VGA Golf Awards 2023 announced in Hanoi
The Vietnam Golf Association (VGA) Golf Awards 2023 to honor outstanding individuals and organisations who have contributed to Vietnam’s golf development was announced in Hanoi on January 28.
The awards was jointly by the Vietnam Golf Association, Vietnam Television Cable (VTVCab) and VGS Group.
VGA Chairman Le Kien Thanh said that after a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the awards returned with a message "The quintessence of Vietnam’s golf”. He also expressed his hope that the awards will promote the development of this sport among young golfers in Vietnam
The awards’ categories included male and female golfers of the year, VGA tour player of the year, junior male and female golfers of the year, golf association of the year and the most voted golfer.
After two rounds of voting to select the awardees, the most outstanding golfers were awarded at seven categories. Nguyen Trong Hoang received the most voted golfer; the female golfer of the year and junior female golfer of the year came to Le Chuc An; and the junior male golfer of the year was presented to Le Khanh Hung who brought home a historic gold medal from the 32nd SEA Games held in Cambodia in 2023. Nguyen Anh Minh was named as the male golfer of the year, Truong Chi Quang received the VGA Tour player and the Hanoi Golf Association was granted the golf association of the year:
On this occasion, the VGA announced the golf tournaments in 2024, including five professional, six amateur and 10 junior golf tournaments.