British Pro golfer Paul Broadhurst takes top prize of €55,000
British professional golfer Paul Broadhurst is the winner of ‘The One Green Way Invitational 2023’, taking the top prize of €55,000.
First staged in March 2022 to mark the launch of the One Green Way residential development in Quinta do Lago (due to be completed in 2024), The One Green Way Invitational is described as “the most sought-after private golf tournament in Europe”, with total prize money of €325,500 this year.
Hosted on behalf of the One Green Way by Jean-Noël Bioul, the former Global Sponsorship Director of ROLEX, the mixed Pro-Am golf tournament saw a dazzling line-up of the world’s greatest golfing legends compete for the trophy including Colin Montgomerie, Bernhard Langer, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, José Maria Olazábal, Laura Davies, Lorena Ochoa, Annika Sörenstam and Suzann Pettersen.
The three-day tournament, which pairs 60 professionals with 60 privately invited guests, closed with a gala dinner for 120 guests at Bovino restaurant, where guests were entertained by world-famous magician Mário Daniel and celebrated the birthday of José Maria Olazábal over a three-course meal.
The tournament was emceed by Sky Sports golf presenter Sarah Stirk, an ambassador for One Green Way, who owns a property in Quinta do Lago.
Commenting on the achievement of the winner Paul Broadhurst, Daniel Schneider, Partner at SPX Capital, said: “This tournament has exceeded our wildest dreams to create a ‘best in class’ Pro Am tournament. For our guests to be able to play alongside their golfing heroes is an unforgettable experience and shines a spotlight on the offer and lifestyle of the One Green Way luxury residential development. The tournament will live in the memory of everyone who took part.”
Played out on the immaculate North Course of Quinta do Lago in brilliant sunshine, participants included, on the men’s side, numerous Ryder Cup Captains and Vice Captains and, on the women’s side, Solheim Cup Captains and Vice Captains. All the top players participating have also enjoyed successive wins on the Europe and PGA tours and the Majors, with several voted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Bernhard Langer (Germany), who was voted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2002; Colin Montgomerie (Scotland), Ryder Cup winning Captain in 2010; the flamboyant, cigar-loving Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Spain); José Maria Olazábal (Spain); and Robert Karlsson (Sweden).
Lorena Ochoa (Mexico), voted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2017 and who still holds the record for the most weeks in a row in the top position in women’s golf; Solheim Cup Vice Captain Dame Laura Davies (UK), who holds the Guinness World Record for the most points (25) and the most appearances in the Solheim Cup; Captain of the European 2017 Solheim Cup Captain Annika Sörenstam (Sweden); former world number two Suzann Pettersen (Norway), who was Vice Captain of the European team at the Solheim in 2017, 2021 and is current Captain for 2023; and Helen Alfredsson who won a Major in 1993.
An investment led by SPX Capital, a Brazilian asset manager with presence in London, USA and Singapore and developed by Green Jacket Partners, One Green Way is situated on the 12th hole of the North Course at Quinta do Lago.
“One Green Way has been designed to foster a sense of community. Whether you’re a golfer, or non-golfer, this development which completes in 2024 will offer residents a unique, carefully curated and cleverly positioned set of convenient facilities and amenities tailored to every individual, bringing people together,” said João Fonseca, Partner – Green Jacket Partners.