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Riviera Nayarit To Hold Special Golf Tournaments During Tianguis

Published Feb 15, 2012, 2:37pm -

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In order to introduce Riviera Nayarit's six professional golf courses Tianguis participants—buyers and main commercial partners of the Mexican touristic industry—the destination has organized tournaments at the El Tigre Golf & Country Club in Nuevo Vallarta, and at the Punta Mita-Pacifico course, to take place alongside Mexico's most important travel and tourism trade show.

The Punta Mita Golf Tournament Edicion Tianguis 2012, Riviera Nayarit-Mexico will be played on March 24, and the 72 competitors that will be invited by the sponsoring United Airlines will have to opportunity to test their skills at the emblematic 3-B hole, better known as the “Tail of the Whale”.

Punta Mita is an exclusive residential community that has been getting a lot of attention in recent months due to visiting celebrities and movie stars, and it offers two golf courses designed by acclaimed Jack Nicklaus, one of which will welcome the personalities that will attend the Tianguis.

El Tigre Edición Tianguis 2012 Riviera Nayarit-México tournament will take place also on March 24 at 9:00 AM, and will be open to all pariticpants of the Tianguis, with a limit of 92 players, so it’s recommended to book well in advance.

El Tigre Golf & Country Club will be hosting the second competition, and the course has already been classified as one of the best courses in the world according to Rolex. Its challenging design was conceived by Von Hagge, Smelek & Barig Design, and has allowed it to host important international tournaments like PGA’s Copa de las Americas and the LPGA’s Futures Tour’s Riviera Nayarit Classic.

“This edition of the Tianguis belongs to all of Mexico, and at Riviera Nayarit we want to make it an unforgettable one. This is why we’ve organized two golf tournaments that will allow professionals of the touristic industry to experience what we have to offer for golf lovers”, said Fernando González Ortega, president of the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Riviera Nayarit.

For more information, please visit www.tianguisnayarit.com.

Source: Riviera Nayarit


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