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On September 9th, the golf course at La Romana Country Club in Casa de Campo hosted an exciting women’s golf competition, the BIG BREAK 4, an exclusive event organized by the LPGA Amateurs Golf Association Dominican Republic. Participants wore creative outfits to represent their teams.
In this competition, consisting of groups of four players in a Scramble Stroke Play format, the team “Las Birdies del Torneo” secured the top gross position in Flight 1 of the tournament.
The hosts and organizers from LPGA Amateurs DR welcomed all participants with a welcoming address delivered by Francia Álvarez de Batista, the chapter president, who was accompanied by other board members, including Lissette De los Santos, director of memberships and events; Francine Carrier, treasurer; Jinnett Inoa, marketing director; and María Belissa Ramírez, media director.
The Big Break 4 golf tournament was a memorable day filled with talent and, above all, excitement, featuring the participation of 60 players.
The trophy presentation ceremony was conducted by the board of the Dominican Republic Chapter, who also awarded the winners of the 1st net place in Flight 1, the team Las Tutti Frutti. In Flight 2, the girls from the team The Queens of Putting secured the 1st gross place, while the Girls on Fire claimed the 1st net place. In Flight 3, The Kickstart led with the 1st gross place, and The Best Drivers secured the 1st net place.
The closest-to-the-pin awards went to Wendy Santos and Jocelyn Torrealba. Brenda Martínez had the longest drive, and Alice Heinsen won the Precision Drive.
After the awards luncheon, there were raffles, and a novelty of the tournament was the participation of DJ Cynthia Salazar, who is also a member of the association. They also had gifts from sponsors who provided significant support for the event’s development.
In this way, another unforgettable experience of LPGA AMATEURS DR came to a close, where participants from different cities in the country strengthened their unity through sports and shared interests.
About LPGA Amateur Golf Association
The LPGA Amateur Golf Association is dedicated to providing a sports platform for all women interested in golf, designed to connect, educate, play, and belong. Currently, it has 110 chapters in the United States and its chapter in the Dominican Republic. The LPGA Amateur Golf Association is part of the LPGA family (Ladies Professional Golf Association), which includes the LPGA Tour, Symetra Tour, the LPGA Professionals and Coaches Association, LPGA USGA Girls Golf, LPGA Teaching Academies, and the LPGA Women’s Network. LPGA is one of the world’s strongest women’s sports organizations, founded in 1950 by the EWGA (Women’s Executive Golf Association), as a non-profit entity, which has extended its reach to amateur players through the LPGA Amateur, with the aim of providing a strong and modern community that supports golf development at all levels.
About LPGA Amateur Dominican Republic
LPGA Amateur Dominican Republic aligns itself with the same standards as its parent office in the United States and develops instructional and engagement programs for women of all social levels, both adults and young players. Golfers affiliated with LPGA Amateur DR have access to our platform to participate in international competitions. Additionally, they can attend most competitive events on the official LPGA tours and witness the performances of professional players at major championships up close. Moreover, they can take part in events specially designed for amateurs within the annual sports exchange program and obtain discounted tickets for the US Open and the Solheim Cup.
The following photographs were taken by Mairobi Herrera for the Big Break 4 golf tournament at the Casa de Campo Country Club.