Vidanta News

Vidanta News


Asset Publisher

Top Players from the Greg Norman Golf Academy Professional

Top Players from the Greg Norman Golf Academy Professional Golf Tour to Compete in "Vidanta Cup" in Nuevo Vallarta

07 / Mar / 2018

Mexico City, March 7, 2018.- At a press conference, representatives of Vidanta Golf and the Greg Norman Golf Academy announced the dates for the "Vidanta Cup." The “Vidanta Cup”, sponsored by Grupo Vidanta—the leading developer of resorts and tourist infrastructure in Mexico and Latin America—is the final stage of the Greg Norman Golf Academy Professional Golf Tour.

Akira Tominaga, General Director of Vidanta Golf; Jesús Torres, Director of Vidanta Golf Nuevo Vallarta; Jerome Valentín, Director of Vidanta Golf Tournaments; and Miguel Lizárraga, Director of Operations of the Jack Nicklaus Professional Academy, announced that the tournament will begin on March 16 and conclude March 18. Additionally, they announced the location of the tournament, under the name "Vidanta Cup", at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta and the golfers competing in the final.

Akira Tominaga, General Director of Vidanta Golf, stated, "We have the best golf courses in Mexico, so being named as the venue for this internationally renowned tournament is a great honor for us. We are highly committed to promoting this sport in our country and supporting established golfers and future talents. "

Grupo Vidanta has distinguished itself as one of the most notable golf course developers in Mexico through its Vidanta Golf brand, which has served since 2017 as the official sponsor of the Greg Norman Academy Professional Golf Tour, the only professional tour in Mexico.

Vidanta Golf also highlights the talented and experienced professional players of the PGA who represent not only the future of the game, but also the determination and commitment to excellence that characterizes Grupo Vidanta. Among the talented golfers slated to compete in the final are Carlos Ortiz, representing Mexico, and Ken Duke, representing the United States.

The full list of finalists scheduled to compete in the "Copa Vidanta" include:

1. José de Jesús Rodríguez

2. Armando Villarreal

3. Carlos Ortiz

4. Gerardo Ruiz

5. Sebastián Vázquez

6. Óscar Fraustro

7. Juan Pablo Hernández

8. Rodolfo Cazaubón

9. Oscar Serna

10. Nicolás Maruri

11. Raúl Cortés

12. Cristian Romero

13. Pablo Rincón Gallardo

14. Armando Favela

15. Andrés García

16. José Narro

17. Joaquín Lolas (Peru)

18. Juan Diego Fernández

19. Joel Thelen (USA)

20. Alejandro Villasana

21. Luis Enrique Cruz

22. Juan Pablo Solís

23. Ángel Morales

24. Alex Rocha (Brazil)

25. Gonzalo Rubio

26. Ken Duke (USA)

27. Sebastián Muñoz (Colombia)

28. Roberto Díaz

29. Alejandro Quiroz

30. Jorge Corral

Vidanta Golf is the leading developer and operator of golf courses in Mexico, many of which can be located in major tourist destinations throughout the country. These encompass six prestigious golf courses designed by celebrated golfers, including Greg Norman, who last year inaugurated the Greg Norman Signature Course in Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta. This course, constructed along the Ameca River, is a celebrated training ground with surfaces of Paspalum grass from end to end.

All Vidanta Golf destinations provide clubhouses, pro shops, putting greens, golf club rentals, inpidual/private lessons, bunkers and short play areas, food and drink carts, and restaurants, in accordance with Vidanta Golf’s goal to offer excellent configurations, impeccable facilities and unrivaled service. Vidanta Golf has met the challenge of constructing courses in desert areas, such as Los Cabos and Puerto Peñasco, as well as in the atmospheric jungles of Riviera Maya, Acapulco and Nuevo Vallarta, in order to offer visitors an incredible variety of geographical beauty and technical difficulty.