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Ander Martínez Announced as New President of the PGA of Spain2 min read

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Posted on: 28th May 2021

Ander Martínez has been elected as the new president of the PGA of Spain for the next four years. He replaces David Pastor who has been in charge of the association for the last eight years.

The new Board of Directors of the PGA is composed of Ander Martínez, as president of the PGA of Spain; José Vicente Pérez Cuartero, vice president; José Marcellán, Alfredo Borrás, Antonio Planells, Marta Prieto, Carlos Vivas, Vicente Blázquez and Victoria Martín.

In recent years, Ander Martínez has coordinated the National Circuit of Professionals (Seve Ballesteros PGA Spain Tour) as Head of the Male Professionals section.

Ander has been a PGA Professional and a PGA of Spain Member since 1996, running his own golf school for 25 years. Across his career, Ander has claimed three professional victories: the Challenge Ciudad de San Sebastián in 1999, the Open Zarauz 2005 and the Laukariz Peugeot Loewe Tour in 2008. From 2012 to 2019 he worked as a golf course manager and has also worked as a caddy for different professionals on international circuits.

“Being a member of the PGA of Spain all these years has been a great experience and I am proud to be part of this spectacular family ”, Ander commented when he was inaugurated.

In the vice-presidency role he will be accompanied by José Vicente Pérez Cuartero, who will continue with his work acrosss the Association’s Education department. José Vicente is a Level II Sports Technician, a Confederation of Professional Golf (CPG) Golf Development Team Member and Director of Training of the PGA since 2013. He also teaches classes, in addition to being a Tutor at the National School of Sports Technicians of Golf and Tutor by the CPG.

“During this electoral process, the union of three different candidates has been the key to form a single collective leadership, which will lead the PGA of Spain more effectively and grow its influence” said Ander Martínez.

“I also want to take this opportunity to publicly thank the work of our previous president, David Pastor, and the previous Board of Directors for their efforts, work, dedication and loyalty to the PGA of Spain.”


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