The information was announced at a press conference in Hanoi on June 15.
The first qualifying round of the TPBank WAGC 2016 started in April, 2016 with the selection of excellent golfers from national golf tournaments including the National Middle-aged Golf Tournament 2016, and the HNGA & PING Friendship Golf Tournament 2016. Accordingly, 20 golfers will be exceptionally competed in the TPBank WAGC 2016 final round.
The director of this year’s competition is Wayne Johnson, a former coach of Tiger Woods.
The TPBank WAGC 2016 is a part of the World Amateur Golfers Championship, which is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious amateur golf tournaments. The tournament has been organized in many countries, including the US, Dominican Republic, Thailand, Turkey, Malaysia, Spain and South Africa, creating many valuable opportunities for amateur golfers to establish new friendships, experience sports and seek out new business opportunities.
Vietnam began participating in the World Amateur Golf Championship in 2011. The tournament is expected to offer Vietnamese amateur golfers a chance to meet and compete with international golfers.
The tournament’s elimination round for golfers from the south will be held at Twin Doves Golf Club & Resort, Binh Duong province on July 16 while the elimination round for golfers from the north will be held at Long Bien Golf Club, Hanoi on August 6.
The golfers will be divided into five groups based on golf handicap. Five golfers from each group will be selected to compete in the final round in Hanoi.
The final five winners will then join in the World Finals, to be held from October 22-29, 2016 in South Africa.
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