The biggest and best Amateur Tournament returns this June. Two teams of 50 players will be battling it out in Spain vs Europe 2008, a "Ryder Cup" style Tournament held at Roda Golf & Beach Resort on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Tournament held last year at La Serena Golf, additional places are up for grabs this year in two qualifying events. Can Europe retain the Trophy?
Qualifying for the European Team takes place at Mosa Trajectum Golf with the Spanish Team qualifying at Altorreal Golf. Both qualifying events are taking place this Saturday 17th May.
The Final, Spain vs Europe 2008, will take place over the weekend of the 7th and 8th June 2008 at Roda using the same format as the Ryder Cup. Both Teams will battle it out on Saturday morning in the Fourball, followed by the Foursomes in the afternoon. The action resumes on Sunday morning with the Individual Single´s.
After an exciting weekend of Golf, both sets of players and supporters can relax during the Prize Giving Ceremony and the Cocktail Party in the new Clubhouse. For many the highlight of the whole weekend!
This years Tournament is being organised by the Murcia Golf Association, Altorreal Golf, Mosa Trajectum Golf and Roda Golf & Beach Resort.
Qualifying European Team - Mosa Trajectum: 17th May 08 (Closed).
Entry Fee is 40 euro (including the Green Fee and a Picnic).
Note: Entry Fee is 15 euro for Members at Mosa Trajectum (including the Green Fee and a Picnic).
To register, please call Mosa: +34 968 407 209.
For more details contact the European Captain on +34 669 211 410
Qualifying Spanish Team - Altorreal: 17th May 08 (Closed).
Entry Fee is 40 euro (includes Green Fee and a Picnic).
To register, please call Altorreal: +34 968 648 144.
The Final - Spain vs Europe 2008
Following the Qualifying events, Roda Golf & Beach Resort will host the Final on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June 08.
Entry Fee is 80 euro for the whole weekend - For all players. (This includes 3 Green Fees over the two days, a Picnic and a *****tail Party).
Roda Golf would like to invite the general public to attend this event as spectators, entrance onto the course is FREE and the Clubhouse will be open during the event serving cold drinks and snacks - the Bar and Terrace are also an excellent vantage points!
Saturday 7th June 08:
Sunday 8th June 08:
Last year it took 92 matches to find the winners of the first Murcia Spain vs Europe Ryder Cup style team event. In the end, the European Team prevailed to take the inaugural trophy by 49.5 points to 42.5 but after of a long weekend of entertaining Golf, both Team Captains agreed that the real winner was the game of Golf and the tremendous atmosphere created by all the players.
"Watch the action from Spain vs Europe 2007!"
In 2007, Golfers from Spain, Germany, Scandinavia, the UK & Ireland enjoyed what many local players described as one of the best amateur events to be held in the region.
Related Article: Spain v Europe Team Match at La Serena Golf, 16th & 17th June 2007