Los Cabos, Mexico (October 8, 2006) – Quivira (originally conceived as Cabo Pacifica), Mexico’s premier luxury residential resort community, announced today a partnership with Nicklaus Design, the world’s leading golf course design firm, to create a JACK NICKLAUS SIGNATURE GOLF COURSE within Quivira, an exclusive, new 1,850-acre community with three miles of pristine beach located in Los Cabos, Mexico. Crews are scheduled to break ground on the course in April 2008, with the course expected to be open for play in Summer 2009.
“Quivira will be the leading luxury residential and resort community in Mexico, and with Jack Nicklaus on board, we are ready to build the best golf course in North America,” said Ernesto Coppel, developer of Quivira. “We have a unique property on which to create a legendary golf experience, and with Nicklaus, the perfect partnership to accomplish it.”
“We have a great piece of property on which to work,” said Jack Nicklaus. “We have an opportunity here to let this unique and diverse property dictate a course design to take advantage of the natural topography. In the end, the combination of our team and the canvas Mother Nature provided us will allow us to create some of the more spectacular holes you will find in or outside of Mexico.”
The course within Quivira will offer players golf at its finest with some of the most scenic and breathtaking backdrops in the world. The unique setting and exceptional JACK NICKLAUS SIGNATURE GOLF COURSE will take advantage of the varied natural terrain to create holes that play within the canyons, intertwine with massive sand dunes, and hug the ocean to offer golfers some of the most spectacular views and most memorable golf experiences found anywhere.
About Quivira Los Cabos
Quivira, pronounced key-vee-ra, is Mexico’s premier luxury residential resort community set on 1,850- acres of rolling foothills with three miles of pristine beaches in Los Cabos, Mexico. Ernesto Coppel, renowned resort developer known for his role in turning Los Cabos into a world-class resort destination, founded Quivira on the premise of luxury, privacy and exclusivity, and first-class amenities and service. He envisioned Quivira as a timeless place where family and friends could reconnect and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The Ritz-Carlton Los Cabos, Quivira and The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton Los Cabos, Quivira will bring the gold standard of luxury to Cabo and will be the area’s first luxury branded address. The JACK NICKLAUS SIGNATURE GOLF COURSE was designed to offer the most exciting play in Baja. The multiple award-winning Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Holistic Retreat and Spa completes the community’s hallmarks. The $1.5 billion investment project is set to launch in Spring 2008. For information, call 1-866-5-QUIVIRA (1-866-578-4847) or visit www.quiviraloscabos.com.