31 children between the ages of 8 and 14 participated in the XXVII edition of the junior tournament offered by Seve Ballesteros Foundation each year.
Federico Aja, Mayor of Marina de Cudeyo and Pedro Ocejo, Councilman of Sports, Valentin Trueba, President of the La Junquera Golf Club, Vicente Ballesteros, Seve Ballesteros’ brother and Almudena Garcia from the Seve Ballesteros Foundation, presided over the delivery of awards at the La Marina de Pedreña Restaurant.
Pedreña, Cantabria, 7 September 2012.- The Seve Ballesteros Foundation, a private non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for brain tumor research, yesterday celebrated its twenty-eight edition of the Seve Ballesteros Junior Tournament at the municipal golf course in La Junquera in Pedreña.
The tournament was supported by the City of Marina de Cudeyo, the Superior Council of Sports, and its Junior Sport Foundation among several other commercial sponsors that offered prizes and gifts for the participants. Sponsors included Callaway, Titleist, Sony, HUGO BOSS, Talayuela Golf, and La Valmuza Golf Resort.
Standing out in all three categories was the outstanding behavior of the participating children who were treated to lunch at the end of the tournament as well as an awards ceremony and raffle. Winners in each category, accompanied by Vicente Ballesteros, placed a bouquet of flowers next to the magnolia where Severiano Ballesteros’ ashes lay in his house in Pedreña. The flowers were meant to symbolize the memory and gratitude of all young golfers in the region.
The winners in each category are listed below:
1st Miguel Rodriguez Lamana
2nd Angel Vera San Emeterio
3rd Javier Cascales Torre
4th Ignacio Viadero Canduela
5th Patricia Castañedo de las Cuevas
1st Javier Sainz de Rozas
2nd José López-Muñiz
3rd Samuel Espinosa Trueba
4th Javier Gonzalez Guemes
5th Marta Sánchez Avendaño
1st Mario Pérez Santana
2nd Ignacio Trabanco Martínez
3rd Alejandro Rubio Moreno
4th Luis Sainz de Rozas
5th Jana Lavin Pérez