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The Solheim Cup and Carlota Ciganda unite their destinies to build the best story ever dreamed of

History has reserved for the first Solheim Cup held in Spain and Carlota Ciganda the best possible script ever dreamed of, a 14-point draw that is considered a victory for Europe – the winner of the previous edition retains the trophy – and a superb performance that places Carlota Ciganda as an undisputed reference of […]

Turfgrass sets the stage for an unforgettable golf event

Major golf tournaments are not just a uniting of the world’s best golfers; they are meticulously orchestrated events that require months and sometimes years of preparations. As the trusted partner to the European Solheim Cup since 2004, over the next few months, we will bring you behind the scenes of the course preparations for the […]

Vithas, focused on sport and health

Vithas is a purely female company. 76% of our staff are women, and 61% of our managers and middle management are also women. When I say this I mean that the criteria that guide the management of our company’s 12,500 professionals are far removed from any kind of bias, including gender ones. It comes naturally […]

Carlota Ciganda: “My goal is qualify for the 2023 Solheim Cup on my own merits and help Europe win the cup at Finca Cortesín”

Carlota Ciganda’s numbers at the Solheim Cup make her the best Spanish player in the history of the competition on her own merits. With five consecutive participations (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021), the golfer from Navarre has accumulated 19 matches played, won 7, lost 8 and drew 4, but she does not see herself […]

Beatriz Recari: “The Solheim Cup in 2023 will create a tsunami of interest in women’s golf”

Next year, when the Solheim Cup is played at Finca Cortesín in Málaga, Spain, it will be a decade since the 2013 edition, a tournament that was historic for Spanish golf, as for the first (and only to date), there were three Spanish players in the European team: Azahara Muñoz, Carlota Ciganda and Beatriz Recari. […]

Finca Cortesin and the Solheim Cup – Growing the game for the better

With preparations well underway for the 2023 Solheim Cup and the successful ‘One Year to Go’ countdown complete, the team, led by Head Greenkeeper, Ignacio Soto, continues to work hard to maintain the high standards and outstanding course conditioning that has seen Finca Cortesin become one of Europe’s best golf resorts. Key initiatives such as […]

Two transcendental objectives achieved for golf in Spain

Much has already been written about the opportunity for Spain and in particular for the Costa del Sol to host an event of worldwide repercussion such as the Solheim Cup. It is therefore not necessary to gloss in this column the importance that a golf event of such magnitude has reached since its first edition […]

Solheim Cup, it’s time

In the process of evolution of this country, women’s sport – the sport that held up the Spanish flag in the Olympic Games during the crisis – has not found harmony in the momentum it should have had. Without a persistent common policy, the milestones achieved in its social implantation, especially in football, have been […]

These are bright times for golf

Last September was a wonderful spectacle for women’s golf when the United States of America and Europe played out a dramatic Solheim Cup in Ohio. In edge-of-the-seat style, Catriona Matthew’s European side made it back-to-back victories and claimed just their second away success in the tournament’s history by winning 15-13. Together with major championships such […]

The Latina Golfers Association (LGA) is on a mission to introduce Latinas from the United States to golf!

What makes the Latina Golfers Association unique is that it is much more than an organization that teaches women how to play golf. Their programs are about empowering women with business skills, networking opportunities and the confidence to compete on corporate playing fields that are often male-dominated. The Latina Golfers Association teaches women how to […]