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Welcome to the April newsletter.
This week is the Masters so we thought we would have a fun quiz, (see below) answers will follow next week
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1 – The original Masters Tournament was played for the first five years as the Augusta National Invitational. In which year was this first held?:
2 – The Augusta Country Club and the Augusta National Golf Course are separated by:
a. The Okefenokee Swamp
b. Washington Road
c. Rae’s Creek
3 – While green jackets have been member’s uniforms at Augusta for over 70 years, the presentation of a green jacket to the new champion originated in 1949 – who was the first player to receive one?:
a. Sam Snead
b. Ben Hogan
c. Charles Coody
4 – The first sudden-death playoff in Masters history took place in 1979 and was won by Fuzzy Zoeller. It was a three-way playoff featuring Tom Watson and which other player ?
a. David Graham
b. Ed Sneed
c. Seve Ballesteros
5 – The first player to win two consecutive Masters was?:
a. Tiger Woods
b. Sam Snead
c. Jack Nicklaus
6 – Each of the holes at Augusta is named after a tree or plant – but which of the following is not found on the card?:
a. Chinese Fir
c. Dutch Elm
7 – In 1991, a pumped up Ian Woosnam carried the left-hand traps with his drive at the 18th hole on his way to a winning total of 11 under par – a stroke ahead of whom?:
a. Seve Ballesteros
b. José María Olazábal
c. Fred Couples
8 – Who won The Masters in 2000, after winning the PGA Championships in 1998?
a. David Duval
b. Ernie Els
c. Vijay Singh
9 – What year did Jack Nicklaus win his last Green Jacket?
10 – Which player had the lowest final round to win the Masters?
a. Mike Weir
b. Gary Player
c. Jack Nicklaus
Venue of the week is Melia Marbella Banus
A HOLIDAY ON THE GOLDEN MILE
Located in the exclusive area of Puerto Banús, in the famous Golden Mile and very close to the beach and some of the most select shopping and leisure facilities in Europe, the Meliá Marbella Banús Hotel is the perfect choice for visiting Puerto Banús and Marbella thanks to its excellent location, its full and comfortable facilities, and the quality of its services.
Amongst its magnificent facilities and services, Meliá Marbella Banús provides 200 superb rooms with two double beds; different dining spaces such as El Rio Verde Restaurant, the Patio Bar, La Hiedra Restaurant and the Pool Bar (the last two only open in summer); free high speed Wi-Fi internet; exclusive The Level service; 3 outdoor pools (1 adults only pool, 1 pool with 3 waterfalls and 1 children’s pool); Wellness Area with indoor heated pool, sauna and Turkish bath; 1 tennis court; 2 paddle tennis courts; a children’s play area; 4 meeting rooms for up to 150 people, and underground parking for the exclusive use of guests with space for 60 vehicles.
Meliá Marbella Banús provides 200 spacious and bright rooms with fabulous views of the sea, the mountains or the hotel gardens. Equipped with a double bed (queen size or king size) dressed with superior fabrics plus a 32 inch LCD TV, individually controlled air conditioning/heating, free high-speed Wi-Fi internet, telephone, safe, minibar and a full bathroom.
WINTER OFFER 17 – 18
Net Rates WI17-18 Per Person in Double Room B&B. Vat Incl. 3 nights + 3 green fees prices are from (see below)
01-nov 16-dec 08-jan 24-feb 25-mar 03-apr
15-dec 07-jan 23-feb 24-mar 02-apr 30-apr
£361 £368 £363 £376 NOT APL. £401
3 Nights + 3 Green fees Package GF: 1 Marbella Golf OR Santa Clara + 1 Atalaya Old OR Rio Real + Los Naranjos
5 & 7 might package are available upon request.
We can arrange a Quality Golfing holiday at a number of other courses in Europe, please contact the office as other Courses are available on request.
We are members of the Travel Trust Association so all bookings made with us are secure and your money is always safe, something we think is very important in the current economic climate. We are also members of IAGTO, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators who support golf tourism worldwide.
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