The American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic brings some of the top chefs and golfers in the world together in the Riviera Nayarit. This year the event takes place between April 30 and May 3, featuring the participation of celebrities like Lorena Ochoa, Javier Plascencia, Philipe Piel, Thierry Blouet, Betty Vazquez and Fernando Trocca.
The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita is the host for the welcome cocktail party, where you'll find representatives from different winemakers, sommeliers, and tequila experts who will complement the exquisite creations of the renowned chefs invited to the event. For her part, Lorena Ochoa will be giving a golf clinic at Punta Mita Golf Club, sharing techniques and secrets that made her the best female golfer in the world.
The Punta Mita Pacifico and Bahia golf courses will host the tournament Copa Punta Mita, featuring different competitions, such as Best Ball and Scramble. There will also be a special prize for players who beat the celebrity golf champion at "Closest to the Pin". This competition will take place at the world-famous Hole 3B, which is also known as the "Whale's Tail" because the green is located on a small island in the Pacific Ocean.
The hotels Four Seasons and The St. Regis Punta Mita will offer cooking classes with guest chefs, personalized tequila tastings, special dinners, and the chance to taste prestigious wines. The closing dinner will be held at The St. Regis Punta Mita with a traditional auction in the hands of Lorena Ochoa in aid of her foundation. Guests will also enjoy a set by the DJ Baby Soul, who will liven up the evening with different music that ranges from 1940's classics, country, and gospel to rock and ska, along with soul, blues and funk.
Written by Juan Pablo Pinzon