Thua Thien Hue, November 14th, 2015, the Laguna Golf Classic 2015 is successfully finished at its golf course – Laguna Lang Co Golf Resort. The golf championship took place in 2 days: november 13th, 14th with the presence of Sir Nick Faldo – the designer of Laguna Golf Resort.
Nearly Vietnamese and foreign golfers competed in 36 holes of stroke play in two divisions: Women and Men Division.
On the first day of the championship, Sir Nick Faldo – the greatest British golfer of all time led a fun golf class for participants before the competition. This is the first time he has been present at an amateur golf championship since he became the brand ambassador of Laguna Lang Co – a US$ 200 million fully-integrated resort development by Banyan Tree and the first in Vietnam.
Sir Nick Faldo has been helping to put Laguna Lang Co on the world golf map, especially since the course was listed on Top 10 Best Golf Resorts in Asia-Pacific and Top 5 Best Courses in Vietnam at the Asian Golf Awards 2015 in late October. Laguna Lang Co Golf Club has already risen to the top as one of the most celebrated golf courses in Central Vietnam, a new destination for golfers in Vietnam.
After two successful days of competition, with the total score of 138, golfer Mai Dang Khoa became the new champion of the Laguna Golf Classic winning him a lifetime membership at Laguna Lang Co Golf Club and a Banyan Tree golf holiday package collectively worth $25,000.
Laguna Golf Classic 2015 is also highlighted by the very first Hole-in-one of golfer Nguyen Trong Ngoc – a member at Laguna Lang Co Golf Club. By a lucky shot, he came back home on a new Mercedes E200 worth more than $200,000.
The major prizes were presented by Sir Nick Faldo in the Awards Dinner on the 14th. Sir Nick’s presence brought unique stories of his experience and amazing career to international and Vietnamese golfers, with his 41 professional wins including 30 times on the European Tour.
“Laguna Lang Co is one of the most special courses in my career,” Sir Nick said. “I certainly hope to support the development of golf in Vietnam, especially with my Faldo Junior Series whose Asia Grand Final will be taken place at Laguna Lang Co Golf Club in 2017.”