NY team takes Casa de Campo’s DR Open Amateur Championship
La Romana, Dominican Republic..- The delegation from New York won the first place in the eighth annual DR Open Amateur Championship 2017, played Thursday through Saturday at the links of Casa de Campo, where over 100 players from several countries gathered.
New York’s representative won the cup with 1,056 overall points, beating Argentina and Guadeloupe. The rounds held in Casa de Campo were played at Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore and The Links.
Oswaldo Rodríguez was the best overall gross, with 88 strokes, while Maria Fernanda Durán was the best net, with 117 strokes.
Category A was dominated by Dorian Álvarez, with 241 strokes, while Guillermo Pluis stayed with Senior A, after scoring 243. Alejandro Carrasco won with B, finishe with 82 d the event, sponsored by the Tourism Ministry and the banks, Banco de Reservas and Banco Popular.
José Narvaez was best in Senior B, with 65. Nelson Céspedes and Bienvenido Inoa dominated C and Senior C, respectively, after scoring 57 and 20.
In the Super Senior A and B, Andrés Dilonex (76) and Omar Rodríguez (58) were the winners. In the Ladies A and B, the best were Aline Bertrand and Nicole Lescalet, scoring 58 and 47, respectively.
The international fair was held at Minitas Beach in Casa de Campo, where Dominican Golf Federation (Fedogolf) president Rafael Villalona thanked the sponsor brands. Bepensa Dominicana, Casa de Campo and Tabacalera de García also sponsored the event, which has been held since 2010.
Players from various countries were treated to the traditional hospitality which has consolidated the country’s golf tourism.
The event featured César Rivera and Tulio Luna as directors of rules, Rafael Canario, general director, with the support of Fedogolf for its organization.