Behind a tournament like the Acciona Open de España presented by Madrid lies more than just the 132 players, although they are, of course, the most important and most entertaining components.
The series of stats from a European Tour event of this calibre reflect the hard work behind the scenes that is necessary for the tournament to be a success.
800 members of staff
400 dozen Titleist balls for the driving range
2000 posts supporting 8 km of rope
25000 bottles of water
60 km of cable
300 waste bins
As for the prize money, this year’s Acciona Open de España presented by Madrid has a purse of 1.5 million euros, which will be distributed as follows: