Cozumel Island Celebrates Golfing Weekend, May 13-14, with Tournament at Nicklaus-Designed Cozumel Country Club

Cozumel, Mexico, March 09, 2011 --( Golfers from the United States, South America and Mexico will gather on the island of Cozumel, May 13-14, for the 3rd Annual Cozumel Island Golf Tournament, a weekend of golf-related activities at Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa culminating with play on the prestigious Cozumel Country Club golf course.

Designed by The Nicklaus Design Group, the 6,734-yard, par 72 layout at the Cozumel Country Club provides challenges for players of every level of skill while preserving the surrounding mangrove marshlands and tropical rainforest. Founded with an ecological commitment, the course blends the requirements for championship golf with consideration for the environmental concerns for the site.

The tournament package includes a two-night stay at Presidente InterContinental Cozumel & Spa on May 13-14, tournament green fee, transportation to and from the Cozumel Country Club, an awards dinner, a welcome gift bag, cocktail reception and an evening putting tournament. Activities for non-golfers also are available.

Be the first “Hole in One” on a designated par-three hole and drive away in a brand-new car. Other prizes for “Closest to the Pin” and “Longest Drive” include travel packages to Cozumel with hotel accommodations and airfare.

The complete tournament package is US$409 for individual golfers; US$479 for individual golfers sharing a room with a non-golfer; and US$515 for two golfers sharing a room.

A handicap index is required as provided by either the USGA, the Mexican Federation of Golf or as verified by the player’s home course golf professional.

Activities also are available for non-golfers including snorkeling and scuba amidst the world’s second-largest coral reef. The resort’s on-property Dive Shop, a PADI Gold Palm Five-Star Dive Center, offers certified dive trips every morning from its exclusive pier.

Golfers and non-golfers also will enjoy discounts on services in the resort’s Mandara Spa.

For reservations and information, visit

and click on the Golf tab or call toll free from USA, (800) 327-0200.

Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa
Anna Drake