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Dominican Republic's 1st golf open to take place in Punta Cana

  • 07-Oct-10 13:19
  • Punta Cana
  • Dominican Today Travel

Travellers taking Punta Cana holidays this November will be able to experience the 1st Dominican Republic Golf Open which will be staged in the luxury Caribbean resort and will welcome professional and amateur golfing enthusiasts.

Dominican Republic's 1st golf open to take place in Punta Cana

Travellers on Punta Cana holidays will have the chance to take part in the Dominican Republic's first Golf Open which is due to take place from 9th to 14th November 2010.

The golfing tournament will be taking place in the Punta Cana resort and all levels of golfers are being encouraged to take part, from professional players to amateurs enjoying holidays in the Dominican Republic.

Promoters of the golf competition have stated that international pro golfers are already registering for the event and the Ministry of Tourism will be the event's official sponsors with a contribution of US$85,000.

Tourists staying in hotels in and around the resort are being encouraged by promoters to take part in the fun sporting event during their Punta Cana holidays.

Punta Cana is located on the easternmost province on the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic in the province of La Altagracia. The region feature 100km of coastline with beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise Caribbean Ocean.

The area of Bavaro is a popular tourist destination and has become a centre of shopping malls, pharmacies, fast-food outlets, banks, restaurants, clinics, schools and supermarkets.

Punta Cana is home to 12 professional golf courses which have been designed by Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Nick Faldo, Nick price and P.B Dye and with more golf projects in the pipeline, the Dominican Republic looks destined to become the golf Mecca of the Caribbean.

Punta Cana-Bavaro is also a popular area for scuba diving activities and is home to 22 diving sites where divers can explore the stunning underwater world of the Caribbean Sea and its thriving marine life.

Luxury oceanfront resorts and hotels provide high end accommodation for tourists, complete with pampering spas, golf courses, infinity pools, water sports, tennis, tropical gardens and gourmet restaurants oozing international and local cuisine.

The famous beaches in Punta Cana face both the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean and offer visitor's soft sand and picturesque tranquil surroundings with shallow calm waters for swimming, snorkelling and boating activities.

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