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The 14th PQ (Palos Quitados) Tournament took place on Saturday, October 20th, in Casa de Campo with the objective of raising funds for various foundations in need in our country. The event was held at La Romana Country Club – Casa de Campo crowning Franco Schiffino and Miguel Ramos were the winners of the tournament which benefitted the foundations FACCI, Instituto Ayuda al Sordo Santa Rosa, Matrimonio Feliz y Heart Care Dominicana.
The PQ Tournament, which began in 1991, is one of the most prestigious brands of golf tournaments in the Dominican Republic. It was founded with the objective of helping people in need, by a group of entrepreneurs who as tradition played golf together, and had the desire to support many causes that require urgent help in the Dominican Republic. Miguel Roig, President of PQ, stated that the organization had prepared a special event with many amenities on the golf course, whilst maintaining the camaraderie and passion for golf.
The tournament began with a welcome cocktail at Minitas Beach Club on Friday, October 19 and closed the day of the tournament with a White After Party at SBG Marina, and included raffles for all players by the sponsors.
“It is a gratifying experience to be able to combine what we love, golf, whilst helping diffrent causes. The PQ is an Invitational tournament that over the years has managed to bring together a special group of guests, and this year was no exception, “said Miguel Roig. The tournament had a total of 125 players participating, who competed in a couples scramble format with Andrés Pichardo and Eloy Vásquez winning 1st place net, Rodolfo Dietsch and Luis Arturo Carbuccia winning 2nd place net, and Julio Zeller and Juan Francisco Mayol winning 3rd place net.
The PQ Golf Tournament was sponsored by: Alias Corredores de Seguros, BanReservas, Brito Development, Cabral Realty, Cáceres & Asoc., CEPM, Dupuy Barceló, Excel Group, Fiduciaria Reservas, Fiat, Fundación Farach, Grupo Rica, Hispaniola Grain, Humano, Karisma Hotels, Manuel González Cuesta, Mayol & Co., Modulares del Caribe, Mix Corp., Oficina Marranzini, Pinturas Popular, Plastifar, Proyectos Especiales Cima, Referencia Laboratorio, Roig Agro Cacao, Seprisa, Sunix, Termo Envases, Tropigas, Viva Windham Resort, The Collection and Volvo.
Pictures and information provided by the Palos Quitao Association