The Ho Tram Strip is the first integrated casino resort to be built in Vietnam and is currently preparing to host an Asian Tour event this year, held on the par-71 Bluffs golf course of the property. The competition will last four days and will be seen on television in 180 countries, placing the new 5 Star casino resort in the limelight as a top luxury destination open to golfers as well as gamers.
During a recent press conference on the new event, the CEO of Asian Tour, Mike Kerr, stated that the event will feature a $1.5 million prize purse, with the golf event becoming one of the prestigious championship events on the 2015 schedule.
Opened in 2013, the Ho Tram Strip is home to a casino offering over 500 slot games and 90 table games. The Asian Poker Tour will be taking place at the resort next month. The strip also offers plenty of accommodation space with two hotels, both offering more than 500 guest rooms.
The Vietnam Golf Association General Secretary, Nguyen Van Hao, commented on the upcoming golf tournament stating that the Ho Tram Open will benefit the sport of golf in the area and motivate new young players to take part in the sport.