Over the past decade, in the distant wake of golf’s arrival in Japan and its more recent wildfire spread in Korea and China, a burgeoning monied class has given rise to a swelling population of Vietnamese golfers and triggered a starburst of course construction
13-year-old golfer Dang Quang Anh has entered the list of the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR). Anh got the ranking after becoming the youngest winner of the event for amateur male golfers at Vietnam MatchPlay Championship which, together with the VPG Tour MatchPlay Championship, was held at Long Thanh Golf Course in late December 2018.
Mahoney is the director of golf at the King's Island Resort, a 54-hole complex near Hanoi, which includes the BRG Group's Nicklaus course, and he also helps the company in looking at potential sites for new golf projects.
Golf in Vietnam is especially intriguing. Though there are only about 40 courses throughout the country, and some of those tracks hold world-class distinction. The country is roughly the size of California, with Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) in the southern part of the country. Nearly a third of the golf courses are located in the south.
As a part of the Nicklaus Companies’ role in Vietnam to help develop the game of golf and design courses across the country, the BRG Group has announced plans to begin work on its seventh Nicklaus Design golf course.
Japanese-Vietnamese Hanako Kawasaki claimed victory at the 2018 Vietnam's Ladies Amateur Open on Monday at the SAM Tuyền Lâm Resort in Đà Lạt.
Justin Thomas’ T-11 finish Sunday at the Players Championship was more than good enough for Thomas to dethrone Dustin Johnson as the No. 1 player in the Official World Golf Ranking.
The Asian Tour will be heading back to Vietnam for this first time since 2015 for the Ho Tram Players Championship, which will be staged from December 6 to 9.
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BRG Group chairwoman Madame Nguyen Thi Nga, known as a savvy and sharp-witted female investor and owner of numerous well-known golf courses across the country, talks about her insights and expectations for the development of the king sport in Vietnam over the coming years.