The best golfers in the world will be at the Mexico Open at Vidanta 2024
The best golfers in the world have an appointment in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit to play the Mexico Open at Vidanta tournament from February 22 to 25th, which has become the most important golf event in the Mexican Pacific, reported Cecilia Herrera, Project Manager of the tournament.
In the Mexico Open at Vidanta, endorsed by the Professional Golf Association (PGA), this year 132 players will participate, including the defending champion Tony Finau and the -.exican Raúl Pereda who has just turned professional, so there are high expectations of their participation.
Cecilia Herrera commented that the planning of an event like this requires a year, months before there are administrative and sporting aspects, six weeks before the tournament the construction of suites, tents and hospitality areas begins.
Their close team is made up of between six and eight people, but staff is added throughout the year, until it forms a team of 30 people.
Complying with the PGA standards implies periodic reviews by the rolls officials and the management staff of the organization that supervises this unique tournament in Mexico, “there is a lot of prior agronomy work to comply with all the standards.”
This tournament has acquired greater relevance in each of its two previous editions, the average attendance in four days was 28 thousand people, in terms of economic benefits, the México Open at Vidanta has become the second sporting event in the country that It leaves a greater economic impact with 1.4 billion pesos, which represents a great economic boost for Banderas Bay.
The event also generates an important media impact, since it is broadcast in more than 220 countries, which represents a great projection for Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit.
IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY
The tournament also represents a great positive impact on the community of Banderas Bay, “we want them to feel the tournament as something of the region, that is why we invite everyone to visit us and see how this destination is capable of hosting a tournament of this magnitude.”
In that sense there is a discount for local attendees; There is also a promotion that allows each adult who has a general access ticket to enter with two children under twelve years of age.
“This year they lowered ticket prices precisely to make it more accessible to the local community; In addition, we are doing a lot of work to gather volunteers, since it is a unique experience, we give them uniforms, top-notch food, there are raffles and parties.”
The permanence of the tournament here is due to the fact that not every golf course meets the standards of the PGA A tour; and, secondly, “we found in Vidanta an excellent associate who became our client, he has welcomed us with open arms with the hospitality that characterizes them; This event has been a watershed in the holding of golf tournaments in the country, the visitor really likes it because it takes place in a tourist destination, since there are many activities to do in addition to attending golf.”
GOLF AND MORE
We, said the executive, define it as “we are golf and more”, golf and beach, golf and party, golf and family, “we will also have alliances with the most popular bars in the city to offer some type of discount to attendees.”
The Mexico Open is a first-class event on the PGA tour, “and I am sure it is the tournament with the best gastronomy in the country, here the attendees eat the best.”
Finally, Cecilia Herrera announced that Grupo Salinas is already working on renewing the contract with both the PGA tour and Vidanta to hold the next tournaments, “we want to stay for many more years and for the tournament to also serve to motivate young players. of this sport to continue growing.”
Tickets for the México Open at Vidanta can be obtained on the official website www.mexicopen.mx as well as in the Tickemaster system and at the event box office.