Vietnam Team Successfully Defense Championship At The 15th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

A representative from Vietnam – Nguyen Duc Son was crowned champion after a dramatic play-off round with Mr. Masato Sumiuchi from Japan.

The 15th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final concluded with great success, marking a historic moment for Vietnamese sports. Representing Vietnam, Nguyen Duc Son emerged as the champion after a thrilling playoff against the Japanese player – Mr. Masato Sumiuchi.

In a tense race for the title, Nguyen Duc Son closely trailed Hong Kong’s golfer Wang Ngai Shen and Japan’s Masato Sumiuchi. Despite facing challenges in the final holes, Nguyen Duc Son displayed remarkable composure and focus, staging an impressive comeback, especially during the intense playoff at the 18th hole and ultimately clinching the overall victory with a gross score of 208 for all three rounds.

Nguyen Duc Son - the champion of the Faldo Series Asia 2024

The winners in various categories are as follows:

    • Overall Champion: Nguyen Duc Son
    • Boys’ U21 Champion: Nguyen Duc Son
    • Boys’U21 Runner-Up: Masato Sumiuchi
    • Girls’ U21 Champion: Michelle Bang
    • Girls’ U21 Runner-Up: Chutikran Phermthongmak
    • Boys’ U16 Champion: Shing Hei Anson Tam
    • Boys’ U16 Runner-Up: Jamie Smith
    • Girls’ U16 Champion: Lê Chúc An
    • Girls’ U16 Runner-Up: Reina Todaka

Additionally, Alexis Nailga from the Philippines made a notable mark by achieving the first Hole in One of the tournament at the 5th hole Par 3 with a distance of 150 yards during the second round on April 25, 2024.

This victory marks Nguyen Duc Son’s first Faldo Series Asia Grand Final title as well as his first international triumph. Furthermore, he became the second Vietnamese golfer to claim victory in this prestigious tournament, following Nguyễn Anh Minh in 2023.

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