SUAB HMONG NEWS (06/15/2017) – 105 Golf players participated in the 2017 GVP Memorial Golf Tournament held on May 27 to 28, 2017 in St. Paul, MN.
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“Hmong golfers age ranging from 20 to 60 participated in the tournament” said Kou Vang, Chair for the GVP Memorial Golf Tournament.
Kou Vang said he is urging Hmong younger generation to play golf because there are many type of scholarships for golf. “I like to see new golf players participate in the tournament next year” said Kou Vang.
“GVP Memorial Golf Tournament created four years ago to remember General Vang Pao legacy. Because of his leadership, now Hmong are in America and we wanted to keep his legacy going forward” said Wa Chong Vang, one of General Vang Pao’s son.
Kong Mong Her won the 2017 GVP Memorial Golf Tournament. “Work hard toward what you wanted and you should get what you wanted” said Kong Mong Her.