Published on : Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Casa de Campo Resort & Villas has announced that it will be hosting its 2nd annual Latin American Pro Am golf tournament on its legendary Teeth of the Dog golf course from August 16-20, 2016. The tournament has become one of the most highly anticipated summer events in the Caribbean with teams of both professionals and amateurs teaming up to take on the #1 golf course in Latin America.
“We are very excited to once again host this extraordinary event at Teeth of the Dog,” said Robert Birtel, Director of Golf at Casa de Campo. “Playing on such a challenging and well-regarded course is sure to provide a special experience for professionals and amateurs alike.”
Following a practice round on August 16th, the Latin American Pro Am will consist of three rounds that will be played from August 17th-19th. The tournament is format consists of 1 Best Ball (1st Day), 1 Best Ball Net and 1 Best Ball Gross (2nd Day), and 2 Best Ball Net (3rd Day). Professionals will be competing in the professional flight using Stableford Scoring as well as helping their team in the main team tournament competition.
Amateurs will be competing for prizes for the overall winners, as well as 1st and 2nd place winners in each flight, while professionals will be awarded prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place with gift certificates to the Golf Shop. The low professional will win an exemption into the Casa de Campo Dominican Republic Open in 2017*.
The 2016 Latin American Pro Am package includes complimentary accommodations at Casa de Campo Resort & Villas in a Pete Dye Lodge or Elite accommodation for four nights plus daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner; one golf cart per room; unlimited drinks at all hotel bars and restaurants; oasis bars and carts on the golf courses; unlimited green fees, carts, range balls and club storage; an invitation to the tournament welcome dinner and awards banquet; tournament entry fee, favors and prizes; taxes and service charges; and complimentary transfer from La Romana, Santo Domingo or Punta Cana airports. Rates start at $2,164 USD per person in a Pete Dye Golf Lodge double room or $2,267 USD in an Elite double room.
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Meticulously hand-carved from the rugged rock and coral of the Dominican coastline, Teeth of the Dog has earned its reputation as a hard-fought and challenging course. A Pete Dye signature course, Teeth of the Dog is the #1 ranked golf course in Latin America and #39 in the world by Golf Magazine. The course was also named “The Caribbean’s Best Golf Course” by World Golf Awards as well as the #1 golf resort in the world by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) for its collection of golf courses, professional facilities, luxury amenities, as well as its executive team’s commitment to service and exceeding guest expectations.