Lanzarote, 20th of October 2012. Seaside Hotels a worldwide hotel leader, proofs one more year its passion for sports by celebrating the first edition of Los Jameos Playa Golf tournament.

It can be said that the call and participation of the tournament has been a full sucess, considered one of the most important event of the year on the island.

Main aim of the tournament was to promote Golf on the island and mainland Spain, while offering and enjoying a holiday with an atractive extra while playing golf.

Lanzarote Golf ‘s ranking in its first edtion 2011, consisted in 9 cathegories, playing a total of 600 participants , 65 players per cathegory. This years the ranking in its second year consists in 7 oficial games in order to obtain ranking points. The fact that it is necessary to participate in 5 games in order to take part of the ranking, is a main reason to visit Lanzarote often.

Once finished the tournament the best player of each cathegory of the Lanzarote Golf 2012 ranking will be mentioned.

At 09:30 a.m started the tournament with a golf course in excelent conditions, easy greenes and flag postions that requeried a lot of concentration in order to evoid bunkers. All participant had been welcome by the Seaside team, offering a snack from the Hotel Seaside Los Jameos Playa, a fantastic picnic at hole 10 and a present once finished the tournament.

The Los Jameos Playa tournament on its first edition, Stableford single , 18 holes without handicap limitation was celebrated under the terms of the Real Federación Española de Golf and laws of The Lanzarote Golf course.Without the great colaboration of Lanzarote Golf course the tournament would not have been possible

Counting on a beautiful weather all 76 players enjoyed the day, feeling proud to take part of such an event. A part from the awards for each cathegory, also an award for the longest drive and nearst hole in male and femal cathegory had been handled in.

The day finished with the award ceremony at Seaside Los Jameos Playa. Most of the players enjoyed in company of their families a magnific cocktail at the Piano bar.

Award ceremony held by Astrid van Wijk, Sales manageres of Seaside Hotels and Elena Angel Mangeres of the Lanzarote Golf.

1st cathegory (HCP 0 – 14,4)

  • First place Julia Martin Robaina 41 points
  • Second place Jason Perez O´Pray 40 points
  • Third place Francisco Javier Armas Lopez 39 points

2nd cathegory (HCP 14,5 – 26,4)

  • First place John Haranhan 43 points
  • Second place Joseph Anthony ,Meade 42 points
  • Third place John Crowley 10 points

3rd cathegory (HCP 26,5 – maximum HCP)

  • First place Boby Daniel Lonete 41 points
  • Second place Juan Alberto Benitez Cruz 41 points
  • Third place Jack Sperry 41 points


Longest drive at holl 15 Mark Simmons and Marjorie Berlin

Nearst ball at hole 3 Joe Meade male cathegory and Mari Carmen Naverán female cathegory

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