The event takes place October 29–31 at Moon Spa & Golf Club.
Cancún, Quintana Roo—September 8, 2021, Fundación Palace, Palace Resorts’ philanthropic institution, is excited to announce its eighth annual charity golf tournament. Featuring rising Mexican golfer, Alvaro Ortiz, the tournament will take place at Moon Spa & Golf Club October 29–31, 2021. Participants will play on Moon Palace Cancun’s Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. located on the idyllic shores of Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean.
For eight consecutive years, this event has brought together international golfers to enjoy a few days of golf to benefit Fundación Palace’s initiatives. Proceeds from the tournament will also help support the foundation’s existing programs, including mental health development, education, environmental initiatives, and social programs benefiting children, teens, adults and seniors from Quintana Roo, Yucatán and Baja California.
For tournament registration or to donate, visit fundacionpalace.org/torneodegolf.
- 5,900 pesos per player for the “For the Pleasure of Winning” category (twosome)
- 4,900 pesos per player for the “For the Pleasure of Helping” category (foursome)
The “For the Pleasure of Winning” category will be a round of 18 holes on the Jungle and Dunes courses, and the “For the Pleasure of Helping” will be a round of nine holes on the Lagos course. Prizes are awarded for players placing first, second and third. Prizes are also given for best “Hole in One,” and other categories. Players will enjoy preferential rates at Moon Palace Cancun, which include access to all the facilities Moon Palace The Grand – Cancun has to offer.
Players registering before September 15 receive a player kit with green fee, golf clinic, welcome dinner with Álvaro Ortiz and pro players, group photo, awards meal, raffles, prizes, an exclusive closing party and a day pass to enjoy the facilities at Moon Palace The Grand – Cancun.
Tournament activities begin Friday, October 29, 2021, with a golf clinic with Álvaro Ortiz, followed by the traditional welcome dinner at Moon Palace Cancun. The “For the Pleasure of Winning” round begins Saturday, October 30, at 7:50 am, and the “For the Pleasure of Helping” round begins at 8:05 am, followed by food, awards and an exclusive closing party. On Sunday, October 31, interested players may play with the professionals for an additional fee.
Álvaro Ortiz graduated from the University of Arkansas, where he caught the attention of the golf world by winning the Latin American Amateur Championship 2019. This year, when competitions resumed, he won the 2021 Mexico Open, ranking in the top five in the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica.
For Fundación Palace I.A.P Tournament registration information, email fundacionpalace.org/torneodegolf or call 01 (998) 193 19 93/998 168 90 86
About Palace Resorts
With eight oceanfront resorts overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters, Palace Resorts sets the standard in the five-star category of luxury all-inclusive accommodations in Mexico and Jamaica. Offering luxurious and spacious rooms accented by whirlpool tubs, nightly entertainment, the most relaxing spas in the entire Caribbean, and Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses, Palace Resorts offers an exceptional experience for all travelers. The unparalleled level of service and comfort at each of the properties makes Palace Resorts the leader in world-class vacations. For more information, visit www.PalaceResorts.com
About Fundación Palace
Fundación Palace Resorts IAP, is a nonprofit institution created in 2004 by Palace Resorts. The philanthropic institution was created with the primary objective to help contribute and give back to the communities in which it operates with one goal in mind: the pleasure of helping others. Since its establishment in 2004, the Palace Foundation has been fully committed to its mission of promoting the actions of its five committees. So far in 2020, the organization has awarded 120 scholarships to seven generations of university alumni through the Education Committee, fulfilled more than 2,000 dreams for terminally ill children through the Dreams Committee, and has provided healthcare to 1,100 people through different types of therapies for the Social Wellness Committee. Thanks to their partnerships with multiple health organizations, both public and private, the Health Committee has been able to provide more than 700 locals with medical care. The Environmental Committee has assisted with the protection of 3,120 turtle nests, 356,361 turtle eggs, and 308,336 sea turtle hatchling releases.
Additionally, in 2016, the foundation launched the “Casa Hogar,” an orphanage for local Mexican children, which provides housing and care for nearly 43 local children. Casa Hogar also features classrooms, a counseling center, a medical office, and a special needs area. The facility also features a chapel, playroom and computer center, swimming pool, multiple green areas, and a covered basketball court. Casa Hogar’s primary objective is to provide at-risk children in need the opportunity to have shelter, formal education, and healthcare.