The Vidanta Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament has returned to Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta! This is your chance to play alongside current and former sports legends from the NBA, NFL, and MLB, as well as big names from the world of music and entertainment—and all on the best courses Mexico has to offer, including the Norman Signature Course and The Lakes Course.

You'll enjoy daily rounds, private parties, prizes, a spa treatment for your travel companion, and all the amenities and activities at the magnificent Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta.

With more than $50,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs, and sports legends at the tee, golf doesn’t get more exciting.

2017 Tournament Winners

1st Place Gross:

Rheal Cormier, Bobby Cormier, Brian Ehman, and Alejandro Rios

2nd Place Gross:

Craig Falanga, Jodie Hayes, Brad Mangus, and Steven Fox

3rd Place Gross:

Miguel Lizarraga, Jeff Vernon, Ameet Vedd, and Travis Lee

1st Place Net:

Erin Tucker, Sol Tucker, Jeremiah Trotter, and Michael Ward

2nd Place Net:

Spencer Haywood, Michael Donais, Michael Nugent, and Cory Sullivan

3rd Place Net:

Nausim Cobarrubias, Jason Marks, Jeff Tymkow, and Jose Guzman

Play with the Greats

The second annual Vidanta Celebrity Invitational is your chance to play the greats in paradise! Tee off alongside renowned celebrities of sports and entertainment on Mexico’s premier courses. Meet our full lineup of legendary heavy-hitters:

Ken Duke
PGA player
Steven Fox
PGA player
Steve Wheatcroft
PGA player
Nancy Kerrigan
Former Olympic medalist figure skater and star of Dancing With the Stars
Jay Harris
ESPN anchor
Iván “Pudge” Rodríguez
Baseball Hall of Famer
Jesse Metcalfe
Star of Desperate Housewives and Chesapeake Shores
Cory Sullivan
Eight-year Major League Baseball veteran
Cody Ransom
12-year Major League Baseball veteran
Josh Fogg
Eight-year Major League Baseball veteran
Bobby Scales
Former Chicago Cub
Jeff Montgomery
Rolaids' Award Winner and Two-time major league All-Star
Mike MacFarlane
13-year Major League Baseball veteran and Kansas City Royals' leader in games played
Charlie Beljan
PGA player
Larry Walker
Five-time Major League Baseball All-Star
Blake Parker
Relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels
José Guzmán
13-year Major League Baseball veteran
Drayton Florence
11-year NFL veteran
Tommy Joseph
First baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies
Jeremy Hellickson
Pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies and 2011 AL Rookie of the Year
Scott Burrell
11-year NBA veteran and current head coach for Southern Connecticut State University
Johnny Giavotella
Second baseman for the Baltimore Orioles
Paul Wagner
Seven-year Major League Baseball veteran
Mike Morin
Pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels
Orlando “El Duque” Hernández
Four-time World Series championship pitcher
Ben Lively
Pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies
John O'Hurley
Former star of Seinfeld (J. Peterman) and host of Family Feud
Grant Fuhr
Seven-time All Star Hockey Hall of Famer from the Edmonton Oilers
Jim Bullinger
Six-year Major League Baseball veteran
William Devane
Former star of Knots Landing, Marathon Man, and 24
Jack Wagner
Singer and former star of General Hospital, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Melrose Place
Chipper Jones
Hall of Fame switch hitter from the Atlanta Braves
Jim McMahon
Two-time Super Bowl quarterback for the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers
Roger Clemens
11-time All-Star and seven-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher
Ray Allen
Renowned NBA veteran, ten-time All Star, and 2002 Olympic gold medalist

Tournament Details

Where + When

The Vidanta Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament will be held at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta from October 5 - 7, 2017.

Entry Fee

$750 per player. Includes practice round, two tournament rounds with celebrity partner, breakfast, welcome gifts, cocktail party, awards dinner, and spa day for any non-playing spouse or guest.


$50,000 in cash and prizes. Includes first, second, and third place; closest to pin; all par 3s (daily); and longest drive (daily).


Pro-am format with one professional or celebrity and three amateurs.



October 5th

7-9 AM: Registration and practice round

6-9 PM: Welcome cocktail party


October 6th

7-8 AM: Breakfast

9 AM: Shotgun start

Lunch, following the round


October 7th

7-8 AM: Breakfast

9 AM: Shotgun start

7 PM: Dinner and awards ceremony

Course Information

The 2nd Annual Vidanta Invitational will be played on two of Mexico's most beautiful courses: the Norman Signature Course and the just-opened The Lakes Course. All of these courses showcase the natural beauty of the area with stunning views of the Sierra Madre Mountains, the Ameca River, and Banderas Bay. Players enjoy full caddie service, a pro shop, clubhouse with 19th hole restaurant, and the use of a lighted practice range.

Norman Signature Golf Course

The exciting layout winds along the banks of the Ameca River offering views of the Sierra Madres from every hole and an exciting trip across the world’s longest golf cart suspension bridge. Wall to wall paspalum turf provides immaculate conditions year round.

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The Lakes Golf Course

The newest addition to the golf offerings at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta, this beautiful 10-hole course showcases stunning views of the resort in its thrilling layout.

Spa Gift

Included in your tournament entry fee is a spa day for your spouse or guest at one of Vidanta's premier spas. They will unwind in luxury while you wind up on the greens.

We would love for you to be part of this amazing event!


To learn more, fill out the form below, or call the Customer Care Center to reserve your spot today.

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