II CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT
The Christmas Tournament, which aims to become the great winter golf event on the island, will be held at Golf Las Americas from the 10th to the 20th of December, sponsored by the Federación Canaria de Golf, Tenerife Golf Board, and the Las Madrigueras Golf Resort & Spa*****.
Two medal play days (36 holes) will be held over 10 days. The tees & pins positions will be respected on each medal round. Canarian residents will be able to compete in 4 categories (3 prizes for each) and different special prizes. There will be a special prize for the Best Non-Federated Resident player (resident players with a foreign golf license). Also in this year, we are taking a step forward in our Christmas Draw, in which we will draw 50 prizes!!!
 
Registration is now open
You must choose which day you want to play in the registration form from the days enabled during the 1st Medal Day (Thursday 10, Friday 11, Saturday 12, or Sunday 13) and for the 2nd Medal day (Thursday 17, Friday 18, Saturday 19 or Sunday 20).
2 rounds of medal play are played with 4 handicap categories (3 for men and 1 for women), Scratch Prize, Best Junior Prize (under 18), and Best Non-Federated Resident Prize (resident players with a foreign golf license).
On December 21st we will announce the winners of each category (prize for the 3 best). On the 22nd of December, we will celebrate the Christmas Draw with our Gourmet Christmas Hamper and 50 prizes!!! [golf equipment from Golf Las Americas Proshop, the Canarian Golf Federation, and Tenerife Golf, stays at Hotel Las Madrigueras Golf Resort & Spa and Vistasur Apartments, lunches at Golf Las Americas Restaurant, wild cards for golf tournaments, and many more surprises].
 

 
 
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Standings

Scott Beasley & Asier Escobal Ibañez , new Match Play Las Américas champions [1st & 2nd category]

 

 

 

INTERVIEW 1ST CATEGORY CHAMPION

 

WEBSITE TOURNAMENT

 

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Golf Las Américas Wildlife by Pablo Olabe

CANARY ISLANDS CHIFFCHAFF

 
 
Canary islands chiffchaff is an endemic passerine of the Canary islands, it lives on all the islands except Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.
It occupies all kinds of environments, as long as they have vegetation. The highest densities of the bird are found in pine forests, "laurisilva" formations, crops, and gardens.
Its diet is based on the consumption of insects, although it may occasionally ingest some fruits and pollen.

 
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TOURNAMENT WEBSITE

 

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1st category

 Scott Beasley and Lucia Blanco will play The Championship MatchPlay

 
 
The former 2016 Castilla y Léon "Dobles Mixto" champion Lucia Blanco and the British resident player Scott Beasley will play the Championship MatchPlay Saturday at 11 am. The Battle for the 3rd place will be played by Javier González-Machado vs Milan Majer at 10:40h.

2nd Category

The semi-finals start tomorrow with the Escobal vs Reyes de Paz tie

 
Eduardo Reyes de Paz beat Marisa Morín last Sunday in the quarter-final match on the 17th hole. Both players were evenly matched on the 15th hole, but Eduardo managed to take the next two to reach the semi-finals (3/1). Asier Escobal is waiting for him, after passing over Álex Prieto with a perfect front 9 and winning already in the 11th. Special mention to Marisa Morín, who has made a great tournament, and who was close to being the 2nd woman to reach The Finals in these 16 years of history of the competition (the first was Lucia Blanco, already qualified for The Championship MatchPlay).
 
The other 2nd category semi-final will be played this Thursday at 12:12 am by Jorge Fragua (who beat Marelli in the quarter-finals) vs Carlos Ramos (beat Heimbaecher). The winner will play the final matchplay on Saturday at 10:50 am, and the loser will fight for the 3rd place at 10:30 am.

 
SEMI-FINALS 2nd Category
 
· Wednesday 11th of November 2:04 pm  Asier Escobal vs Eduardo Reyes de Paz
 
· Thursday 12th of November 12:12 am Jorge Fragua vs Carlos Ramos
 
 
 
 
 
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GOLF LAS AMÉRICAS WILDLIFE

By Pablo Olabe

 

Glossy ibis is a wading bird with a long, curved bill, and reddish-brown tones. It is a cosmopolitan species with a wide distribution, but very fragmented.

It usually breeds in southern and eastern Europe, Africa and Madagascar, central and southern Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea, and Australia,
as well as North America and the Caribbean islands.

Seasonal visitor status, non-breeding in the Canary Islands according to the Canary Islands Ornithological Society.
 
 
 
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