On Sunday March 15, 2015, Rotary Club of Playa del Carmen Seaside will host their third annual Charity Golf Tournament, the Seaside Rotary Golf Classic, at the new Hard Rock Golf Club in Playacar as part of their Grand Opening weekend. Beginning at 8:00 am, the tournament will be a Texas scramble with a luncheon and Gala Prize ceremony following. The registration fee is $1800 pesos per golfer and includes all food and beverages including beer sponsored by Heineken. Proceeds from the event will benefit Seaside Rotary’s ongoing programs and initiatives in the Playa del Carmen community. seaside-rotary-golf-classic

Proceeds from the 2014 Seaside Rotary Golf Classic were used to deliver over $500,000 USD worth of essential medical equipment and supplies from Project C.U.R.E. to the new Red Cross Hospital in Playa del Carmen. “Negotiations are already in the planning stages to bring additional medical supplies to Solidaridad and other areas along the Riviera Maya.” Explained tournament committee Chairman John Marty. “Funds raised from this event will go a long way to accomplishing this ambitious goal.”

Since receiving its charter in September 2012, Seaside Rotary has partnered with and supported several worthwhile organizations including KKiS – Keeping Kids in School, Casa Yoliguani, DIF Solidaridad, Christmas Dreams and Kicks4Kids. The club has also worked together with the local Municipal government to spruce up a local park and recreation space and rallied to help clean up local beaches.

The Seaside Rotary Golf Classic is the Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Support from the community is essential to its success. The tournament organizing committee is offering a variety of sponsorship opportunities to support this fundraising initiative. Playa del Carmen business leaders are encouraged to support this charitable event with monetary donations and by providing prizes for the raffle. Many local businesses have already committed their support for the 2015 tournament including BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors, Bric Rentals, Calderon y Asociados, Sr. Dan’s Sports Bar, PG’s Sports Bar, Dr. Jorge Armenta, Carrera y Asociados, Wah Wah Beach Bar, MexLaw, Off the Vine, Chiltepin Marisquillos, Dentaris and NAS Playa Vacation Rentals.

This year’s tournament is sure to be an exciting event with terrific raffle prizes available for the players worth well over $50,000 pesos and excellent exposure for corporate sponsors. The awards luncheon following the tournament will feature the cuisine of some of Playa del Carmen’s favorite restaurants including Plank, Imprevist, La Patrona, Das Brot and Don Chendo.

For further information about the Rotary Seaside Golf Classic and to register as a player, visit the event website http://www.seasiderotarygolfclassic.com. For tournament updates and information about our sponsors, please visit the tournament Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/seasiderotarygolfclassic.


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