Affirming Vietnam golf talents

Hue City – On 3rd June 2018, more than 200 golfers got together at Laguna Lang Co Golf Course, Hue in order to participate in MercedesTrophy Vietnam Country Final 2018. It is the 16th time that this prestigious tournament has taken place in Vietnam. In spite of unfavorable weather condition due to heavy rain and strong winds, the event was an interesting tournament thanks to vehement passion and talented golfers. MercedesTrophy Country Final 2018 ended successfully when finding an owner for the valuable HiO prize and 7 excellent golfers to represent Vietnam in MercedesTrophy Asian Final 2018. 

A number of awards at one HiO prize

 HiO has always been the center of attention in all MercedesTrophy tournaments. Apart from attractive prizes placed at these holes, it is also an opportunity for golfers to challenge themselves and prove their ability after a hard practicing time. In the world, HiO has never stopped being a great challenge that provokes the determination of golf players for the chances to succeed with only one swing is only 1/12,500 for amateur players.

Nevertheless, in recent MercedesTrophy tournaments, Vietnamese golfers has always affirmed their talent and skill when winning splendid HiO prizes. At MercedesTrophy Country Final 2018, golfer Vu Ngoc Bien excellently hit the home run when perfectly succeeding with a HiO swing at hole 8 only 20 minutes after tee-off, becoming the new owner of the Mercedes-Benz C 300 AMG priced at 1.949 bil VND and other valuable wards from strategic partners:

  • A round trip business-class ticket from Vietnam Airlines
  • An LG 65 inch OLED TV
  • A set of premium CAO Fine Jewellery
  • A bottle of Jonnie Walker Mortlach 32

Advanced techniques, good results

Group A, B, C Lady Group
Best Gross Ha Ngoc Hoang Loc Cao Thi Phuong Mai
Group A Group B Group C Lady Group
1st prize Le Trong Duc Mai Dang Khoa Nguyen Huu Tho Doan Thi Thu Thuy
2nd prize Nguyen Tu Minh Pham Minh Phong Le Van Hung Nguyen Nhat Phu

Besides, excellent golfers who won technical prizes were: 

  • 4 prizes for Nearest to the Pin: Nguyen Van Son (Hole 5), Kieu Huu Hoan (Hole 8), Duong Tien Dung (Hole 11), Ha Ngoc Hoang Loc (Hole 14)
  • 1 prize for Longest Drive: Dinh Quoc Thong (252 yards)
  • 1 prize for Nearest to the Line: Nguyen Van Tung (Hole 6)

Especially, 7 best plyers to represent Vietnam at MercedesTrophy Asian Final 2018 in Australia in August 2018 include: 

  •  Ha Ngoc Hoang Loc
  • Le Trong Duc
  • Nguyen Tu Minh
  • Mai Dang Khoa
  • Pham Minh Phong
  • Nguyen Huu Tho
  • Cao Thi Phuong Mai

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