The Riviera Maya is a beautiful place to play golf in an environment totally in harmony with nature, where you can observe birds and small mammals and a spectacular view of the beautiful turquoise Caribbean Sea that characterizes this destination.
In February, the Fairmont Mayakoba Resort will host the 6th Mayakoba PGA TOUR Golf Classic. This annual PGA event was the first to be held outside the United States and Canada. This tournament will take place from the 23rd through the 27th of February 2012 at El Chameleon golf course.
This professional course designed by golfing great Greg Norman is unique because it is spread over three different extensions: rainforest, mangroves and amazing views of the white sand characteristic of the region. The holes are separated by massive limestone canals.
Considered one of the best tournaments in the league and recognized as the event in Latin America with the best prize, it is important to mention that the tournament also supports and benefits local, national and international charities and disseminates and promotes the sport of golf.
The Mayakoba Golf Classic made history in the golf world in February 2007 by being the first official event of the PGA TOUR. The event will be broadcast to over 200 countries and 132 professional golfers will participate in four rounds of stroke play competition at El Chameleon Golf Club.
Players who wish to indulge in the Riviera Maya and play some golf now have perfect excuse. Hacienda Tres Rios has designed various packages for this incredible event and our ecotourism resort is located very close to the venue. You will be very comfortable enjoying the exclusivity of our beautiful resort while staying very close to this great event.