The island of Tenerife is ready to present itself for the big occasion as it prepares to organize the largest IAGTO trophy so far. The popular event, which began in 2015, is ready to present its usual warm welcome to golf visitors for the fifth annual event of the tournament to be held from May 20 to 23.
With ninety-two confirmed golf tour operators from twenty-nine countries, it is the largest attendance for any IAGTO Trophy and promises to be a memorable occasion to experience the island's golf courses and a host of other attractive activities planned. More than a hundred suppliers of golf courses, golf resorts and hotels will play their role to show the unique attraction of Tenerife with almost two thousand meetings planned between operators and suppliers, all with the wonderful common denominator that is the game of golf.
After taking on the challenge of the previous hosts, Costa del Sol, Costa Brava, Costa Blanca and Costa Cálida, participants will have the opportunity to experience all the golf courses of eighteen holes in Tenerife as well as Tecina Golf in the nearby island of La Gomera.
Buenavista Golf and the Real Golf Club of Tenerife in the north, and Golf Costa Adeje, Abama Golf, Golf Las Americas, Golf del Sur and Amarilla Golf in the south, will host various events in which Golf Las Americas and Golf Costa Adeje will be the venues of the competition of the IAGTO Tenerife Golf Trophy.
"I must underline the popularity that Tenerife continues to have as a golf destination, which is why such a great event has been generated. There is great diversity among the golf courses and the accommodation options are second to none, "says Peter Walton, IAGTO's executive president.
"Everything is in place and we are ready to make this IAGTO Tenerife Golf Trophy the best of all. It is a great honor to receive the IAGTO Tenerife Golf Trophy and we can not wait to show everyone the quality of our golf courses and the continuous attraction of our island, "adds Carlos Beautell, responsible for Tenerife Golf.
On this occasion Carlos Ferreira Ceo of the Tee Times Golf Agency stressed not only the quality of most of Tenerife 's golf courses, but above all the hospitality and sympathy of all representatives of Tenerife 's golf courses, hotels and resorts, which guarantees unforgettable golf holidays to any traveler.
Tenerife is the largest of Spain ’s Canary Islands , and shares capital status with the island of Gran Canaria.
Tenerife is located in the north-east of the Atlantic Ocean, just more than 300km off the west coast of Africa.
It is set in a subtropical climate zone, with pleasant spring temperatures all year round, and an average annual temperature of 23°c.
The population of the island is approximately 900,000. Tenerife boasts nearly 400km of coastline, 70 beaches and a variety of high-end resorts and boutique hotels, many of which offer leading facilities and spectacular sunset ocean views and including the highest concentration of five-star hotels on a Spanish coastline.
About Tenerife Golf
The spring climate of Tenerife enables golf to be played comfortably all year round, even in summer, when courses have special offers and the mild, pleasant climate makes the sport even more enjoyable.
Its nine courses – including El Tecina on the nearby island of La Gomera – were all designed by renowned golf architects, making Tenerife a paradise for golfers. Add in the vast range of supplementary attractions, including all manner of excellent golf establishments and facilities, combined with a wide variety of leisure activities, an unforgettable stay is guaranteed both on and off the green.
Tenerife is barely a four-hour flight from the UK. Regular flights are available from many regional airports in the UK and Ireland. Tenerife has two international airports as well as two ports, one in Santa Cruz and the other in Los Cristianos.
About Tenerife Tourism Corporation
The Tenerife Tourism Corporation is a membership-led independent body, supported by the public and private sectors, which markets Tenerife overseas as a tourist destination. · Tenerife Golf is one of its portfolio of specific brands.