Rosewood Mayakoba Presents the Ultimate Golf Package to Coincide with the OHL Classic at Mayakoba

March 26, 2013

Mexico’s Only PGA TOUR Event Moves to Fall Schedule Boasting Unencumbered Dates

Riviera Maya, MEXICO – All eyes will be on the stunning El Camaleón Golf Club the week of November 11-17, 2013 for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba when the world’s top PGA TOUR players will have the opportunity to compete on the Greg Norman designed, 7,000-yard, 18-hole championship course. El Camaleón (The Chameleon) is aptly named for the diverse terrain and environments it presents to players while meandering throughout the 1600-acre Mayakoba enclave. Touting a USD6 million purse, the largest of any professional tournament in Latin America, the OHL Classic at Mayakoba made history in 2007 when it became the first PGA TOUR event contested outside the United States and Canada.

Rosewood Mayakoba, the 128 all-suite luxury resort also located within Mayakoba, is positioned along a mile-long arc of white Caribbean sand and will be at the heart of the excitement. In celebration of the high profile tournament, Riviera Maya’s award winning resort is introducing The Ultimate Golf Package that will provide bragging rights and cocktail party conversation for years to come. The USD175,000 package, designed for three golfers, boasts a private lesson with world famous golf instructor Jim McLean, a round of golf with sport legend Greg Norman at Playa Mujeres with private helicopter transportation to and from, as well as three positions in the OHL Classic at Mayakoba Pro-Am. Throughout the tournament, guests will have honorary observer positions and access to the exclusive Founders Club and will stay in the 6,272 square-foot Presidential Lagoon Suite. It is sure to be a dream come to true for any golf enthusiast and two close friends.

The seven-night package that begins on Tuesday, November 12 has been thoughtfully curated to provide an exclusive golf experience with the comfort of exquisite cuisine, lavish accommodations and extraordinary amenities. By day, guests will enjoy preferred seating at the tournament’s official grand opening ceremony, sit at the VIP table at the Pairings Party ,” take private lessons with world-famous golf instructor Jim McLean, sip cocktails with the PGA TOUR Players, and take part in the limelight while playing in the tournament Pro-Am. The trip culminates on Monday, Nov. 18 with a private BBQ on Rosewood Mayakoba’s pristine beach and a tequila tasting during which the resort’s resident Tequiliers will provide guests with an in-depth experience demonstrating the art of making and appreciating the “drink of the gods,” well sampling some of the best labels.

The Ultimate Golf Experience at Rosewood Mayakoba includes:

Tuesday, Nov. 12
Lesson with Jim McLean
Grand Opening Ceremony
Pairings Party

Wednesday, Nov.13
Pro-Am competition
Pro-Am Awards Dinner

Thursday, Nov. 14
Access to the Founders Club (valid through Nov. 17)
Helicopter to Playa Mujeres
Round of golf with Greg Norman

Friday, Nov. 15
Sunset Cocktails with pros

Saturday, Nov. 16
Honorary Observers

Sunday, Nov. 17
Meet & Greet with champ

Monday, Nov. 18
Monday-After Golf Outing
BBQ/Tequila tasting

Tuesday, Nov. 19
Departure from Mayakoba
Price is USD175,000 for three golfers with accommodations in the Presidential Lagoon Suite
Available for booking as of May 15th; for stay November 12-19, 2013

The OHL Classic at Mayakoba made golf history when it became the first PGA TOUR event to ever be contested outside of the United States and Canada in February 2007. Today the OHL Classic at Mayakoba remains Mexico’s only PGA TOUR event and it is regarded as one of the finest on the PGA TOUR by players, their families, sponsors and the TOUR itself. Previously played opposite to the World Golf Championship-Accenture Match Play, in 2013 the tournament moves to a new fall date in the expanded FedEx Cup schedule. To be held annually in November, the tournament features 132 professional golfers participating in four rounds of stroke play competition at the Greg Norman-designed El Camaleón Golf Club at Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya-Cancún regions of Mexico. And with a purse of USD6 million, the OHL Classic at Mayakoba boasts the largest amount of prize money of any golf tournament in Latin America. Rookie John Huh claimed the title in 2012, and is currently the defending champion. Other past champions include: Fred Funk (2007), Brian Gay (2008), Mark Wilson (2009), Cameron Beckman (2010) and Johnson Wagner (2011).

About Rosewood Mayakobá
Rosewood Mayakobá sits in the heart of a 1600-acre resort enclave in the Riviera Maya. Built along winding lagoons and a mile-long arc of pristine beach, this oasis of indulgence offers 128 suites with private plunge pools, rooftop sundecks, garden showers, individual docks and the finest in-room design and details. Resort amenities include a signature Greg Norman championship golf course, fine dining at Casa del Lago and Punta Bonita, Rose Buds® for children, and Sense, A Rosewood Spa®, which is designed around a cenote, one of the sacred water wells of the ancient Mayans, and sits on a private island. The resort is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards, offering indulgence with awareness, and has recently been awarded the Rainforest Alliance Certification.

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