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Puerto Rico offers sun-kissed courses, stay-and-play packages

College and PGA Tour events summon visitors to discover Puerto Rico golf and other island attractions this winter

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, December 2, 2019 – As winter and darkness descend across much of North America, Puerto Rico comes alive with spirit warming tropical courses, golf-package specials, and top competitive events that showcase the first-class attributes of our Caribbean oasis.

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The 2020 Dorado Beach Puerto Rico Collegiate will take place Feb. 22-25, at TPC Dorado Beach on the Sugarcane Course. The 54-hole tournament will include Notre Dame, Kansas, Army, Kentucky, Indiana, Boston College, Coastal Carolina, Kansas State, Louisville, VCU, Rutgers, Michigan State, and North Carolina Greensboro.

TPC Dorado Beach includes the exceptional East Course. Both courses are amenities of Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, which was rated one of the Top 100 U.S. Golf Resorts by Golf Magazine. Additionally, the resort was ranked in the Top 5 of the Luxury Resort category along with iconic Pebble Beach in California.

For those that like to play “trophy” courses where the pros play, consider The Resort at Coco Beach Stay-and-Play Package. Home to two 18-hole courses designed by Tom Kite – the Championship and International – Coco Beach is a Hyatt affiliated hotel which will soon rebrand as Hyatt Regency Coco Beach Resort. To enjoy staying and playing at the host venue of the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open, February 17-23, 2020, make reservations now through by December 15, 2019. Mention offer code GOLF 2 when booking to qualify for the package which is valid through Dec. 23 and includes two rounds of golf and breakfast buffet for two daily (golf cart excluded). For price and additional details, call 1-787-657-1051.

One of the Island’s great bonuses for players is the astounding array of after-round options. At Dorado Beach and Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf and Beach Resort, for example, one can complement a game of golf at Rio Mar or Dorado Beach with kite surfing. Both are world class places for this adrenalin boosting activity, and lessons are available at Rio Mar, which will serve as a training center for Olympic kite surfing teams that will compete in the 2024 Games in Paris.

Discover Puerto Rico in late fall or winter to escape the cold and mundane, embrace the Island’s scintillating beauty, and immerse yourself in its vibrant culture, rich history, bountiful beaches, and award-winning gastronomy. To browse the Island’s 17 courses, hundreds of lodging options, and 4,000+ restaurants, visit: DiscoverPuertoRico.com.

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About Discover Puerto Rico
Discover Puerto Rico is a private, not for-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) whose mission is to make Puerto Rico visible to the world as a premier travel destination. The DMO will bring prosperity to the people of Puerto Rico by collaboratively positioning the Island’s diversity and uniqueness for leisure, business and events. It is responsible for all global marketing, sales and promotion of the destination and works collaboratively with key local governmental and non-governmental players throughout Puerto Rico’s visitor economy and community at large, to empower economic growth. Visit: www.DiscoverPuertoRico.com

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