La Iguana Golf Club in Herradura, Costa Rica – approximately 90 minutes by car from Costa Rica’s main airport in San Jose – is hosting the 14th biennial World Golf Teachers Cup February 13-15, 2019. This is the first World Cup to be played outside the United States since 2013. The 2nd biennial World Senior Golf Teachers Cup will also be contested.

The entry fee is $475 and includes four days of golf (practice round included) and range balls, prize money, and a closing banquet and awards ceremony. The Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort ( is the host hotel, but there are other quality options in the nearby town of Jaco that are also available at a lesser rate:

Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery:

Hotel Mar de Luz:

Hotel Pochote Grande:

Los Ranchos Hotel:

Best Western Jaco Beach:

For those flying into San Jose, rental cars are also available for the trip to La Iguana and the Jaco area for prices comparable to those in the U.S. If you’ve never been to Costa Rica, now is the time! Meet your fellow WGTF members from around the world and have a great time exploring the paradise that is Costa Rica.

This four-day event features a the two-day World Golf Teachers Cup and World Senior Golf Teachers Cup individual championships that begin on Wednesday, February 13 (Tuesday, February 12 is set aside for a practice round with a optional skins game). The final day of the individual championships on Thursday, February 14, will also feature concurrent team qualifying for match play on Friday, February 15, which will determine the team winner. Every effort will be made to place everyone on a team, but for those whom a team spot is not possible, a separate event will be held that day so no one is left out. For more information and to enter, please visit
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