FAQ

  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • SIGN UP PROCESS

    When does the sign up process start?

    You can start signing up right away. Please go to the Register page to do so.

    How do I sign up for the tournament?

    You can sign up online by completing the Registration Form. Please note that the registration is not complete until the payment has been received. For more details on sign up and payment options, visit our Payment Options page.

    What is the last day to sign up for the tournament?
    •  There’s no last day. We will accept registration till the all rooms sold out and even more if we can take the additional rooms & golf game. I will update room available at each period 3 – 2 – 1 month before tournament.
    •  Now we are holding 50 rooms for 4-star package & 50 rooms for 5-star package.
    Who can participate in the tournament?

    Amateur golfers, both men and  women, above 18 years of age, with a valid handicap certificate from their home club, not more than 1 month old can participate in the tournament.

    TOURNAMENT PACKAGE, FORMAT & RULES

    What are the dates of the tournament?

    Our tournament starts from 31 March-4 April 2019.

     

    What is included in the tournament Package?

    Please go to the Event Packages page for more information.

    Can I sign up for the tournament but not take up the accommodation and ground transfers?

    No. The tournament is only open to those who avail the hospitality package including accommodation and ground transfers.

    What is the schedule for the tournament?

    The final schedule will be sent to the registered participants along with other details. You can also find the schedule on our website Tournament Schedule page.

    What is your cancellation policy?

    From Dec 31, 2018: 25% tour price
    From Jan 31, 2019: 50% tour price
    From Feb 28, 2019: 100% tour price

    What is the format of the tournament?

    Standard/Modified Stableford Format. For more information, go to the Tournament Format, Rules & Prizes page

    What are the tournament rules?

    The USGA and R&A rules govern all play except where modified by local rules. For rules specific to the Tournament, go to the Tournament Format, Rules & Prizes page

    What prizes are available?

    What prizes are available?
    Many attractive trophies and prizes will be included. More details will be updated on the Tournament Format, Rules & Prizes page closer to the event.

    What happens in the event of a tie?

    What happens in the event of a tie?

    In the event of a tie, the better back 9 scores (sum of the best 3 in the team) will be used as a tiebreaker. If still tied, the better back 6 and in case of a tie even in the back 6, better back 3 will be considered to determine the better score.

    PAYMENT

    How can I make my payment for the Tournament Package?

    After sign up, you will receive an invoice with instructions on how to make your payment. You can pay online using your debit or credit card or via internet banking. You can also make bank transfers  into our bank account. Payment options details are also provided on our Payment Options page

    By when do I have to make the payment?

    After you sign up for the tournament and receive an online invoice with instructions for payment, you are required to make the payment within 3 days. If the price is subject to an on-going offer, payment will have to be made before the end of the offer period or within 3 days whichever is sooner.

    Are all taxes and duties included in the package?

    Yes, the prices include all the current taxes and duties for the ground package. But in case any additional taxes are imposed during the course of the next few months that will be added to the price. Please refer to the exclusions in each package for more clarity.

    Do I have to pay an additional charge if I choose online payment through credit cards, debit cards or internet banking?

    Yes, there is an additional charge of 3% to the total invoice amount if you choose to pay online via MasterCard or Visa credit cards. For American Express credit cards, the charges are 4.5%.

    Does my payment guarantee participation?

    Besides payment, participation in the tournament is guaranteed only if there is compliance of certain rules such as valid Handicap Index certificates, Age verification and so on as determined by the tournament committee.

    GOLF COURSES

    What golf courses will I be playing at?

    Da Nang Golf Club, Ba Na Hills Golf Club & Vinpearl Nam Hoi An Golf Club

    Do the golf courses provide food and beverage?

    It’s included light lunch or snack on course & complimentary 02 bottles of water/Golfer/round

    Can a non-participant like a family member or friend come to the golf course to watch the tournament?

    No.

    Can I rent clubs in Da Nang for the Tournament?

    Yes of course. Price is USD35/Golf set/round

    Will I be provided with a caddie and a cart?

    We provide one caddie per golfer at each golf course and Twin shared buggy.

    Can I use Range Finders during the tournament?

    yes, you can.

    HANDICAP REQUIREMENT

    What is the handicap requirement?

    0-24 for Men
    0-36 for Women

    Any Handicap above this will be reduced to 24 and 36.

    What are the Handicap categories?

    Men: 0 – 24
    Women: 0 – 36

    Any Handicap above this will be reduced to 24 and 36.

    How will the Handicap Index be ascertained?

    All participants must email  a scanned copy to event@vietnamgolftrophy.com a valid Handicap Index certificate as on  1st Jan, 2018 from their home club duly certified, no later than  5th Jan, 2018. For courses that are not slope rated, the golfer’s handicap will serve as their Handicap Index. If there are any changes to this, we will inform you accordingly.

    Which tees will the participants play from?

    We will update this information soon.

    Will I need to send in my Handicap Index certificate?

    Yes, we will contact you for your Handicap Index certificate in Jan 2018 and you are required to send email on events@golftripz.com with a handicap Index certificate as  on 1st Jan, 2018 from your home club duly certified, no later than 5th Jan, 2018. For courses that are not slope rated, the golfer’s’ handicap will serve as their Handicap Index.

    Will I need to carry my Handicap certificate for the tournament?

    For the tournament, please ensure that the valid handicap index certificates are sent as per the requirements given above. But it is also advisable to carry your handicap certificates if you are planning additional rounds of golf either pre or post event.

    How are participants flighted?

    People will be flighted randomly.

    Can I choose my four ball?

    No, refer to the question above.

    ACCOMMODATION

    Can I choose my room partner?

    Yes, as long as both you and your proposed room partner complete the registration formalities. You may send your preferences by email. In the event that you have chosen the twin sharing package but you do not have a room partner, the single supplement charge will need to be paid.

    Can I register for the tournament but not take up the accommodation and ground transfers?

    This matter is applied for each specific cases. We need more info to consider.

    Can I book a room with single occupancy? What is the price?

    The single occupancy is displayed at quotation. Please check.

    Can I share the room with a non-golfer?

    Yes, you can share a room with a non-golfer. Please register the accompanying non-golfer/s at this link where the prices are stated.

    Can you also book additional rooms for my non-golfing family and friends who may join me during the tournament?

    Yes, we can book additional rooms for non-golfers and also arrange for sightseeing and transfers if required. Please contact us for more details or customized packages.

    Does the accommodation package include breakfast?

    Yes, the accommodation package includes daily breakfast at the hotel.

    Which hotel will I be staying at?

    The hospitality package is planned at the 2 hotels, the 4 Star Royal Lotus Hotet(Da Nang), 5 Star Danang Golden Bay(Da Nang).

    Please note that this is subject to change and therefore you may be put up in a similar 4 or 5 star hotel.

    Check in time for the hotel?

    The Check in time is 14:00 hrs/ 2:00 pm

    Check out time for the hotel?

    The Check out time is 12:00 hrs/ 12:00 pm

    Will I get Early Check-in at the hotel?

    Early check-in is not part of the Event package and is subject to room availability. However, at an additional cost, you can get guaranteed Early Check-in.

    Will I get Late Check-Out at the hotel?

    Late check out is also not part of the Event package and is subject to room availability. However, at an additional cost, you can get Late Check out until 18:00 hrs/ 6:00  pm.

    TRAVEL/TRANSFERS

    Which airport in Da Nang will I arrive at?

    It’s Danang International Airport (DAD).

    Who will receive us at the airport?

    Our Airport Representative will be present at the Arrivals Halls / Exit Gate.

    Do I have to inform you which flight I'm arriving on?

    Yes.

    Will there be a waiting period for transport at the airport once I arrive in Da Nang City?

    Based on flight timings, the number of golfers arriving by the same flight, and visa formalities, you may have to wait to be transferred to the hotel as the transfer is group based and by coach.

    How long is the journey from Da Nang Airport to the hotel?

    Around 30 minutes.

    Is transportation provided from hotel to golf courses?

    Yes, transportation is provided from hotel to golf courses and will be in vans.

    Will transportation be provided in the evenings after the tournament rounds?

    Transportation is provided as per itinerary. The participants can contact us for vehicle rental fee for personal activities.

    What is the mode of transport?

    Transfers will be in a/c coaches and vans.

    Can private luxury vans be arranged for us?

    Sure we can. Please advise the number of person for suggestion & price.

    NON-GOLFERS

    Can I take my family along for the duration of the Tournament?

    Yes, your family can join you for the duration of the Tournament. We have separate Non-Golfer packages for accompanying non-playing friends and family. Please visit the link  Events Packages pages for more details. Non-Golfers can also take up sightseeing packages additionally during the tournament days. We can customize the itineraries for you. Please contact us for more details.

    Can my spouse accompany me for the Welcome Dinner & Prize Distribution Ceremony & Dinner?

    Yes, accompanying spouses or friends who have taken up the Event Non-Golfing package can attend the two dinners as it is part of their package.

    Can I bring other guests to the Prize Distribution Ceremony & dinner?

    There will be an additional charge for other guests, i.e., guests who have not taken up the Event Non-Golfing package. You can check with the events team on the price and payment.

    Can my spouse/guest accompany me to the Golf Courses?

    No.

    What will my non golfing companions do while I play at the tournament?

    While you play golf, your family can take one of our packages designed for non-golfers.

    Check out the Sightseeing Extensions page for more info. Or write to us at event@vietnamgolftrophy.com.

    ADDITIONAL GOLF/SIGHTSEEING

    We would like to play more golf in Vietnam and other countries

    Please visit our Event Packages page for extensions in various regions of Vietnam as well as neighboring countries or write to us at event@vietnamgolftrophy.com for customized packages

    We would like to extend your trip in Vietnam

    Please visit our Event Packages page or write to us at event@vietnamgolftrophy.com for customized packages.

    REGISTRATION ON ARRIVAL IN DA NANG City

    When and where will I receive my registration kit?

    Upon arrival in hotel, please finish registration & receive goodies kit.

    What will the registration kit contain?

    The registration kit will contain the tournament details and your welcome goodies

    Will I be required to submit any other details after receipt of the registration kit?

    No.

    GENERAL

    What are the visa requirements for Da Nang, Vietnam?

    Vietnam visa is required when you arrive in Danang International airport. You can do e-visa thru website https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/en_US/trang-chu-ttdt or contact us for visa on arrival package (USD55/pax with normal nationality included Indian). Passport holders from Brunei, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Philippine, Japan, Korean, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Poland, Germany, France, UK, Italy & Spain are free visa from 15 days of temporary residence or more depends on each nationality.

    Can you book my flights as well?

    Yes. We do flight bookings as well. Please write to us at event@vietnamgolftrophy.com for your requirements.

    What are your contact numbers in Da Nang City?

    Please contact hotline: +84 902 402 788 Ms. Loreto

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