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Sir Nick Faldo to Host Amateur Tournament in Vietnam

Sir Nick Faldo to Host Amateur Tournament in Vietnam

Paul Myers

July 30th, 2015

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Lang Co, Vietnam, July 30 – Sir Nick Faldo, newly-appointed as brand ambassador for Laguna Lang Co in Central Vietnam, is partnering with the acclaimed golf resort in a series of new amateur golf tournaments, including the inaugural Laguna Golf Classic in November. As home […]

Montgomerie Links Vietnam: 5 Years of Success

Montgomerie Links Vietnam: 5 Years of Success

Paul Myers

April 15th, 2015

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On April 19,2010, when Colin Montgomerie played an exhibition round at the course bearing his name near Danang, golf was unknown on the Central Coast of Vietnam. While his score of 68 remains the course record at Montgomerie Links Vietnam, designed by the eight-times European […]

Vietnam’s Growth Impresses Danang Golf Club Designer

Vietnam’s Growth Impresses Danang Golf Club Designer

Paul Myers

March 16th, 2015

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Danang, Vietnam, March 16 — Harley Kruse, who designed Danang Golf Club for Greg Norman’s golf course design company, returned to Vietnam in February for the first time in five years and left highly impressed with the course and how golf has developed in the […]

Rodger Davis Pioneers Pro-Ams Overseas

Rodger Davis Pioneers Pro-Ams Overseas

Paul Myers

March 31st, 2014

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Australian Rodger Davis, who has won 30 professional golf tournaments – including the NZ PGA Senior Championship in mid-March – is the figurehead of new Pro-Am golf holidays to exotic destinations in Asia Pacific. The first four-round event, in which one professional golfer plays with […]

Luxury on Vietnam’s Central Coast

Luxury on Vietnam’s Central Coast

Paul Myers

December 9th, 2013

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Luxury can be a cliché when describing hotels, resorts, travel destinations and experiences. These days it seems everyone has luxury in one form or another. If luxury means sumptuous surroundings, exquisite design and furnishing, scintillating scenery, elegant accoutrements and delectable food, Vietnam’s Central Coast more […]

A True Links Course Joins Asia’s Elite

A True Links Course Joins Asia’s Elite

Paul Myers

November 23rd, 2013

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Danang, Vietnam, November 21 — Few sports cling to their time-proven traditions like golf. Despite massive changes in technology, phenomenal growth of the game around the world and huge money for top players, one constant remains: links land on which the game began 500 years […]

Vietnam’s Central Coast Woos Golf Tourists

Vietnam’s Central Coast Woos Golf Tourists

Paul Myers

September 23rd, 2013

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Danang, Vietnam, September 23 — New stay-and-play packages for golfers visiting Vietnam’s Central Coast makes this booming golf and holiday destination an attractive short-stay option for the autumn/fall season. Each of the region’s three world-class courses has combined with hotels and resorts to showcase golf, […]

First Tournament at Laguna Lang Co

First Tournament at Laguna Lang Co

Paul Myers

July 24th, 2013

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Hue, Vietnam, July 24 — The growing stature of Vietnam’s newest golf club, Laguna Lang Co near Hue, is reflected in two significant junior tournaments being held at the course this weekend. Opened in March by its designer, Sir Nick Faldo, Laguna Lang Co will […]

Clubhouse Tells Everything About A Golf Course

Clubhouse Tells Everything About A Golf Course

Paul Myers

July 24th, 2013

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By Paul Myers What does a clubhouse tell you about a golf course? A lot? Something? Or not much at all? There are probably as many views on this question as there are clubs in a golf bag. But I would argue strongly for the […]

Vietnam’s Central Coast Has It All

Vietnam’s Central Coast Has It All

Paul Myers

July 19th, 2013

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By Paul Myers Ask any reputable golf course designer to nominate his favourite type of land for a golf course, and chances are he’ll say, “Duneland beside the sea”. This is, after all, the DNA of some of the world’s great golf courses … in […]

Danang Golf Club Shows Way of Future

Danang Golf Club Shows Way of Future

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December 6th, 2011

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Danang, Vietnam, December 6, 2011 — The design philosophy behind a Vietnam golf course named in November as the best new layout in Asia/Pacific could be a template for the future, according to Australian golf course architect, Harley Kruse. Kruse, who designed the Dunes course […]

Danang, Vietnam is Asia’s Emerging Golf Destination

Danang, Vietnam is Asia’s Emerging Golf Destination

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November 9th, 2011

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Danang, November 9, 2011 — A co-operative marketing group is being launched next week to promote Vietnam’s Central Coast as Asia’s best new golf tourism destination. Golf Coast Vietnam – based on Vietnam’s third largest city, Danang – is spearheaded by two existing world-class golf […]

Montgomerie Links Named Vietnam’s Best Golf Course

Montgomerie Links Named Vietnam’s Best Golf Course

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November 7th, 2011

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Danang, November 7, 2011 — The Montgomerie Links near Danang on Vietnam’s Central Coast has been reaffirmed as the country’s best golf course after receiving two of Asia’s most prestigious golf awards. In early October, Vietnam Golf Magazine named The Montgomerie Links for the second […]