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Impressive 2013 golf calendar, Dominican Republic

The country’s impressive annual golf calendar is more active than ever.  Organizers have already begun to announce the year’s big golf tournaments, including the DR Open, organized by the Dominican Federation of Golf.  This particular event is scheduled for May in the Cana Bay Golf Course, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana, in the country’s easternmost region.  The 18-hole golf course was designed by golfing great Jack Nicklaus.

First Stop: Tour “Los Macos”

On April 5 the popular “Los Macos” tournament will take place at the Metro Country Club Los Marlins Golf Course, in the beachfront community of Juan Dolio, situated 45 minutes east of Santo Domingo and 1.5 hours west of Punta Cana. Metro Country Club is an 18-hole course designed by Charles Ankrom.

The Sugar Golf Tournament

The Sugar Golf Tournament will be held from April 4-7 in La Romana Country Club.  The tournament is organized by the International Rescue Mission. The golf course at the La Romana Country Club is 18 holes, and is considered by golf pros as one of the country’s most difficult courses.

DR Open 2013

The DR Open tournament will be played from May 27 to June 2 at the Cana Bay Golf Course, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana.  It is organized by the Dominican Federation of Golf, through an agreement with the PGA.  The Cana Bay Golf Course has 18 holes and was designed by golf legend Jack Nicklaus.

II International Tournament The Lakes

This tournament is scheduled for June 21 at the Barcelo The Lakes Golf Course, at the Hotel Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe in Punta Cana.  The 18-hole golf course was designed by the famous PB Dye.

Casa de Campo Cuban Invitational 2013

This Invitational will take place at the internationally famous “Teeth of the Dog”, golf course, in Casa de Campo, on August 1. The course was designed by the legendary Pete Dye and rated by Golf Magazine as the number one golf course in the Caribbean and number 43 in the top 100 courses in the world.

Source: Access DR

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