Art, Culture, Golf Thrive Far Above Sea Level

Karibana TPC Cartagena was the first TPC property in South America

By Roseanne Zinniger

As one of the largest South American countries consisting of multi-climate regions, bio-diverse terrains, including RAMSAR declared wetlands, a host of UNESCO parks and reserves containing a large variety of wildlife, there is fantastic opportunity for spectacular golf courses flanked by those backdrops.

First popularized in 2001 when local hero Camilo Villegas won the Colombian Open as an amateur, golf has become more popular in Colombia, a country more accustomed to footballing exploits. More