The 2022 SGA International - Vietnam
Da Nang and Hoi An - Feb 19-27, 2023
Vietnam Golf at its finest!
With its fascinating history, ancient culture, superb climate, and an expanding selection of new, world-class golf courses, Vietnam is quickly becoming one of the world’s most popular golf destinations.
And now, you can experience the best golf that Vietnam has to offer.
The 2023 SGA International – Vietnam is a fully-hosted 8-day golfing adventure in the historic and picturesque areas of Da Nang and Hoi An. For this trip, SGA have selected the top golf courses and luxurious 5-star hotels to ensure a memorable and exciting golf trip.
You’ll enjoy an amazing assortment of Vietnam's best golf courses during this week-long golf travel adventure! Play some of the most scenic golf courses on the planet, including Montgomerie Links, Hoiana Shores, Ba Na Hills, BRG Danang Golf Resort, and an optional round at Laguna Lang Co.
You'll enjoy the luxurious 5-star accommodation at the Hyatt Regency Danang Resort (6 nights) and Caravelle Hotel Saigon (2 nights).
PROFESSIONALLY-HOSTED TOUR AND EVENT
Like all SGA Trips and Tours, this event will feature our unique brand of high-quality golf, "a really good vibe", and a fully-hosted Tour Guide & Event Manager to help you enjoy your trip to the fullest.
...or, read on for more information about this exciting event!
YOUR ITINERARY: 2023 SGA International - Vietnam
For this year’s event, we have chosen an amazing assortment of the top Vietnam golf courses and accommodation. In addition, we have partnered with an on-ground supplier to assist with golf and transfers.
In essence, we've done the hard yards for you. All you need to do is have fun!
DAY 1 - Sunday, 19 February 2023
ARRIVAL IN VIETNAM / DA NANG
Depart from Sydney or Melbourne to Da Nang (via Ho Chi Minh City).
Pick-up at the airport and transfer to Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa for check-in.
DAY 2 - Mon, 20 February 2023
Montgomerie Links Golf Club
Designed by Colin Montgomerie, the links-style Montgomerie Links gives you the feeling of being in Scotland, but without the cold temperatures. The golf course takes advantage of its close proximity to the Marble Mountains, and features an excellent course with a large, contemporary clubhouse.
Inclusions: Breakfast and Welcome Dinner
DAY 3 - Tue, 21 February 2023
BRG Da Nang Golf Resort, Norman Course
Opened in 2010, this course immediately leapt to fame, being recognized as one of the 15 best new courses in the world by USA GOLF magazine. Da Nang Golf Resort has achieved many awards, amongst them 2011, 2012, 2013 best golf course in Asia by the readers of Asian Golf Monthly as well as the 2012 Best Golf Course in Vietnam by USA Golf Digest and the 2014 IAGTO Diamond Award.
DAY 4. Wed, 22 February 2023
REST DAY - Half-day Hoi An Sightseeing Tour
Enjoy the quintessential charm of ancient Hoi An as you walk the narrow streets and explore the shops along the bank of the Thu Bon River. Visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Fujian Assembly Hall and the famous wet markets, while also exploring the historic Old Town for a shopping adventure.
Inclusions: Breakfast. Bus Transfers to/From Hoi An
DAY 4. Wed, 22 February 2023
REST DAY - Optional Golf
Optional: Bonus round of golf: Laguna Lang Co Golf Club
Located between the ancient city of Hue to the north, and Da Nang to the south, the Laguna Lang Co Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Sir Nick Faldo. The course takes advantage of the variety of existing environments as it weaves between trees, over rice paddy fields and streams, through impressive rock features and alongside the beach, to create a challenging and beautiful layout.
DAY 5. Thu, 23 February 2023
Hoiana Shores Golf Club
Set against a spectacular coastline and unspoiled natural terrain, the new Hoiana Shores brings the design genius of Robert Trent Jones Jr. to Vietnam. Offering majestic views of the Eastern Sea and Cham Islands, Hoiana Shores Golf Club offers a thrilling links golf experience for golfers of all levels. With a spectacular natural seaside setting, a luxurious clubhouse and 18 challenging holes, this is a must-play course for any golf enthusiasts visiting the region.
DAY 6. Fri , 24 February 2023
Ba Na Hills Golf Club
Located 25 minutes from the centre of Da Nang, Ba Na Hills is set amidst a valley surrounded by native forest. This is a mountain course with a great mix of natural topography and vegetation, which will provide a challenge for all levels of golfers. The fairways are typically generous, and the bunkering style is impressively bold with the grass rolled over the face and the sand partly visible from the tees. The greens have plenty of subtle undulations and encourage a variety of approach shots.
DAY 6. Fri , 24 February 2023
OPTIONAL: Sunworld Ba Na Hills
For non-golfing guests: Private transfer to the magnificent Sunworld Ba Na Hills. Featuring a spectacular Cable Car Ride (one of the longest in Asia), it is a beautiful and unique experience. You will have time to experience the world-famous Golden Bridge (pictured), as well as the Le Jardin D’amour flower garden and Debay Wine Cellar. You will also enjoy the French Village at the height of 1138 meters.
Inclusions: Breakfast. Entrance Fee, Cable Car (return trip), private transfers and English-speaking tour guide.
DAY 7 - Sat, 25 February 2023
TRAVEL DAY - Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh
Depart Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City via domestic flight (see Flight Info below).
Transfer to Caravelle Hotel Saigon for check-in.
Rest, relax and enjoy/explore the city at your leisure.
DAY 8 - Sun, 26 February 2023
Ho Chi Minh City - Full-day, Best of Saigon Tour
Visit The Reunification Palace; once the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. You’ll also explore the War Remnants Museum; displaying US military vehicles including tanks, jets, etc, and the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office; among the most famous classical French colonial architecture examples, over 100 years old.
Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch and Farewell dinner.
DAY 9 - Mon, 27 February 2023
Ho Chi Minh City to Australia
Check-out and transfer to the airport for flight home.
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa (6 nights)
Situated on a tranquil stretch of white sandy Non Nuoc beach, at the gateway to the vibrant city of Danang, Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa is an ideal base to explore the exotic charms of Central Vietnam no matter the occasion, from meetings and events to memorable family vacations. It is just a few steps from Marble Mountain, within the proximity of three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, namely, the Imperial City of Hue, the old town of Hoi An, and the ruins of My Son.
Caravelle Saigon (2 nights)
Located in the city centre, the hotel is a short walk to iconic landmarks and locations, such as the Saigon Municipal Theatre, also known as the Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, historic Dong Khoi Street, modern Nguyen Hue Walking Street, and the legendary Ben Thanh Market. Within its walls, the hotel has been at the centre of significant historic and cultural events as well, beginning with its original design hailed at the time as one of the tallest and most modern buildings of its kind in Vietnam.
Your Vietnam Golf Courses + Accommodation
The 2023 SGA International - Vietnam Package
Your Vietnam Golf Tournament Package Includes:
- 6 nights at Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa (5 star) with daily breakfast
- 2 nights at Caravelle Saigon - Deluxe Room (5 star) with daily breakfast
- 4 rounds of golf at 4 different golf courses with cart and caddy at each golf course
- Welcome Dinner
- Closing Farewell Dinner
- Lunch during Ho Chi Minh City Tour
- Entrance and sightseeing fees on Sightseeing Tour
- Event personally hosted and professionally managed by SGA staff
- Local English-speaking guides throughout
- Arrival & Departure transfers from Airport to hotel (2 persons/car)
- All private transfers from hotel to golf courses
- Room upgrades are available. Contact us for pricing and availability
PACKAGES DO NOT INCLUDE:
- International and Vietnam domestic airfare
- Travel insurance
- Visa/Import/Border charges (if applicable)
- Lunches & dinners (apart from those noted above)
- Caddy Tips (A$10-15 per person per day, pay directly to caddie)
- Other personal expenses
Package pricing (Land only)
(All prices in Australian dollars and are per person, unless noted)
Wednesday Rest Day at Laguna Lang Co
Half-day Tour/experience. Inclusions: Breakfast. Entrance Fee, Cable Car (return trip), private transfers and English-speaking tour guide.
Some people may choose to arrive earlier or depart later and we can arrange extra nights' accommodation and additional rounds of golf as required. If you wish to extend your stay and fit in another game, just let us know when you book and we can make arrangements for you. Price here is quoted as per room, per night.
To discuss tailoring the package to suit your needs, contact Dean Miller or Mick David from SGA. Contact details are listed below. All prices in Australian dollars.
FLIGHTS & AIRFARES
Note that airfares are not included in the above prices. SGA can manage the flight bookings for you, or you can choose your own flights. We will quote airfare when you make the booking, payment is required after flights have been confirmed.
Business class is available on request.
If you make a flight booking by yourself, please match the dates and times with our group to ensure you are included in our scheduled transfers, etc.
(We highly recommend you book the domestic sectors with your international flights to ensure the lowest cost, as well as ease of travel)
|Date||Depart / Arrival||Flight details|
19 Feb 2023
Melbourne/ Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City
19 Feb 2023
Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang
25 Feb 2023
Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City
27 Feb 2023
Ho Chi Minh City to Melbourne/Sydney
Reserve your spot for this exciting trip and be one of the first golfers in Australia to experience international golf travel in 2023.
This trip is limited to the first 24 golfers to book.
Online Bookings, Prices & Payments
Entry in the event is subject to accepting the SGA Terms & Conditions of entry. To secure your place, a $1000 deposit is required by July 31, 2022 and full payments are due November 10, 2022. Bookings and payments are made directly to SGA. Once you have completed the online booking, we will contact you with booking confirmation and payment information. Payment can be made by direct deposit or by credit card over the phone. Note that payments for the land package are made to Social Golf Australia and payments for airfares are made privately.
To register and make payment Click the link above or EFT (with YOUR name in the payment reference) to:
Social Golf Australia
Account Number: 130203821
For credit card payments (add 2%), call Mick David on 0402 488 253
COVID / Travel requirements for Vietnam
The current travel advice for Vietnam is available via Smartraveller.gov.au. Please note that International Travel is in a constant state of change. While we will do everything necessary to notify our booked travellers of any changes to border entry or the itinerary, etc, it is up to you to ensure you meet all obligations and requirements regarding travel, including PCR Tests, Visas, etc.
Book with Confidence
FLEXIBLE REFUNDS AVAILABLE IN CASE OF COVID-19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION
While there is still uncertainty in the market, especially regarding the potential re-opening of borders and travel, etc, we would like to re-assure all of our golfers that we have coordinated with our event partners to arrange flexible refund policies. Thus, you can enter with confidence, knowing you can access FULL REFUNDS if required in the case of outside agencies forcing a cancellation or postponement.
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