Southern Golf Courses
Vietnam Golf & Country Club
Vietnam Golf & Country Club is the first 36-hole golf club in Vietnam and is widely regarded as Vietnam’s Premier Golf and Country Club.Located just 20 kilometers from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Golf and Country Club is also the nearest golf club to the city.Set amongst 300 hectares of land, two great golf courses have been carved out of the existing woodland with minimal land movement, leaving you feel that the land was always destined to be a golf course, so natural is the lay-out and design, which includes the Lakeview Villa residential complex. Some facilities include; swimming pools, tennis courts, gymnasium, squash court, and an international restaurant. VGCC has long been recognized as Vietnam’s premier golf club, and was twice voted Runner up as Asia best golf course. In 2011-VGCC received another great honor when it was voted as Vietnam’s best customer service golfing venue.
The Specifics : Type : public course , Green fee, Caddies. Inclusive, Carts.
Lee Trevino, six-time Major Champion Winner (US Open 1968,1971, USPGA Championship 1974, 1984 and The Open Championship 1971 and 1972), designed the East Course which opened in September 1997. The East course offers more generous fairways than the West Course but is protected by well positioned bunkers, water hazards and undulating Bermuda TifDwarf greens:
The West Course first opened in December 1994, and was designed by Taiwanese architect Chen King Shih. The Par 72 Championship Course hosted the Vietnam Open (Asian PGA Tour Event) in both 1995 and 1997. The course winds its way through the trees offering challenging tee shots to the tree lined fairways before playing to the softly contoured Bermuda TifEagle greens which provide beautiful putting surfaces all year round.