World Junior Golf Championship Villa Padierna Trophies

Villa Padierna, Marbella, Spain

What a week!

The second edition of the WJGC took place in Spain, at the fabulous Villa Padierna Resort, between the 20th and 22nd February 2024 – it attracted over 250 of the best players from around Europe and the rest of the world, making this event one of the largest and most prestigious junior golf tournaments to be played on European soil.

Huge thanks to our title sponsor, the Daily Mail, and very well done to all participants.

Highlights report

We are also delighted to confirm that we will be returning to Villa Padierna in 2025 (19-21 Feb).

Applications for the 2025 Daily Mail World Junior Golf Championship will open Aug 3rd

Daily Mail World Junior Golf Championship

Daily Mail World Junior Golf Championship 2024 The second edition of the World Junior Golf Championship (WJGC) took place in Spain between 20th and 22nd February 2024, where over 250 players from 36 countries competed in the event sponsored by the Daily Mail, and juniors from nine different nationalities were crowned champions. We may well have found a new home for the WJGC, as the simply breathtaking Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Resort (Marbella) hosted the event, with their magnificent hotel and two stunning courses providing the perfect venue for this major tournament on the junior golf calendar. The 5* hotel is second to none, while the Alferini and Flamingos Courses provided arguably the sternest test that we have put in front of the juniors

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Alferini played host to the LET Spanish Open in 2022. Integrating a wide variety of natural features and hazards, Alferini Golf is the most challenging of the three courses of Villa Padierna: 6641 m of pure golf indulgence.
Flamingos played host to the European Senior Tour in 2002, 2003 and 2004 as well as the Ladies European Tour (LET) in 2010. With undulating greens and enveloping views of the Mediterranean, it has become an epitome of big-time golf on the Costa del Sol.