By Scott Kauffman
Courtesy of World Property Channel
Bristol Buenaventura, an exclusive master-planned resort-style community outside Panama City, Panama, just unveiled a new world-class Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course.
In addition to the 18-hole championship course, Buenaventura Golf Club features an extensive practice facility, clubhouse, and the luxurious Bristol Buenaventura resort setting. The club is being managed by Troon Golf and marks the 35th different country with a Nicklaus layout.
Equipped with world-class amenities, the Bristol Buenaventura features beachfront townhouses, lakefront villas and condominiums within a charming beach community. The par-72, championship course, which is open for play to members and resort guests, utilizes the surrounding natural landscape to create a unique experience with well-placed bunkers and stunning water features.
"Buenaventura Golf Club is a beautiful facility located in an extremely unique and desirable destination," stated John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations, Troon. "We are very pleased to be involved in the project and look forward to delivering an exceptional golf experience to members and visitors at the club."
Bristol Buenaventura resort features 122 guestrooms including lavish suites and spacious villas with lagoon and ocean views. Guests are invited to enjoy the Corotú Spa, the property’s pools and an attentive beach service during their stay. Several dining options are also available, featuring the culinary talents of Chef Florian Durre and the finest ingredients from nearby farms. Further amenities at the resort include the El Faro Beach Club, Equestrian Club and access to Panama’s countless outdoor activities and excursions.
"The Seal of Excellence provided by Nicklaus Design and Troon will make Buenaventura the ultimate destination amongst golfers worldwide," said Alberto Vallarino, President of the Board of Buenaventura. "Buenaventura Golf Club has been carefully planned around Buenaventura’s landscape to create a unique experience for players and will raise the golf standards in Latin America."
Troon Golf, the world’s largest golf management company, also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. The company oversees operations in 29 states and 26 countries.