Something that was announced in September of this year. However I have only recently found a link to the details.
Almerimar is to host the Spanish senior male professional golf competition for the next 3 years.
For those in Almerimar just before Christmas there may be the opportunity to spot a few well know older Spanish players on the course.
The article here on the PGA Spain website has more details. It also mentions a new golf course to be built near Sorbas.
Read More for a Google translation of the article.
19 September 2019
Almerimar will host the Spanish Championship of Senior Male Professionals for three years
The tournament will be held from December 19 to 21 and will be endowed with more 65,000 + 15,000 euros.
Today, the Spanish Senior Professional Golf Professional Championship has been presented at the Spanish Golf Federation ssde, which will take place at the Almerimar golf course in Almeria, from December 19 to 21.
A professional tournament of great quality, which will unite great Spanish champions and will be held in the first design made by Gary Player in Spain, the Almerimar field in Almeria.
In the tournament it will consist of two categories, Senior that will go from 50 to 64 years, endowed with 65,000 euros in prizes and the Supersenior category, over 64 years, which will have a prize endowment of 15,000 euros.
The presentation was attended by Francisco Góngora, mayor of El Ejido, who stressed the importance of bringing a golf tournament to the region and thanked the delegation for the promotion of the Costa de Almería brand. "It will be a great golf tournament that will help the seasonal adjustment of the province, very much focused on active tourism," he explained.
In this sense, Javier Aureliano, president of the Almería Provincial Council, expressed his commitment to put Almería on the map of active tourism and especially golf. “We will not demonize golf, but quite the opposite. It is a source of work, quality tourism, nature tourism, and our intention is to strengthen it, ”he explained. He even gave an exclusive, about a new golf project that is being developed in Sorbas, at the foot of the Tabernas desert, which will be a great golf complex.
“No one like us knows how difficult it is to take advantage of every drop of water, and no one better than us, who knows about its shortage and its value, knows how to make profitable until the last drop. With the Costa de Almería brand, we will announce an unknown province that has all the ingredients to live a quality active tourism ”.