BRG Kings Island Golf Resort is a 54 hole golf resort in the outskirts of Hanoi. The golf resort lies on the shores of the Dong Mo reservoir 36 kilometers from Hanoi. At only 45 minutes drive from the capital, King’s Island is a high quality and convenient choice to include in any North Vietnam golf package. In a uniquely Vietnamese touch, access to the course is by boat. The island golf complex situated site comprises 350 hectares of land and 1,500 hectares of waterfront.
The Lakeside Course name says it all, with 14 holes bringing water into play. Opened in 1997 and designed by Robert McFarland of the United States, many of the holes play beside the banks of the surrounding lakes. The Lakeside Course plays across two islands and a peninsula forming part of the reservoir. Views of the Ba Vi mountain range providing a stunning backdrop to the artificial lake, while the Red River Valley is visible in the distance.
Measuring 6,516 yards from tips this Par 72 will challenges golfers regardless of handicap and golfing capability. The Lakeside Course includes numerous and varied uses of the water surrounding the course and the gently rolling terrain. The dwarf Bermuda grass greens are small in size and have fewer undulations than other courses. Fairways are well-groomed with tight Bermuda grass lies being the norm.
Many of the hidden greens require accurate carries over the lake or swampy terrain. A favorite hole is the thirteenth, a par-5 with the tee shot having to clear a gorge. Also a par-5, the 572-yard seventh is another standout, featuring a double dogleg from an elevated tee. Probably the most memorable hole is the fourteenth, the highest point on the course with excellent views.
The BRG Golf Resort Lakeside Course is floodlight making late tee times and evening starts available to anyone who prefers to play at that time of day.
BRG Kings Island Golf Resort features a clubhouse with an excellent restaurant serving a wide range of cuisines. There is also a bar, which is a great place to relax at after a round. In addition to golf, the club also offers other activities including sailing and fishing on Dong Mo Lake and swimming in the club’s Olympic-sized swimming pool. There are a few rooms on site which may be rented out at certain times of the year. However, most golfers will choose to go back to Hanoi after their rounds at Kings Island.
- Yardage:6,457 yards
- Year Opened:1993
- Course:18 Holes (Par 72)
- Architect:Robert McFarland
- Visitor Policy:Welcome at All Times
- Golf Shop
- Changing Rooms
- Driving Range (grass)
- Putting Green
- Club Hire
- Golf Academy
- Shoe Hire