International Pairs Dominican Republic will start their first season with the Hodelpa hotel chain as the title Sponsor, the Hodelpa hotel chain are 100% Dominican with more than 1.400 rooms on the Island! Hodelpa has developed the most competitive tour in the country, with qualifying events in 4 regions.
The participants will be spoilt with designer courses from the likes of Gary player and Robert Trent Jones Sr. designs and the first PGA branded golf course on the Island. This year’s circuit will be played on 6 different golf courses ensuring that all golfers have an amazing experience in just the first year of launching the International Pairs in the Dominican Republic.
Michael Espino , licensee for DR, has 25 years of experience in organizing golf tournaments, these events are mainly aimed at groups of 32/36 golfers per stop, with the golfers playing all formats of golf in pairs, best ball, best all, match play and scrambles. Michael looks forward to competitive golf after the pandemic and the International Pairs is sure to be a huge success under his management.
WHAT IS THE INTERNATIONAL PAIRS?
International Pairs is a worldwide golf competition for amateur club golfers with a recognized golf handicap and is arguably the World’s largest amateur pairs golf competition.
International Pairs are specifically aimed and designed to give the amateur, handicap clubs and public handicap-registered golfers, the possible opportunity to play at a higher level against golfers of other countries in exciting tournament conditions.
Golfers at Invited clubs are only 2 steps away from qualifying to represent their club and country at the International Pairs World Final in Portugal in 2021, all expenses paid.
The International Pairs have a 21 year history as a golf competition that offers the club golfer the opportunity to compete on a world stage against golfers from all over the world.
BACKGROUND TO THE INTERNATIONAL PAIRS
Conceived in the UK in 1998 as a golf tournament to celebrate the millennium, the International Pairs is now firmly established as a major event in the diaries of many golf clubs worldwide.
Thousands of golfers take part each year and the tournament is continuing to expand internationally with new countries becoming involved on a regular basis.
The International Pairs World Final Series is an International Golf Tournament, played globally. Since its inception more than 23 years ago, more than a million amateur golfers from over 30 countries have enjoyed competing in this exciting, friendly and hugely prestigious event.
Initially conceived in the UK as national club competition, the event attracted wide interest from Europe and beyond. With a solid management team working to improve the event’s credentials, it was important to stage the world finals at the best of golf venues. International Pairs is an event created for amateur/club registered golfers by golfers and designed to deliver a thrilling climax for our participants worldwide. International Pairs continues to attract the media’s attention every year.
- Flights and transport from Northern Ireland to the venue in Portugal are covered.
- For the players it is based on 2 people sharing.
- Accommodation for 4 nights. including breakfast.
- Practice round day after published arrival, competition round 1 and competition round 2.
- Dinner and official functions on 4 evenings with cocktails, entertainment and limited specified beverages.
- Lunch after golf at the facilities provided by the club.
- 1 Tournament Golf shirt per person.
- Gift pack upon arrival.
- Range balls on each day as specified within the tournament conditions.
- Pull cart for 3 rounds