Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa Announces Winners of 3rd Annual Cozumel Island Golf Tournament

A portion of tournament proceeds benefited the Community Foundation of Cozumel.

Cozumel, Mexico, May 21, 2011 --( More than 100 golfers from the United States, South America and Mexico gathered for the 3rd Annual Cozumel Island Golf Tournament. A portion of proceeds benefited the Community Foundation of Cozumel, an organization devoted to improving the quality of life in the community through the implementation of various social programs.

Among those participating in the weekend-long event were actor Dennis Haysbert and CNN Sports Anchor Diego Bustos along with a multitude of renowned national and international golfers.

In addition to the golf tournament hosted by the Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa, participants enjoyed a weekend of activities including golf contests, a welcome cocktail reception and a closing night awards ceremony in the resort’s open-air palapa overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

Men’s tournament winners were Eduardo Suarez and Rafael Diaz. The ladies winner was Jacqueline Rosado. Additionally, first, second and third place prizes were awarded for Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and Putting.

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.

Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa
Anna Drake