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Dominican Republic: Championship PGA TOUR tees off in Dominican Republic

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.- The third edition of the Los Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship PGA TOUR officially began at Los Corales golf course, and within the framework of the 50th anniversary of Grupo Puntacana, the tournament’s host organization.

In this third edition, the event will be held without the general public, or in the field and with the most rigorous health security measures. The prize pool will be US$4 million, one million more than last year’s purse and the highest in the history of Dominican sport, the score for the FedExCup was increased to 500 and the winner will get a place for the Masters in April 2021.

During the event’s inaugural press conference, held at Los Corales Golf Course clubhouse, the president and CEO of Grupo Puntacana, Frank Rainieri, stated that “since 2018 the tournament continues to position the Dominican Republic as the leading golf destination in the Caribbean worldwide. We are excited to once again receive a PGA TOUR at Puntacana Resort & Club and, this time, it will be an excellent platform to reopen our doors to the world and promote the Punta Cana destination.”

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