25th June 2024 | Alps Tour Golf

The 3rd edition of the 2024 Aravell Golf Andorra Open by Creand gets underway this week.

Aravell, June 25th, 2024- This week, the Alps Tour heads to the Northeastern area of Spain to compete in the 3rd edition of the 2024 Aravell Golf Andorra Open by Creand. The tournament will be played from June 27th to 29th at the beautiful Aravell Golf & Country Club, located near Aravell, Lleida, Spain.

This year will be the 3rd edition of the tournament, which was created to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the host golf club.

A Qualifying Tournament took place at Aravell Golf & Country Club on Monday, June 24th. The top 20 players qualified for this week’s tournament.

This week, two Best Ball Aggregate to Par pro-ams will be disputed. The opening pro-am will take place on Wednesday, June 16th, with approximately 25 teams participating, and the closing pro-am will be played on Sunday, June 30th, with an estimated 25 teams. During the closing pro-am, the winner of the 3rd edition of the 2024 Aravell Golf Andorra Open by Creand will participate.

The Field

The majority of this season’s winners except for Spain’s Jose Antonio Sintes Navarro (am), winner of the 2024 Red Sea Little Venice Open, Austria’s Maximilian Steinlechner winner of the 2024 Gösser Open, and Antoine Auboin from France, winner of the 2024 Lacanau Alps Open, will be competing for the 3rd edition of the 2024 Aravell Golf Andorra Open by Creand title.All the players currently in the top 10 of the Order of Merit rank will be competing except for Maximilian Steinlechner, who is currently in 10th place.

Among the players competing this week, Spain’s Juan Postigo will be present just like in last year’s edition. He reached the 3rd place in the World Rankings for Golfers with Disabilities and has captured numerous prestigious titles in his career, including the European Championship for Golfers with Disability in 2021 and Abu Dhabi in 2023.

Spain’s Alvaro Velasco is also in the field this week. He is a veteran professional player who competed on the European Tour, as well as a winner on the Challenge Tour.

There are 21 different nationalities represented among the expected 144 players scheduled to compete in Northern Spain.

The 144 players in the field will compete for an overall prize fund of €40,000 and 45,000 Order of Merit points. The 2024 Aravell Golf Andorra Open by Creand winner will walk away with €5,800.00 and 6,525 Order of Merit points.

The players are competing to earn a spot in the top 5 Order of Merit rank which at the end of the season, will give them access to the 2025 Challenge Tour.

The 2024 Aravell Golf Andorra Open by Creand will be a 54-hole stroke-play event where a cut will be made after 36 holes to the top 40 players and ties. In case of a tie after 54 holes, a sudden-death play-off will determine the winner.

To view the most up-to-date entry list, click here.

The Course

Located only 15 km from the Andorra Principality and 5 km from La Seu d’Urgell, Aravell Golf & Country Club is situated in Aravell, Leida, Spain. It is an 18-hole course designed by two-times Masters Champion, José María Olazábal. The golf course will be played as a par 71, 6155 meters.

Aravell Golf & Country Club is a compact and fun layout course. Its narrow fairways, relatively small greens, and spacious rough make it challenging for players. The course is in a large valley, 700 meters above sea level, and it has beautiful views of the Pyrenees and the Cadí mountains.

Tournament Promoter

The 2024 Aravell Golf Andorra Open by Creand is promoted by former DP World Tour winner, Spain’s José Manuel Lara.

The economic promoter of the tournament is Aravell Golf & Country Club and the title sponsorship of this week’s event belongs to Creand, which was previously named Crèdit Andorrà.

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