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On Friday February the 7th 2014, the Casa de Campo golfing community met the latino baseball legends of the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame and battled it out on the Teeth of the Dog in the 3rd annual INMORTALES golf tournament.
A superb sunny day, the luminaries of the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame, amongst them Benjamin Oglivie, Bert Campaneris, Moises Alou, Teodoro Higuera, Omar Moreno, Stanley Javier, Octavio Rojas and Ted Higuera played in a best ball format in teams of 4.
The most outstanding golfers at the INMORTALES golf tournament were the Higuera Family and dominicans Ubaldo Jimenez, who recently signed a Major League contract with the Baltimore Orioles, as well as José León, Montgomery Reyes and Teodoro Ursino Reyes.
At the end of the event, everyone gathered at the 18th hole of the Teeth of the Dog golf course – the Lago Grill – for the prize-giving ceremony, where the winners received their trophies and recognition plaques.
The INMORTALES golf tournament was one of the many events celebrated as part of the 5th inductions into the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame (Salon de la Fama del Besibol Latino), which was celebrated at the Altos de Chavón amphitheater on Saturday February 8th. Click here for photos and the full story.
INMORTALES Golf Tournament Winners
First place was taken by Mexican pitcher, Teodoro Higuera, who played in Major League Baseball from 1985 to 1994, he was accompanied by his family, Lulu, Bryan and Freddy making 64 net strokes, on an event hosted by the founder and president of Latino Baseball Hall of Fame, Roberto Weil and with the technical supervision of Gilles Gagnon, golf director in Casa de Campo.
Second place went to the Dominicans foursome made up of Major League Baseball Superstar Ubaldo Jimenez, who was accompanied by Montgomery Reyes, José León and Teodoro Ursino Reyes, making 65 net strokes.
The third position was claimed by the group of former major league players, director of the legendary Aguilas Cibaeñas baseball team Stanley Javier, who played with José Manuel Taveras, José Mera and Mario Saviñon, with 69 net strokes.
Congratulations to all the winners! We look forward to see you next year for the INMORTALES golf tournament, an event hosted by the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame and Casa de Campo.
The following collection of photos were taken on the Teeth of the Dog, Casa de Campo during the INMORTALES golf tournament on Friday February the 7th 2014:
You can find out more info and photos at: www.inmortales.do