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Quirós_ES (Agencies) Álvaro Quirós, a member of the family golfing dynasty from Guadiaro in San Roque, won the Portugal Masters tournament at Club Oceánico Victoria in Vilamoura in an epic battle that catapults him directly to the Volvo Masters to be played next week (Oct. 30th to Nov. 2nd) at Valderrama, only a few minutes’ walk from his home. He came in at 68 strokes in the last round (4 below par), which gave him an accumulated total of 19 below. This victory is astounding as Álvaro only got his European Tour card last year. Quirós also jumps from 105th on the Order of Merit leaders board to 24th.


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PEUGEOT_LOEWE_TOUR The ninth event of the Peugeot Loewe Golf Tour 2008 comes to Finca Cortesín in Casares next week, from Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th September. The luxury resort hosts the tour for the first time this year. Some of Spain’s best players will be present at this event, one of the last in the circuit, trying to improve their ranking for the Grand Final. A total of 132 golf pros will play three 18-hole rounds, the first two of which will mark the cut off point for the best classified 45 players. The tournament is preceded and closed by two Pro-Am events (Wednesday 3rd and Sunday 7th), that round off a week’s worth of excellent golfing.

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