MAZATLAN, Mexico, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," today announced that it will host Open Mazatlan, one of four PGA Tour Latinoamerica tournaments in Mexico in 2014. The tournament will take place October 6-12, 2014 at the Estrella del Mar Golf and Beach Resort.
"We are thrilled to host Open Mazatlan as a stop on the PGA Tour Latinoamerica," said Frank Cordova, Secretary of Tourism for the region. "With Mazatlan's beautiful scenery and rich culture, matched with the Tour's long tradition of excellence, the tournament is sure to bring challenging play to participants and an enjoyable experience for spectators."
Mazatlan's Estrella del Mar Golf and Beach Resort is situated on an 816-acre gated community, which includes 3.5 miles of pristine beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The resort offers beach access, dramatic ocean views and luxurious accommodations. The 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and is among the best golf courses in Mexico, with both exceptional play and scenery.
While Mazatlan may be best known for its beaches, it is also recognized for its array of options to entertain even the most experienced golf aficionados. In addition to Estrella del Mar, Mazatlan is home to three more professional golf courses including El Cid (27 holes) designed by Lee Trevino and Marina Mazatlan (18 holes) designed by David Fleming.
Recognized for its world-class beaches, golfing, gastronomy and cultural offering, Mazatlan is an ideal vacation getaway for all ages on the Mexican Riviera: The Lighthouse (El Faro), the second-tallest natural light house in the world; experience the famous Angela Peralta Theater nearby the charming Plazuela Machado; and taste the exquisite gastronomy, whether a local pastry shop in Old Mazatlan or the world-famous seafood at The Shrimp Bucket. Go Mazatlan. For more information about the destination please go to: www.GoMazatlan.com.