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With the participation of more than 150 players, including 32 professionals, Casa de Campo presents one of the most important championships in the Caribbean created by the host resort: the eighth edition of the Pro-Am Latin America that will be held from the 16th to the 19th of August.
Alan Wagner (Korn Ferry Tour player and defending champion), Sebastián Saavedra (European Challenge Tour player), Miguel Suárez, Manuel Relancio (Head Pro Casa de Campo), Luciano Dodda, Luciano Giometti, Ignacio Brea, Santiago Garat, Chris Evans, Eduardo Figueroa, Jeff Leonard, Aram Yenidjeian, Daniel Altamirano and Armando López Ron (winner of this tournament in 2018), will be some of the professionals who will be part of this championship that will have two luxury stages: Teeth of the Dog and Dye Fore, the jewels of the Caribbean designed by Pete Dye and that receives the most outstanding events of the Caribbean golf calendar.
“It is a fantastic event, the amateurs really enjoy the possibility of competing alongside the professionals on two spectacular and demanding courses such as Teeth of The Dog and Dye Fore. The camaraderie that exists between professionals and amateurs is extraordinary and the essence of this championship. For this edition, we will have more than 150 players, a very important number and it will be an unforgettable week for everyone. The idea is for everyone to enjoy Casa de Campo on and off the golf course”, Manuel Relancio points out prior to the start of the championship.
The professionals will also compete in a separate category under the Stableford scoring system. Points will be awarded as follows: 1 point for a bogey, 2 points for par, 3 points for birdie, 4 points for eagle, and 5 points for albatross.
“I am very excited to return to Casa de Campo after a very good year in which I placed 6th on the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, I won the Chilean Open and I was able to access a category on the Korn Ferry Tour even with the School final. in front. I have very good memories of this Pro-Am Latin America and I am going to defend the title”, says Alan Wagner, the Argentine who after winning this championship in 2021 had one of the best years of his professional career.
Everything is ready to experience a true golf party at Casa de Campo, the number one luxury resort in the Caribbean and three-time host of the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC).
The Sponsors that accompany the VIII Pro AM Latin America are Brugal, Club Car, Titleist, and Country Cigars.