PGA TOUR awards nominate Corales Puntacana Championship for “Best Marketing Initiative”

Punta Cana, La Altagracia. – The Corales Puntacana Championship has been nominated for the ‘Best Marketing Initiative’ category in the 2022-2023 PGA TOUR Tournament Awards. This recognition highlights the impact that PGA TOUR tournaments have on their communities through innovative ideas. Manuel Sajour, executive director of Marketing at Grupo Puntacana and director of Corales Puntacana Championship, expressed his pride in the nomination and the hard work put in by the entire team. He also mentioned that being nominated among all the PGA TOUR events is a great achievement, especially in these post-pandemic times. The Corales Puntacana Championship serves as a country-brand event, showcasing the Dominican Republic’s golf tourism to the world. [Video Link]

The Barracuda Championship, Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by Mastercard, Wells Fargo Championship, RBC Canadian Open, and Rocket Mortgage Classic were also nominated in the same category. Recently, the dates for the Corales Puntacana Championship were announced, with the tournament scheduled to take place from April 15-21, 2024, at the Corales Golf course. This marks the 3rd edition of the tournament, and the contract has been extended until 2025. The Corales Puntacana Championship, offering 300 FedExCup points, will be broadcasted live on Golf Channel. The tournament reaches a wide audience, with 4.8 billion impressions in digital and print media nationally and internationally in 153 countries, and 3.4 million viewers in the United States. For more information, please visit or follow @coraleschampionship on Instagram/.

The previous winners of the Corales Puntacana Championship include Matt Wallace in 2023, Joel Dahmen in 2022, Hudson Swafford in 2020, Graeme McDowell in 2019, and Brice Garnett in 2018. Prior to 2018, the tournament was a part of the Korn Ferry Tour schedule, where Dominic Bozzelli won in 2016 and Nate Lashley in 2017.

About the PGA TOUR: The PGA TOUR, headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, is the premier North American men’s professional golf tour with over 175 tournaments across six international tours. PGA TOUR members consist of the world’s top players, representing 29 countries and territories outside the United States. PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcasted in 28 languages and reach 216 countries and territories. The tournaments operate on a non-profit basis to maximize charitable donations, and collectively, they have generated over $3.2 billion in donations.

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