Opened in 2018 Oct, West Lakes Golf & Villas is an 18-hole championship golf course, the first one in the western Ho Chi Minh City region and takes about 1.5 hour driving.
The designer is Thomson Perrett, known as the founder and five times British Open winner, Peter Thomson. The layout plays 7100 yards long, highlighted by picturesque lakes on almost every hole, undulating fairways, and clever bunkering, all signatures of Thomson Perrett and the local implementation team.
West Lakes Golf & Villas is one of the first golf courses in South Vietnam feature Zeon Zoysia grassed fairways, which are extremely easy to hit off. The greens are the Tifeagle breed of Bermuda grass which creates fast running and true rolling putting surfaces. Golfers of all levels will appreciate the premium condition of the turf. The front nine starts gently with wide fairways and landing areas whereas the back nine seems more challenging.
The facilities includes a large grass driving range attached the clubhouse, where practicing golfers can be seen from the main restaurant. The restaurant offers various options like fast food or delicacies from many culinary styles. On-course kiosks at holes #1, #6, and, #14 make it a complete F&B offering here.
For great golfing experiences in the Southern Vietnam, West Lakes is one of the best options which can't be ignored.