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December 9, 2014

Jack Nicklaus Inaugurates Quivira Golf Club, Los Cabos, Mexico

By Neharika Padala

With an investment of 40 million dollars, Quivira Championship Golf Course was officially opened on December 4, 2014.

Located in the exclusive residential complex bearing the same name, this world-class design by legendary golfer and course architect Jack Nicklaus, offers 18 holes overlooking stunning landscapes that contrast between the desert and the sea, right where the Sea of ​​Cortes and the Pacific Ocean meet at “Land’s End”.

Also called the Golden Bear and considered the best golfer ever, Nicklaus said he was very happy and satisfied to be a partner in the growth of this exciting new development. During the opening ceremony where Nicklaus played the first hole, were representatives of the tourism sector, leaders of the state and other local personalities. In his speech, the principal investor and hotelier, Ernesto Coppel, said: “This project will not only offer golf lovers another great reason to visit Los Cabos, but also be of great benefit in terms of hotel occupancy for the entire destination”

Captura de pantalla 2014-12-05 a la(s) 14.06.30Additionally, Rubén Reachi, Secretary of Tourism for the State of Baja California Sur, reported that even before the course was officially opened, it had received significant attention:

“Quivira has just been named the best new golf course by Golf Magazine, in the best international golf destination and it only opened its doors today.  To already have that level of recognition, it will soon be recognized as one of the best golf courses in the world.  Clearly, Los Cabos is better than ever.”

Also present was Francisco Peña , Undersecretary of Tourism and representing President , Enrique Peña Nieto, who emphasized the 700 million pesos (nearly $5.5 million dollars) allocated through the federal agency FONDEN , will be applied for the rehabilitation of tourism infrastructure recovery and the overall image of Los Cabos. Additionally, they pointed to new efforts throughout 2015 to assist entrepreneurs, investors, the community, and local authorities in the promotion of this destination and all Baja California Sur.

Quivira, promises to be a “must visit” for anyone who loves the game of golf, no matter what your skill level.

(Source: Quivira Golf Club)

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