Host of the 2024 Alps de Andalucía, Aguilón Golf. Photo Credit: Aguilón Golf
1st July 2024 | Alps Tour Golf

The Alps Tour heads to the South of Spain for the 11th event of the season.

Pilar de Jaravia, July 2nd 2024- The Alps Tour heads back to the south of Spain, for the 11th tournament of the 2024 season, the 12th edition of the Alps de Andalucía. It is one of the most emblematic events on our schedule. The tournament will be held from Wednesday, July 3rd, until Friday, July 5th, at Aguilón Golf, located in Pilar de Jaravia, Pulpi, Almería.

On July 2nd, with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. local time, the official Tour Scramble, with the best two balls pro-am, will take place. Twenty-two teams will participate.

A couple of past winners of this event have now become DP World Tour players. This includes Ireland’s Gary Hurley, who won the 2022 edition. The most recent winner of the tournament, which was disputed at Isla Canela in 2023, was Spain’s own Jose Manuel Pardo Benitez.

The Field

A strong field is expected this week for the 2024 Alps de Andalucía.

This season’s winner: France’s Aymeric Laussot, Italy’s Edoardo R LipparelliGianmaria Rean TrincheroMattia ComottiBrandon Kewalramani from the United States of America, and the most recent, a back-to-back winner this season Théo Boulet from France will be in the field competing this week to try and earn the 12th edition of the 2024 Alps de Andalucía.

Current Order of Merit leader France’s Benjamin Kedochim, who has yet to win this season, has earned 6 top 10s, including a 2nd place finish at last week’s 2024 Aravell Golf Andorra Open by Creand. This week he will be looking for his first win as well as trying to consolidate his position as the Order of Merit leader.

Among the players scheduled to compete, Jacopo Vecchi Fossa, will also be present. He captured multiple wins on the Alps Tour over the years, as well as earning the 2021 Alps Tour Order of Merit title, which allowed him to gain status on the Challenge Tour

Among the 144 in the field this week, there are 16 different nationalities represented.

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 Alps de Andalucía winner will walk away with €5,800.00 and 6,525 Order of Merit points.

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

The 2024 Alps de Andalucía 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

Aguilón Golf, located in Pilar de Jaravia, Almería, Spain, is recognized as one of the “Top 100 golf courses.” It is a masterpiece designed by Stirling & Martin Arquitectos and nestled in the picturesque northeast of Almeria. This impressive 18-hole, par 70 golf course boasts outstanding quality, with more than 100 bunkers, strategically located fast greens, and a multitude of lakes. Its challenging and spectacular design, created using the natural gullies of the terrain, offers marvelous views of the surrounding area.

Aguilón Golf, whose holes have various levels of difficulty, is at the foot of the beautiful Sierra del Aguilón mountains and has a challenging and spectacular design created using the natural gullies of the terrain where you can enjoy marvelous views of the Bays of Pulpí and Águilas.

Tournament Promoter

The 2024 Alps de Andalucía is promoted and organized by JGolf.

The 2024 Alps de Andalucía can count on the support of: the Royal Spanish Golf Federation, the Royal Andalusian Golf Federation, the Consejo Superior de DeportesLoterías y Apuestas del Estado, KyoceraMahou San Miguel and Solan de Cabras. ­­

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