Azahara Muñoz will be one of the great attractions of the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain, since the golfer from Malaga has confirmed her participation in a tournament that will end the Ladies European Tour season and will crown the winner of the Race to Costa del Sol, the Order of Merit of the European women’s circuit. The player from Costa del Sol has just achieved her best result of the year on the LPGA Tour by sharing second position with the American Alison Lee in The Annika, three strokes behind the winner, the also American Lilia Vu. With this great result, Azahara Muñoz has managed to retain her American women’s circuit card for next year and, therefore, her end-of-season calendar will allow her to participate in the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain, where she is always supported by their family and friends.
Two victories in his record
Furthermore, the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain is very special for Azahara Muñoz, not only because it is held in her homeland, but because she has won it twice, a feat that in the history of the tournament only one other player has replicated, the Dutch Anne van Dam. And curiously, both achieved their victories consecutively: the one from Malaga in 2016 and 2017, and the Dutch one in 2018 and 2019.
Therefore, Azahara Muñoz will have the opportunity to make history at the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain 2023, as she could become the first player to register her name for the third time in the tournament’s record.although the mission will not be easy according to the cast of golfers who will meet at the Real Club de Golf Las Brisas.
“I am delighted to be playing the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain again, since not only is it held in my homeland and it allows me to feel the support of my family and friends, it is also a tournament that brings back very good memories for me because I have won twice and, as if that were not enough, it ends the season in Europe by bringing together the best players on the circuit,” said Azahara.
“The second place I achieved in Florida this weekend has boosted my morale and made me see that I can once again fight with the best. I think that playing the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain could be good for me to close the year in the best possible way and start the next year with confidence. Winning this tournament for the third time would be a dream” concluded the Malaga native.
Real Las Brisas Golf Club
The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open of Spain 2023 is held at the Real Club de Golf Las Brisas from November 23 to 26 and is part of the Solheim Cup 2023 program, an event declared an Event of Exceptional Public Interest (AEIP) and which provides important tax advantages to participating companies.
The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain, the last event on the Ladies European Tour calendar, is sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports of the Junta de Andalucía with the co-financing of European funds, Turismo Costa del Sol and Acosol as main sponsors, along with the Marbella City Council, the Benahavís City Council and Reale Seguros. Vithas is the official medical service. Hard Rock Hotel Marbella is an official hotel. Solán de Cabras, Eversheds Sutherland, Mahou, Kyocera and Puerto Banús are official suppliers. Marca and Radio Marca are official media. LET, RFEG, RFGA and Deporte & Business collaborate in its organization.