El Camaleón, home of the PGA OHL Classic in beautiful Mayakoba, played host yesterday of the Inaugural Mayakoba Invitational Pro/Am, beautiful weather and the course in immaculate conditions made it a day to remember.

Presented by Andaz Mayakoba, the event brought together a prestigious list of personalities celebrating the sport of golf and the culinary offerings by Mayakoba. As part of the spectacular weekend, amateur players had the unique experience of playing shoulder-to-shoulder with 11 professionals at El Camaleón golf course, the 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman and host of the only PGA TOUR event in Mexico.

Among the professionals were Troy Matteson, a two-time PGA TOUR winner, Margarita Ramos, winner of the Symetria Tour, Mauricio Azcue and Oscar Fraustro of the PGA TOUR, and led by Craig Stadler “The Walrus” who has won 31 PGA victories in his career.

Sponsors of this event include Andaz Mayakoba, PPG (Private Professional Golf), Golf Channel Latinoamerica, Tequila Patrón and Cerveza Mundo Maya.

“We are thrilled that this highly anticipated event has been a great hit, attracting great culinary and golfing talent,” said Carl Emberson, Operations and Marketing VP of Mayakoba.

These are the standings after Day 1:

Mayakoba Invitational Pro/Am, Pro Scores:

Troy Matteson 66

Sebastian Vasquez 68

Mauricio Azcue 70

Team Standings:

Team OHL 

Agustín Sarasola

Ruben Gonzalez

Javier Salinas

Pro: Alejandro Quiroz

133

Team OHL Classic

Bob Bere

Joe Mazzeo

Andres Cantun

Pro: Troy Matteson

134

Team Andaz

Andrew August

Travis Sriggs

Matthew Sitler

Pro: Emily Collins

136

Team Banyan Tree

Team Cory Sistrunk

Team Vess Pearson

Dewey Mckay

Pro: Jonathan Fricke

136

Team Mayakoba

Miriam Galvan

Sabine Emberson

Gloria Morate

Pro: Mauricio Azcue

137

 

 

Team Rosewood

Rick Morgenstern

Scott Paris

Charles Blackman

Pro: Oscar Fraustro

142

Team El Pueblito

Issac Azkenazi

Juan Carlos Rosales

David Rosales

Pro: Margarita Ramos

142

Team Huaribe

Hugo Van Belle

Jose Antonio Pardo

Carl Emberson

Pro: Alejandro Vazquez

144

Team Ciudad Mayakoba

Mikel Artaza

Alfonso Hernandez

John Nielsen

Pro: Alejandro Quiroz

147

 

Team Fairmont

Dary Goodwin

Javier Morate

Wu Jun

Pro: Craig Stadler

150

 

 

Team El Camaleon

Roger Pacheco

Jose Monetti

De Beutelspacher

Pro: Julia Roth

150 

 

 

Join us today for another day of golf in paradise!

About Mayakoba

Just 15 minutes from Playa del Carmen, Mayakoba is an eco-resort, developed on the beaches of the Mexican Caribbean. Mayakoba is home to four luxury hotels – Fairmont Mayakoba, Rosewood Mayakoba, Banyan Tree Mayakoba and Andaz Mayakoba (to be inaugurated in the fall of 2016) surrounded by natural beauty by its lagoons, pools and white beaches.

The resort also offers a spectacular 18-hole golf course designed by renowned PGA TOUR legend and architect Greg Norman. The golf course is home to the Mayakoba OHL Classic – the only PGA TOUR event in Mexico. 13 kilometers of lagoons and fresh water channels lead to white beaches and turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea that connect all hotels. Mayakoba is an eco-conscious development that has implemented significant practices to promote sustainability.

For more information please visit www.mayakoba.com