The King of Spain, Felipe VI, presides this Sunday at Finca Cortesín, in the city of Malaga in Casares, at the closing ceremony of the Solheim Cup 2023, the largest women’s golf event in the world, where the selection of players from Europe imposed itself on those of the United States.
From the organization of the event, through a statement, they emphasized that the presence of the king on the last day of the Solheim Cup “represents another example of the Royal Family’s support for sport in general and in particular women’s golf, since then, Likewise, HM the Queen holds the honorary president of the Solheim Cup 2023.
Accompanying the king during the debate on the last day, and the closing ceremony, the president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno, the president of the Provincial Council of Malaga and Costa del Sol Tourism, Francisco Salado, and the mayor of Marbella . , Ángeles Muñoz.
Felipe VI presented the prestigious trophy to the players of Europe, where the Spanish Carlota Ciganda stood, because she gave the point needed for the victory.
“Playing in Spain, in front of your fans, on Spanish soil, and having them sing my name, is very special, very special and something I will never forget,” said the player from Pamplona, that he already has. credited as a four-time Solheim champion.
The Solheim Cup is a biennial golf trophy that pits women’s teams of professional golfers from Europe and the USA against each other. The initiative for this competition came from Karsten Solheim, a manufacturer of golf equipment.
The Solheim Cup 2023, an event of exceptional public interest whose official headquarters is Finca Cortesín, is sponsored by PING, Costa del Sol and Rolex as global partners; and the Tourism Department of the Junta de Andalucía, Acosol, the Marbella City Council and the Benahavís City Council as official partner, and Reale Seguros as official sponsor. Solán de Cabras, Eversheds Sutherland, the City Council of Casares, Toro and Vithas became official suppliers. Marca and Radio Marca became the official media. LET, LPGA, RFEG, CSD, RFGA and Deporte & Business cooperate in its organization.