III Torneo de Golf Anual Helen Watson Memorial a beneficio de IFCC

The III Annual Helen Watson Memorial Golf Tournament in aid of IFCC raises 11,750 euros

Golf Ibiza hosted this sporting event today, in which 82 players participated, and the winners were Michael Pentowski and Pedro Fernández

The winning numbers of the raffle that took place after the tournament’s award ceremony will be published next Monday, 13 May, on IFCC’s website and social media

The III Annual Helen Watson Memorial Golf Tournament in aid of IFCC, which in honour of Helen Watson, who was its president for over a decade, has been renamed the Helen Watson Memorial Tournament, has raised 11,750 euros today in aid of Ibiza y Formentera Contra el Cáncer, IFCC. A sporting event in which a total of 82 players participated, competing throughout the morning at this Club’s facilities, and which was sponsored by the Consell d’Eivissa and the Ajuntament de Santa Eulària des Riu, as well as supported by numerous island businesses. The band Groove Garage provided the musical entertainment for this solidarity event.

III Annual Helen Watson Memorial Golf Tournament in aid of IFCC

The winners of the main categories were Michael Pentowski and Pedro Fernández, who received their prizes from the Councillor for the Presidency and Sports of the Consell d’Eivissa, Salvador Losa, and the Sports Councillors of Santa Eulària des Riu, Toni Ramón, and of the parish of Jesús, Francisca Adelina Guasch, as well as Borja Martínez, Sales and Marketing Director of Mondrian and Hyde Ibiza, the hotel group that managed the event’s catering. The second places went to Stephane Pérez and Fernando Pérez García. The Scratch prize was awarded to David Cardona and the Best Junior prize went to Mario Buijs. The longest drive in the men’s category went to Pelayo Quirós and in the women’s category to Consuelo Antúnez, while Julián Piedrafita received the prize for the closest ball in the men’s section and Mercedes Bonet in the women’s section.

IFCC thanked all the players for their participation, as well as Golf Ibiza for hosting the event, “and the volunteers of the association and the companies that contributed food, drink, or their music and talent to make this memorial one of the most important events for us,” summarised an emotional IFCC President, Xaquelina Ana Perry, who in her speech fondly remembered “all the work done by Helen Watson, to whom this year’s solidarity tournament pays tribute.”

All the funds raised today, in addition to providing economic support to cancer patients in the Pitiusas, will be used to “work with Social Health Services to initiate a colon cancer screening programme and to continue projects to raise awareness about the harms of smoking and vaping, among other initiatives,” Perry reported.

III Annual Helen Watson Memorial Golf Tournament in aid of IFCC

Once the trophy presentation was over, a large charity raffle was held with great prizes donated by hotels, jewellery shops, restaurants, clinics, and clothing stores from the Pitiusas. The winning numbers will be published next Monday, 13 May, on IFCC’s website and social media. The money raised from the tickets, five euros each, was added to Golf Ibiza’s donation so that this Pitiusa NGO can “continue with this important work, providing support to those affected by cancer in Ibiza and Formentera and offering education to prevent this disease,” highlighted the tournament organisers.

This day of solidarity golf was sponsored by numerous local companies, including Trasmapi, Eivireclam, Linkeners, Agroturismo Atzaró Ibiza, Elisa Pomar, BeDrinks, Vino&Co, Fundación Abel Matutes, Bodegas Can Rich, Mayurka, Frutos Secos Ibiza, Familia Marí Mayans, Aguas y Jardín, Aguas de Ibiza Grand Luxe Hotel, Joyería Viñets, Clínica Dental Esther de Bustamante, Moss Clinic, Clínica Dra. Laura Fernández, Clínica Dr. Rull, Blue Laser, Apartamentos Cala Llonga, Callaway Golf, Eiviluxury, Farmacia Koninckx, Insotel Fenicia Prestige, Master Gym, Mondrian Ibiza, Moto Luis, One Ibiza Suites, Oasis Sa Tanca, Soma Verser Hoteles, Can Datilet, and Villa Contacts.

Also contributing to this major sporting and solidarity event were restaurants CBbC Marina Sta Eulària, Ebusus CBbC Restaurant, Villa Mercedes, Monkey Ibiza, La Cava, Amante Ibiza, Can Nuts, Cuyo, Es Jardins de Fruitera, Hard Rock Cafe Ibiza, Hoyo 19, Montauk Steak House, Nilo, Restaurante Nami, Restaurante Regina, Restaurante SOS Ibiza, Restaurante The Wild Asparagus, S’Aroma, Social Point Ibiza, Sonrojo, and Yokubo. Other companies such as Carlin, Dipesa, Federación Balear de Golf, From Ibiza With Love, Honda, Hotel Royal Plaza, Ibizkus, Itaca Ibiza, KTM, Unidad u Óptica Marí also wanted to join this event.

Asociación Ibiza y Formentera Contra el Cáncer

The Asociación Ibiza y Formentera Contra el Cáncer has been working for 23 years to help patients and families in the Pitiusas during their cancer treatments, as well as providing medical supplies, brochures, and funding for travel and treatments outside the islands. In recent years, it has donated 26 reclining chairs for Oncology patients at Can Misses Hospital, as well as televisions and headphones for the chemotherapy room at this reference centre in Ibiza and Formentera.

Thanks to donations from its numerous members and the charity events it organises, IFCC has also funded specific chairs for the oncology and radiotherapy areas, which will increase in number in 2024, the decoration of the oncology nursing consultation room and the Palliative Care Unit consultation room, the acquisition of an endoscope for Formentera Hospital, the implementation of a colon cancer and lymphedema screening project in the Pitiusas, as well as several vehicles for the Palliative Care Unit. This year, it will also acquire a new car for this purpose and will launch a campaign among the islands’ population to strengthen the promotion of colon cancer detection to improve the participation rate, which was only 38% in 2023.

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Golf Ibiza hosts the III Annual Helen Watson Memorial Golf Tournament in aid of IFCC this Saturday

Winners of this event, sponsored by the Consell d’Eivissa and the Santa Eulària des Riu Town Council, will receive prizes donated by well-known island businesses

This Saturday, 11th May, Golf Ibiza will hold the third Annual Charity Golf Tournament in aid of the Asociación Ibiza y Formentera Contra el Cáncer, IFCC from 8:30 a.m. On this occasion, the tournament will be known as the Helen Watson Memorial Tournament, in honour of Helen Watson, who was president of the association for over a decade. Registrations can still be made via the form available on the IFCC website or at the Golf Ibiza facilities. The fee is 50 euros for members and 75 euros for non-members. This sporting event, sponsored by the Consell d’Eivissa and the Santa Eulària des Riu Town Council, will award five prizes, donated by local supportive businesses, divided into three categories: A and B, each with first and second prizes, and a single Scratch prize.

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After the tournament concludes at around 3:00 p.m., the awards ceremony will take place, celebrating the five categories. Special prizes will also be presented: for the longest drive (both male and female), the ball closest to the pin, and the best junior player.

Following the awards ceremony, a raffle will be held with gifts donated by renowned brands on the island. Tickets are available for five euros each, and winning numbers will be posted on the IFCC website and Facebook page. Any unclaimed raffle prizes will be announced on IFCC’s social media. Winners of the tournament categories and the raffle will receive vouchers for dining experiences, beauty and wellness treatments, jewellery, and other surprises provided by supportive local brands that eagerly participated in this sporting event in aid of the Asociación Ibiza y Formentera Contra el Cáncer.

In addition, Hyde & Mondrian hotels will provide golfers with refreshments and snacks throughout the tournament via strategically placed food trucks. They will also offer guests drinks, snacks, and paella during the awards ceremony. Supporting hotels, including Ocean Drive Ibiza, Ocean Drive Talamanca, and Hotel Mediterráneo, have created promotional packages for athletes travelling to the island for the tournament, helping to internationalise this event.

In last year’s edition, held at the Golf Ibiza facilities, a total of 72 players gathered, raising over 10,000 euros to support IFCC and other associations in improving the lives of cancer patients in the Pitiusas.

This charity golf day is supported by local companies sponsoring the tournament prizes, such as Trasmapi, Eivireclam, Linkeners, Agroturismo Atzaró Ibiza, Elisa Pomar, BeDrinks, Vino&Co, Fundación Abel Matutes, Bodegas Can Rich, Mayurka, Frutos Secos Ibiza, Familia Marí Mayans, Aguas y Jardín, Aguas de Ibiza Grand Luxe Hotel, Joyería Viñets, Clínica Dental Esther de Bustamante, Moss Clinic, Clínica Dra. Laura Fernández, Clínica Dr. Rull, Blue Laser, Apartamentos Cala Llonga, Callaway Golf, Eiviluxury, Farmacia Koninckx, Insotel Fenicia Prestige, Master Gym, Mondrian Ibiza, Moto Luis, One Ibiza Suites, Oasis Sa Tanca, Soma Verser Hoteles and Villa Contacts.

Supporting this significant sporting and charitable event are restaurants CBbC Marina Sta Eulària, Villa Mercedes, Monkey Ibiza, La Cava, Amante Ibiza, Can Nuts, Cuyo, Es Jardins de Fruitera, Hard Rock Cafe Ibiza, Hoyo 19, Montauk Steak House, Nilo, Restaurante Nami, Restaurante Regina, Restaurante SOS Ibiza, Restaurante The Wild Asparagus, S’Aroma, Social Point Ibiza, Sonrojo, and Yokubo. Other businesses like Carlin, Dispesa, the Balearic Golf Federation, From Ibiza With Love, Honda, Royal Plaza Hotel, Ibizkus, Itaca Ibiza, KTM, Unidad u Óptica Marí have also joined the event.

IFCC Caminata solidaria

Ibiza and Formentera Against Cancer organises a new charity walk spanning from North to East Santa Gertrudis

This beneficial and healthy route will take place next Sunday, 28th April, starting from the church of this urban core at 10:30 am, reaching the river of Santa Eulalia

The Ibiza and Formentera Against Cancer Association, IFCC, will carry out next Sunday 28th April a new charity walk, open to the public of all ages, that will tour Santa Gertrudis de Fruitera from North to East. A walk of moderate difficulty and straightforward that will start at 10:30 am from the church of this urban nucleus, covering a total distance of 8.5 kilometres, and is expected to last 3 hours. “In our quest to organise routes that allow us to explore all the municipalities of our island, we wanted to include this easy and flat walk towards the North of Santa Gertrudis, where the first two kilometres will be on asphalt road, hence we will be particularly cautious with traffic, before moving into the countryside,” revealed the president of IFCC, Xaquelina Ana Perry.

“It is worth noting that Santa Gertrudis is one of the most beautiful and fertile urban centres on the island and that towards the end of this walk, we will pass through the dry riverbed of the Rio de Santa Eulalia, before circling back to our starting point, in what promises to be a unique experience,” specified the president of this NGO.

IFCC Charity Walk
Those interested in participating in this healthy activity must register on the website of the Ibiza and Formentera Against Cancer Association and make a donation of at least 5 euros, “although this amount can be increased to whatever each person considers helping us continue our work supporting cancer patients of the Pityusic Islands and their families,” concluded Perry.

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Golf Ibiza celebrates the Helen Watson Memorial Tournament on 11th May for the benefit of IFCC

Registrations can be made through the website of this NGO or at the Golf Ibiza sports facilities, priced at 50 euros for members and 75 euros for other participants

The winners of this meeting, sponsored by the Consell Insular d’Eivissa and the Santa Eulària des Riu Town Hall, will receive prizes donated by renowned companies on the island

Domestic participants of this tournament can benefit from special prices in their hotel bookings such as Ocean Drive Ibiza, Ocean Drive Talamanca, and Hotel Mediterráneo

Golf Ibiza celebrates on Saturday, 11th May, starting at 8:30 AM, the third Annual Charity Golf Tournament for the benefit of the Ibiza and Formentera against Cancer Association, IFCC, which, in tribute to Helen Watson, who was its president for more than a decade, is renamed the Helen Watson Memorial Tournament. Registrations for this event, sponsored by the Consell Insular d’Eivissa and the Santa Eulària des Riu Town Hall, can be made through a form available on the IFCC website or at the Golf Ibiza facilities, priced at 50 euros for members and 75 euros for other participants. This tournament will feature five major prizes divided into three categories: A and B, with a first and second prize; and Scratch, with a single award, all of them donated by charitable companies on the island.

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Upon completion of the tournament, around 3:00 PM, the trophy presentation will take place for the five categories of this event, as well as two special prizes: for the longest drive (in both male and female sections) and for the ball that lands closest to the flag.

Subsequently, a raffle will be held in which both tournament players and their family members can participate by purchasing a ticket for the price of five euros. The winning numbers will be published on the IFCC website and Facebook page. Winners of the various tournament categories, as well as the raffle, will take home vouchers to enjoy gastronomic experiences, beauty and wellness treatments, jewellery, and many other surprises donated by renowned charitable brands on the island, who did not want to miss the opportunity to collaborate in this sports event in support of the Ibiza and Formentera against Cancer Association. The winners of the draw whose prizes are not claimed will be published on the IFCC website.

The Hyde & Mondrian hotels, opening this year in Cala Llonga, will provide golfers with refreshments and snacks during the tournament via food trucks and will offer attendees drinks and appetisers, as well as a paella, during the prize-giving.

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National athletes who wish to compete in this Memorial

Within the scope of the IFCC Helen Watson Memorial Tournament, golf enthusiasts and national athletes who wish to support this cause can enjoy the island of Ibiza by taking advantage of promotional packages with special benefits provided by the Ocean Drive Ibiza, Ocean Drive Talamanca, and Hotel Mediterráneo hotels.
By booking their accommodation with the promotional code OD20GOLF, guests will enjoy a 20% discount on their accommodation rate, a free welcome cocktail at the OD Sky Bar, an additional 10% discount on dining (food and drink), and will also have late check-out free of charge, subject to availability.

This special package is designed to “ensure a memorable experience, complementing participation in the tournament with moments of relaxation and enjoyment,” highlight IFCC. The bookings can be made directly through the websites of these hotels, entering the promotional code in the standard rate column. The offer is subject to hotel availability and does not include the tourist tax.

For those seeking a more economical option without sacrificing comfort, the Hotel Mediterráneo offers a special bed and breakfast rate of 36 euros per person per night. Bookings can be made through the email reservas@azulinehotels.com or by calling the booking assistance phone number 971 34 00 85. Just like the Ocean Drive offers, this option is subject to hotel availability and does not include the tourist tax.

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In the second edition of this Annual Charity Golf Tournament, also held at the Golf Ibiza facilities, a total of 64 players attended this event, which served to raise 10,700 euros to support associations like IFCC continue their work. “At IFCC, we firmly believe that collective support and community action are key in the fight against cancer. This charity golf tournament is a clear reflection of our vision: uniting people for a common cause that goes beyond sport,” explain from this association.

IFCC - Parque Natural de Ses Salines

IFCC raises 1,336 euros through two charity walks held at the Salinas Natural Park and Cala Salada

Will fund a campaign to spread the importance of undergoing the screening test that prevents colon cancer in a simple, painless, and free manner.

Caminata solidaria por el valle de Es Broll de Buscastell

IFCC raises 400 euros in its latest charity walk through the Es Broll de Buscastell valley

This event took place yesterday and saw the participation of around 50 people, including representatives from the Sant Antoni de Portmany Town Council

The Ibiza and Formentera Against Cancer Association, IFCC, raised 400 euros in its latest charity walk, which took place yesterday through the valley of Es Broll de Buscastell, in Sant Mateu d’Albarca. A total of 48 people participated in the walk, among whom was Antonio Marí, Councillor for Economy and Treasury of the Sant Antoni de Portmany Town Council and responsible for the geographical area of Sant Mateu d’Albarca. Neus Mateu, First Deputy Mayor and Councillor for Public Works, Infrastructure, and Citizen Security of the municipality, and Jorge Nacher, Councillor for Youth, Social Welfare, Equality, and Citizen Participation, welcomed the attendees upon their arrival at the end of the walk.

Charity walk through the Es Broll de Buscastell valley
The route consisted of a “simple circular course of 8.9 kilometres through the terraced crop fields, set at different levels and built during the Arab rule era,” explained the IFCC. The walk, which combined nature and history, included various stops where participants took the opportunity to take photos, hydrate, and rest.

“We are very pleased with the reception of this initiative by the Ibiza population. More and more people see these charity routes as a way to contribute to the fight against cancer through exercise and contact with nature,” highlighted the local Association, from where they thanked the “participation and support of the members of the Sant Antoni de Portmany Town Council”.

Charity walk through the Es Broll de Buscastell valley
During 2024, IFCC has planned a series of healthy routes through which to “showcase some of the most beautiful corners of the island” while supporting the projects this local NGO works on.

The next charity walk is scheduled for Sunday, 24th March and will cover the ses Salines de Ibiza Natural Park

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Ibiza y Formentera Contra el Cáncer organises a new solidarity walk through Es Broll de Buscastell

This route will take place next Sunday, 25th February, starting from the Sant Mateu car park at 10:30 am

This charitable meeting will last three hours and will offer the chance to enjoy one of the most beautiful landscapes on the island

The Asociación Ibiza y Formentera Contra el Cáncer (Ibiza and Formentera Against Cancer), IFCC, will organise a charity walk of 8.9 kilometres through the valley of “Es Broll de Buscastell” in Sant Mateu d’Albarca on the upcoming Sunday, 25th February. This journey, which is part of their calendar of healthy routes, will start at 10:30 am from the Sant Mateu car park and will last three hours. This moderate-level walk has an elevation gain of 150 metres and is open to people of various ages and physical conditions, who will learn more about the style of irrigation channels preserved from centuries ago.

“This walk consists of an easy circular route whose only difficulty will be crossing the stream,” stated IFCC president, Xaquelina Ana Perry. “Es Broll de Buscastell is part of one of the most beautiful landscapes on the island, whose cultivated plots are located on terraces at different levels, built during the Arab domination era. They are fed by the water from the Es Broll spring, responsible for the fertile landscape, where water is the main protagonist,” she detailed. This walk will take attendees through the countryside and forest to the spring, where a break will be taken. Then, the stream will be crossed, and the old path to Sant Mateu will be followed back to the starting point.

Those interested in participating in this route must register on the website of the Ibiza y Formentera Contra el Cáncer association with a donation starting from 5 euros.

Golf Ibiza recauda 3.000 euros en el Torneo Solidario

Golf Ibiza Raises 3,000 Euros in the “World Cancer Day” Charity Tournament for IFCC

This event, which took place this Sunday, saw the participation of 61 golfers from the islands.

Torneo de Golf Solidario “Día Mundial Contra el Cáncer”

IFCC to Host the First “World Cancer Day” Charity Golf Tournament

An appointment that will start at 9:00 am, framed within the international commemoration of this disease…

Torneo de Golf Anual Solidario a Beneficio de IFCC

The III Annual Charity Golf Tournament in Aid of IFCC Renamed as Helen Watson Memorial

This event, sponsored by the Consell Insular d’Eivissa and the Santa Eulària des Riu Town Hall, will take place on 11th May 2024.