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Saigontourist Group Charity Golf Tournament: 15 years of mission for the community (2006 - 2020)

The "Saigontourist Group Charity Golf Tournament” is organized annually by Saigontourist Group for a charitable purpose. Since the first season in 2006, up to now, the tournament has attracted 2,250 golfers to participate, with a total donation of nearly 10 billion VND. This donation has been used for charitable and social purposes such as: Grant of 5,150 scholarships to poor, but studious students in Ho Chi Minh City and other cities and provinces; support in heart surgery, eye surgery, free medical examination and treatment for poor patients; relief for poor ethnic people in the mountain areas; building houses of gratitude, building bridges in rural and remote areas.

Entering the 15th year consecutively, the "Saigontourist Group Charity Golf Tournament" is the focus within the series of events celebrating the 45th anniversary of Saigontourist Group (1975 – 2020). At the same time, it looks to the traditional core goals of Saigontourist Group for the community program.

The “Saigontourist Group Charity Golf Tournament " is considered as one of the prestigious tournaments, attracting many golfers who are businessmen, managers, representatives of newspapers and broadcasters, diplomatic institutions in Ho Chi Minh City, other cities and provinces. Their participation illustrates the purpose of joining hands for the community and society. The tournament venue, Vietnam Golf & Country Club, which has hosted many of the oldest and largest charity golf tournaments in Vietnam, is also a member unit of the Saigontourist Group.

This year's golf tournament attracted 130 golfers to compete. At the awards ceremony, the Organizing Committee honored the winners, the golden hearts who joined hands to contribute, to grant 650 gratitude scholarships with a total value of 800 million VND for poor students with great eager to study in remote areas with difficult circumstances, the children at Nguyen Dinh Chieu's blind school and other shelters in Ho Chi Minh City, provinces and cities.

“In a year where the tourism industry faced many difficulties due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, maintaining the organization of the “Saigontourist Group Charity Golf Tournament 2020” is not only to preserve an annual activity but is also a mission for the community committed by Saigontourist Group with the companion from other businesses and partners. Carrying the tradition of the program "Saigontourist Group for the community", this year's golf tournament specially dedicated the contributions of businesses and individuals to make scholarships. These are encouragement for poor students, children from blind schools, children in shelters with special difficult circumstances to continue studying and pursuing their dreams.” shared Mr. Pham Huy Binh – Saigontourist Group Chairman of the Board of Members.

:::: Saigontourist Group Charity Golf Tournament 2020 continues to receive the attention and contributions of businesses, entrepreneurs and partners during the past 15 years. Despite difficulties, they have always tried to maintain, join hands to spend thousands of scholarships for the future of poor but studious children:

Diamond Sponsor: Imex Pan Pacific Group (IPPG)

Gold Sponsor:

· Chains Caravelle Hotel Joint-Venture Corporation Ltd (Vegas Club)

· Hoa Viet Joint Venture Corporation Ltd - Vietnam Golf & Country Club VGCC

Silver Sponsor:

· Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam – Vietcombank Ho Chi Minh City Branch

· Phu My Hung Company

· 3 sub-units of IPPG: DAFC, Thai Village, Saigon La Poste

Bronze sponsor:

· VietnamAirlines

· Pacific Airlines

· International Travel Club under Saigon Inn Hotel Company - ITC

· BaoViet Insurance – Ho Chi Minh City

· Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage

· Saigontourist Cable Television Company Limited – SCTV

· Saigon Industry Corporation - CNS

· Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology - Hutech

· Heineken

· Minh Long 1 Ceramics

· TBS Group

Sponsors for Hole in one Prize:

· Vinfast

· Vietjet Air

:: :: Saigontourist Group Charity Golf Tournament 2020 is sponsored by the media: Tuoi Tre Newspaper, Saigontimes Group, Nguoi Lao Dong Newspaper, Doanh nhan Sai Gon Newspaper, Golf Viet Magazine, HTV and SCTV cable television ...

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