2020 Korn Ferry Tour Season Kicks off With the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay

Sandals Emerald Bay, the 5-Star, Luxury Included® resort located on the unspoiled island of Great Exuma, hosted its 4th annual PGA-sanctioned event week, The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay, the first stop of the 2020 Korn Ferry Tour from January 9-15, 2020. The official season-opener event contested Sunday through Wednesday (Jan 12th-15th) was broadcasted live on Golf Channel and showcased all four rounds of official tournament play. Players and spectators at the Luxury Included® resort were welcomed from all over to experience one of the most renowned golf courses in the world. Designed by World Golf Hall-of-Fame member Greg Norman, the award-winning 18-hole, par 72 Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course is recognized as one of the most scenic golf courses in the Caribbean.

stewartGreg Norman (left) and Sandals Resorts Deputy Chairman Adam Stewart (right) attend the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald BayThe Luxury Included® Vacation Plus Events (LIV+ Events) participants staying at Sandals Emerald Bay received an array of experiences and perks, including a Caribbean ‘Junkanoo’ Pro-Am Draw Party featuring 5-Star Global Gourmet cuisine and live entertainment, entry to the official Pro-Am Awards ceremony, private player meet-and-greets with Korn Ferry Tour professional players and an instructional golf clinic with the pros. Additionally, guests received a LIV+ Events swag bag to take home, including a commemorative photo with the player’s Korn Ferry Tour professional partner, a Greg Norman-signed 2020 limited-edition Bahamas Great Exuma Classic keepsake and much more.

The PGA Tour-sanctioned season-opener for the Korn Ferry Tour kicked off with an exciting Pro-Am on Saturday, January 11, with the professional competition rounds taking place January 12-15. Participants with the Presidential Pro-Am Package received exclusive tournament benefits and add-ons, including a Golf Channel All-Access Pass, which featured a behind-the-scenes production tour during live TV coverage of the official 2020 Korn Ferry Tour season-opener. They also received an $100 credit to the award-winning Red Lane® Spa at Sandals Emerald Bay, the perfect complement to a weekend of golfing.

In addition to the Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course, golf-lovers everywhere will soon have another Caribbean golf destination. This year, Sandals® Resorts will be introducing the reimagined Sandals Cap Estate Golf and Country Club in St. Lucia – a course redesign in partnership with Greg Norman Golf Course Design, which will re-introduce the 18-hole golf course to level of the international standard of a championship golf course. Sandals is excited to continue offering some of the most renowned golf experiences in the world and looks forward to the official grand re-opening and unveiling of this St. Lucia course’s scenic greens and beautiful fairways to guests in 2020.golfA scenic view while playing golf at Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course

Sandals Emerald Bay boasts the most exquisite sophistication in the exotic Bahamian Out Islands. This 5-Star luxurious enclave allows couples to feel as though they’re the only two people on the planet with its secluded and elegant Love Nest Butler Suites® offering a true Bahamian retreat, 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining at 11 specialty restaurants, three swimming pools, unlimited land and water sports, and a private mile-long beach to soak up the Caribbean sun in peace. Guests also have access to unlimited golf – including green fees for butler level guests – at Sandals Emerald Bay’s award-winning course, and can even choose to add on once-in-a-lifetime excursions via Island Routes Caribbean Adventures, such as swimming with the famous Exuma pigs or exploring the Exumas ATV style.

Travelers looking to enjoy the golf course at Sandals Emerald Bay can opt for the Green Fees Included promotion currently available for travel now through December 26th, 2021. Dependent on the amount of nights on resort, travelers can receive unlimited green fees to all room categories.

To learn more about the award-winning Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course, please visit www.sandals.com/golf/bahamas. To learn more about the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay, please visit https://www.sandals.com/pgakornferrytour/.