There is no sport that ignites so much passion as golf; Born in medieval Scotland and introduced to the rest of the world in later centuries, the ‘sport of the swing’ is considered by many as one of the best sports in the world. However, till this very day there are still countless qualms surrounding this sport – Too hard? Inaccessible, boring? Not at all! A testament to this being summer golf camps, an environment where young adults from all walks of life, ages, ethnicities and origins have the opportunity to test their abilities with the putter, whilst learning a new language and discovering a foreign culture.
The Augusta Master, the US Open, the British Open amongst many other iconic tournaments have all contributed to popularizing golf, one of the most internationally acclaimed sports whose popularity continues to grow – A perfect example being the greens of Alicante, where more and more fans become enthralled with this sport. Increasing concentration and creativity, improving ones physical condition and life expectancy are just some of the facts as to why golf is being considered the best sport in the world – Don’t miss out!
Emotion, history and exclusivity are the ingredients of one of the biggest golfing events – The Augusta Master; The first of four major tournaments of the season, and probably the most important, symbolic tournament due to its international fame. Spanish golfers have had particularly good luck with this tournament, being the 3rd ranking country with four victories, only topped by South Africa and the spectacular United States having over 50 victories.
With over 120 years of history behind it, the United States Open Golf Championship, also known as the US Open, has hosted some of the most important games in the history of the sport with golfers such as Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy becoming legends of the event; The Massacre At Winged Foot, the arrival of young Tadd Fujikawa and many others are just a glimpse at the history of the tournament – Do you dare to discover all the curious facts about this event?
With more than 150 years behind it, the British Open Golf Tournament is proud to be the oldest, most prestigious and the most followed tournament of the sport internationally; Harry Vardon, Tom Morris, Sr. and Jock Hutchinson all play a part in some of its legends, in which we can also find Spaniard Severiano Ballesteros. There are many points that help us understand the fascination that fans from all around the world have with this event – The evolution of the Claret Jug, historical duels and of course the emergence of Seve, all have made a lasting impact on the British Open.
It would be in 1934 when Cliffard Roberts and Bobby Jones, with the help of Alister Mackenzie would fund and design the historical Augusta National Golf Club tournament. Over the span of 80 years, many players have trodden the ‘greens’ of this USA ‘Major’, however only 5 golf legends have made an impact on the tournament, with nick names as peculiar as ‘Golden Bear’, the ‘Dark Horseman’ and the ‘Tiger’ – Come and discover the 5 legends of the Golf Augusta Master.
In the last decade, summer camps have increased in popularity in our country, especially in the Comunitat Valenciana, where the climate, leisure activities on offer and rich cultural heritage make for an unforgettable experience. This increase should come as no surprise due to the many benefits that summer camps in Alicante have to offer, such as improving social skills, learning a valuable new language, Spanish and starting a new and exciting sport – What are you waiting for?
After two years without a victory, Sergio García has once again showed us why he is amongst the world top ranking golfers, conquering the Vietnam Ho Tramp Open, which forms part of the Asian Tour. With this victory not only does the Castellon golfer end a personal drought, but also adds trophy number 25 to his walls and as a result maintains a good momentum for Spanish golf. Continue reading
Idyllic beaches, spectacular waves, unparalleled nature, views of the landscape plus 300 days of sunshine a year, shape the Spanish Levante – A coastal strip that will delight fans of rafting, mountain climbing, horse riding, and sailing are just some of the coolest sports of Valencia, which we encourage you to try at least once. What are you waiting for ? Continue reading
The ISC golf camps, an authentic experience for teenagers and children alike, is one of the major attractions in the Comunitat de Valencia, on a sports, fun and cultural level; Its facilities and golf courses, give the opportunity for girls and boys aged between 13 to 18 to begin this sport whilst also learning a new language, making new friends, exploring monuments and in general discovering a fascinating new culture – It should come as no surprise that thanks to these learning centres, foreign tourism in Spain has increased by 31%. Continue reading