Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, opened its doors to the Celebrity Golf Invitational, an international sporting event that brings together sports and entertainment celebrities such as Hollywood actors Kevin Dillon and Donovan Carter.
NFL figures Adrian Peterson, Eric Dickerson, Jorge Posada, Antonio Freeman, Marshall Faulk, Fred Taylor, Christian Okoye, Santonio Holmes and Emmitt Smith; and NBA basketball player Anthony “Spud” Webb.
What Fairmont Mayakoba offered
Fairmont Mayakoba, with AAA-5 Diamond certification, hosted this event thanks to the personalized service, quality, luxury facilities, accessibility of the destination and, above all, the opportunity for attendees to enjoy the new spaces that are part of the hotel’s ambitious restoration project since its opening.
As host of the tournament, the hotel provided participants, guests and celebrities with a luxurious experience within 600 acres of tropical forest surrounded by crystal clear waters and a pristine Caribbean coastline for an exclusive experience.
The tournament took place at the El Camaleón golf course, designed by Australian golfer Greg Norman and opened in 2006 at the Fairmont Mayakoba hotel.
With 18 holes and a capacity for all golfers, the course is also recognized as one of the best in Mexico for hosting the first LIV tournament in Latin America and the first course to host the PGA outside the United States.
This green blends harmoniously with the diverse ecosystems of Mayakoba, such as the tropical jungle, dense mangroves, freshwater canals, and the beaches of the Riviera Maya.
This years edition was held in a go-go format, with a total of 9 groups made up of 4 people each and included contests such as Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and Putting Contest, in whirious prizes were awarded to the winners of each category.
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Similarly, this sporting event provides support to the Dr. Sonrisas Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children and youth through education.
This commitment to social responsibility reflects the shared values of Fairmont Mayakoba, with the organizers and sponsors of the tournament, who seek to make a tangible difference in society.