The tournament is organised by European Legends Tour in collaboration with Viet Challenge Joint Stock Company (Viet Challenge JSC) and is set to take place from 26 November to 2 December in Vinpearl Nha Trang.
Vinpearl DIC Legends Vietnam 2023, a tournament within the Legends Tour framework, is considered as a remarkable milestone for Vietnam’s golf industry, marking Vietnam on the world's high-end professional golf map and affirming the class of the golf course system and the professional organisation of Vietnam.
Featuring 60 international legends from the world of golf, including Michael Campbell - former US Open 2005 champion and 8-time European Tour champion; Ian Woosnam - 1991 Masters champion, 2006 Ryder Cup captain; Paul McGinley - 2004 Ryder Cup captain, owner of 4 European Tour trophies or Mark James - 1999 Ryder Cup captain with 18 wins on the European Tour;... This world-class golf experience will continue to elevate Vietnam's golf tourism industry on the global stage, and also marks the first time a Legends Tour event has been held in Asia.
Above all, the beautiful and attractive image of Vietnam will be showcased to visitors internationally, with the highlight of Nha Trang, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful beach destinations, will make its mark by hosting this event.
Vietnam boasts a 3,260 km long coastline, the terrain is diverse with 3/4 being hilly. The northern mountainous, central highlands and tropical south provide a variety of terrain for golf courses. Hills, majestic landscapes, tropical climate, sunshine almost all year round are favourable conditions for investment, development of golf tourism. Golf courses in Vietnam are of good quality and classy, most of them are designed by legend golfers in the world, built in beautiful locations with luxury resorts and facilities across the country.
Courses such as the 18-hole, par-71 Laguna Lang Co Golf Course designed by six-time Major winner Sir Nick Faldo himself, and the 18-hole, par-72 Ba Na Hills Golf Club designed by the British former Ryder Cup star Luke Donald are in the ranking of the best golf courses in Asia. These courses are such a challenge for golfers with "water gourds", "sand dunes" between deserts, grasslands, bushes…
Nha Trang is the world’s famous coastal city in central Vietnam, known for its pleasant weather, the long sunny beach with blue sea, attractive destinations such as Ponagar Cham Towers, Tre Island, diverse and distinctive local cuisine, and Vietnam’s Central Coast typical culture. It is a perfect destination for organising grand events as the Legends Tour.