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    Huge Golf Stars in Mexico February 19 to 23

WGC-Mexico Championship Consolidates as World Reference

Huge Golf Stars in Mexico February 19 to 23

Everything’s ready for the fourth World Golf Championships Mexico Championship, to be played at Mexico City’s Chapultepec Golf Club from February 19 to 23.

This world-class tournament features the best international players. While most of the PGA Tour competitions bring together 15 to 25 of the ranking’s best golfers, the Mexico Championship calls the vast majority of the world’s top 50 golfers.

This year’s event represents a historic opportunity to have two Mexican golfers competing for the first time in a World Golf Championship event. Abraham Ancer has already qualified, and Carlos Ortiz will be the second Mexican on the field.

The WGC-Mexico Championship is one of the four World Golf Championships annual tourneys and one of the nine events held outside the United States in the PGA 2019-2020 Tour. This year’s winners’ prize comes to US$10.5 million, putting it among the ten highest.

Coverage of the event, broadcast in 23 different languages, is expected to reach one billion homes in more than 200 countries and territories. Representatives of more than 300 national and international media outlets will be there to report about this exciting competition.

Besides enjoying world-class golf, more than 65,000 fans will have the chance to enjoy Mexico’s cultural heritage, delight in its delicious cuisine, and experience its colorful traditions and the warm hospitality of its people.

With the WGC-Mexico Championship, Grupo Salinas reaffirms its solid commitment to promoting our country’s qualities and image before the world. The tourney is expected to give important impetus to tourism and economic activities like transportation, lodging, food, and the demand for goods and services, to the tune of an expected Mex$2 billion.

From the first time this event was held in 2017, Grupo Salinas sponsored The First Tee Mexico and continued supporting the aim of increasing the number of golfers in our country, in addition to promoting important social values like honesty, respect, self-confidence, integrity, perseverance, and teamwork.

In its first three years, The First Tee Mexico has had a positive impact on 150 underprivileged girls, boys, and young people, supported to be able to play golf. Every Tuesday during tourney week, the Mexico Championship celebrates First Tee Day, hosting several members of the program so they can participate in golf workshops and have the chance to meet the PGA Tour players as part of a unique, inspirational experience.

Fans can follow the event in detail on official WGC-Mexico Championship social networks on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, as well as on TV Azteca digital platforms.

For more information, go to wgcmexico.com .

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