Top Golf Courses in Yunnan

As golfing in Yunnan gets more and more popular, attractive and professional over the years. Yunnan, undoubtedly, is one of the best golfing destinations in China. As far as now, nearly 20 state-of-the-art golf courses existed only in Yunnan, some of them are rated as one of the renowned courses in China, even in Asia.

Best Golf Courses in Yunnan

Yunnan has a vast assortment of world-class golf courses and clubs with easy reach of the center. The idea with this golf tour around Yunnan is that the travelers will be able to play golf and at the same time enjoy the breathtaking scenic spots next to each golf courses. Enjoy luxury accommodation in golf resorts and visit famous Yunnan scenic spots such as Dianchi LakeStone ForestLijiang Ancient TownYulong Snow MountainLugu LakeWild Elephant Valley and so on. With pleasant climate, picturesque scenery, first-class golf courses and charming caddies, Yunnan is a very good place for a wonderful golf trip. Here, you will experience the golf at different altitudes from 3100 meters in Lijiang to 500 meters in Xishuangbanna.

Best Golf Courses List in Kunming City

  • NO. 1 Golf Course in Yunnan–Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort

Kunming Spring City Golf & Lake Resort (昆明春城高尔夫度假村) is located on the Bank of Yangzonghai lake in Kunming, 60 kilometers away from the downtown of Kunming. The resort is surrounded by mountains and clear water. The beautiful spring light of Kunming all year round gives the spring city lake resort a unique advantage, making it the golf paradise in Asia and one of the most beautiful golf resorts in the world. Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the resort was named the champion of golf resorts in China and Hong Kong in the U.S. “Golf Digest” magazine published in June 1999, and it has maintained the title of “the best golf course in Asia” for 8 consecutive years.

  • NO.2 Golf Course in Yunnan-Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club

Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club (丽江玉龙雪山高尔夫俱乐部) is located in the Ganhaizi, a picturesque scenic spot at Yulong Snow Mountain, 3100 meters above sea level, 25 kilometers away from the ancient city of Lijiang. The annual average daily temperature is about 15 ℃, and the climate is pleasant. It is the only snow mountain golf course in Asia. It started construction in June 2000 and was opened to the public in October 2001. Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Tour is a tour of holy land. In this dreamlike course, what brings players is not only the enjoyment of leisure sports, but also the challenge, transcendence and thinking.

  • NO. 3 Golf Course in Yunnan-Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club

Cangshan Mountain is generally above 3,500 meters above sea level, the highest for 4122 meters, with snow on the top all year round. Opened in October 2005, Dali Stone Mountain Golf Club (大理沧海高尔夫俱乐部) is located at the foot of Cangshan mountain, about 2000 meters above sea level, east of Erhai lake, next to the three towers of Chongsheng temple, is which is the first and currently the only golf course in Dali.

  • NO. 4 Golf Course in Kunming–Kunming Lakeview Golf Club

As one of the China’s top rated golf courses, Kunming Lakeview Golf Club((昆明滇池湖畔高尔夫俱乐部)) is tucked away amidst the Dachi Lake and the famous sleeping beauty (Xishan) mountain-an area of stunning natural beauty. It provides the perfect location and opportunity for our guests to start their golf adventures in the “City of Spring” and enjoy its famous year long superior golfing condition. Golf at Lakeview offers a walk through the nature to observe all of God’s beautiful creation-fauna, flora, mountains and trees. No other place can provide such a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday to enjoy the gifts from Mother Nature.

  • NO. 5 Golf Course in Kunming–Kunming Country Golf Club

Kunming Country Golf Club ((昆明乡村高尔夫俱乐部)) is a Sino foreign cooperative enterprise approved by Kunming foreign investment examination and approval office. It started construction in May 1995 to build an 18 hole 72 pole international standard golf course and a series of supporting facilities such as auxiliary clubs, tennis courts, swimming pools, etc. Les watts, a famous golf course planning designer in Australia, designed it according to the terrain characteristics and natural scenery. Kunming Country Golf Club would be a good choice for those golfers doing a full on Kunming Golf Package in Yunnan.

  • NO. 6 Golf Course in Kunming–Kunming Sunshine Golf Club

Kunming Sunshine Golf Club ((昆明阳光高尔夫俱乐部)) is located at Beicheng District, Kunming city, six kilometers away from Kunming-Qujing expressway. It is adjacent to Expo Park, Jindian Forest Park and wildlife park in the south, Kunming Botanical Garden and Heilongtan Park in the northwest, and there are many new residential projects in Beicheng district. The club is 10km away from the main urban area of Kunming and 20km away from Kunming airport.

  • NO. 7 Golf Course in Kunming–Kunming Qianglin Wanda Golf Club 

Kunming Qianglin Golf Club, ((昆明强林高尔夫俱乐部)) known as Wanda Golf Club (万达高尔夫俱乐部) before, is located in the scenic Dianchi National Tourist Resort in Kunming. The golf course is located on the beautiful Dianchi Lakeside, west of West Hill and south of Dianchi Lake. The course is an international standard golf course with 18 holes and 72 bars designed by LCW golf design company of Australia. The golf club has a superior position with convenient transportation, only 20 minutes’ drive from the city center and Kunming International Airport; with the adjacent Kunming Lakeview Golf Club, Hot Spring Garden Hotel, Hongta Sports Center, Haigeng sports training base and Yunnan Ethnic Villages, it is a golden resort for golf leisure and vacation in Kunming; it is an ideal place for guests to swing, socialize, leisure and business activities.

  • NO. 8 Golf Course in Kunming–Kunming OCT Wind Valley Golf Club

Kunming OCT Wind Valley Golf Club ((昆明华侨城高尔夫俱乐部)) features two outstanding golf courses, designed by 18-time Major Champion Jack Nicklaus, and his son, Jack Nicklaus II. This is the first combination of golf courses in China for the famous father and son team. Both courses feature magnificent long views of Yangzong Lake,and are very grand in scale. Many holes are built on hilltops and through valleys of colorful flowers and native landscape. The courses are challenging, with many strategically-placed bunkers and undulating greens. The Wind Valley Clubhouse—Qun Ying Hui, was designed by the USA architecture firm MAI, and features full service locker rooms, restaurants, and amazing private dining rooms.

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