Published on : Thursday, April 20, 2017
Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, the 7,000-acre luxury resort and premier golf destination in La Romana, Dominican Republic, is excited to announce the promotion of long-time team member Gilles Gagnon as Senior Golf Sales Director. Gagnon has been an integral part of the Casa de Campo golf program for 37 years, during which time he has been in charge of most of the golf operations, tournaments, and golf courses. As Senior Golf Sales Director, Gagnon will manage the golf staff, events, and sales for Casa de Campo guests.
“Casa de Campo has been privileged to have Gilles as part of our team for so many years, his passion and hard work throughout the years have aided in the ongoing growth of our golf facilities,” said Andres Pichardo Rosenberg, President of Casa de Campo. “In his new, expanded role, all golf lovers will not only have the chance to enjoy our award-winning golf courses, but to up their experiences with incredible staff led by Gilles.”
Gilles Gagnon continued to bring extensive experience to the Casa de Campo golf team, ranging from business management, operations, and sales, with a focus in promoting tournaments and various prestigious golfing events. His inaugural year at the “Casa de Campo Open” was in 1980 and, since then, he has created, hosted, and managed numerous international tournaments, assisted thousands of resort guests in improving their golf game, and had the opportunity to receive and play with world leaders like President Clinton, President Bush, and the Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chretien. Gagnon was also part of the initiation of the Caribean International Pro-AM and the Caribbean Classic, which he and his team started for the Caribbean Golf Association.
As part of the resort’s continuous efforts to showcase its state-of-the-art golf facilities, Casa de Campo will host its 13th Annual Casa de Campo Spring Shootout on April 19-23, 2017, and its 3rd Annual Latin America Pro-Am on August 8-12, 2017.