Meet, Play, Give The OHL Classic at Mayakoba
The PGA TOUR has a long history of charitable contributions through its professional golf events. We highlighted five non-profit organizations benefiting from this year’s tournament
Since 2007, the PGA TOUR has been coming to the Riviera Maya with their OHL Classic at Mayakoba. The only PGA TOUR event to be held outside of the United States or Canada it remains Mexico’s only PGA TOUR event. The OHL Classic at Mayakoba will be held this year from November 9 to 15.
PGA events have a long history of charitable contributions to the communities where the events are held. The OHL Classic at Mayakoba has donated $1.5 million dollars to philanthropic causes from Cancun to Tulum.
Here are some of the groups that benefit from this amazing event.
Centinelas del Agua
The objective of this organization is to promote the rescue and protection of the groundwater in the Yucatan Peninsula and develop a sustainable water culture within Mexican society. It is the social responsibility initiative of Alltournative and Rio Secreto.
Flora, Fauna y Cultura de México
A non-profit association that works to preserve the natural and cultural heritage of Mexico. An alternative that is a response to environmental and cultural issues generated due to a fast paced urban development in the state of Quintana Roo.
This organization’s purpose is to plan, develop, promote and coordinate sports and physical culture programs in the State, in which they encourage policies, in coordination with the public, social and private sectors, allowing for the practice of sports.
They are about promoting conservation and wise use of the environment through different tools and actions including the prevention and control of pollution of water, air and soil, which in turn creates physical and social well-being for all living beings.
The Pelopidas Foundation
The foundation takes its name from the fighting spirit of the philosopher and his desire to move forward despite difficulties that arise. The mission of the foundation is to contribute to the development of Quintana Roo through education, and creating opportunities that promote the integral development of Mexicans.
Save the Children
The internationally renowned organization gives globally what every child deserves, a healthy start, and the opportunity to learn and to be protected from harm. When disaster strikes, they put children’s needs first. Save the Children advocates for and achieves, large-scale change for children. For more information regarding next month’s tournament, to see a complete list of all charities that will benefit from this event, or to become a sponsor or partner go to
Photo: OHL CLASSIC AT MAYAKOBA