Laos to Select Best Golf Players for SEA Games 2017

The 5th Lao Golf Challenge 2017 to select the best golf players in Laos to compete at the SEA Games 2017 in Malaysia has opened for golf players across the country to apply.

Lao Golf Challenge 2017 will be held at the Long Vien Golf Club at km 17 in Vientiane Capital on February 18.

“This competition aims to promote the development of the golf sector and raise golf playing to higher level in the Lao sports circle. Specifically, the Federation of Lao National Golf will select the best golf players for major domestic and international competitions, in particular, competing at the SEA Games 2017 in Malaysia” said President of the Lao National Golf Federation, MrSounthonSirisack at a press conference on Jan 12.

The competition aims to select the best young players to become professional golf players in the future, said MrSounthon.

The Lao Golf Challenge 2017 will be divided as follows: Lao Challenge Division and Lao Challenge Net Score Division, with special prizes for longest drive, nearest to the pin, and hole-in-one shot, said Director General of Target Magazine MrSayasonePanyathip.

Interested people can apply from 23 January to 10 February, one million kip per person for Challenge Division and 1.2 million kip for Gallaway.

For more information contact: 020 556 999 17, 020 555 059 44 or 021-216 666.

Specifically for this year, the winner in the Challenge category will be the representative of Laos to compete at the 2017 SEA Games in Malaysia.

The Lao Golf Challenge is organized annually, mainly in Vientiane Capital, with the support of Carlsberg, Lao Land Rover, Lao Ford City, Pepperstone, Majesty, Rashmi’s Plaza Hotel, Panyathip Advertising and Longvien Golf Club.

Source: Lao News Agency

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