Over 100 amateurs and juniors will compete in the annual Montgomerie Links Club Championship and Junior Challenge in Da Nang on August 11-12.
Competitors will play in four divisions with handicaps from 0 to 39 in two 36-hole rounds for the Gross champion.
Juniors are set to compete in age groups of 12-13 and 15-17 to decide the champion.
Judoist is first to open Olympic hopes for VN
Van Ngoc Tu will be the first Vietnamese athlete to compete at the London Olympics as the judo women's under-48kg category is set to kick off one day after the opening ceremony tomorrow.
Tu, who is the only judo athlete from the South-east Asia region competing in this event, will face 18 rivals, including the defending champion Alina Alexandra Dumitru of Romania and bronze medallist Paula Pareto from Argentina.
Tu's personal best is a bronze medal at the Asian championships last year a.
The chances of her progressing to the finals may depend on the result of a draw for the competition which will be organised this afternoon. Chi wins two gold at chess champs
Phan Nguyen Mai Chi of Da Nang won two gold medals in the women's U20 standard and rapid events of the National Youth Chess Championships in HCM City.
The women's U20 blitz event belonged to Vo Thi Kim Phung of Thua Thien-Hue.
Ha Noi players dominated men's U20 standard and blitz events with Tran Ngoc Lan and Tran Tuan Minh topping two categories, respectively. Nguyen Van Thanh of Da Nang won the men's U20 rapid event.
HCM City players earned most medals in other groups. They took first place in the team's rankings in all the events, followed by Ha Noi and Dong Thap.
The tournament wrapped up on Tuesday. Teams prepare for volleyball semis
Hosts HCM City and Sanest Khanh Hoa will compete in the semi-finals of the HCM City Open International Volleyball Championships at Rach Mieu Gymnasium today, July 26.
HCM City will play against Thai Royal Air Force, who they beat 3-2 in the qualifying round while Sanest Khanh Hoa will face tough rival China's Shanghai. VietNamNet/Viet Nam News