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PGA Tour LatinoAmerica to be hosted at one of the best golf resorts in the Dominican Republic

Players participating in this year's PGA Tour LatinoAmerica will have the opportunity to enjoy holidays in Punta Cana as the Dominican Republic Open is scheduled to take place between 5th and 11th November 2012. The tournament will be contested at the Cana Bay Golf Course, part of the Hard Rock all inclusive hotel in Punta Cana. Tourism officials will be hoping that the tournament, only two years old, can help boost the number of travellers booking golfing Dominican Republic holidays.

PGA Tour LatinoAmerica to be hosted at one of the best golf resorts in the Dominican Republic

With the 2016 Brazil Olympic Games around the corner, the PGA Tour has made the strategic decision to enter the South American markets by hosting the annual PGA Tour in Latin continent this year. As part of this new strategy the PGA LatinoAmerica Tour 2012 was launched, comprised of 11 events in six Latin American countries including, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

As part of the tour, the Dominican Republic Open will be contested at the Cana Bay Golf Course at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in beautiful Punta Cana providing the lucky players with the opportunity to experience one of the best golf resorts in the Dominican Republic. Play began of the 5th November 2012 and is scheduled to continue till the 11th November 2012.

Founded two years ago, the Dominican Republic Open has served a platform through which the popular Caribbean holiday destination can grow its profile as a top golf tourism destination. The Cana Bay Golf Course has proven to be the ultimate showcase for all that the Dominican Republic has to offer both in terms of tourism and golf. Located near Punta Cana’s scenic coast, it is a perfect marriage of all the elements needed for the ideal Caribbean holiday and a golfer’s paradise with a world class Jack Nicklaus designed course.

Juan Cohen, the President of the Dominican Republic Golf Federation (FedoGolf) had the following to say of the significance of the tournament, “This is a reputation cementing event, with all the elements necessary to help us promote the game of golf and it should be a commitment not only by us, the Dominican Republic Golf Federation but all involved, to showcase all the great golf courses our island has to offer”.

Perfectly architected gold courses aside, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana has earned itself a reputation as being one of the top resorts Dominican Republic holidays be it for golf aficionados or those who simply want to sit back, relax and enjoy a luxury Caribbean experience- there is something for everyone. In-room Jacuzzis, swim up bars, fine dining, premium drinks, live entertainment and round the clock room service are just some of what is on offer at this luxury all inclusive Dominican Republic hotel.

Those travellers whose idea of the ideal holiday involves a world class golf course should take a page out of the PGA LatinoAmerica Tour players and book a Dominican Republic holiday for the perfect blend of sun, sea sand and golf.

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