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
Graduates of Quang Nam-based Golf Operations and Maintenance Vocational College ensured jobs at Hoiana Shores Golf Club when the course opens later this year.
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.
AccorHotels, Golfasian & Go Golfing Travel announce the return of the AccorHotels Vietnam World Masters Golf Championship in Danang for the fourth consecutive year from 9 to 15 September 2018.
Brooks Koepka hailed Portrush caddie Ricky Elliott for helping him come back from the dead to become the youngest player to win back-to-back US Opens for 80 years.
U.S. Open week kicked off with several missed tee times for Monday’s practice round. Players traveling from the player host hotels east of Shinnecock Hills had what should’ve been a 15-minute commute lengthened to nearly two hours because of heavy traffic delays.
Vinpearl Nam Hoi An Golf is an IMG designed course located around 30 minutes south of Hoi An or 1:00 hour from Danang. The Cua Dai Beach (also called Nam Hoi An Beach) area is part of the Hoi An South mega-project and includes multiple golf courses, resorts, entertainment areas, and casinos.
Vietnam is fast becoming one of the leading Asian golf destinations. Have many golf courses with new one’s opening on a regular basis. However, golf in Vietnam can be different to how golf is played elsewhere. Certain aspects of golf etiquette are unique and characteristic of a country that has special culture and customs.
Lydia Ko has faced plenty of heat over the past couple years. The general questions surrounding her have been about why a teen sensation with 14 LPGA titles to her credit would change her coach, her equipment, her caddie—and why has it been two seasons since her last victory?