, sign up via sotograndechallenge.com.

SOTOGRANDE GOLF CHALLENGE

San Roque

Borough Council

San Roque ( Cadiz )

Tourist Office
info@sotograndechallenge.com

+34  956 69 40 05

Customer care times: Mon-Fri, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.

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