Sotogrande to host new European Tour event

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Sotogrande S.A. and The NH Hotel Group have reached an agreement with The European Tour to stage a brand new tournament in a region that is synonymous for its world-class golf offering.

The exciting new NH Collection Open will see some of the best players in the game compete over the prestigious La Reserva de Sotogrande Golf Club (pictured), located in the iconic resort of Sotogrande in western Andalucía, southern Spain.

This highly-regarded golf course, that has consistently been voted amongst the finest courses in Continental Europe will provide the perfect setting & test of golf for elite field of professionals that will descend on Sotogrande from April 3rd – 6th 2014.

Designed by revered American golf course architect, Cabell B. Robinson, La Reserva de Sotogrande Golf Club has long been regarded as venue befitting of hosting a European Tour event. Founded in August 2013, this magnificently conditioned golf course will offer a great test of golf for the competitors, with its clever layout that puts a strong emphasis on pin-point accuracy.

Located in between two valleys, the course also provides spectacular views out over the Mediterranean Sea, which can also be enjoyed from the confines of the majestic clubhouse.

The NH Collection Brand which manages and operates the NH Hotel Group Premium hotels in the main European and American cities is the elected brand to support the latest tournament to be added to The European Tour schedule.

Commenting on behalf of the NH hotel Group and Sotogrande S.A, Ramon Luengo, Managing Director of Sotogrande S.A. remarked, “The NH Collection Open demonstrates our commitment to the Sotogrande area and everything it stands for.

"We firmly believe that the exclusive resort deserves hosting events of this calibre and we are convinced the best players will be satisfied with the challenge this outstanding golf course will present.”

Luengo added: “This prestigious international event also gives us the possibility to bring players from all over the world to experience the magnificent touristic offering we have, including world-class golf, outstanding gastronomy, unrivalled nautical sports, international polo tournament and a first-class hotel facility.”