Why Montgomerie Links is special
The Montgomerie Links, located near Non Nuoc Beach and minutes from the Da Nang City, is a stunning 7090 yard, par 72 golf course. The course has been rated as one of Asia’s ten most elite courses by the 2012 Forbes Travel Guide as well as most recently has been voted as “Vietnam’s Best Championship Course 2013” by the Vietnam Golf Magazine.
Nearby Hoi An, known for being a UNESCO World Heritage site, also has an amazing beach scape, which makes the perfect palette for this links-style course. Moving boldly over a striking landscape of wispy casuarinas, pines and sand dunes The Montgomerie Links Vietnam gives golfers the feeling of being in Ireland or Scotland without the cold temperatures of the British Isles. The first golf course in central Vietnam it takes advantage of its close proximity to both Non Nuoc Beach and Marble Mountains; the later are visible from many points on the course.
What to explore at Montgomerie Links
Eight time European Tour Order of Merit winner Colin Montgomerie, better known as Monty to his worldwide fan base, has massaged massive greens and rippled fairways into the stunning backdrop, setting up a golfer’s course. Montgomerie Links has outstanding natural features. The sandy soil, wind blown dunes and indigenous vegetation combine in creating the frame work for this links style golf course along the Viet Nam East Sea. Only a few other flagship layouts in Dubai, Ireland and Wales can boast the Montgomerie namesake.
A product of Royal Troon in Scotland, a British Open rotation mainstay, Monty has implemented classic, old world design elements into the Da Nang golf course, such as rolling, treeless fairways, thick rough, massive greens and tight chipping areas. Among the memorable holes are 7 and 13, a pair of par 4’s with some of the deepest bunkers on the course. The only departure from tradition comes in the form of several lakes and streams, a must when considering the region’s seasonably high water table. The course caters to players of all abilities as holes have been routed through an incredibly natural formation of dunes, heartlands and seaside vegetation. This is as close as you can get to true links golf in Viet Nam.
In addition to Colin Montgomerie’s championship golf course, there is a large contemporary club house, comprehensive driving range/practice facility, and residential development called The Estates at the Montgomerie Links.
Golf course specialists manage the course which ensures excellent quality and superb conditions year round. Montgomerie Links Viet Nam is a must play for anyone on a golf holiday in Da Nang or Hoi An.
Getting to Montgomerie Links
From Da Nang international airport: 17 km away, go by taxi, motorbike
From Da Nang train station: 18 km away, go by taxi, motorbike
From Hoi An ancient town: 15 km away, go by taxi, motorbike