Indura Beach & Golf Resort to Host PGA Tour Latinoamerca's Third Annual Honduras Open
TELA, Honduras – Indura Beach & Golf Resort, the first five-star resort in Central America within Curio – a Collection by Hilton, will once again set the stage for one of the most anticipated golfing events in the region – the Honduras Open. The tournament is part of the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and will be taking place from March 20 to 26, 2017. More than 140 golf professionals, novices and aficionados alike will travel to the pristine Tela Bay on the Northern coast of the country to witness the six-day event and experience the stunning natural setting and cultural diversity of the luxury resort and surrounding area.
“As host of this important tournament, Indura Beach & Golf Resort further solidifies itself as a premier destination for recreational enthusiasts seeking the utmost in curated luxury experiences in Latin America,” said Indura Beach & Golf Resort General Director, Jose Antonio Gutiérrez. “We are eager to welcome not only the professionals who will participate, but also the spectators, friends and family who will have an opportunity to enjoy the wide array of activities and amenities we have to offer at Indura.”
This will be the third consecutive year Indura hosts the Honduras Open, welcoming top professional golfers such as the 2016 Honduras Open Champion Sam Fidone from the United States, as well as the 2015 Honduras Open Champion Felipe Velasquez. This year there will be 144 professional players participating from all over the world, representing 36 countries. The Honduras Open is part of the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica which includes eight tournaments spread throughout seven countries in the region.
“The Honduras Open has an important economic impact for the country due to the hundreds of tourists’ arrivals, especially to area of Tela Bay, the home of the indigenous Garifuna. In 2016, Indura was completely sold out and many surrounding hotels and tourist service providers also benefited greatly from this important event,” added Gutierrez.
Indura Beach & Golf Resort has one of the few PGA certified courses in Central America, and the first in Honduras, offering a natural enclave set within the Jeannette Kawas National Park. The participants will have the opportunity to play the challenging 18-hole golf course designed by Gary Player and managed by Troon. Set alongside the picturesque mountains, tropical jungle and golden sand beaches of the Caribbean Sea, the course experience allows players to enjoy routing around wetland and forested areas, with holes embracing three different ecosystems.
About Indura Beach & Golf Resort
Located just 55 miles from two international airports, San Pedro Sula International and La Ceiba International Airport, Indura Beach & Golf Resort presents a singular five-star vacation experience that melds well preserved natural surroundings with authentic culture, including the indigenous Garifuna community, and world-class hospitality. The resort boasts 60 junior suites spread among 15 sprawling villas, as well as numerous amenities including four distinctive dining experiences, a state-of-the-art pool with three swim areas and the Maina Spa, offering native treatments and services. Guests can also enjoy more 1,800 private tropical acres with a variety of recreational activities ranging from water sports to captivating birdwatching excursions.