China's Best Golf Courses in Kunming and Haikou
Sunshine Golf Club-Kunming
Kunming Sunshine Golf Club is located in the north of Kunming City and is only a few minutes from the downtown, which is linked by Kunming –Qujing Express Way.
Kunming Sunshine Golf Club is an 18-hole Par 72 Championship mountain golf course that is designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, Situated in heavily pine wooded valleys that lend to its spectacular natural environment, golfers of all levels will have an impressive and memorable golfing experience on the 7,217 yards course Strategically located in Kunming city, Sunshine Golf Club enjoys easy transportation links with a distance of just 20 km from the airport and 8 km from the city centre, leaving you extra time for sightseeing after finishing 18 holes. The low index holes cluster from Hole 13 to 16, with the 14th hole being the most memorable.
A par 72 championship course playing 7231 yards that is the centerpiece of a 260-hectare master planned community provides an unmatched view of not only the golf course but distant views of Kunming . The diversity of the site terrain creates a truly unique and traditional golf course, which meanders through two separate and distinctly different valleys that possess a variety of native vegetation .The golf course will provide a test of golf that is challenging and enjoyable for golfers of all ability levels.
The driving range is the first one in Kunming equipped with a lighting system , which offers the best nighttime service, including professional coaching.
Lakeview Golf Club-Kunming
This Golf Club has spectacular views of the famous Xishan Mountain, which has significant cultural importance in Chinese history, and the 300 sq km Dianchi Lake, the 6th largest lake in China, renowned for being the migratory resting grounds of the Siberian Red Beaked Gull and home to many native Chinese flora and fauna. In keeping with the natural surroundings this Faldo/IMG design has incorporated rolling hills, numerous lakes and the finest turf grasses in order to compliment Kunmings natural beauty. The par 72 golf course measures 7,260 yards in length and has incorporated 4 tees per hole to provide a great golfing experience for all levels.
With strategically placed bunkers and water hazards Faldo has utilized his experience of winning 6 major golf titles and 42 tour victories to give the golfer a true championship golf course. With perfectly manicured Bent Grass greens. Tees and fairways and various native tree varieties golfers will be able to enjoy the famous Kunming "City of spring" golfing conditions all year round.
Lakeview has undertaken the services of IMG who have successfully designed hundreds of golf courses worldwide to master plan the residential/golf development. A ward winning architects from Singapore, SAA have designed the modern 9,780m2 clubhouse and multi level driving range facilities. They have also designed the 400 private residencies integrated throughout the golf course. Design Landscapes international designers of the 2000 Sydney Olympics stadium and numerous other award winning projects Asia wide, provided landscape design for the golf course and clubhouse.
Lakeview Golf Club is situated in the Dianchi Lake area 15 minutes west of the heart of Kunming City. The golf club provides world-class amenities ranging from natural hot springs, saunas, massage facilities, beauty salon, gymnasium, golfers grille, sports bar and fine dining facilities for golfers, residents and members. Lakeview features the only night lit golf course in Kunming allowing those with a busy lifestyle to enjoy a round after dark.
Kunming Country Golf Club
Kunming Country Golf Club, which is 18 holes, 6,918 yards, par 72 championship course, was designed by the famous designer Mr. Les Watts from Australia, and cover an area of over 1,300 mu in Luoyang, Chenggong County which is surrounded by the beautiful landscape and full of fresh air.
The 6,918 yards golf course sweeps up and down the high lands among all year flourishing flowers and jungle lined fairways, Such wildly different fairways offers you diversity of golf experiences.
Spring City Golf Club-Kunming
Surrounded by mountains and beside the limpid lake, the Spring City Golf & Lake Resort is one of the most beautiful golf holiday resorts in the world, hence the name of the golf paradise in Asia. The resort is comprised of and two championship golf courses - the Mountain Course designed by Jack Nicklaus, and the Lake Course by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Both courses have received numerous international accolades since they were completed in 1998.
With its cool, temperate spring-like climate all year round, stunning views of Yang Zong Hai Lake and a mountainous backdrop, Spring City Golf and Lake Resort was host to several major golf tournaments during the year, and also a popular venue for corporate meetings. These included the Board of Governors' Cup and the Spring City Cup.
US Golf Digest ranked it the "No.1 Golf Course in China" while Golf Digest Hong Kong listed it among the "Top 10 Golf Courses in China and Hong Kong". The latter also voted Spring City as the "Best Maintenance Golf Course" and named Holes No. 5 and 7 of the Lake Course as "Signature Holes". For the fifth consecutive year, the resort was named "My Favorite Golf Club" by China Golf Magazine.
Mission Hills Golf Resort-Haikou
The Mission Hills golf clubs and resorts have made a name for themselves in the world of premier golf by hosting some of Asia's most important tournaments — for example, Mission Hills is the host venue of the Omega Mission Hills World Cup for 12 consecutive years through 2018.
Mission Hills Resort Shenzhen boasts twelve 18-hole golf courses, designed by the game's greatest players and course architects: the United States' Jack Nicklaus, David Duval, and Pete Dye; England's Nick Faldo and David Leadbetter; Japan's Jumbo Ozaki; South Africa's Ernie Els; Fiji's Vijay Singh; Australia's Greg Norman; Spain's José Maria Olazabal; Sweden's Annika Sorenstam; and China's Zhang Lian Wei. The resort is spread across an area of over 20 square kilometers from Shenzhen to Dongguan in Southern China, just 30 minutes outside of Hong Kong.
Mission Hills Haikou features numerous five star facilities, including 518 luxury rooms and suites, conference facilities with a 1,600-person capacity, a three-storey golf clubhouse, fully-equipped sports and recreation centre, a shopping arcade, twelve restaurants, and the Lava Lagoon—Hainan’s very first aquatic theme park. Visitors can also enjoy therapeutic natural mineral springs and a spa oasis set to be the largest in Asia, with over 200 treatment rooms.
Mission Hills Resort Haikou marks a magnificent addition to Hainan's tropical island paradise. Boasting an exceptional variety of world-class lifestyle, recreation, and wellness facilities, the resort is poised to be one of China's most sought-after leisure destinations.