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Alejandro Valdez and Eugenio Baittiner became champions of the sixth Diplomatic and Consular Golf Cup that took place in Casa de Campo, which was dedicated to Engineer Carlos Morales Troncoso, former vice president of the Dominican Republic with the participation of 128 players, among which were representatives of the diplomatic and consular corps, as well as golf associations.

The Dean of the Consular Corps and Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Norway, Clara Reid de Frankenberg and Mrs. Sonia Villanueva de Brouwer, Honorary Consul of the Principality of Monaco and president of the Diplomatic Golf League presented a plaque of recognition to the daughters of Morales Troncoso, Nicole Morales de Bogaert, Ivette Morales de Baittiner, Michelle Morales de Franco, Cecil Morales de Vitienes; their respective husbands and grandchildren participated in the delivery.

Clara, Sonia, y Arturo Villanueva con Julio Zeller, Michelle Morales, Cecile Morales de Vitienes, Ivette Morales y Nicole Morales de Bogaert

Dean Clara Reid of Frankenberg said: “Today we present this plaque to honor an excellent engineer Carlos Morales Troncoso in testimony of our recognition and gratitude for his support to the strengthening of the consular function and the development of the national sport ”.

In turn, Ms. Sonia Villanueva de Brouwer made mention: “I want to highlight the human, valuable, familiar, multi-faceted being who was, politician, diplomat, tireless worker, preserved with care and commitment the cultural and historical heritage of the Foreign Ministry ”.


Category A Gentlemen

(First Place) Alejandro Valdez / Eugenio Baittiner

(Second Place) Gary de la Rosa / José́ Hernandez

Category B Gentlemen

(First Place) Aristides Fernández / Eduardo Valiente

(Second Place) Carlos Bogaert / Luis Bogaert

Category C Gentlemen

(First Place) Regine Pellet / Volker Pellet

Ladies Category

(First Place Gross) Belen Gómez / Cecilia Rosado

(First Place Net) Rhina Rijo / Rosanna Taveras

(Second Place Net) Colette Bogaert / Nicole Bogaert

Special Awards

(Longest Drive) Julio Heinsen

(Approach Flag) Katherine Méndez

Part of the profits obtained from the said tournament was destined for the MIR Foundation and the Patronato Benéfico Oriental Hogar del Niño, both institutions are dedicated to the care of children in the province of La Romana. The tournament was held in memory of Morales Troncoso at The Links golf course, Casa de Campo.

The event was sponsored by: United Capital, General de Seguros, Banreservas, Seguros Reservas, CEPM, Domicem, Panama, Reid & Compañía, Jeep, Contemega, IQTEK, Universal, Banco Central, Viamar, Lincoln, Banco Atlántico de Ahorro y Crédito, AFP Atlántico, Parque del Prado , Alfridomsa, Fundacion Farach, Bonanza Dominicana and Autozama.

Featured image caption: Clara Reid de Frankenberg, Nicole Marie Bogaert Morales, Sonia Villanueva.