Ángel Hidalgo Portillo Spain`s ABSOLUTE Champion

Great performance from our Member Angel Hidalgo in the men's Championship of Spain Individual 2016, which finished today in the Valencian course of El Saler.

Angel has proclaimed champion with a total of 292 shots and after leading the competition from the first day, during the first two days accompanied by his friend and colleague, Gonzalo García (Real Club de Golf El Candado) and then alone.


During this final day, the Cantabrian Manuel Elvira put things difficult until the last putt, but the leader always kept steady.

Ángel Hidalgo started the last day with a lead of four strokes over Manuel Elvira, but player from Cantabria reduced the differecne of strokes with birdies, he managed to play minus 4, combined with what was doing behind Hidalgo,lef to Hidalgo with only one shot of advantage.


The situation returned to the initial place with a double bogey by Manuel Elvira on the 16 th hole . That was the crucial moment of the Championship , since he returned the lead to Ángel, who, since that moment did not leave it again.

With his last putt of meter and a half in the 18th, the Real Club de Golf Guadalmina player certified his most important triumph.

Finally, Angel Hidalgo has won with 292 hits (70 + 74 + 74 + 74), one less than Manuel Elvira and two less than the Basques Javier Sainz and Borja Martín.

Note the performance of the also Members of our Club Antonio Cruz – Conde Rodriguez – Guerra ended the 14th, Felipe Barrena Rodríguez 34th and Casto Gomez in the 50th position.

Four players from our Club in the top 50 in Spain congratulations!!!!!!

The final results are available at the following link:

Consulta de resultados