King's Island Golf Resort and Country Club - vietnam golf travel, vietnam golf tournament

Course Features

Championship 18 hole Golf Course
Challenging 4-star rated course
Scenic Lake and Mountain views

Located in Ha Tay province, in the shadow of Ba Vi Mountain, 50km outside of Ha Noi, King's Island Golf Resort and Country Club - the first golf course ever built in North Vietnam is an exclusive golf and recreational resort, incorporating two 18-hole golf courses consisting of Lake Side and Mountain View, club house facilities, an 80-room This property includes approximately 350 hectares of rolling landscape located along the shores of Dong Mo Reservoir. The project is carried out by King's Valley.
Corporation limited. The site is situated about 45km to the west of Hanoi. The resort is open to non-members on weekdays, except Saturdays and Sundays for members only. Once-night accommodation in Hanoi is included. The two 18-hole courses designed by Robert McFarland, a golf school, a luxury hotel and corporate villas. The Resort is also a sports center, horseback riding, tennis, boating and hiking in nearby Ba Vi National Park and Tan Vien (Gently King) Mountain which overlooks the site and from which King's Island gets its name.
The majestic Ba Vi Mountain range and over 1, 100 hectares of water surface ensures that the 350 hectare Kings Island Golf Resort & Country Club is one of the most scenic golf destinations in Southeast Asia. If the lush beauty of the Island, or a beautiful caddie saying "nice put" doesn't get you to smile, make a lesson appointment with the resident PGA professional. If golf is not your thing, Kings Island will also offer water sports like sailing and fishing on Dong Mo Lake, or swim in the clubhouse's.
Playing the Course
Lakeside Course: Lakeside was designed by American Golf Course Architect, Robert McFarland, who has been involved in designing championship golf courses around the world including Mission Hills California. He specializes in challenging designs using local terrain and natural hazards. Lakeside includes numerous and varied uses of the water surrounding the course and the gently sloping terrain. Water is in play on 13 of the 18 holes. Nature herself has created a superb setting for this very challenging 6, 454 Yards, Par 72 course.

The Mountain View Course: The 18 hole Mountain View course is Par 72, 6442m (7100 yards). It was designed by Pacific Coast Design Pty. Ltd. Based in Melbourne, Australia. Pacific Coast has been involved in site planning & golf design for over 16 years and has completed major projects in India, Malaysia, China, Thailand & Australia.
The course is designed to fit the setting? s natural contours. The design takes maximum advantage of the ambience of the waterside setting, distant mountains and surrounding trees. The layout of the golf course will excite and challenge all levels of players.
A limited number of pre-opening memberships are available for Mountain view, expected to open in mid - 2004. The new course will include a new clubhouse, boat dock, driving range, putting green, & practice bunker. 

Course Information
Par and Yardage: 18 holes, par-72, 6, 344 yards (white tees)
Designer: Robert McFarland
Rental: Clubs and shoes available
Fees From: 60 USD (Special Wednesday) 

Weekday: 90 USD/golfer

Weekend: 110 USD/golfer

Club Rules & Regulations
Appropriate golf attire required
No t-shirts or denims
Handicap required
Clubhouse Restaurant
Locker Room
New Club House
Pro shop and Golf Stores
Driving range
Location & Address

Twenty-eight miles west of Hanoi, thirty miles southwest of Noi Bai International Airport. Transportation can be arranged through Hanoi hotels or Kings' Island.