With the participation of 70 delegates from different countries, it was carried out a golf tournament, which its main purpose being allowing the players to check the Dominican Republic’s golf courses.

The tournament, that took place under the ‘Stroke Play’ mode in the categories A, B, and Female, lasted three days, the first of which was played in three different courses: “Iberostate Golf Course” in Iberostar Grand Punta Cana; then in “Dye Fore”, in Casa de Campo; and finally in “The Lakes” in Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe.

The award ceremony took place in the restaurant “La Palapa” from Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe, where the winners from each of the three categories received a trophy.

Teddy de Lara, president of the host company TARGET Consultores de Mercadeo, emphasized during his speech the enthusiasm that both, international and Dominican delegates that participated in the event showed throughout the event.

Mr. De Lara said: “All the previous tournaments were successful, but in this occasion the enthusiasm was even greater due to the fact of being ‘Individual Stroke Play’ where players had to show more determination to win, although it always reigned a friendly atmosphere among the professionals from this industry.

“Without a doubt, the biggest winner in this tournament was the country, which has demonstrated its big potential regarding the golf facilities, such as courses and hotels, and that is the greatest result we can get”, the executive expressed.

DR Golf Travel Exchange 2016 was supported by the following organizations: Ministry of Tourism, Banreservas, Banco Popular, the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, The Lakes, Barceló Hoteles, Casa de Campo, Dye Fore, Iberostar, Cool Haven, Vpar, Turaser, Stella Artois, IVI DMC, Hoteles Hodelpa and Puros de Hostos.