The 2017 Flor de Caña Open made golfing history this Sunday, September 3rd with the longest playoffs (10 holes) in the history of the PGA Tour Latinoamerica and the third longest in all PGA-sanctioned tournaments.
After being tied at 20-under 284 at the end of regulation, American Michael Buttacavoli finally defeated fellow countryman Michael Davan in the 10th extra hole.
“This was crazy. It was very exciting. I feel incredible,” said the 29-year-old Buttacavoli.
This historic edition of the Flor de Caña Open took place at Mukul Beach, Golf and Spa in Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast.
The tournament is sponsored by Flor de Caña, Nicaragua’s world-renowned super premium rum brand. Flor de Caña, the country’s #1 exported brand, is present in over 40 markets worldwide and is one of the fastest growing premium rum brands in the United States. With more than 125 years and 5 generations of family tradition, Flor de Caña has been recognized as the world’s best rum in prestigious international competitions in London, Madrid, San Francisco and Chicago.
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