GOLFING IN VIETNAM
Vietnam Golfing - At present, there are about 16 golf courses operating in the country, with more than 30 projects at some stage of construction. Among the existing golf courses, there are four 36-hole courses such as Vietnam Country Club, Long Thanh Golf Club and Song Be Golf Club in Ho Chi Minh City and King's Island Golf Club, Chi Linh Star Golf & Country Club in the North, four 18-hole courses and one 9-hole courses. Lately several new golf destinations have sprung up across Vietnam. Hanoi now boasts 4 championship courses in North Vietnam. Dalat in the highlands of Central Vietnam with its old world colonial-styled buildings boasts the unique Dalat Palace Golf Club - the only course in Asia to feature bent grass tee boxes, fairways and greens. Finally, the seaside resorts of Phan Thiet and Vung Tau also each boast one top resort golf course rounding out the choices for golf in Vietnam.