In former times, “Golf” was a very strange sport to most of Vietnamese, but now, Golf has became more and more favorable. Considered as a growing market, there are numerous championship golf courses designed by most-talented golfers as Nick Faldo, Greg Norman,… launched across Vietnam. We would like to make a list of all golf courses in Northern Vietnam (up to now) to provide you some ideas where to play golf in this amazing part of Vietnam.
1. FLC Samson Golf Links
Address: Sam Son ward, Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam (150km away from Ha Noi)
FLC Samson Golf Links is the only golf course in Viet Nam and in Southeast Asia nestled to the mouth of a natural river (Ma River) and faced to Pacific Ocean. FLC Samson Golf Links is built along 2.4 kilometer of Sam Son Beach, featuring a huge 7,200-yard course with 18 spectacular holes. Take advantage of being one of the coastal golf links, this premise offers golfers with a panoramic view to the endless blue sea.
2. Hanoi Golf Club
Address: Minh Tri commune, Soc Son ward, Ha Noi, Vietnam
Designed by Susumu Fujiwara – an experienced Japanese real estate agent with headquarter in The US, who has many memorable works in Kansai and China, once declared Ha Noi Golf Club has a prime position, is an ideal place to have a top course based on what nature has given. Having administration assistance from the Hirao Country Club of Aichi Prefecture of Japan, the site promise to bring premium Japanese lifestyle and unique golf-style to everyone of you.
3. Long Bien Golf Club
Address: Phuc Dong street, Long Bien district, Ha Noi, Vietnam (7km from the heart of Ha Noi)
Long Bien Golf Course, designed by Nelson & Haworth Golf Course Architects, is a golf course located in the heart of Hanoi city with 27 holes according to PGA standards.Designed on sloping terrain, with varying depths, each of the 9 holes is designed to varying degrees of difficulty, making the terrain attractive to golfers.
- Course A: 3635 yards
- Course B: 3448 yards
- Course C: 3083 yards
4. BRG King’s Island Golf Resort
Address: Dong Mo, Son Tay, Ha Noi, Vietnam (45km away from Ha Noi)
BRG Kings Island Golf Resort is the first project of BRG Golf in Viet Nam. It is 50km Northwest from Ha Noi City, meant under an hour of transporting. This 54-hole golf Course is completely lying in Dong Mo Reservoir and adjacent to Ba Vi Ranges in Ba Vi National Park, making it the most scenic course in the North of Viet Nam. BRG Kings Island has 3 golf course, The Lake, The Mountain and The King
5. BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort
Address: Phu Linh, Soc Son, Ha Noi, Vietnam (45km away from Ha Noi)
BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort is 30 minutes Northwest from the center of Ha Noi city, 20 minutes from Noi Bai International Airport. As taking the advantage from this ideal location, this golf course’s main visitors are foreigners, who come there to relax or on business trips.
BRG Legend Hill Golf Resort is designed by the legendary Jack Laus from Nicklaus Design and is the very first masterpiece of this talented man in Viet Nam, the first twin-greens in Asia. That is, instead of only one, a hole now has a unique two greens . Golfer can thereby having a different experience offering by this 18-hole golf course with 36 greens, 72 par. well-managed by Flagstick Golf Course Management.
6. Van Tri Golf Club
Address: Kim No, Dong Anh, Ha Noi, Vietnam (20km away from Ha Noi).
Benefits as another masterpiece of the renowned architect, Peter Rousseau, the course is a well-mixed combination of topography and modern construction. Laying on on a relatively tough terrain, over the area of 7,200 yards in total and 6,700 yards from the medal tees, Van Tri Golf Club provides constant variation, combining with pine-lined 18 holes and well-maintained grass on Fairways and Greens that can challenge all golfers at any levels.
7. Heron Lake Golf Course & Resort
Adress: Dinh Am, Khai Quang commune, Vinh Yen town, Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam (55km away from Ha Noi)
Brought to life by Pacific Coast Design from Australia, this golf course aims to preserve surrounding wildlifes at the highest level. Therefore, when playing golf out in the premise, golfers can sometimes see the big wild heron spread their wings. Besides, water areas are made used of all over the place, turning this to be one of the challenging site, even to golfers with medium or above handicap throughout 90 ha, 18 holes of the site.
8. Sky Lake Golf Club & Resort
Address: Van Son Lake, Chuong My, Ha Noi, Vietnam
Lake Course stretch out up to 7,625 yards, to the west of the site, provides championship test of golf and aims to become the finest golf course in the area. This is also the wilder course of the two as the designer – Mr Ahn Moon Hwang from Bori Golf Design retains natural retreat of the site. This course play through a series of curvy lake with up-and-down mountains as romantic backdrop.
On the other hand, Sky Course is in the East and is open for everyone. The total length is 7,265 yards, surrounded wholly by natural jungle, bringing the real nature breeze to every golfer.
9. Tam Dao Golf & Resort
Address: Hop Chau, Tam Dao ward, Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam (65km away from Hanoi)
Located in the Tam Dao Mountains, Vinh Phuc Province, 65km NorthWest from The Capital of Viet Nam, Ha Noi and near Noi Bai Airport, Tam Dao has been designed to be the best golf courses in Viet Nam. With 4 tee positions, 18 holes stretch out over 7200 yards covering by Sea Isle Paspalum 2000 equipped with modern irrigation system to maintain fresh green grass all year round. The Golf Management ensure the series is always in a good condition through constant maintenance consisting double cut fairways, white sand bunkers, close cut greens and fringes
10. Dai Lai Star Golf & Country Club
Address: Ngoc Thanh, Phuc Yen, Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam (50km away from Hanoi)
Covering the area of 300 hectares with constant variation of topography, Dai Lai Golf Club offers the most exciting golf rounds for any skill level. With unique landscape paired with well manicured greens and beautifully menacing bunkers, the course is where you can practice what you have been interested for a long time and also have some times to enhance it as well.
11. Phoenix Golf Resort
Address: Lam Son, Luong San, Hoa Binh province, Vietnam (62km away from Hanoi)
Dreamingly located in Ninh Binh – where once regarded as “Ha Long Bay On Land” for its unique and spectacular beauty, Phoenix Golf Resort is the largest golf facility in Viet Nam and second in Asia.
This 3 18-hole course is built on the area of over 7,200 yards in length, named Phoenix, Dragon and Master, respectively.
12. Hilltop Valley
Address: Dan Ha Commune, Ky Son Town, Ky Son District and Trung Minh Commune, Hoa Binh City, Hoa Binh Province, Vietnam
Hilltop Valley Golf Club is a 36-hole IMG designed golf course offering a unique challenge amidst the breathtaking scenery of a mountain range with views of hills, valley, and the Da River. The site differs from most other Vietnam golf courses as has severe elevation changes from one point to another. With its varied terrain, plenty of green space and beautiful views, it makes for a unique golf course and many memorable holes.
13. Mong Cai International Golf Club
Address: Trang Vi, Tra Co, Móng Cái city, Quang Ninh province, Vietnam (180km away from Hanoi)
Mong Cai International Golf Club is built along 3km of the beach, according to international standards. It stretch out on a total area of 2 million square meters. Having 18 holes, 72 strokes with constant change direction winds, this golf course is a top challenge for even the best golfer!
Another special thing about Mong Cai International Airport is that it is the first golf course in Viet Nam that have two separate courses: one for practice and the other one for championships and tournaments.
14. FLC Ha Long Golf Club
Address:Column 3 – 5, Nguyen Van Cu Street, Hong Ha Ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam
FLC Ha Long Golf Club course stretches about 6,800 yards from the top and about 6,200 – 6,300 yards from white tee. There are 5 holes par-3, including 3 holes having a 180-degree panorama view over Ha Long Bay and 2 others featuring as the symbolic hole 7 of the Pebble Beach course, California. In the middle of the majestic “mountain-located, ocean-oriented” view, feeling cool sea breezes blowing by along with golf swings will be the best moments to remember for any golfer.
15. Royal Golf Club
Address: Tam Diep city, Ninh Binh province, Vietnam (110km away from Hanoi).
Royal Golf Club is located in Ninh Binh, is a join-venture of Iconess and Petrol Vietnam Oil. The total investment is 92 million of US Dollars, making the 670ha into the most modern complex in the area and one of the most attracted 54-hole course in Viet Nam.
Royal Golf Club is surrounded by nature terrain, ancient limestone and Yen Thang lake, making a all year round easy climate. Thailand-imported turf insure the smoothest surface for any golf round, layering all holes to make it best for all level of golfers.
16. Trang An Golf & Country Club
Address: Ky Phu commune, Nho Quan ward, Ninh Binh province, Vietnam (130km away from Hanoi)
This 7,074-yard golf course features 36 holes, 18 according to championship standards while the rest match the normal ones. The whole links is covered by fine pine, natural lake and streams as well as local fauna and flora as unique decorations.
17. Song Gia Golf Resort & Country Club
Address: My Liet, Luu Kiem, Thuy Nguyen, Hai Phong city, Vietnam (100km away from Hanoi)
This is one of the most beautiful landscape golf course, featuring well-preserved natural resources, decorated by local flora and fauna and hard rocks participating as hazards and well-groomed greens and fairways. It has 27 holes in total, 18 of them are membership only, which are the River Nine and Ocean Nine, the Hill Nine are for open public.
Song Gia Golf Resort and Country Club is ideally located between mane natural water lines as rivers and lakes, which makes the atmosphere all-year-round are easy adding lines of planted coconut make this place is more poetic.
18. BRG Ruby Tree Golf Resort
Address: Ngọc Xuyen, Do Son ward, Hai Phong city, Vietnam (130km away from Hanoi)
BRG Ruby Tree Golf Course Resort is situated in a prime location, really near UNESCO World Heritage Site – Ha Long Bay and other gifted natural resources like Cat Ba National Park and Hai Phong – the 3rd largest and busiest city in Viet Nam. Yet, it is just take you a short drive from Ha Noi to get there. It once rewarded the title of “The Most Prominent Golf Course in Viet Nam” in 2009.
Designed by Pacific Coast Design, a leader in golf course architect from Australia, BRG Ruby Tree Golf Course Resort is a complex of leisure and sports links. The golf course has 6,317yards in length, 18 holes, par-72, with numerous hazards and jungle coming with well-conditioned greens, pine-lined fairways along salt lake water
19. Vinpearl Golf Hai Phong
Address: Vu Yen Island, Nguyen Binh Khiem, Dong Hai 2, Hai An, Hai Phong city, Vietnam
With an area of 870 ha and a total investment of 19,000 billion VND, surrounded by 2 beautiful rivers (Da Bach and Cam) of the Red Flower city, Vu Yen consists of 2 separate courses, which is Lake Course (18 holes) and Marsh Course (18 holes), designed and constructed by IMG Golf to utilize the natural landscapes, making the difference and difficulty for each golf hole. The Lake Course has an open space with long fairways and green, while Marsh Course is a challenge to overcome the natural swamps here. Golfers of any level can have a chance to challenge themselves with this standard par 72 golf course and experience the unique features
20. Stone Valley Golf & Resort
Address: Nguyen Du, Ba Sao, Kim Bang commune, Ha Nam ward, Hanoi, Vietnam
Stone Valley Golf Resort located in the resort complex of Stone Valley Golf & Resort in Ba Sao town, Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province, only one hour and 5 minutes to Hanoi. Kim Bang Golf Course is considered to be the most beautiful golf course in the North of Vietnam with 36 golf holes, each hole offers a different sense of golf challenge on the hill.
21. Yen Dung Resort & Golf Club
Address: Tien Phong commune, Yên Dung ward, Bac Giang province, Vietnam
Located at the prime location of Bac Giang, Yen Dung Resort & Golf Club is about 50 km from the north of Hanoi, equivalent to 50 minutes by car.
Making the most of the natural hillside topography with the ingenious arrangement of bunkers and water hazards, architects have created a variety of fairways that bring different emotions to golfers. Each green and tee has different and unique vision. Yen Dung golf course has the total area of 190 ha, 36 holes – 18 holes of Hillside of Phase I and 18 holes of Rock Valley of Phase I.
22. Chi Linh Star Golf & Country Club
Address: Sao DO town, Thai Hoc commune, Chi Linh ward, Hai Duong province, Vietnam (70km away from Hanoi)
This 36-hole course has four nines, is on a beautiful huge valley with large mature forest and rolling hills and other spectacular natural landscape. The course covers the area of 325ha, having 36 holes according to international standard. Golfers have to shot carefully as there are hazards alongside of the course, prepared to trick even the professional player