Mentioning Central Vietnam is literally telling a warm and colorful story about the enthusiastic people, the poetic scenery and the magical culture of this land. Besides, Central Vietnam has been developing so quickly with a lot of fantastic services for both locals and travelers; especially golf sport, one of the most unique and interesting game play in the world. Here we provide 6 best golf courses in Central Vietnam that you cannot miss on your Vietnam golf tour!
Ba Na Hills Golf Club
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 7857 yd Slope: N/A Rating: N/A
Ba Na Hills Golf Club features 18 holes at the foot of a towering mountain range less than 30 minutes drive from Danang. Set amongst one of the most impressive mountain ranges in the region, the Championship golf course provides a balance of challenge, enjoyment, and excitement to golfers of all levels and abilities. Managed by IMG, a global leader in sports, events, and media, Ba Na Hills Golf Club is a world-class facility featuring golf academy with onsite PGA Professional.
Unlike the other courses in the region, Ba Na Hills Golf Club — which Luke Donald designed in conjunction with IMG — will play away from the coastline, at elevation, in a cooler setting typically void of wind. Stretching over 7,800 yards from the championship tees — making it the longest layout in Vietnam — and comprising a non-stop succession of undulating and sometimes small greens, Ba Na Hills Golf Club is capable of testing the very best golfers.
BRG Danang Golf Resort
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 7160 yards Slope: N/A Rating: N/A
BRG Da Nang Golf Resort owns the Dunes Course, a 7,160-yard, 18-hole, links-style layout that was designed in the true spirit of the game — blown-out bunkers, firm and fast fairways that bleed gently into wild seaside vegetation, rugged waste areas and hollows — by Australian golf legend and former world No. 1 Greg Norman. It lies close to two of Vietnam’s most historic destinations — UNESCO World Heritage sites Hoi An and Hue — and offers breathtaking views of the Marble Mountains, East Sea, and Cham Islands.
Laguna Golf Lang Co
Holes: 18 Par: 71 Length: 7101 Slope: N/A Rating: N/A
Laguna Lang Co Golf Club is located within the greater Laguna Lăng Cô integrated resort. It is an 18-hole, par-71 championship course designed by Sir Nick Faldo. Laguna Lang Co Golf Club delivers a golfing experience that can satisfy the most experienced players and beginners alike. The course presents variety for players of all levels. It measures just over 7,000 yards from the championship tees and a beginner-friendly 5,263 yards from the front tees.
A calming sea breeze wafts across the course, which offers ocean views and a mountainous backdrop. Each hole on Laguna Lang Co Golf Club reveals a character of its own, presenting golfers myriad opportunities for exceptional gameplay. The course weaves between trees, natural streams, over rice paddies and through impressive rock features to create a memorable and diverse and unique golf experience.
Montgomerie Links Golf Course Vietnam
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 7019 yd Slope: N/A Rating: N/A
Montgomerie Links Golf Course was rated Montgomerie Links as one of Asia’s ten most elite courses by the 2012 Forbes Travel Guide. It has a special design to capitalize on its proximity to the warm, tranquil East Sea and famed Marble Mountains. All of them are visible from various points on the 18-hole course.
The overarching philosophy behind all of Colin Montgomerie’s designs is to work closely with the natural characteristics of each site. Montgomerie Links Vietnam has many truly outstanding natural features. The sandy soil, wind-blown dunes, and indigenous vegetation. They create the framework for a very strong links-style golf course that caters to players of all abilities.
Although the course doesn’t officially have a signature hole, the stunning par-5 12th is truly memorable. Playing slightly uphill to a bunker-riddled fairway, the hole is framed by the clubhouse in the background. This has been the best par-5 in Vietnam.
Hoiana Shores Golf Club
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 7201 yd Slope: N/A Rating: N/A
This course is located right on the shoreline of Hoiana in central Vietnam, 8 km south of Hoiana Ancient Town Heritage Site. It takes you 45 minutes to travel from the south of Danang International Airport.
Hole 16 is the best hole of this course and one of four right on the sea’s edge. However, green fees are the steepest in the area and tee times are limited.
Vinpearl Golf Nam Hoi An
Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 7011 yd Slope: N/A Rating: N/A\
This IMG designed course is located south of Hoi An. It is a 30-minute drive from Hoi An and 1 hour to travel from Danang. The 18-hole international standard golf course has marvelous sea views to Cua Dai beach. There are also many natural pine trees, and deciduous plants. If you’d love to both enjoy the majestic beauty of Hoi An and have a round of golf, this destination is perfect for you. The course is not very challenging because of its vast topographic and soft and gentle greens, that help the ball line goes straight.