1 Mission Hills Blvd,
Haikou, Hainan 571155
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain.
Wooded hills and wetlands.
Brian Curley of Schmidt-Curley Design.
The ten 18-hole golf courses at Mission Hills Haikou occupy two separate sections, each section with its own clubhouse.
The northern section (around the resort centre) is home to the following courses: BLACKSTONE (par-73; 7808 yds from back tees); VINTAGE (par-72; 7363 yds); SANDBELT TRAILS (par-72; 7297 yds) and STEPPING STONE (par-54; 2157 yds).
The southern section is home to the following courses: LAVA FIELDS (par-72; 7475 yds); MEADOW LINKS (par-72; 6673 yds); SHADOW DUNES (par-70; 6428 yds); STONE QUARRY (par-70; 6029 yds); THE PRESERVE (par-70; 6465 yds) and DOUBLE PIN (par-54; 1921 yds).
680 km to the north east of Mission Hills Haikou, a further seven courses can be found at Mission Hills Shenzhen and five at Mission Hills Dongguan.
20 km S of Haikou.
The Blackstone course at Mission Hills, Haikou is one of the top-rated and finest championship layouts in China. It is the resort's crown jewel in golfing terms. The course weaves through a striking landscape of mature trees, thick jungle vegetation and expansive lakes and wetlands.
Naturally rolling terrain is home to several dramatic elevation changes, while the ever-present lava base rock provides a sharp visual contrast to the magnificent lychee trees. The lava bed is incorporated into several forced carries, while lava rock walls and village ruins created years ago remain a testament to the site's past.
Mission Hills Haikou, home to no less than 10 golf courses, is one of the world's largest golf clubs (if not the largest). The courses range in size and stature from the highly-acclaimed Blackstone tournament and Lava Fields layouts, down to the more modestly-sized Stepping Stone and Double Pin executive courses.
Stay & Play at Mission Hills, Haikou: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Golf carts and caddies are compulsory.
Schmidt-Curley Design, and principally Brian Curley, laid out and built all ten layouts at Mission Hills Haikou on Hainan Island. The firm was also responsible for crafting ten of the 12 courses at the "World’s Largest Golf Club," namely the Mission Hills Golf Club in Guangdong province (formerly Canton). The 12 courses are spread between three closely grouped locations, midway between Shenzhen and Dongguan.
Co-founders of Schmidt-Curley, Lee Schmidt and Brian Curley, both worked alongside Pete Dye for several years. Recognition for their work includes consistently high rankings for many of their courses, and acknowledgement as one of the world’s “most influential” course design companies of the recent era.
2020 Golf Digest rating: 8th best course in China.
1 Mission Hills Blvd, Haikou, Hainan Island 571155
+86 898 6868 3888Visit website
Mission Hills Resort Haikou nestles amid lush green gardens with an 18-storey luxury resort block, a nine-storey resort annex, a three-storey clubhouse, shopping arcades, meeting facilities and fully-equipped sports and recreation centres. The complex is built with world-class resort, entertainment, mineral springs and spa facilities, establishing it as one of the most sought-after leisure destinations in China.
Mission Hills: Blackstone, Double Pin, Lava Fields, Meadow Links, Preserve, Sandbelt Trails, Shadow Dunes, Stepping Stone, Stone Quarry & Vintage courses.
West Coast; Haikou Meishi Intl; Meilan.
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.