Carlota Ciganda, opportunity to defend her title

Carlota Ciganda will have the opportunity to defend her title at the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España 2022, a tournament that will culminate the Ladies European Tour (LET) season and will take place from November 24 to 27 at Alferini Golf (Villa Padierna ), in Benahavis (Malaga).

The player from Navarra won the last edition of the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain, beating the Swedish Maja Stark by four strokes and the Thai Atthaya Thitikul, winner of the Race to Costa del Sol, the LET order of merit, by five. .

Carlota Ciganda, statements

“I am very excited to be able to defend the title that I won last year at the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain and to play again in Spain in this final stretch of the season,” said Carlota Ciganda.

With that victory achieved last year at Los Naranjos Golf Club, Carlota Ciganda won the only tournament she had yet to win in Spanish territory and, if she were to revalidate her title, she would also complete this season by winning her two tests held in Spain, since which won last July at the Estrella Damm Ladies Open presented by Catalunya held at the Terramar Golf Club.

“I have been fortunate to be the Spanish champion in all categories and winning the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open title in Spain last year was very special. I always have very good memories of the tournaments I have played on the Costa del Sol and Andalusia, so I am looking forward to facing the best players on the LET and concluding the year in the best possible way”, declared Carlota Ciganda.

Carlota Ciganda is currently the best-placed Spaniard in the world ranking, occupying the 48th position, and in this season that is about to end, in addition to achieving victory in Sitges, she has equaled her best position in a Grand Slam tournament with finished third in The Amundi Evian Championship and has posted two fifth-place finishes on the LPGA and one more on the LET.

The Andalucía Costa del Sol Open in Spain, in addition to closing the Ladies European Tour season and proclaiming the winner of the Race To Costa del Sol for the third consecutive edition, will be the fourth event of this circuit to be held this year in Spain and will have an amount in prizes of €650,000, in addition to a bonus of €250,000 for the three best classified of said Race to Costa del Sol.