At the signing ceremony (Photo: VNA)
   
Hanoi (VNA) - Els Performance Golf Academy (EPGA) has been selected to become Vietnam’s golf training centre, following a signing ceremony held in Hanoi on December 4.

EPGA, which is the first international golf academy in Vietnam, in co-operation with the Vietnam Golf Association (VGA), the National Sports Administration and the Vietnam Olympic Committee, has been chosen to carry out a programme to train golf athletes.

Their main target is to encourage Vietnamese golfers to compete at  international levels in the near future.

EPGA will also become a partner of VGA in organising monthly tournaments, where young competitors are given the opportunity to sharpen their skills and learn from international coaches. Following a project of the National Golf Team, all members of the national squads will be allowed to practise at the EPGA’s facilities in Ecopark Urban Area, a 25-minute drive from the city centre.-VNA