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Spanish Golfer Alvaro Quiros Speaks Out Against Ballantine's Championship's Location

With the Ballantine's Championship of the 2013 European Tour set to begin in less than three weeks in Seoul, South Korea, Spanish golfer Alvaro Quiros "feels that the European Tour should not stage the event amid growing political tensions in the region," according to Will Gray of the GOLF CHANNEL. Quiros: "I don't think it's a good moment to go there. It would be a stupid idea with the way things are." A "typically tense political situation between North and South Korea has been ratcheted up significantly in recent weeks." Quiros said, "I don't want to mess with my life just to play in a golf tournament," (GOLF CHANNEL, 4/5).