With the presence of the Lions Foundation World President Wayne Madden of America, the Lions celebrated their 1st Lions European Golf Championship from 25 – 29 March on 5 top golf courses of the Costa del Sol. One of these was Atalaya Golf, Old Course.
The 60 players from 13 different countries enjoyed the vast variety of golf courses that the Costa del Golf has to offer.
The welcome ceremony on Monday and the additional programs were a perfect counterbalance to the tournament.
A visit to Puerto Banus with a boat trip to Marbella and a professional guide through the old town.
Also Dance parties led by dance instructor Colin and live music during dinner and a visit by the Mayor of Estepona, Jose Maria Garcia Urbano. It was a fun ending after the 5 days tournament.
At the closing gala on Saturday the lucky winners were honored. The 1st Lions European Golf Championship was won by the top Irish player Pam Morgan. The Lions Golf Nation Cup (two players on the team per nation) was taken home by the two players from Lithuania, Aurelijus Rusteika and Dainius Sutavicius.
The 130 guests and golfers from all over Europe India and America were thrilled.
From the world president Wayne Madden, with the country’s president of the Spanish Lions, Luis Calderon Dominguez, honors and awards were presented. In addition, Wayne Madden received a check of $ 25,000 which goes to the Lions International Foundation for the eradication of the terrible measles disease worldwide.
After a full program, with all facets of what Andalusia has to offer for the golfer, the unanimous opinion of the golf guests was overwhelmingly positive.
Next year, every-one wants to come again to play in the 1st Lions Golf World Championship.