Aruba Airport Authority Aruba Cup Presenting Sponsor

Aruba Airport Authority N.V. announced as presenting sponsor of 2017 Aruba Cup
Second annual competition set to take place December 11-16 at Tierra del Sol Resort & Golf

Aruba and Toronto, Ont. – Aruba Airport Authority N.V. will be the presenting sponsor of the 2017 Aruba Cup, set to take place December 11-16 at Tierra del Sol Resort & Golf it was announced on Tuesday.

Managing the Aeropuerto Internacional Reina Beatrix of Aruba and handling approximately 1.2 million departing passengers per year, the Aruba Airport Authority will provide support to the event, which sees the top 10 available players from PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada compete in a Presidents Cup-style competition.

“As the first impression of the island it’s our honor to be part of this tournament and welcome each player and visitor to the island. We strongly believe that the tournament will be a marvelous way to highlight one of the many activities that can be done on our island”, said Aruba Airport Authority N.V. CEO Mr. James Fazio.

As part of Aruba Airport Authority N.V.’s support of the tournament, visitors to Aruba through Aeropuerto Internacional Reina will be greeted with promotions and signage about the second annual tournament.

“We’re very grateful to Aruba Airport Authority N.V. for their support of the Aruba Cup and look forward to showing visitors to our One Happy Island what the Aruba Cup is all about,” said Cisco Quant, General Manager, Tierra del Sol Resort & Golf. “Our thanks goes out to all of our sponsors for their help in making this tournament bigger and better in its second playing this year.”

The inaugural Aruba Cup took place in 2016, with the team from PGA TOUR Latinoamerica defeating the Mackenzie Tour team, 13-7. The 2017 Aruba Cup consists of three competition days, featuring four-ball, foursomes and singles matches from December 14-16.


Aruba Airport Authority N.V., manages and operates Aeropuerto Internacional Reina Beatrix of Aruba, in co-operation with Schiphol Group. The airport handles approximately 1.2 million departing passengers per year provides for 66 check-in positions, airline tickets and back offices, a central security screening area, a modern central shopping area and other shopping areas at the gates, including a US Pre-clearance facility providing full pre-clearance services to outbound US flights.

About PGA TOUR Latinoamérica

PGA TOUR Latinoamérica is a professional golf tour created in 2012 by the PGA TOUR in collaboration with promoters, clubs and national golf federations in Latin America. The inaugural season in 2012 featured 11 tournaments in seven countries in the Latin American region. Since then, it has grown to include 18 events in 15 countries in 2017. The Tour currently visits Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and the United States. The leading money winner at the end of each season is awarded the Roberto De Vicenzo Award and earns exempt status on the Tour. The other nine players inside the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica Order of Merit top-ten also earn Tour status for the following season.

Twitter: @PGATOUR_LA
Instagram: @pgatourla

About the Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada

The Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada is a series of tournaments played across Canada each summer, where tomorrow’s stars begin the path to the PGA TOUR. The leading five money winners at the end of each season earn status on the Tour for the following season. The Mackenzie Tour’s mission is to deliver a PGA TOUR experience for our members, fans, volunteers and our partners in order to develop the future stars of professional golf & enrich the communities we visit.

Twitter: Mackenzie Tour – @PGATOURCanada

About Aruba

As one of the most revisited destinations in the Caribbean, Aruba — One happy island — is an island of contradictions, where pristine turquoise waters collide against the desert-like terrain of the north shore; where peace and relaxation coexist with wild and rugged adventures; where Dutch influence meets American ease and where a diverse history parallels a bright future. Nestled in the southern Caribbean outside the fringes of the hurricane belt, the island is just a two-and-a-half-hour flight from Miami, a four-hour flight from New York City and boasts year-round cooling trade winds with an average 82-degree temperature. Aruba offers beach-lovers, adrenaline junkies, relaxation-seekers and everyone in between a slice of paradise with breathtaking beaches, a booming culinary scene of over 200 restaurants with 25+ located ideally on the water, world-famous festivals and events, exciting land and water activities, art galleries and museums, sumptuous spas, championship golf, exclusive shopping and signature experiences such as cooling off in Conchi, Aruba’s natural pool— accessible only by foot or off-road vehicle. With all-inclusive options, boutique properties in charming Eagle Beach, high-rise branded resorts in Palm Beach and cosmopolitan city hotels in Oranjestad, the island of contradictions provides the perfect getaway for both first-time guests and loyal visitors.

About Tierra del Sol

Located on almost 600 acres of Aruba’s most scenic northern coastline, Tierra del Sol Resort & Golf Aruba is the islands premium lifestyle community providing with a choice of home ownership and rental opportunities. The property features the island’s only 18-hole championship golf course. Renowned course architect Robert Trent Jones II masterfully sculpted 18 holes of golf combining the natural elements of wind, sea and earth to create a challenging and exhilarating experience for golfers at all handicap levels. Golfing at Tierra del Sol combines the best characteristics of Scotland, Scottsdale, and the Caribbean all together in one memorable round. For more information, visit

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