Panama Prepping to be a Golf Destination

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Golf in Panama

Golf in Panama

Panama is increasing its number of golf courses around the country in hopes to attract tourists who travel around the world to play golf.  Panama’s mountain regions as well as beach side locations are ideal for golf courses with superb climates and scenic vistas.  Currently there are 12 Golf courses in Panama including Vista Mar, Decameron, Coronado, Valle Escondido, Cielo Paraiso, and more!

There is a new Institute to train golf course workers in Panama.  More information below from La Prensa –

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Institute training golf course workers

This past year, the National Vocation Training Institute launched a program to train people to work at golf courses.

More than 400 people were trained in the program, and coordinator Temístocles Rosas said many of them have already been hired. The institute is planning to offer additional programs in this area in 2011.

Panama has several golf courses under construction or in the planning stages, in addition to the existing courses. Each course requires a staff of about 50 people.

(http://www.prensa.com/hoy/english/economy_6481.asp)

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