Sergio Garcia Junior Championship 2023

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Francisco Gavilan – Sergio Garcia – Balma Davalos

For the second consecutive year, the second edition of the Sergio García Junior Championship, a tournament valid for the world amateur golf ranking, has been hosted at the Mediterráneo Golf facilities.

The tournament, which was played under the 54-hole Stroke Play format, brought together a total of 84 players of different nationalities and they competed for the prize in both the men's and women's categories.

In the men's classification, the player Francisco Gavilan Fernandez, a player who is studying this year at the Sergio Garcia Golf Academy, won the victory with rounds of 73-71-73 for a total of 217 strokes, differentiating by two strokes Miguel Fuertes Bordeaux, Santiago Juesas Benet and Raul Gomez Montalvan with a total of 219 strokes.

In the women's classification, the Spanish Balma Davalos Guaita, a Mediterraneo Golf player, won with rounds of 78-74-70 for a total of 222 strokes, differentiating her closest pursuer, Gabriela Rincon de la Torre, by six strokes. a total of 228, occupying third position with a total of 229 strokes we find the player Claudia Portillo Navas and the Chinese player Xinyi Gu.

The two winners, in addition to the fantastic trophy, will have the opportunity to attend as guests to compete in one of the AJGA (American Junior Golf Association) events in the US in 2024, where they will be able to compete with the best Juniors in the world.

In addition, all tournament participants were able to enjoy a clinic on Saturday afternoon given by the 2017 Augusta Master Winner and host of the event, Sergio Garcia, where the bravest had the opportunity to challenge him on different shots. Sergio, like a good host, was there every day of the tournament following and enjoying the game of the young promises of this sport.

As a culmination of the tournament and during the presentation of trophies, which was chaired by Sergio Garcia, host of the tournament, Mar Garcia, director of Mediterraneo Golf, Juan Pintor, president of the Golf Federation of the Valencian Community, Ivan Sanchez, deputy of sports of the province. of Castellon and Maika Hurtado, sports councilor of the Castellon City Council.
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