Vietnam, named as ‘Undiscovered Golf Destination of the year’ in 2015, has become an interesting destination for many passionate golfers. Let’s check out some of the best places to go for golf holidays in Vietnam.
Vietnam, a country with a unique culture and friendly people, has attracted thousands of tourists per year. The passion for golf in the country is at its height which makes it a popular destination for golf holidays. The experience of Vietnam golf holiday is a lifetime experience.
Currently, Vietnam has about 35 operating golf courses and about 65 under-development projects. Here is the list of some golf courses that could be considered for the best experience of golf holidays in Vietnam.
It is another great golf course of Australian golf legend Greg Norman. It was built in the year 2010 and is a 7160 yard, 18-hole course. Certain features include vegetation near the seaside, link-style layouts that were designed for the spirit of game, rugged waste areas and hollows.
This golf course is located midway between Hoi An and Da Nang. The European legendary golfer Colin Montgomerie designed this 18-hole standard golf course. It was named in the Asia’s Top 10 Most Elite Golf Courses by the Forbes Travel Guide. Its elevated position maximizes the view of sweeping fairways which are extending to the mountain ranges.
It is one of the oldest golf course in Vietnam, situated in the Southwestern highlands. It initially had a 9-hole design which on full construction was redesigned to 18 holes after a decade. It is 1500m above sea level in the highlands which makes it a perfect place for playing golf in a tropical country. The Dalat Palace Golf Club had been ranked as the top course in surveys in 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007 by Golf Digest in Vietnam.
This 18-hole golf course is the most played golf course in Vietnam and is located 17km away from Ho Chi Minh City. It was designed by Chen King Shih and Le Trevino in the year 1994. It is set amongst 300 hectares of land and is comprised of two championship golf courses: west course and east course which are carved out of existing woodlands with minimal land movement. The courses have natural greenery and winds that make the golfing experience both pleasant and challenging.
If you have a passion for golf sports and consider where to go for golf holidays in Vietnam, you can choose any of the above locations to enjoy the golfing experience. This lifetime experience surely will blow you away.
This golf course is located in Ba Ria Vung Tau province on the southern Vietnam coastline, which is 80 km southeast of Ho Chi Minh city. This course was designed by legendary golfer Greg Norman and the course is 18-hole championship golf course. It is surrounded by forest and wildlife and has some of the best geographical traits for a top golf course. Since the whole site sits on a coastal plateau, golf experience is as much as a feast for the eyes as it is a challenge.