The mountain golf course at The Star Hue Golf and Resort is set in Yangpyeong, close to Mount Yongmunsan and Mount Yumyeongsan, where the tree-lined Star and Hue nines extend to 7,211 yards from the back markers.
Hwasan Country Club opened for play in 1996 and it’s a mountain course with plenty of elevation changes. The signature par three 11th plays to a two-tiered green surrounded by mounds shaped like mini volcanoes.
Seowon Valley Country Club is situated close to the city of Paju, less than an hour’s drive north of Seoul, the South Korean capital.
Gapyeong Benest Golf Club is laid out in three nines, named after the trees that predominate on each loop. “Maple” and “Pine” form the premier course though the 3rd on the “Birch” is said to be the signature hole.
Opened in 2006, Seolhaewon Resort, formerly Golden Beach, is set close to Yangyang International airport, in the northeast of Korea. The resort’s original 27-hole layout was hewn from a pine forest, with the Salmon and Riverview nines comprising the 18-hole layout of first choice.
DeBeach Golf Club is located on the northern tip of Geoje Island which is set on the warmer, southeastern corner of South Korea.
The 36-hole golf complex at Montvert Country Club is situated in Pocheon, to the north of Kyeong-gi province and it’s laid out in mountainous territory, near the border with North Korea.
Robert Trent Jones Jr. has designed several courses in South Korea, including Anyang Country Club, but his creation at Rainbow Hills Country Club sufficiently moved the architectural guru to write a poem...
Ron Fream of Golfplan designed the course at Sandpine Golf Club, where the tree-lined fairways occupy sandy-soiled, undulating terrain outside the city of Gangneung, home to the indoor events at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Set within a beautiful mountain landscape, the East and West nines at the Blue One Sangju Golf Resort are not an easy walk so hiring a buggy is certainly a good idea.