Golf fever is extremely hot in the Asian region. The superb golf courses are designed by world renowned golf authorities to assure players a challenging and fun time this side of the planet. Experts and fanatics of this sport will surely be swinging clubs and will be stunned with the lovely greens and more.
Golfing in Bangkok, Thailand
One of the world’s top tourist destinations, Bangkok, Thailand is a shopping paradise and a tourist treasure with more than meets the eye eclectic markets, stunning temples, hotels and accommodations of every kind and size, Thai cuisine restaurants and food stalls to choose from. Most tourists who come to this cosmopolitan city do not come home without enjoying “tuk-tuk” (motorized tri-shaws) rides, Muay Thai (kickboxing) and Thai massage.
Stretching from Shenzhen to Dongguan, Mission Hills is one of the best golf clubs on the planet and in fact, awarded as the world's largest golf facility by the Guinness World Records in 2004. It is a global golf neighborhood that merges golfing with recreation, business and lifestyle. Designed by 12 well-known golf celebrities, Mission Hills is a dream come true for ardent golfers who also love to travel!
Fascinating Vietnamese capital, Hanoi is a captivating mix of “East meets West” character, with influences from the Chinese dominance and French architecture through its colonial occupation. A true rising star in Southeast Asia, Hanoi preserved well the Old Quarter, monuments, temples and other French inspired structural designs, while also giving way to modernization.
Ho Chi Minh City is the commercial heart and new soul of modern Vietnam. The bustling streets teem with markets, shops, pavement cafes, stands and street vendors. Being so close to sea level the tropical weather conditions will make you think that you are golfing in Florida. The dryer winter months draw the heavier crowds so you may want to book your tee times early. The Vietnamese have become serious about their golf and offer top-notch courses surrounding the area within 35 to 90 minutes.
Siem Reap serves as the gateway to the famous temple ruins of the Khmer Empire which include the legendary Angkor Wat. Known for its artistic and archeological significance, Angkor Wat is one of the most visited destinations of tourists from around the world. Siem Reap exhibits a fusion of cultures as displayed by colonial and Chinese style architecture in the town center and around the Old Market. Siem Reap also boasts of its world class golf. Phokeethra Golf Club and Angkor Golf Resort are a couple of the best courses located here. With the airport located just about 6 km from town and visa available on arrival, travelling to Siem Reap is easy.