The inaugural season of the Entrepreneurs for Community Annual Golf Tournament was held on October 1 to commemorate Vietnam Entrepreneurs Day, which falls later this month, with more than 150 players attending.
The Entrepreneur Golf Tournament for Community 2022 was played at the Phoenix Golf Resort in Hoa Binh province's Luong Son district. The event provided stunning memories for participating golfers and marked the start of activities for the 'Entrepreneurial Golf Club Community.'
|Over 150 entrepreneurs attended the 2022 Entrepreneurial Golf Tournament for the Community |
The event was held as part of activities supporting Vietnam Entrepreneurs Day held on October 13.
Though the opening ceremony was held in adverse weather conditions amid Super Typhoon Noru, it was a huge success with attendees from business golf clubs such as Hoa Phuong Golf Club, Hai Phong, and Hanoi Young Entrepreneurs Golf Club; players from Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh, Thai Binh, Ninh Binh, and Hoa Binh; as well as several Korean and Japanese golfers who were all were able to interact and enjoy the courses together.
The executive director of the Entrepreneurial Golf Tournament for the Community Ha Tuan Anh said that the tournament generated a pleasant mood and drew positive comments. Several sponsors generously contributed to the programme.
"This is also a chance for entrepreneurs to show their altruism and sense of social obligation. The golfers got together to collect cash to assist individuals in tough circumstances, particularly those in ethnic minorities and distant locations," Anh said.
|Ngoc Han presented the 'women's longest drive' award to the winner. Photo: DGL Media |
Dang Thi Ngoc Han, one of the women focused on social and charitable activities, and Miss Golf Vietnam Le Thanh Tu, participated in and supported this year's competition with great enthusiasm.
"I feel delighted and honoured to be able to participate in this important programme, helping to promote positive values in society," Han said.
After a day of intense competition, the 2022 Community Entrepreneurs Golf Tournament presented awards to players who excelled in four categories: Nearest to the Pin, Longest Driver, A-B-C Group, and the Women's Group. Phan Hai Nam outperformed 150 other golfers to earn the title of Best Overall player.
|Best overall player Phan Hai Nam. Photo: DGL Media |
The organising committee of the tournament established an "Enterprise Golf Club for the Community" to connect entrepreneurs from across the nation to bring positivity, ethnic splendour, and noble gestures to the community, particularly disadvantaged groups, people with disabilities, the disadvantaged, and those in less fortunate circumstances through charitable activities.
Le Manh Hung, director of the Enterprise Development Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and organising committee member, said, "When successful in their field, entrepreneurs always have the responsibility to share with society and make practical contributions to the mission of 'leaving no one behind.' This is the purpose of the Entrepreneur Golf for the Community programme. We hope the competition will become an annual social-sporting event and attract more and more businesses from across the nation."
The Entrepreneurial Golf Tournament for the Community was sponsored by the Assistance Centre for SMEs in North Vietnam, and the Enterprise Development Agency. In addition, the tournament was founded under the MPI, with Minister Nguyen Chi Dung as honorary chairman, its own Executive Board, and active club management activities.
|Le Manh Hung, department director, presents a certificate of appreciation to the sponsor |
In its inaugural year, the tournament received enthusiastic support from several sponsors, including Tai Anh Group, My Phong Consulting Design and Construction, Vietpoint Law Firm, Hoa Binh Business Association, BIDV Bank, BIC Insurance, Johnnie Walker, TH true MILK, Haidoco Vietnam, Bao Xuyen Fashion, and DGL Media.