9th ANNUAL AMERICAN EXPRESS
PUNTA MITA GOURMET & GOLF CLASSIC
Punta Mita celebrates four days of Golf and Culinary Experiences from November 14 to November 17th, 2019with World-Renowned Chefs creating Food and Wine Pairings, Cooking classes, plus Tequila and Mezcal.The Punta Mita Golf Cup stars Special Guests, the Golf legends Lorena Ochoa and Craig “The Walrus” Stadler”.
It is hard to believe we are now entering the 9th Edition of this great event which has become Punta Mita’s signature destination event and one of which I am very proud to have created upon arriving in Punta MitaThis event invites travelers to experience the best of Mexican cuisine, wine, tequila and mezcal with world-class golf in the unique and exclusive destination of Punta Mita.
With guest chefs and winemakers from all over Mexico, this is the perfect opportunity to play Jack Nicklaus’s world-class courses Bahia and Pacifico while also satisfying your palette.“Punta Mita is excited about our 9th Annual Gourmet & Golf event, and this year we focus on Mexican Chefs, bringing the best of Mexican gastronomy and golf, while continuing to support for The Lorena Ochoa Foundation and Foundation PEACE.”
Marketing & Operations Director Punta Mita
Punta Mita residents and visitors are invited to celebrate the best of the destination’s amenities in a stunning oceanfront setting. The year’s most anticipated event plays on Punta Mita’s two Jack Nicklaus golf courses – Pacifico and Bahia – combined with unforgettable gastronomic experiences from the industry’s most talented Mexican chefs, mixologists and sommeliers:
- Mexican Guest Chefs: Abraham Salum, Betty Vázquez, David Vidales, Diego Hernandez, Guillermo Beristain, Jose Meza, Josefina Santacruz, Juan Barron, Tomas Bermudez
- Punta Mita Resident Chef: Pato Pérsico
- Four Seasons Punta Mita Chefs: Esther Sánchez, Jorge González, Sandra Herrera , Leslie Durso
- St. Regis Punta Mita Resort Chefs: Manuel Peruyero, Julio Curiel, Miguel Soltero
- Casa Tau Resident Chef : Andrew Ormsby
Thursday, November 14th kicks the event off with famous golfer, Lorena Ochoa, the best Mexican golfer of all time and youngest woman to be distinguished into the Hall of Fame, with a face off against Craig “The Walrus” Stadler for the traditional Punta Mita Golf Challenge. Later that night will be the inaugural cocktail party at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita.
On Friday, November 15th, golfers play The American Express Golf Tournament in Punta Mita’s two Jack Nicklaus signature golf courses overlooking beautiful Banderas Bay. Following the golf enjoy culinary experiences in beautiful settings throughout Punta Mita at The St. Regis Punta Mita’s Sea Breeze, Sufi Ocean Club’s Sufito, Four Seasons’ Dos Catrinas and Kupuri Beach Club. In the evening guest chefs will offer more unforgettable gourmet experiences in and around Punta Mita.
“Day Two” offers more food, drink and play on the Pacifico and Bahia courses. The golf tournament concludes with the Punta Mita Cup Luncheon on Saturday, November 16th awarding prizes to the winners and followed by the closing dinner hosted by The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort. The online auction, an event tradition, is open to bids for exclusive experiences, luxury
Punta Mita thanks the sponsors of the 9th edition of the American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf: American Express, Riviera Nayarit, Tequila Patrón, Grey Goose, Aeromexico, Ogilvy, Chubb Insurance, Rondapro, Mita Cart Rentals, Tau Residences