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As part of the celebrations of the 27th annual Sugar Golf Tournament event, not only did distinguished golfers and guests enjoy 4-days of golfing at the “World’s Leading Golf Resort” – but also a number of talented female tennis aficionados played in the “Sugar Tennis Tournament”, held on Saturday the 31st of March 2012 at the La Romana Country Club!  “The Sugar” event which incorporates a golf component headed by Alfy Fanjul, as well as a shooting componant headed by Pepe Fanjul is an annual event which helps raise money for the Fundación MIR, which was founded by Alfy and Pepe’s sister, Lian Fanjul de Azqueta. [Click here for an overview and more photos of the Sugar Golf Tournament 2012]  And so whilst the golfers of the the 27th annual Sugar Golf Tournament were teeing off on the Teeth of the Dog, the La Romana Country Club and the Links golf courses, 12 female tennis players battled it out in a round robin doubles tournament at the La Romana Country Club. The results of the tennis tournament are as follows:
Sugar Tennis Tournament – Winners! 1st Place: Beatriz Gutiérrez and María Gutiérrez 2nd Place: Liliana Fernández and Whitney Douglas Congratulations to all!!
The following photos were taken during the “Sugar” Tennis Tournament at the La Romana Country Club in Casa de Campo: 
The Fundación MIR The Fundación MIR is a non-profit organization which works to provide education to the children of the greater La Romana area, who are most in need. They run 3 schools; the MIR Esperanza (boys vocational school), the Escuela Tecnica Vocacional Fundación MIR (girls vocational school) and the Primaria MIR (infants school). For more information on the Fundación MIR and to make a donation, visit their website: To make a donation contact the MIR office in Casa de Campo (809-523-8270) or in West Palm Beach (561-366-5095). Donations are tax deductible for US Citizens! To find out more and see photos and articles of events organized by the Fundación MIR – click here!