Article I - Name

The name of this organization is Dallas / Fort Worth Vietnamese Golf Association (DFWVGA).

Article II - Purpose

The purpose of the organization is to promote golf among the Vietnamese community in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metropolis area.

Article III - Membership

Section 1.  

  • Membership shall be available to people of all age. Minors will need parental consent to participate. Please ask official for consent form.

Section 2.  

  • Memberships are individual and non-transferable in the club.

Section 3.  

  • Memberships in the Club are for a "golf season" only, with all membership starting on the first tournament and ending on the last tournament of the season.

Section 4.  

  • In the event any member of this organization shall commit any act which reflects discredit or disrepute thereon or shall refuse or neglect to comply with the rules and regulations adopted by the Club Officers, such member shall be subject to suspension or expulsion after ten days written notice and the right to be heard, by a vote of two-thirds of the Club Officers at any regular meeting or special meeting called for such purpose.

Section 5.  

  • The Club Officers shall establish all membership fees and dues from time to time in such amounts as they deem to be adequate to operate and maintain the Club.  Members shall be liable for their membership dues.

Section 6.

  • New members must have 2 DFWVGA Tournament scores to establish a DFWVGA index before they can win Net Trophy. However, new members are qualified to win Gross trophy at any given time.

Please read our Terms of Agreement before participating in a DFWVGA event.


Article IV – Club Officers

Section 1

  • The Club Officers will run the association for a period of two years.  Additional years of service are strictly voluntary.  The Club Officers will delegate their duties among themselves and call for meetings when deemed necessary.  In the instance where a Club Officer cannot finish his term of duty, the remaining Club Officers will name a replacement for the position among the club members. Club Officer must be an active DFWVGA member.

  • The Club officer shall consist of President, Tournament Director, Social Event Director, Treasurer,  Sponsorship Director, Handicap Chairman, Texas Cup Captain, Challenge Cup Captain, Social Media / Membership Director, Website / Technology Director. Their duties shall be such as their title would indicate or such as may be assigned to them respective from time to time. They will delegate their duties among themselves and call for meetings when deem necessary.


Section 2

  • Election Process. At the end of their term, the Club Officers are responsible for conducting the election process.  One golf season membership status is required for individual seeking nomination and office.


Section 3.

  • 2022 Club officers: President - Tim Nguyen, Tournament Director - Luc Nguyen, Social Event Director - Vincent VoThang, Treasurer - Johnny Vu, Sponsorship Director - Kim Nguyen, Handicap Chairman - Khanh Lieu, Texas Cup Captain - Derek Nguyen, Challenge Cup Captain - James Banh, Social Media / Membership Director - Long T. Nguyen, Website / Technology Director - Phy Pham.

Article V - Amendments to By-laws

The Club Officers shall have the power to repeal or amend any of these by-laws provided that such action shall not be effective until approved by a majority vote of all the present and past Club Officers of the DFWVGA at a meeting held in accordance with the provisions contained herein.


Article VI - Club Officers

The Club Officers shall consist of the following positions: 


  • Communicate the state of the club, special notices, and any inter-club announcements via email and Facebook postings.

  • Responsible for reviewing all club inquiries including feedback and complaints.

  • Oversee all club activities.


  • Document financial transactions for the club.

  • Collect green fee during DFWVGA tournaments.

  • Provide financial reporting and annual budgeting.

Handicap Chairman:

  • Maintain handicap for all members.

  • Calculate adjusted handicap after each tournament.

  • Update members’ handicap on the website.

Texas Cup Captain:

  • Establish Texas Cup rules and point system.

  • Maintain Texas Cup points for all players.

  • Coordinate Texas Cup activities with HVGA.

  • Plan all activities for TX CUP home year:  Course selection, restaurant selection, team apparel, team pairings, and communicate with DFWVGA Texas Cup Team and HVGA Texas Cup Chairman.


Challenge Cup Captain:

  • Establish Challenge Cup rules and point system.

  • Maintain Challenge Cup points for all players.

  • Coordinate Challenge Cup activities with HVGA.

  • Plan all activities for Challenge CUP home year: team apparel, team pairings, and communicate with DFWVGA Challenge Cup Team and HVGA Challenge Cup Chairman.

Tournament Director:

  • Select tournament venues and negotiate contract on behalf of DFWVGA.

  • Provide and announce USGA and local course rulings prior to each event.

  • Post upcoming tournament signup and information.

  • Provide pairing information prior to the event.

  • Collect score cards at each Tournament to determine and announce Gross and Net Winner.

Social Event Director:

  • Organize DFWVGA social event / picnic / party

  • Ensure all trophies / prizes are ordered

  • Purchase merchandise for event raffles

Sponsorship Director:

  • Develop proposals in order to send to different organizations in order to solicit sponsorships

  • Create and implement plans to attain sponsorships from different grant providers

  • Meet clients and explain to them the need for grants and their eventual benefits

  • Seek new sponsors by taking referrals and searching for different avenues such as the web

  • Act as a liaison between sponsors and DFWVGA

Social Media / Membership Director:

  • Update DFWVGA social media page

  • Social media promotion

  • Membership relation and membership drive

Website / Technology Director:

  • Webmaster - registrations forms/news/photos/video

  • Automate tournament scores / Ryder cup points