Spring City Golf & Lake Resort


Yi Liang, Kunming, Yunnan 652103

  • Office

    +86 871 767 1188
  • Pro shop

    +86 871 767 1188
  • Fax

    +86 871 767 1186
  • Academy

    Spring City Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Lakeside (Yangzonghai Lake), woodland, rural countryside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Jr (1998)
SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Lake course. Also at Spring City is the 18-hole Mountain course (par-72; 7453 yds from back tees).






How to get there:

53 km SE of Kunming city centre.

Spring City Golf & Lake Resort (Lake course)

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 1998

The Lake course at Spring City Golf & Lake Resort is one of the top-rated and finest championship layouts in China. Its companion Mountain course is also one of the jewels in the country's golfing crown.

Set on the banks of the Yangzonghai Lake, this spectacular layout includes three stunning lakeside holes and views of the lake from many others. Lake views apart, the Robert Trent Jones Jr out-and-back layout is also renowned for its narrow fairways, criss-crossing trenches and terraced fairways.

The front-nine steps you down from the elevated clubhouse to the lakeside, the doglegging risk-reward short par-4 7th playing an instrumental part in this journey. The plunging downhill par-3 8th, par-5 9th and par-3 10th are without doubt the lakeside show-stoppers ... but frequently played into a prevailing wind. A stunning, wonderfully natural but very testing course.

Stay & Play at Spring City: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
List of courses: Yunnan, China


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays 2480 yuan; weekends 2980 yuan; includes golf and caddie fees.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Golf carts and caddies are compulsory.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Spring City's golf courses are certified as Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary Courses.

Published ranking

2020 Golf Digest rating: 3rd best course in China.


  • Spring City Golf & Lake Resort

    Tangchi, Yi Liang, Kunming, Yunnan Province.

    +86 871 767 1188

    Visit website
    Spring City Golf & Lake Resort features a luxurious clubhouse complete with well-appointed lodges and offers fine dining and a variety of recreational facilities and services. A wide range of accommodations are offered from standard lodge rooms to three-bedroom villas. Each of the 73 clubhouse lodges and more than 150 villas/apartments has air conditioning, internet access, extensive selections of satellite TV channels, personal safe, etc.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Spring City (Lake & Mountain courses).

    • Golf within 10 km:


    • Golf within 30 km:

      Kunming Country GC.

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