The course is laid out on undulating land right in the middle of town so could not be more convenient – especially since most golfers will he staying at one of the Dalat Palace hotels.
Korean architect Ahn Moon Hwan of Bori Golf Design set out both courses at the semi-private 36-hole Sky Lake Resort & Golf Club and the Sky course is the layout that’s open for general public play.
Opened in 2015 and fashioned by Nicklaus Design, the course at BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort features twin greens at each of its 18 holes, but not in the standard Japanese double green system. Each of the 36 greens is set at different yardages affording alternative strategies.
Designed by Nelson & Haworth and opened for play in 2015, the 36-hole Tan Son Nhat Golf Course complex lies to the north of Ho Chi Min City’s international airport, with fairways routed around a large residential development.
The course at FLC Samson Beach & Golf Resort is a Nicklaus Design that was intended to be links-like. Built on land reclaimed from former fish farms and canals, four holes have sea views but the planting of thousands of trees will soon negate its links credentials.
The 36-hole Kings’ Island Golf Resort lies on the shores of the Dong Mo reservoir where both courses are accessed by boat…
The island of Phu Quoc lies off the west coast of Vietnam, in the Gulf of Thailand, and the 27-hole complex at Vinpearl Golf Phu Quoc is an IMG design from 2007, grassed from tee to green with paspalum on every hole.
Chi Linh Star Golf and Country Club is currently a 27-hole golf facility with a further nine holes under construction. The fairways are laid out in a fertile valley where plenty of water hazards come into play.
Lee Trevino, the six-time Major winner, has fashioned the East course at Vietnam Country Club with more generous fairways than the tighter West course...
More than 1.5 million cubic metres of soil was shifted by lead shaper Ron Leck and his construction team when fashioning the 36-hole Tan Son Nhat Golf Course facility within a rather flat, largely featureless Ho Chi Min City property.