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Top 10 golf clubs in Shenzhen

12-08-2011 11:37 BJT

Shenzhen, one of the most developed cities in China as well as one of the fastest growing cities in the world, is attracting more and more domestic and foreign elites. As Shenzhen's local economy continues to develop, the game of golf, considered in China to be a rich man's sport, is getting more and more popular.

Despite Shenzhen's smaller size compared to neighboring Guangzhou, the city boasts more than a dozen golf courses, including the largest golf resort in the world.

If you're a golf lover, read on. China.org.cn rates the top ten golf clubs in Shenzhen.

NO.10 Shenzhen Airport Golf Club 深圳航港高尔夫球会

Designed by Welsh professional golfer lan Woosnam, the Shenzhen Airport Golf Resort features an 18-hole 72-par championship golf course. [k7go.com]

Designed by Welsh professional golfer lan Woosnam, the Shenzhen Airport Golf Resort features an 18-hole 72-par championship golf course, with a course length from the back tees at 7,210 yards.

The club chose to outfit its greens with Bermuda Tifdwarf grass, which significantly increases the speed of the putting surface. Water hazards, bunkers, and strong sea breezes attract players who are looking for a challenge.

Add: Huangtian International Airport

Tel: +86-755-7776699/3262142

How to get there: 10 minutes drive to the Fuyong Dock.

 

NO.9 Shenzhen Noble Merchant Golf Club 深圳名商高尔夫球会

Shenzhen Noble Merchant Golf Club was designed by Les Watts, a world-renowned Australian
architect. [2011city.city.net.cn]

Located on the Shenzhen Bay Bank and adjacent to the "Window of the World" tower, "Splendid China" and "Happy Valley", Shenzhen Noble Merchant Golf Club was designed by Les Watts, a world-renowned Australian architect. The 18-hole par-72 course totals 5968 yards and features lighting for night play.

The par-5 18th hole plays 525 yards from the tips, making it the course's most difficult hole. The club's driving range contains special mirrors which help golfers analyze their swing.

The property features one of the most luxurious clubhouses in Shenzhen, including a sumptuous lobby, fitness center, Chinese and Western dining rooms, Mah-Jongg rooms and Chinese medicine physical therapy rooms.

Add: East Shahe Road, Nanshan District

Tel: +86-755-26909999

How to get there: 30-minute drive from Shenzhen Railway Station and 20-minute drive from Shekou Port.


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