The week of the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España – the LET’s season-ending finale – started with the Inexperienced & Blue Golfing Summit hosted by way of Les Roches Marbella World Hospitality Training in cooperation with D&B, promoter of the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España and authentic host of the 2023 Solheim Cup.
The sustainability summit falls underneath the LET Celebrating the Inexperienced Offered by way of Dow – a sustainability initiative, which goals to improve, acknowledge and take part within the sustainable paintings being finished by way of the Girls Eu Excursion neighborhood.
Addressing feminine recreation, tourism and sustainability thru shows, panel talks and Q&As was once the principle purpose of the summit, and likewise analysing the alternatives and the adjustments which might be going down within the golfing business.
The Inexperienced & Blue Golfing Summit was once opened by way of Gonzaga Escauriaza, President of the Royal Spanish Golfing Federation, adopted by way of Sarah Almagro, two-time Spanish champion in tailored browsing; Pablo Mansilla, President of the Royal Andalusian Golfing Federation; Beatriz Soler, Director of Marvelous Golfing Services and products; Eduardo Medina, CEO Activar; Roddy Williams, Skilled Golfing Engagement and Communications at GEO Basis and Lara Arias, Greenkeeper at Marco Simone Golfing & Nation Membership, Host of the Ryder Cup 2023.
Following the summit, Alicia Garrido, Govt Director D&B, mentioned: “It’s necessary to discuss quite a lot of subjects inside the golfing business with professionals from other fields to get inputs, perceive evaluations and get a chance to absorb new concepts and information that can assist us organize new demanding situations and working out the desires within the society.
“We’re making plans to practice up with a summit subsequent yr across the Solheim Cup to proceed to spotlight feminine recreation, tourism and sustainability. In 2023, it is going to even be the primary time ever the Solheim Cup has a sustainability spouse class, and we’re doing this to get firms concerned who need to carry consciousness and a observation round sustainability and golfing at the side of us.”
The GEO Basis’s Roddy Williams defined: “On the GEO Basis, we’re occupied with the rising momentum at the back of the LET’s Celebrating the Inexperienced Offered by way of Dow initiative and this week’s finale of the LET season on the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España is any other alternative to spotlight dedication and motion.
“Golfing tournaments have this type of massive position to play as they are able to achieve, affect and encourage tens of millions, undoubtedly impacting folks and nature, taking local weather motion and demonstrating accountable use of sources, serving as necessary showcases in and thru recreation. We’re overjoyed to improve the Golfing Inexperienced & Blue Summit to kick the week off to stipulate the position golfing can play in accelerating sustainability with such a lot of representatives from Andalucía’s golfing and tourism sectors.”