Santo Domingo, RD.- In order to strengthen the Program for the Protection of Children and Adolescents (NNA), which frequent vulnerable tourist areas, the Specialized Body for Tourist Safety (CESTUR) will hold its First Golf Tournament in benefit of these infants.

As part of the excellent results obtained in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo, CESTUR seeks to extend the aforementioned program and for such purposes will carry out the sports fair, which will be dedicated to Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García, for his tireless work in front of the institution and to place the country among the first Caribbean golf destinations.

he sporting event will take place on Saturday 27th of this month, at the Playa Nueva Romana golf course, at the Romana Golf & Club and will be played in the 18-hole couple’s Scramble mode.

During a press conference, the Brigadier General, Pilot Juan Carlos Torres Robiou, General Director of CESTUR, informed that the tournament will be held for the purpose of raising funds and extending the program to Boca Chica and Sosua.

He said that according to the mapping made by technicians of the institution, these areas are those that merit the establishment of this system of protection and guidance, as they are the largest presence of these minors.

He said that motivated by the success and excellent results in the application of this initiative in the vicinity of the historic center of Santo Domingo it will be extended to other tourist locations nationwide.

This program is carried out in coordination with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Office of the Attorney General of the Republic, the Armed Forces, the National Police, the National Council for Children and Adolescents (CONANI), among other state institutions.



According to the organizing committee of the event, the golf fair will be played in the Scramble mode in pairs with a handicap of 25% of the sum of each member.

Meanwhile, there will be a maximum handicap difference of five goals between each member of pairs and will compete in three categories: A from 0 to 9.9 handicap with blue sleeves; B, from 10 to 17.9; and C, from 18 to 29, both with white sleeves.

The activity to present the details of the First Cestur Golf Tournament was attended by members and the President of the Organizing Committee, Pilot Colonel Fernando Rafael Fernández; Kalil Haché, president of the Board of Directors of the Sports Circle of the Armed Forces, Colonel Nieves Feliz Rodríguez, the director of the NNA del Cestur Program, among others.