Saigon Golf Courses | Play Golf in Ho Chi Minh City
Below is a list of some of the best golf courses in Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
(mature parkland course outside Saigon)
The Bo Chang Dong Nai Golf Resort is located 90 minutes from Ho Chi Minh City. The parkland course offers golfers dramatic golf course scenery as it is on a large wooded land plot on the banks of the Cloudy River Lake.
Each of the 27 holes is unique and presents the golfer in Vietnam a one-of-a-kind challenge.
(modern course set in luxury housing estate)
(posh course on a private island in the Saigon River)
Taekwang Jeongsan Country Club located on its island in the Saigon River. Travel to the Ho Chi Minh City golf course requires golfers venture out of the city on Vietnam’s main north-south highway and take a ferry across the Saigon River. All in it takes around 90 minutes to reach the golf course from the central hotel districts in Ho Chi Minh City.
(beautiful Ron Fream design considered the South's #1 course)
The Long Thanh Golf Club offers 36 holes of golf in the former rice paddies and scenic countryside surrounding Saigon. The Ho Chi Minh City golf course is located 30 kilometers north of the city on a bluff with unobstructed views back towards the Vietnamese capital.
Both the Hill and Lake course are well maintained throughout the year and the golf courses are a longtime favorite among locals.
(Vietnam's first international standard golf club)
Song Be Golf Resort was Vietnam’s first international championship golf course and is widely regarded as one of the most challenging layouts in the country. The golf resort was built in 1994 out of the natural landscape of fruit orchards and coconut palms. In 1995 the Song Be golf course was officially rated in accordance with the USGA/SGA requirements.
(excellent course adjacent to Vietnam's busiest airport)
Tan Son Nhat Golf Course is a public golf course located 4 kilometers from the center of Ho Chi Minh City. Built across 156 hectares, the 36-hole Tan Son Nhat Golf Course borders the Tan Son Nhat Airport – the busiest in Vietnam.
Nelson & Haworth Golf Course Architects designed a top course out of the surrounding flattish land.
(exciting links style Greg Norman course)
The Greg Norman designed Bluffs Ho Tram Strip golf course is located 80 kilometers southeast of Ho Chi Minh City in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on the southern Vietnamese coastline. It takes around 2 hours to reach by a mix of highway and local roads from Ho Chi Minh City. The Bluffs Ho Tram is a unique links-style par-71 golf course on a rugged site often accompanied by strong onshore breezes.
(exclusive well-maintained members course)
The Twin Doves Golf Club offers a 27-hole international standard championship members golf course. Located 1.5 hours from Saigon, the Twin Doves parkland course is broken into three nines named Luna, Mare, and Sole.
(home of the Vietnam Masters Asian Tour events)
Located just 17 kilometers from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Golf & Country Club is one the nearest golf clubs to the city center. Vietnam Golf & Country Club is set amongst 300 hectares of land and includes two championship golf courses. Both courses play through mature woodlands with minimal land movement.
(resort course carved out of hardwood forests)
Located on the island of Phu Quoc, the Vinpearl Golf Club is a 27-hole IMG designed facility. The flattish course was chiseled out of 1,000 hectares of old hardwood forests and meanders through streams and across reservoirs. Paspalum grass was used throughout the course and produces excellent playing conditions with average speed greens.
(Vietnam's first seaside course)
The course at Vung Tau Paradise Golf Resort is a 27 hole layout, and due to the long 3-hour commute from central Saigon, the golf resort remains one of Vietnam’s least played golf courses. Taiwanese designed Paradise Golf Club was the first seaside golf course in Vietnam and offer challenges to golfers of all levels.
Most golfers describe Vung Tau Paradise as testing, a links-style design which has an in-land feel despite playing along pristine beaches with spectacular ocean views on many of the holes.
(well-maintained Thomson Perrett designed course)
West Lakes Golf & Villas is an 18-hole championship golf course opened in 2018. It is the first golf course in the western Ho Chi Minh City region and takes 1.5 hours to reach from District 1.