The porto elounda GOLF & SPA RESORT successfully completed the 9th Porto Elounda Autumn Cup & Pro-Am 2013-Aegean Mini Tour at the porto elounda Golf Club and the Crete Golf Club. The event started on October 3rd with the participation of 72 players and was completed on Sunday, October 5th, with the awards ceremony.
The 9th Porto Elounda Autumn Cup & Pro-Am 2013 was sponsored by: Aegean Airlines, Groupama Phoenix, Hertz, Coca Cola 3E, Stoli Elit Vodka, Minos Wines, Vourakis, Aroma Of Crete & Apivita.
The Porto Elounda Golf Club is a 9-hole par-3 course with 18 tees and a total length of 2062m, and it is considered as one of the best of its kind by connoisseurs, who also reserve the most flattering comments for the course’s views over Mirabello Bay and the Cretan sea. The handicap adjustment factor for the 9-hole individuals’ round was set at 0.4. The Crete Golf Club is an 18-hole course with a total length of 6015m, where full handicaps were played during the Pro-Am team event and a sloped three-quarters handicap for the amateurs’ individual match. An order-of-merit qualification round was also played among the Greek PGA players who compete internationally.
The event’s organization was excellent. Players as well as spectators enjoyed the golf tremendously in the morning, while also taking full advantage of the many facilities at porto elounda GOLF & SPA RESORT. Every evening had a special event for the golfers’ entertainment, extending the Cretan hospitality and showcasing the local cuisine, and after Sunday’s farewell all participants renewed their appointment for the next Porto Elounda Autumn Cup & Pro-Am which will take place between October 2nd and 5th, 2014.