The Footgolf ceased to be a stranger in our land. On July 7, 2012, took place I Footgolf Open, Islantilla, and seeing the acceptance of the public and the high level of participation, you could check the expectation that would lift this peculiar sport, which combines the best of both disciplines: the power of soccer and the precision of golf.
Golf course of the Islantilla Golf Resort was the setting chosen for the occasion, since its 27 holes allowed to choose the most interesting routes taking into account the characteristics of the Footgolf. The Open, which counted with the collaboration of the Recreativo of Huelva and the Mancomunidad of Islantilla, brushed the limit of registrations; This, combined with the audience, made the weekend a success.
During the day in which the Open is developed, they paraded through the facilities of Islantilla Golf Resort the Councillor of tourism of the municipality of Lepe, Bella Verano; the Councillor for health and consumption in the city of Isla Cristina, José Manuel Raya; the players of the first team of Recreativo de Huelva, Aitor García and Álvaro Vega; and its sporting director, Fernando Iturbe.
The classification of the Open was as follows:
1. Borja de Alba Alonso and Roman Perez Oddo, with 42 hits.
2Nd José Antonio Fernández Pérez and José Antonio Rua Cordero, with 48 hits.
3Rd Jesus Prieto Toscano and Óscar Rodríguez Pastoriza, with 53 hits.
The prizes awarded in the evening, after the cocktail held at the Golf Club of Islantilla Golf Resort, were two tickets for the Colombino trophy final and five nights accommodation in Islantilla Golf Resort, for the winners; two t-shirts in the first riding the Recreativo of Huelva and a weekend at the Islantilla Golf Resort, for the latter; and two t-shirts in second riding the Recreativo of Huelva and a dinner at the Beach Club of Islantilla Golf Resort for the third couple. The prize for the hole-in-one, which was a season ticket of the Recreativo of Huelva, was desert.