Sergio Garcia Foundation set to host Valderrama’s Spanish Open

Can Spain's golfers emulate Seve Ballesteros' and Miguel Angel Jimenez's Open triumphs?

LAST UPDATED: 21 Mar, 2016 @ 08:10

VALDERRAMA is just a few weeks away from hosting the 90th Spanish Open.

Real Club Valderrama Open de Espana hosted by the Sergio García Foundation will take place from April 14-17.

OPEN: Valderrama ready for Sergio Garcia-sponsored event
OPEN: Valderrama ready for Sergio Garcia-sponsored event

The first edition of the tournament was held in 1912 at Madrid Polo Golf Club, the first 18-hole golf course in Spain.

The 72-hole event was played over two days and won by the 1907 British Open Champion, the Frenchman Arnaud Massy.

The tournament left Madrid for the first time in 1942 to be played at San Cugat, just north of Barcelona.

Seve Ballesteros won in 1981, 1985 and 1995 with Alvaro Quirós and Miguel Angel Jiménez in 2010 and 2012 the most recent Spanish victors.

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