St. Regis Punta Mita Resort’s Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic

Located along the shores of Riviera Nayarit, Mexico, The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort recently announced the Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic.

The event, created and hosted by The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in collaboration with the Four Seasons Punta Mita, the Riviera Nayarit Visitors and Convention Bureau, DINE developer of Punta Mita, and American Airlines, combines the worlds of culinary tourism and golf travel. The Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic from April 28 – May 1.

The Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic will feature gourmet meals and cooking courses taught by chefs, a series of wine and tequila tastings, festive gatherings at the luxurious St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and Four Seasons Punta Mita, and “The Punta Mita Cup”, a two-day golf tournament on Jack Nicklaus’ two signature courses Bahia and Pacifico.

As a part of the four-day event, guests will play in the Punta Mita Cup on Friday in a team scramble format on Pacifico, and on Saturday in a two ball best ball format on Bahia with exciting prizes for the winning team, hole in one closest to the pin, longest drive, including collector’s items like limited edition tequila, hotel stays, a golf kart and other surprises.

The Pacífico, with eight holes directly facing or playing alongside the Pacific Ocean, features the “Tail of the Whale,” an optional par-three hole and the world’s only natural island green. The Bahía, Nicklaus’ second championship course in Punta Mita, has six ocean holes and opened in late 2008.

Rates begin at $1,180 per person for a three-night stay based on double occupancy.

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