It seems hard to believe but the statistics are devastating. The spectacular golf Valderrama from today welcomed the Masters Andalucia has hosted up to 20 tournaments on the European circuit since he landed the first in 1988, the Volvo Masters, but has not crowned a champion Spanish.
A revealing fact of the difficulty of prevailing in a demanding and adds pressure to the large group of Spanish Sotogrande debuting today with the best players in the world rankings.
Except for Ryder, who won Europe in this field in 1997 under the leadership of Seve Ballesteros and Olazabal and Ignacio Garrido Txema as Spanish players, no player has tasted victory in a strokeplay tournament `¿. Maybe it's time to break that statistic in an area as emblematic of the Spanish and cries out for a champion on Sunday.
That comes at a time sweet Sergio Garcia, after winning last week in Castellón and wants to end his second son label `What this field. "It's one of my favorite places," he explains. "This is a field that is constantly testing you.
We require different strokes at all times and if in doubt, is more noticeable than others. " The Malaga's Miguel Angel Jimenez agree. "It's a field that does not forgive and that needs to come into shape with every club in the bolsal is very demanding." The `Pisha do you recognize that" I'm hitting the ball scandal but I'm not at my best game. "
Alvaro Quiros seems to SELF for the win. "Valderrama does not suit my game features, and it is no advantage to be hitting, I've also made many changes in my bag and swing as well."
Two of the stars of Europe, the defending champion Graeme McDowell and German Martin Kaymer, declare the route from Cadiz fans. "I come with great enthusiasm to defend the title, this is one of my favorite courses."
For German, "this area has a rich history is special. I like it because is very difficult, every hole is different and you never get bored. "
After the Pro-Am yesterday, the moment of truth in Sotogrande where golf is best secured through Sunday.