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Fundación Lorena Ochoa receives donation check from the Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic

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The American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic, organized by The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, DINE (Punta Mita Resort Master Developer) and Riviera Nayarit OCV delivered a donation check to Fundación Lorena Ochoa for $908,500 pesos raised during the recently past edition of their V Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic.

For third year in a row, the V American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic had the former professional golfer Lorena Ochoa as ambassador, and the event fundraised an important amount destined for supporting her Foundation, Ayudar es Posible, organization that supports low income kids through educational, sports, health and self-esteem programs and seminars. Carl Emberson, General Manager to the St. Regis Punta Mita Resort handed the donation check for $908,500 pesos to Lorena Ochoa, who was the best world golfer for three years.

“We are excited to support Mexican kids education through Fundacion Lorena Ochoa, and our signature event, the American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic“ said Carl Emberson. “In the upcoming 6th edition, to be celebrated in January 2016, we will continue gathering the best of the gourmet and golf worlds, and at the same time we confirm our support to  Lorena Ochoa and her foundation.“ 

“I´m very grateful for participating in another successful edition of the Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic. This wonderful event celebrates the best of golf and cuisine in the amazing location of Punta Mita, and at the same time it continues fundraising for our Foundation and with that supporting the kids education. I´m very grateful to Carl Emberson and the entire Punta Mita team for their unconditional support to the kids in my foundation“. States Lorena Ochoa, considered the most important Mexican golfers of all times.

The VI edition of the American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic, will be celebrated from January 28-31 2016, reuniting once again the sophisticated world of the culinary excellence with the best golf in one of the most attractive and beautiful destinations in the world, Punta Mita. This exclusive gastronomic and sporting event was originally created by The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, and welcomes acclaimed chefs, famous sommeliers, wine experts, tequila masters and epicurean personalities from around the globe, who share their talent, passion and experience with gourmands, while golfers compete on the Nespresso Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Cup, a 2-days tournament played on the most prestigious Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf courses of the resort.

For more information about the event visit www.puntamitagourmetgolf.com or www.facebook.com/puntamitagourmetgolf