[NEWS] Congratulate VAO 2017’s Champion – Gregory Foo

The Vietnam Amateur Open 2017 tournament (VAO) ended on June 11th with the final victory of a young Singaporean golfer Gregory Foo. After 4 competing days, Foo scored -9 and left his runner-up far behind with 11 strokes, also officially set a new record in 13-year history of VAO.

[NEWS] Congratulate Vao 2017’s Champion – Gregory Foo [NEWS] Congratulate Vao 2017’s Champion – Gregory Foo

Source: Hiệp hội Golf Việt Nam

Although in Vietnam Gregory Foo isn’t a very familiar name, in Merlion Nation, this 1993 golfer has a quite impressive experience and achievements. Started playing golf since high school, Foo proved his talent in 2008 by joining the Singapore Golf Association (SGA) and gained many victories. Rapidly in years afterward, Gregory attended in various amateur golf tournaments and win the championships such as Singapore Junior Golf Championship (2011), Philippines Amateur Open (2012), Pahang Amateur Open (2014), the 68th Singapore Open Amateur Championship (2015) and other team achievements. With Gregory Foo’s participation and impressive result, the Vietnam Amateur Open has raised its image and reputation, as well as found out a young and talented golfer as a typical role model for domestic golfers to learn and train themselves.

[NEWS] Congratulate Vao 2017’s Champion – Gregory Foo

Source: Vietnam Golf Magazine

Meanwhile, in Vietnamese division, the championship went to Nguyen Hung Dung, another young golfer as he is only 16. His result was +22, and this winning brought him a slot in SEA Games in Malaysia this upcoming August. Once named “The youngest golfer in Vietnam”, Hung Dung practiced golf when he was only 6 but soon to expose his golfing potential. He also was the youngest golfer to represent Vietnam in Callaway Junior World Golf Championship in California, America. This year victory is the first VAO Championship of Hung Dung, marking the maturity, professionalism and readiness for bigger games of this young and potential golfer.

Once again, congratulate all brilliant golfers on winning theirs worthy prizes in VAO 2017. And also congratulate Vietnam Golf Association on organizing another successful VAO tournament with impressive results and discovery of various golf talents.

[NEWS] Congratulate Vao 2017’s Champion – Gregory Foo

Source: Golf Plus

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