WWG News & Events

2014 FORMULA ONE USGP - AUSTIN, TX

Attend the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas on November 2, 2014 with VIP Hospitality tickets, hotels or private home rentals, private club golf and events like an all star concert at Austin City Limits. We have hotel rooms downtown within walking distance to all the Austin nightlife, and ticket options from general admission, to reserved seating, to luxury Paddock VIP Hospitality passes. This is an incredible event and a great weekend in Austin! more...

PGA MEMBER GROUPS "PRO GOES FREE"

We have partnered with many USA resorts (Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach, Erin Hills, Kohler, Pinehurst etc) and International Destinations (much of Scotland and Ireland) to offer PGA Professional complimentary places, airfare, spending money and 4% Golf Retirement Plus. Benefits and inclusions vary by destination. Check out our Hawaii Pro Am for May 2014! PGA Golf Professionals call WWG for more information on a group trip!

2014 UK & IRELAND COURSES BOOKING FAST

Contact us soon for information on a 2014 overseas trip because the courses are already getting very busy. August is already heavily booked, and The Ryder Cup will make September very busy, so we suggest May thru July as the best time to travel to Scotland, Ireland or England in 2014.

HAWAII PGA PRO AM & MORE

Attend our Hawaii Pro-Am in Maui this May 2014 - 6 nights, 4 rounds including Kapalua Plantation and Wailea, parties and more (Pro Goes Free). These events are very popular and always great fun. Non-golfing spouses welcome too. Call for details ... The 2014 (British) Open Championship at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake)in England will again prove to be a popular venue, as will the 2015 Open at St Andrews! more...

Argentina Invitational

The best value golf tournament of the year!

2015 Program Coming Soon

Overview

Buenos Aires

Argentina is a little bit of Spain with some Italy and Germany sprinkled in, but with better weather and some of the best food and wine in our hemisphere. The golf clubs are quite impressive; some with spectacular clubhouses and polo clubs attached, and produce some world-class players on the PGA Tour.

But perhaps the best thing about visiting Argentina is this is one of those places where the US Dollar is still strong! The value is just superb, as evidenced by this Argentina Invitational tournament package. Where else can you get a weeklong tournament like this for under $1000?
 
 
 
The March 9-15, 2014 Schedule (2015 Schedule coming soon):

Sunday March 9th - Arrival

Arrival to EZE Intl Airport in Buenos Aires. Check-in at hotels. 7:00pm Welcome Cocktail at Etoile Hotel Terrace in Recoleta. (dress casual). Introduction to the event, review of the schedule, tournament categories, rules, Tee-times, etc.

Monday March 10th – 1st Golf Round

8:30 Buses depart from Hotels / 9:20 Arrival to Estancias Golf Club. 10:30 Tee-off: 1st Golf Round at Estancias GC (caddies/ trolleys). 16:00 back to hotels. Free evening at leisure.

Tuesday Mar 11th – 2nd Golf Round

8:30 Buses depart from Hotels / 9:15 Arrival to PILARÁ Golf Club. 10:30 Tee-off: Golf Round at Pilara GC (carts) -1st Nicklaus Signature Course in Buenos Aires- 16:00 back to hotels. Free evening at leisure.

Wednesday Mar 12th – FREE REST DAY

No activities programmed, free day for leisure, rest or book other activities. Free evening at leisure.

Thursday Mar 13th – 3rd Golf Round

8:30 Buses depart from Hotels / 9:15 Arrival to Olivos Golf Club. 10:30 Tee-off: 3rd Golf Round: Olivos Golf Club (caddies/ trolleys). 16:00 back to hotels. Free evening at leisure.

Friday Mar 14th – Final Golf Round / Closing Dinner

8:30 Buses depart from Hotels / 9:20 Arrival to GC Argentino. 10:30 Tee-off: Final Golf Round at GC Argentino (caddies/ trolleys). 16:00 back to hotels. 9:00pm Farewell Prize-Giving BUFFET Dinner at ELEVAGE Hotel (DRESS CODE: SMART CASUAL).

Saturday March 15th - Departures.

Check-out by 12:00 pm for departures

The Package Includes: 7 days / 6 nights sharing double standard room; Daily buffet breakfast; All hotel taxes and hotel service charges; 4 golf rounds (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri) including green fee, practice balls, golf transfers; Welcome Opening Cocktail party; Farewell Awards Buffet Dinner; Trophies, Prizes, Gifts raffle products from our sponsors.

The Package does not include: Airport transfers from EZE International airport; extensions; meals not shown as included,  Caddies: $30 USD per round, one p/person (must be pre-booked); Trolleys: Brand New trolleys (pull carts) rental for $40 USD for the whole week. Carts are available at Pilara GC, but NO CARTS AVAILABLE AT THE 3 OTHER TOURNAMENT COURSES. 

The Golf Courses

Pilara GC by Jack Nicklaus

The Olivos GC is one of the best courses in the country and the region, as said by Angel Cabrera, Eduardo Romero and the Golf Digest Magazine, ranking it within the top 100 courses around the world, and in the best position of the three courses of our country. Here is played every year the Argentine Masters Tournament, being the winner international stars such as Payne Stewart, Bernard Langher, Gary Player, Vijay Singh and Craig Stadler. In fact, will host in November 2010 the World Amateur Golf Championship for the second time (first was in 1972). This 27 holes parkland (White / Red / Blue) of 6,705 yards from the blue tees was designed by Luther Koontz, who used to work with Alister Mackenzie (the Augusta National Architect). This parkland of big trees is laid out over a piece of land with lot of ramps and movement. Is one of those courses with no silly holes, where you have to careful on every shot. Tough par 4s with dog legs, a couple of hazards protecting approaches and tee shots, and deep bunkers like in the par 3 of the 17th can put you in trouble at any moment. The course maintenance is excellent all throughout the year, offering fast receiving greens of different sizes. The Argentine Open was played here many times, as well as the most important amateurs tournaments. All these put together explains why is considered locally a golf paradise.

Pilará GC has arrived in times of great expansion of golf in Argentina, helping to raise the standards of the best courses in the country. This is the first Signature golf course built by Jack Nicklaus Design in Latin America, which implies a large personal commitment from Nicklaus himself throughout the entire process; from the master plan, to the construction and its inauguration. Laying over 76 hectares of beautiful land, this course of modern design has been perfectly adapted to the original field, achieving the goal of building a demanding course for scratches, but very enjoyable for average less experiencedgolfers. With four men's tee boxes from 6,072 to 7,216 yards and 5,083 yards for the ladies, the 18-hole par 72 course that can be played in cart features 76 bunkers, and an average size of 450m2 per green. 8 of the holes are protected with water hazards requiring some target shots to place the ball in the precise spot. But its distinctive feature is the rolling undulations on their fairways and especially on the greens, where great skills for putting are required. During the sunset, the lateral late sunlight evidences the dramatic movement that the designers have chosen to define the personality of this great course.
 
Golf Club Argentino was the first golf club in the country created by Argentine natives, this club of more than one hundred years of history counts with a beautiful course, in the city of “Del Viso” 45 kilometers from downtown. Their original course was located just in the heart of Buenos Aires city, and when the local government bought the Railways Companies to the British, they expropriate the course from the club. That was in the fifties, when the members bought these big lands out of the city, and created what nowadays is one of the most ancient and traditional Country Clubs of Buenos Aires, the “Argentino Golf & CC”. The course is a very beautiful 18 holes par 72 and 6,707 yards long. This British parkland, of small tricky greens is always presented in great shape from tee to green. Excellent grass on the greens provides speed. Strategic doglegs, water hazards, and very good located bunkers, will demand a lot of strategy to assure a good score, while enjoying the sights of this magnificent park of old big trees.

Argentina Tournament Package Prices

Pilara GC

2015 Prices coming soon (below were the 2014 prices)

Elevage 4* Downtown: $995 golfer double occupancy; $1350 golfer single occupancy. Non golfers sharing $695. Extra nights $145.

Etoile 4* Superior Recoleta:  $1180 golfer double occupancy; $1550 golfer single occupancy. Non golfer sharing $930. Extra nights $159.  

Intersur 4*Superior Recoleta:  $1295 golfer double occupancy; $1595 golfer single occupancy. Non golfer sharing $995. Extra nights $170.

Loi Suites 4* Superior Recoleta: $1390 golfer double occupancy; $1950 golfer single occupancy. Non golfer $1195. Extra Nights $229

 Land Services Include:

- 7 days / 6 nights including buffet breakfast & taxes at chosen hotel.
- 4 Golf Rounds including green fees, transfers and practice balls.
- Opening Cocktail Party & Closing Prize giving dinner with drinks included
- 72 holes stableford competition w/trophies, prizes & gifts 
- Professional video/photo coverage.
 
Upgraded rooms are available for additional cost. Extra golf or sightseeing excursion available on Wed off day. Custom Extensions to Mar del Plata beach resorts, Punta del Este beach resort, Iguassu Falls, Mendoza wine area, or Patagonia are available for additonal cost. 50% deposit due for reservations and 50% balance due Jan 15, 2014.
 
For Airfare to Buenos Aires Please Contact Michelle Smith - Travel Incorporated - (770) 291-5156

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