Faldo Series Asia Grand Final Returns For Another Year At Laguna Lăng Co

04 February 2020

Asia’s best junior golfers will descend on Laguna Lăng Cô to compete in the 14th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final on 4th – 6th March

The Faldo Series has announced that it will return to Laguna Lăng Cô for the 14th edition of the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final from 4th – 6th March 2020. The best junior golfers from around 18 countries in Asia will come to Laguna Lăng Cô hoping to be crowned Champion of Asia.

Boys and girls aged between 12 and 21 compete throughout the year in the Faldo Series Asia for The R&A World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) points, aiming to meet six-time Major champion Sir Nick Faldo at the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final in March.

There is still time to qualify for the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final with multiple qualifying events taking place throughout Asia up to two weeks before the Grand Final. The qualifying events still to take place are in Malaysia and Indonesia and players can sign up via www.faldoseries.com

Laguna Lăng Co’s award-winning Sir Nick Faldo Signature design par 71 championship course is a fitting location for the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final. With its unique combination of ocean views, creeks, streams, mountainside boulders and rice paddies, it creates a challenge like no other for golfers of all abilities. It has a growing reputation as being one of the most spectacular and breath-taking courses in Asia, with it being awarded the title of Vietnam’s Best Golf Course in 2019 and achieving Earth Check Gold certification it is the perfect venue to host the ‘champions of tomorrow’.

As well as competing for the coveted title of Faldo Series Asia Grand Final Champion, the junior players will also get the chance to meet Sir Nick and attend several coaching clinics, where he will teach them new techniques and skills. Players and their families will also get to sample everything that Laguna Lăng Cô has to offer, including both the Banyan Tree Villas and Angsana Lang Angsana Lang Cô hotels that were both listed on Conde Nast’s Top 20 Resorts in Asia list. Both hotels are located a short walk from the golf course, as well as numerous activities, such as water sports, that are available on the 3km beach that borders the entire resort.

“It is fantastic to be returning to Laguna Lăng Cô for another year of the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final,” said the six-time Major champion Sir Nick Faldo. “Every time the course hosts the Asia Grand Final here it never fails to create a spectacular event and I am sure it will be no different this year. It is the perfect location, with a great course, world-class hotels and excellent practice facilities.”

Adam Calver, Director of Golf at Laguna Golf Lăng Co, said: “We are excited that the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final will be returning to Laguna Lăng Cô in March for another year and we can’t wait to welcome all the participants from throughout Asia. We are sure that they will have an unforgettable experience during their stay here.”

The Faldo Series aims to help reach more juniors around the world, by introducing them to the game through grassroots initiatives and helping them to develop the skills and attitudes needed to become a professional golfer. It also aids the development of golf by staging events in less-established golfing-nations and using Sir Nick, who attends the Grand Finals and plays a part watching many of the juniors in action.


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Matt Pynn
Senior Account Manager
T: +44 (0) 7888 679 195

About Laguna Lăng Cô
Laguna Lăng Cô is the first and largest world-class integrated resort in Vietnam and an ideal second home destination development in Central Vietnam. The 280-hectare community, which marks the first project in Vietnam for Banyan Tree Group, resides near Lăng Cô Bay and is framed by a three-kilometer beach overlooking the East Sea, an area renowned for its pristine coastline, natural scenery and proximity to UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Laguna Lăng Cô echoes the ethos of Laguna Phuket, Banyan Tree's flagship integrated resort community in southern Thailand. The development includes Banyan Tree and Angsana branded hotels and spas, an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Sir Nick Faldo, private villas, residences called Laguna Park Lăng Cô available for sale, convention facilities and a plethora of recreational activities for guests of all ages.

About Laguna Golf Lăng Cô
Designed by Sir Nick Faldo, the Laguna Golf Lăng Cô with 18 holes is fast growing a reputation as one of the most breath-taking and challenging courses in Asia. Ideally situated between the ancient capital of Hue to the north and Danang to the south, this rugged course overlooks one of Vietnam’s most beautiful bays. The thoughtful design plots its way through the changing landscape framed by the mountain range on three sides and the East Sea to the east. The Lăng Cô golfing experience combines the unique environs of rice paddies, soaring trees, “blowout” areas, creeks, streams and dramatic rock outcrops on the oceanfront footage.

About Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts
The Banyan Tree Group is a leading international operator and developer of premium resorts, hotels, residences and spas, with a collection of award-winning brands. Banyan Tree offers a Sanctuary to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul in awe-inspiring locations around the globe. Rediscover the romance of travel as you journey to iconic destinations where authentic, memorable experiences await.  Angsana brings the adventure back into travel whatever your age or reason to visit.  Intertwining local chic and a vibrant fun-filled atmosphere, Angsana offers exotic destination playgrounds across the world. Cassia is a bold new proposition in the serviced apartment sector, offering stylish, cutting-edge hotel residences for holidays and business travel. It offers incredible choice for families, friends and couples.

To date, the Banyan Tree Group manages and/or has ownership interests in over 35 hotels and resorts, more than 70 spas, 80 retail galleries; as well as three golf courses.
banyantree.com, angsana.com, cassia.com, dhawa.com

For Laguna Golf Lăng Cô please contact Mr Adam Calver, Director of Golf on adam.calver@lagunalangco.com or tel: +84 (0) 918 519 955.


Matt Pynn - Senior Account Manager
Laguna Golf Lang Co c/o Performance54
Tel: +44 (0) 7888 679 195
Email: matt.pynn@Performance54.com
Website: www.lagunalangco.com