Alvaro Quiros is a professional golfer from Spain. Born on January 21, 1983 in Guadiaro, Cadiz, Quiros turned professional in 2004, right after winning his one and only amateur title at the 2004 Biarritz Cup in France. He played on the Challengers in 2006, where he won one tournament and earned a spot at the 2007 European Tour by making it to the top 35 in qualifying school. He won in his first European Tour event, the Alfred Dunhill Championship in South Africa. He is the longest driver in the European Tour in 2006 up to 2008 with his longest drive recorded at an average of 310 yards.
The Spanish golfer made his second European Tour win at the 2008 Portugal Masters, finishing with birdies at the 17th and 18th holes to defeat Paul Lawrie. Quiros closed the season with a no.25 ranking on the Final Order of Merit. The 28-year old Spaniard accomplished his third victory at the Commercialbank Qatar Masters at the start of 2009, which placed him in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings. The season ended with Quiros ranked at no. 20.
Quiros won the Open de Espana in 2010, making the victory with one shot. He finished the season at no. 14 on the Order of Merit, his highest career finish. He has a total of six professional wins, the Alfred Dunhill Championship title in 2006, the Portugal masters title in 2008, the Commercialbank Qatar masters in 2009 and the Open de Espana in 2010. He holds one title in the Challenger Tour, the Morson International Pro-Am Challenge which he won by defeating Mark Pilkington in 2006.
Recently, Quiros qualified to play at the Masters Tournament and US Open for 2011. Although he was not able to win, he did reach T27 and T54 for the respective Major Championships.