The Danang Golf Coast
Danang is one of the most famous city destinations around the world. This is due to its rich history, amazing landscapes, stunning views, and attractions.
Nestled along the coast of central Vietnam, Danang offers a lot for travelers and tourists of all types. This sprawling metropolitan city was once a French colonial port. Its history can be seen through its architecture and Ba Na Hills vistas. Danang offers amazing experiences such as the Marble Mountains, Museum of Cham Sculpture or the Dragon Bridge over the Han River.
Golfing has become one of the most popular experiences in Danang for both seasoned professionals and beginners to the sport. Golfers are presented with a choice of quality courses to visit, each different in their gorgeous displays and course complexity. At the same time, they showcase the brilliance of the city, the region, and the country.
This portion of Asia offers terrific courses, such as Laguna, Ba Na Hills, Montgomerie Links, and Danang Golf Club.
Choosing Your Golf Courses
Depending on the length of your stay, you may want to golf at a variety of different courses.
Laguna Golf Course is an 18-hole, par-71 championship course designed by Sir Nick Faldo, a 6-time Major Winner. The course is located within the Laguna Lang Co Resort, only an hour drive from Danang.
It is an award-winning course that offers an enjoyable challenge for both experienced and beginner golfers. It measures 7,100 yards from the championship tees and 5,263 yards from the front tees, making it perfect for all skill levels.It has a traditional layout that delivers many different shot opportunities as you journey around the course.
Ba Na Hills
Just a quick 25 minute drive from Danang City, Ba Na Hills Golf Course is an expansive 18-hole championship course. It is nestled within some of the most amazing mountain ranges in the region making it a truly stunning golfing experience.
The course is a challenging, entertaining and diverse adventure for golfers of all levels. The opening hole is a fantastic opportunity to start off on the right foot as the fairway is quite wide. Highlights of the course are the 7th hole, creating an excellent short par-4 and the 12th tee which has a 50-meter elevation drop and provides stunning views.
Montgomerie Links Golf Course is an elite course located between Hoi An and Danang. It was designed by Colin Montgomerie, an eight-time European Order of Merit winner and the 2010 Ryder Cup winning captain.
This 7,090-yard, par-72 course has been rated as one of Asia's top ten courses by Forbes Travel Guide. It is no surprise why. The course has been designed to embrace the stunning natural features of the area. Sandy soil, rolling dunes and indigenous vegetation create the foundation of this links-style course. The 7th and 13th holes are particularly noteworthy, two par-4’s that have deep bunkers to navigate.
Montgomerie Links mixes old-world design and natural elements to create an unforgettable experience.
Danang Golf Club
The Danang Golf Course is acclaimed by USA Golf Magazine as one of the 15 best new courses in the world. The Norman designed course has won many awards since its establishment in 2010.
It pays homage to some of the world’s first courses, situated amongst 150 hectares of dunescape. The course has a links-style layout with etched bunkers, rolling greens and waste areas that have been chipped from the surrounding dunes.
The wind makes its mark on this course more so than in other areas of the country. The par-3 16th hole is particularly challenging with the beautiful South China Sea created a harsh headwind. This coupled with the rigid greens makes for a tough but exciting course.
Planning a trip to the Danang Golf Coast
It is not uncommon for golfers to explore a variety of different courses. Fortunately for them, there are wonderful options available in Danang. You don’t have to plan these trips on your own, however. Working with industry experts, such as CGE Golf, who plan international golf holidays and can include optional sightseeing tours for customers is a great idea. This takes the research and hassles out of the process.
The other details will be handled for you with a choice of popular golf courses to explore. This is an opportunity to play on diverse landscapes around the world. At the same time, you get the chance to travel and experience the sights and sounds of different countries. This is one of the best ways to learn about the sport of golf, as well as to meet fellow-golfers. You will also have the bragging rights of having played internationally on some of the most challenging courses around.