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The 2nd Annual “DR Open” golf tournament being organized by the Dominican Golf Federation (FEDOGOLF) is currently being played in Casa de Campo and La Estancia.
The event program officially started this Monday the 7th of November, with the arrival of players from overseas and around the Dominican Republic, who then spent the last 2 days (Tuesday and Wednesday) playing practice rounds on Casa de Campo’s Pete Dye designed golf courses; Teeth of the Dog and Dye Fore, as well as on La Estancia’s P.B designed golf course. And it was yesterday that the tournament portion of the event officially started with tournament rounds being played through to Saturday the 12th of November, also on the Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore and at La Estancia. On Saturday evening the tournaments contestants will enjoy a dinner, celebration and prize giving to mark the end of the 2nd annual DR Open.
Another tournament also taking place in Casa de Campo this week is the Teeth of the Dog Seniors Tournament 2011, a 72-hole stroke play golf tournament on the Pete Dye designed golf courses; the Teeth of the Dog, the Dye Fore, as well as on the new “Dye Fore Lakes” in Altos de Chavón.
Golfing in Casa de Campo?
If you are planning on golfing this week in Casa de Campo – it is advisable to book your tee times in advance to avoid disappointment, with 2 tournaments happening the courses are likely to be busier than normal!