|Chipping in: The 19th Swing for Life charity golf tournament will be officially launched on August 30. — Photo Vietnam Investment Review|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The 19th Swing for Life charity golf tournament will officially tee off at the Việt Nam Golf and Country Club in Hồ Chí Minh City on August 30.
The tournament is being co-organised by the Sài Gòn Golf Association, Hoa Việt Joint Venture Corp., Ltd and the Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients.
The annual event aims to help those less fortunate in society, and has raised US$774,225 to date.
This year the organisers are hoping to raise $193,596 to build a nursery school in Núi Thành District, Quảng Nam Province and support the Fresh Water for Schools programme in 24 hamlets in Bến Tre Province.
Besides sponsorship from golfers, the tournament has also received support from large groups such as Suntory PepsiCo Việt Nam, Vietcombank, TaylorMade Adidas Golf Vietnam, Novaland Group, Vietnam Airlines and TBS Group. — VNS