Argentine professional golfer who plays the PGA and European Tour. Romero placed third in the 2007 Open Championship, behind Sergio García and Pádraig Harrington, making ten birdies for a final score of 67 on the last day of play. The same year, Romero broke into the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking and reached a new best of 29th after his Players Championship of Europe win. 2008 was a good year for Andres, he was named the 2008 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, having three top-10 finishes including his win in New Orleans. He overtook fellow Argentine Ángel Cabrera to become the highest ranked South American golfer until he was surpassed by Camilo Villegas of Colombia.
El Conquistador Resort is one of the most dramatic and iconic hospitality venues in Puerto Rico. Perched above the beach with amazing views and surrounded by pristine, lush landscape, it offers many activities, including a great Arthur Hills-designed 18-hole golf course. After golf activities include water sports, horseback riding, pools, tours and excursions throughout the Island.
There are 230 rooms and suites that overlook turquoise Caribbean waves. Private balconies provide remarkable views from 300 feet above sea level. Soaking tubs, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs with cable and satellite, mini-refrigerators, and more complement El Conquistador Resort lodging.
Some favorite resort amenities include Coqui Waterpark, outdoor pools, Palomino Island, four restaurants and a bar, and of course the award-winning golf course. The par-72 layout weaves along rolling hills with stunning views of the ocean and the El Yunque Rain Forest. Swaying palm trees, tropical warmth, and risk-reward holes ensure a memorable day playing golf.
Before or after golf, one can lounge in one of the resort’s four pool settings with a cool, tropical drink in your hand. Or enjoy the waterpark’s water slide, lazy river and massive infinity pool. Visit the resort’s private Palomino Island, where immaculate white-sand beaches and a variety of activity options await. For those who like to keep fit and have fun, play a game of tennis on one of two outdoor hardcourt tennis courts or get buffed in the well-equipped fitness center.
Off resort adventures are many and convenient, including exploring the rich history of Old San Juan and El Morro Fort, or kayaking in the astounding glowing bioluminescent bay.
Located in Farjado, San Juan is an easy drive west from El Conquistador and provides all that the renowned capital city presents to visitors. Or venture further east and south to Humacao and visit the beachy Palmas del Mar area, where you can play the Palm (Gary Player design) and Flamboyan (Rees Jones) courses located there.
If you never leave El Conquistador, you’ll find plenty to do, to eat, to discover.
1000 El Conquistador Avenue (1,653.70 mi)
Fajardo, Puerto Rico 00738
Tel: +1 787-863-1000