The Golf Latino Cup 2014 at Ventanas San Miguel
By Atención staff
“This tournament will surely mark history, not only in Mexico, but in Latin America, since it will reunite the best golf players of the region and yet…will defend their colors and forget the profit,” Febrero del Moral said, member of Focus Sport, responsible company of the organization and promotion of the Golf Latino Cup 2014, that is going to take place in the beautiful and breathtaking Ventas de San Miguel field in Guanajuato.
Golf Latino Cup is a meeting between Mexico and the rest of Latin America that will break all types of barriers in golf. Golf Latino Cup is taking place from the 10th till the 14th of December 2014 and it will welcome important people of golf world, like the Venezuelan Jhonatan Vegas, who has been champion in PGA Tour.
“Golf is now more popular in Mexico, and also Mexican golf players have become more professional. This is what we want to remark in Golf Latino Cup, a unique event,” professional Óscar Serna said, who will be part of the Mexican team.
Alberto Kaneda (Mexican PGA president), Jorge Kahwagi (president of the Mexican Golf Federation), the professionals Efrén Serna and Eduardo Herrera; José Toledo and our Mexican proud Lorena Ochoa Reyes are members of Golf Latino Cup event.
Golf Latino Cup 2014, without a doubt, is an event that will mark a new horizon for golf in the country, where exist 168 golf fields through 30 states of the Mexican Republic.
“Players will be carefully chosen, based on the world ranking and just the best will be in Ventanas San Miguel; we are already talking with Angel Cabrera and Camilo Villegas,” Eduardo Villegas said, captain of Latin-American team.
“Without a doubt this is one of the most important tournaments not only for the region, but for the country and a watershed for the Continent golf,” Lorena Ochoa said, matron of honor.
“I am sure that the Mexican team will be supported by important golf representatives and they will have an outstanding performance. I rub my hands waiting to see this tournament,” Jorge Kahwagi president of the Mexican Golf Federation said.
The tournament will be under the Ryder Cup format, that is to say, they will play matches by couples in the two first days and the last will be played by 12 individual matches. If Mexicans accomplish 14 points they will win, because they are the locals, but if the Latin’s accomplish 14 and a half they will keep the trophy.
“The idea is that this tournament takes place in a different Latin American country the next year. So far, Brazil and Colombia are the two possible places for 2015” Ramón Marquez, Focus Sport representative, said.