The best golf courses in Cambodia also have challenging but fair greens, great service, and an amazing atmosphere.

Cambodia is well-known as one of the most ideal destinations for anyone who wants to explore extraordinary places, in Southeast Asia and shares borders with Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos. Cambodia is an exotic location with a diverse and impressive landscape. You can spend your time exploring and experiencing everything that it has to offer by staying in one of our many gorgeous hotels or planning your own itinerary. Golfing is one of the best experiences that you must try in this country. To give you a better understanding of the best golf courses in Cambodia, we have compiled a list of 5 golf courses, referring to some information from this Cambodia golf tour

Vattanac Golf Club

Vattanac Golf Resort – East Course

Vattanac Golf Resort – East Course

Vattanac Golf Resort – West Course

Vattanac Golf Resort – West Course

The first of the best Cambodia golf courses are named after Vattanac Golf Club in Phnom Penh, which has recently opened and when totally complete will probably be the largest golfing complex in Cambodia. The intention is to build two 18-hole golf layouts named the East & West courses but at the moment only the East Course is open for play.

The East is a challenging course that has been creative with water and bunkering. There are many ways to play the same hole through the interior and exterior areas, adding to the interesting decisions golfers have to make on different holes.

Full facilities include one of the largest clubhouses in Cambodia, practice areas, a pro shop, and posh locker rooms. The development plan calls for residential villas, a resort hotel, retail shops, an international school, and other sports and recreation facilities.

Phokeethra Country Club

Phokeethra Country Club

Phokeethra Country Club

The second of the best golf courses in Cambodia is listed as Phokeethra Country Club. The location is perfect for Cambodia golf visitors, as it is close to the Siem Reap International Airport.

Designed to a championship standard this impressive layout will test your strategic skills to the full. Water comes into play on all but one hole, plus the final hole requires the player to negotiate a double water carry. For example, between the 9th green and 10th tee is an iconic restored bridge named Roluh. It’s also the company logo of this golf course from the 11th-century Khmer empire.

Bermuda and Paspalum grasses are used for the greens and fairways. These two varieties make for fast rolling putting surfaces, ensuring a high-quality course condition throughout the year. The new 7,363-yard layout of Phokeethra Country Club features 8 greens on the back nine that have been adjusted to improve playability while adding various levels of challenge.

With its distinctive layout and feel, the Cambodia golf course has a lot of natural lagoons and sand bunkers which provide challenges. This is enhanced by the natural fairways that run through the course.. The 18th hole is a classic par 5 with double carryover water (or green) to the front. It’s also an important hole on the course as it sets up well for low scores which are key to winning.

Angkor Golf Resort

Angkor Golf Resort

Angkor Golf Resort

Angkor Golf Resort provides golfers with world-class courses, conveniently located in the Kingdom of Wonders and has been made a great place for golfers from all over the world, absolutely deserves to be ranked as one of the best golf courses in Cambodia.

The par 72, 7279-yard championship course has been designed with an exceptional playing surface and enjoyable experience. There are excellent practice facilities, including a 300 yards driving range, with target greens and a practice putting green and chipping area.

The golf course design and fairway design were made by a famous European golfer, Nick Faldo. With generous and bold bunkering, the green’s subtle undulations will provide you with an exciting place to practice scoring while encouraging different types of shots.

Angkor Golf Resort has conveniently located only 10 minutes away from Siem Reap city center, Angkor Wat, and the airport.

Garden City Golf Club

Garden City Golf Club

Garden City Golf Club

The fourth course in the best courses in Cambodia is Garden City Golf Club.

Garden City Golf Club opened in April 2013 with the vision of providing an amazing golfing experience to its members and guests. It boasts the professionalism, enthusiasm, and exceptional standards that international tourists are looking for when playing golf in Cambodia.

The majestic layout has been skillfully brought to life by architect, Major General Weerayudth Phetbuasak, with the ultimate goal of creating a challenging yet enjoyable course that pushes athlete performances to the limit – professional and amateur.

Cambodia Golf & Country Club

Cambodia Golf & Country Club

Cambodia Golf & Country Club

Last but not least on the list of best golf courses in Cambodia is surely Cambodia Golf & Country Club.

The club is located in the western area of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and was the first established golf club on its land.

You will find the club by driving 32 kilometers along the highway. Since the golf course was firstly opened in May 1997, it soon became the most favorable and popular place, not only for golfing but also for social meetings for guests.

Cambodia Golf Country Club has an international standard of 18 holes, par 72, 7,077 yards, occupies 50 hectares of land, with a longitudinal fairway layout, jointly designed and engineered by Taiwanese and Japanese experts, focusing on bunkers for the OUT course, and ponds for the IN. The course, also called “Sugar Palm Course,” is believed to have hundreds of sugar palm trees. It has a beautiful landscape with turquoise waters and numerous local flora and fauna.

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I am an avid traveler who loves to play golf and have experience in tourism golf in Vietnam and Southeast Asian countries.

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