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Earlier this month the La Romana – Bayahibe Hotels Association along with the La Romana – Bayahibe Tourism Cluster hosted their 7th annual La Romana golf tournament here in Casa de Campo. On June 2nd, 110 golfers rose early and met on The Links course to play in pairs under a Couples Best Ball format with 80% handicap. Congratulations go out to Marcos Yunen and Tomás A. Hernández who obtained the best Gross Score Overall this year!
Prizes for first place Net went out to Alfredo García and Albert Ventura; in second place, Pedro Goico and Antonio Benitez; and third place, Andrés Pichardo and Armando Pichardo. For ladies, Josefina Pichardo and Karina Mabrich came in first place and Tony Kim and Stephany Kim in second. The tournament, with the objective of promoting La Romana — Bayahibe area as a premier golf destination in the Dominican Republic and the entire Caribbean, is doing a fine job. The event was well attended by many members of Casa de Campo and its surrounding regions. During the tournament, the players enjoyed refreshments and cigars as well as a delicious lunch during the awards ceremony.
This seventh edition of the La Romana golf tournament was dedicated to Alfonso Paniagua, former Executive Vice President of Costasur Dominicana, who was recognized for his outstanding leadership in the tourism development of the La Romana destination. Andrés Fernández, president of the Hotel Association and the La Romana Bayahibe Tourism Cluster, highlighted Paniagua’s years of experience and hard work with Costasur Dominicana. He went on to say that he has always seen him as an enthusiastic promoter of social and educational initiatives as recognized his overall contributions to the country’s tourism industry.
This year’s tournament was very successful thanks to the support of a number of companies that helped make the event and the amazing prizes a reality. Let’s continue to support this annual tournament so the La Romana-Bayahibe Tourism Cluster can continue with its mission to further develop the Dominican Republic as a top-notch tourist destination!
See the following collection of photos taken on Sunday, June 2nd, courtesy of the La Romana-Bayahibe Tourism Cluster: