France-Vietnam Golf Association founded

(VOV) - The France-Vietnam Golf Association officially made debut in France on November 8.

A ceremony to announce the association’s establishment and give award to winners of the first golf tournament was held in Disneyland golf course, about 40km east of Paris.

The first tournament held by the France-Vietnam Golf Association attracted 86 Vietnamese golfers from France, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Vietnam.

Addressing the event, President of the France-Vietnam Golf Association and Director of the Vietnam Airlines representative office in Europe Le Dung committed that next year the association will organize diverse activities to connect Vietnamese with French and other international golfers. 

Many Vietnamese-owned travel agencies in France have actively assisted the association. At the event, a tour called “Along the Mekong River” was offered to golfers from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. 

A lucky draw with many exciting prizes also took place. The biggest prize-a Vietnam Airlines ticket on Paris-Hanoi or Paris-Ho Chi Minh City flight was awarded to a member of the Vietnamese Entrepreneurs Association in France.