Opened in 2018 Oct, West Lakes Golf & Villas is an 18-hole championship golf course is the first one in the western Ho Chi Minh City region and takes about 1.5h to reach from there.
The designer is Thomson Perrett, popularized by the founder and five times British Open winner, Peter Thomson. The layout plays 7100 yards long, highlighted by picturesque lakes on most 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 produce 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 include 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. Luxurious changing rooms with jacuzzi, well-stocked pro shop, a bar round out the clubhouse. While on-course kiosks at holes #1 #6, and, #14 complete the F&B offerings at West Lakes.
For great golfing experiences in the Southern Vietnam, West Lakes is one of the options which can't be ignored.