|A corner of Academy Golf Course. — Photo thethao.net|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s Academy Golf Course of the Els Performance Golf Academy (EPGA) has been nominated for an award for world’s best par 3 golf course in 2019.
The Academy Course at Ecopark, Hà Nội, will compete for the title with Bukit Pandawa (Indonesia), Cromwell (England), Cumberwell Park (England), The Turtle Hill (Bermuda) and Zhang Lianwei (mainland China).
The World Golf Awards, which were launched since 2014, are considered the most prestigious award of world golf industry. The result of all categories will be announced at the end of this year, after seven months of voting online.
The Course was opened in September of 2017 and was founded and designed by South African golfer Ernie Els.
At the beginning of March, EPGA and Việt Nam Golf Association signed a contract to develop golf in Việt Nam. This association promises to aid young players and enhance the quality of national team to prepare for upcoming SEA Games and Olympics. — VNS