Seven signature designed golf courses in Central Vietnam are joining hands to form a new golf-specific destination marketing group, extending from the up-and-coming city of Da Nang to the foothills of Hue and shores of Hoi An.
For a continent that is the largest on earth (17 million square miles) and the most populous (4.5 billion people), Asia remains relatively small when it comes to golf.
US billionaire Bob Parsons announced to give $100,000 to sponsor the Swing for the Kids charity golf tournament co-organised by the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency, Vietnam Investment Review, and BRG Group.
Award-winning Schmidt-Curley Design has completed grassing at their latest course in Vietnam, named FLC Ha Long Bay , set high above the old town of Ha Long and overlooking the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage-listed region of Ha Long Bay.
The BRG Group’s four existing golf clubs have joined the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) as Golf Course Facility Members.
The growing interest in central Việt Nam’s potential to become the world’s next great golf destination was on display earlier this week, when the first of two major golf conferences scheduled for Đà Nẵng this year took place in and around the budding beach city.