(Sports News – Golf News) The beautiful “pink balls” are interesting points at the 2022 national golf championship starting in Hai Phong.
National Golf Championship 2022 – VinFast Cup kicks off from April 20 to 24 on the Marsh course of Vinpearl Golf Hai Phong, bringing together many highly qualified golfers in both the men’s and women’s groups.
According to statistics, 19/138 athletes competed in the women’s group. Four of them will also represent the Vietnamese Golf team competing at the 31st SEA Games at home in May, including Doan Xuan Khue Minh, Pham Thi Yen Vi, Le Thi Thanh Thuy, and Le Chuc An.
Among the 8 national golf champions of previous seasons who participated in the national golf championship, there are 3 athletes in the women’s group, including Ngo Bao Nghi (winner in 2009, 2010, 2011), Nguyen Thao My (2014, 2010). 2015, 2019), Doan Xuan Khue Minh (2017). In particular, Nguyen Viet Gia Han (11 years old) is the youngest athlete in the 17-year history of the tournament, as well as the history of Vietnam’s professional tournament.
To ensure professional quality, the 2022 National Golf Championships has a maximum handicap limit for amateurs of 6.0 for men and 10.0 for women.
On the first day of competition (April 20), the unstable performance of the No. 1 candidate for the championship Nguyen Thao My created an opportunity for Doan Xuan Khue Minh to temporarily monopolize the top spot. The 2017 National Women’s Amateur Champion successfully scored 2 birdies and 3 bogeys to end her day with a record of 73 strokes/+1, creating a 3 stroke difference from Thao My (76 strokes).
The second day of the 2022 National Championship – VinFast Cup will continue to take place on April 21 with 2 competition sessions (from 6:30 a.m. and from 11 a.m.).
Athletes are highly focused on each stroke
Nguyen Thao My (the women’s group champion in 2014, 2015, 2019) challenged herself with a ball in the sand pit.
According to the organizers, the golf course taking place at the tournament is designed with high difficulty from the natural swampy terrain, making the championship competition more attractive.
A beautiful female Caddy (golf staff). The appearance of the “pink balls” adds to the attraction of the tournament
The 2022 National Golf Championship has a total prize value of 1.2 billion VND, including the highest prize fund ever for the women’s group (200 million VND).
“The prize fund this time is twice as high as the previous one, which in my opinion is a step forward. I hope more athletes will participate in the future to increase the prize, the difficulty and challenge of the tournament. also increased”, said Nguyen Thao My
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