Quan overcomes rivals to take first place at amateur competition

Update: June, 23/2014 - 07:22

Truong Chi Quan (left) poses with his trophy after winning in Da Lat.

DA LAT (VNS) — Truong Chi Quan clinched the top place at the Viet Nam Amateur Golf Championship organised at the Da Lat Golf Palace, Lam Dong Province, on Saturday.

Quan's 14-over par 289 after four days made him the new winner of the national and most important event of the year.

Last year, he lost his title to Do Le Gia Dat in the last holes.

The first runners-up was Andrew Hung Pham with a score of 23-over par, followed by Tran Minh Tan with 27-over.

In the non-amateur group, Doan Van Dinh defended his title with a 13-over par 289 result.

Former national champions Nguyen Van Thong and Trinh Van Tho shared the two places below. — VNS