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Costa Navarino: €750,000 Raised at 3rd ‘Eagles President Golf Cup’ Charity Event

3rd Eagles Presidents Golf Cup. Photo Source: Costa Navarino

3rd Eagles Presidents Golf Cup. Photo Source: Costa Navarino

The Costa Navarino resort, located in Messinia in the Peloponnese, recently hosted the 3rd Eagles President Golf Cup, an international charity tournament, which this year raised 750,000 euros.

Renowned international artists contributed to the cause, such as singers Anastacia and Rea Garvey; actor and director Til Schweiger. Also present was Dr. Auma Obama, founder of the Sauti Kuu Foundation in Kenya and half-sister of former US President Barack Obama.

The Eagles Charity Golf Cup for the 24th year managed to attract 400 participants to celebrate the end of the golf season.

Singer Anastasia and TV Host Joachim LlAmbi. Photo: Agentur Schneider-Press/Frank Rollitz

Singer Anastasia and TV Host Joachim LlAmbi. Photo: Agentur Schneider-Press/Frank Rollitz

Furthermore, during the three-day event, the golf players enjoyed the game at the two award-winning golf courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course.

“It is a joy and an honor to be able to host, for the third time, the Eagles Presidents Golf Cup, an international charity tournament,” said Achilles Constantakopoulos, president of TEMES, the developer of Costa Navarino. “Our partners, the Eagles Charity Golf Club and the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO)… have rewarded us with their preference,” he added.

Dr Auma Obama. Photo Source: Costa Navarino

Dr Auma Obama. Photo Source: Costa Navarino

Visitors enjoyed two nights of entertainment at The Westin Resort Costa Navarino: Anastacia sang and contributed in the fund raising event by auctioning some of her personal items, also supporting the activities of the Anastacia Fund – Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Dr. Auma Obama received a 35,000-euro check for the Sauti Kuu Foundation, which aims to support socially vulnerable children and youngsters by providing them with incentives and life prospects.

The Bay Course, Costa Navarino. Photo: Agentur Schneider-Press/W. Breiteneicher

The Bay Course, Costa Navarino. Photo: Agentur Schneider-Press/W. Breiteneicher

Also present were many athletes, including football players Christoph Metzelder, Ralf Rangnick (RB Leipzig) and Franz Roth (FC Bayern); tennis player Anke Huber; Olympic medalist discus thrower Lars Riedel;  German boxer Sven Ottke; many artists such as music producer Thomas Stein; actresses Marie-Luise Marjan and Wolke Hegenbarth, who collected 20,000 and 25,000 euros for the organizations Marie-Luise Majan Foundation and Plan International respectively; as well as many entrepreneurs.

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