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|Famous Golfer Lorena Ochoa To Play in Riviera Nayarit Tournament|
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September 04, 2010
Lorena Ochoa will hit the greens again in Riviera Nayarit. She is one of the best golfers in the world and will be playing at the Fourth Aeromexico Golf Tournament, which will take place on September 23rd and 24th at El Tigre Golf & Country Club of Paradise Village, together with Aeromexico and their partners and associates.
|Mexican golf legend Lorena Ochoa will be playing at the Fourth Aeromexico Golf Tournament, which will take place at El Tigre Golf & Country Club of Paradise Village on September 23rd and 24th.|
Ochoa retired from the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) in May during the tournament at Tres Marías, but is still competing professionally, and is picking up her clubs to play with the valued customers of Aeromexico and other tournament participants.
In addition, Lorena will be present to exchange experiences at the inaugural dinner, the awards luncheon and other special social events.
This is the first year that this event will be held in Riviera Nayarit, a destination where luxury is combined with nature and is a golf lover's dream, not only because of the great assortment of professional golf courses, but also because of the quality and challenges that they present. For these reasons, they have chosen Riviera Nayarit for the 4th Aeromexico Duramed Tournament of 2010.
Riviera Nayarit currently has six competitive golf courses in full operation, and three others in development. So, in the near future, golfers will be able to enjoy the fun and challenges of the nine different golf courses and choosing which ones best suits their tastes and features as a player. Or, even better, to experience them all as a different challenge for one's golfing skills.
Lorena Ochoa was born on the 15th of November, 1981. She is one of the Mexican golfers who plays on the US-based LPGA Tour. She is presently ranked as one of the best and the number one female golfers in the world. She is also the first Mexican golfer who is not ranked #1 according to her gender, but actually according to her skilled expertise at playing golf. She is also considered the best Mexican golf player of all time. She is the daughter of Graciela Alonso, who is also a famous Mexican golfer.
Lorena Ochoa is a star of Mexico. She helps the people of Mexico in whatever way she can, and her coming to Riviera Nayarit in order to stimulate tourism is a testimony to that. She also heads The Lorena Ochoa Foundation which operates in La Barranca. This is a primary school situated in Guadalajara which provides education to about 250 underprivileged students and has a great educational and innovative curriculum.
About Riviera Nayarit: Mexico’s newest destination, Riviera Nayarit, stretches along 192 miles of pristine Pacific coast framed by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains just ten minutes north of accessible Puerto Vallarta International Airport. The region extends along the entire coast of the Pacific state of Nayarit including the resorts of Nuevo Vallarta, the historic colonial town of San Blas, exclusive Punta Mita, picturesque fishing villages, miles of serene beaches and spectacular Banderas Bay. Riviera Nayarit offers countless activities, all pleasantly affordable, such as: PGA golf courses, luxury spas, whale watching, turtle release, zip lining, surfing, record deep sea fishing, bird watching, international cuisine, and shopping for local artwork and traditional Huichol handicrafts. The region attracts and satisfies vacationers of all tastes and budgets with its wide range of accommodations including chic luxury resorts, eco-tourism boutique hotels and quaint B&B inns. Visit the website at RivieraNayarit.com