On April 12th and 13th, Funds Society organized the fifth edition of the 2018 Investments & Golf Summit. The Blue Monster, the prestigious golf course that hosted the PGA tournament for 55 years, witnessed two days of golf aimed at fund selectors, financial advisors, private bankers and all those professionals involved in making investment decisions for non-resident clients in the US.
The sponsors on the second day of the event were 6 international asset management companies: Janus Henderson Investors, RWC Partners, Thornburg Investment Management, Vontobel Asset Management, GAM Investments and AXA Investment Managers, who accompanied over 70 players through the famous course.
Alejandro Gonzales was the winner in the first category -in which the players with a handicap of 1 to 18.4 participate- and the overall winner of the golf tournament. Ramón Prats was second in the first category. First place in the second category - which includes players with a handicap of 18.5 to 36 –, went to Andrés Vila, with John Roesset as second.
There were also prizes for the Longest drive. The one sponsored by Janus Henderson in hole 1 went to Laura Viveros and RWC’s in hole 12 went to Alejandro Gonzales. In the Closest to the pin contest, Ricardo Bembibre won the prize sponsored by AXA on the 4th hole, and John Elwaw won the second prize sponsored by Thornburg on the 15th hole. While the Straightest Drive, sponsored by GAM on the 8th hole, went to Rodrigo Sideris and the one sponsored by Vontobel on the 18th hole went to Ricardo Kent.