Best golf courses: Hainan Island

Hainan Island: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Marsh, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Graham Marsh
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Ji, Bill Yo

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Bill Yo Ji
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Schmidt-Curley Design (Lee Schmidt & Brian Curley) designed the North and South courses.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Schmidt-Curley Design (Lee Schmidt & Brian Curley).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Weiskopf, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Tom Weiskopf
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Weiskopf, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Tom Weiskopf
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Montgomerie, Colin

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Colin Montgomerie
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Hollinger, Mark

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Mark Hollinger of JMP Golf Design Group.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
McFarland & Tan

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Robert (Bob) McFarland designed Kangle's Hot Spring and Sun River courses (1999) / C.J. Tan (from Malaysia) designed Kangle's Oak Forest course.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Marsh, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Graham Marsh
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Miller, Scott

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Scott Miller
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Miller, Mark

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Mark Miller
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Nelson & Haworth

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Haikou
Coore & Crenshaw

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
JMP Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

JMP Design (Brian Costello, Mark Hollinger & Bob Moore).
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Haikou
Dye Designs

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Haikou

Designer

Perry Dye & cousin Cynthia Dye McGarey.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Sanya
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sanya

Designer

Robert Trent Jones II (lead designer Bruce Charlton).

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