The team led by Alberto Kaneda, Javier Licea and Giovana Maymón snatched the title from the red box
The fifth edition of the Mexgolf Cup was left in the history books after the green Team, made up of 12 of the best youth players from all over the country, beat the red team in the La Hacienda Golf Club with a score from 18.5 points to 14.5.
The green team, captained by Alberto Kaneda, Javier Licea and Giovana Maymón, played very solid this Saturday in the last round of the tournament and they snatched the title from the red box in the match starring Vany Simont and Larisa Carrillo who won 3-2 a Alejandra Ferrer and Daniela Abonce.
“The children played very well, they were always focused and with the desire to snatch the Cup from the Reds. I must mention that it was not easy, the rival team played very well and beyond this result, the great level of youth golf is demonstrated. our country, “he said Kaneda after the last round this Saturday.
“The tournament has been a great success, regardless of the result, the objective was achieved, we wanted to unite the two teams more and reinforce the values of golf and its essence,” he commented Santiago Casado, national coach and head of the organization of the Mexgolf Cup.
That is how Vania Simont, Alejandro Fierro, Larisa Carrillo, José Cristobal Islas, Daniela Burgos, Manuel Barbachano, Zarah Jessika Fisher, Sean Citherlet, Isabel Gutiérrez, José Antonio Safa, Ariel González and Nicólas Domínguez they were awarded the title together with their captains Alberto Kaneda; Javier Liceay Giovanna Maymón.
Is Mexgolf Cup was born inspired by the Ryder Cup, and It is played in a match play format with participating teams made up of 12 youth players that cover all areas of the country, same that give life to the Red team and equal number to the green Team, besides that they are six men and six women per set.
“The commitment is made, see you in the Sixth edition of the Mexgolf Cup In 2022, that is a commitment and a challenge, we must continue this tradition and this tournament that brings together the best in Mexico, “he concluded. Santiago Casado.