Best golf courses: Hong Kong & Shenzhen

Hong Kong & Shenzhen: 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
Shenzhen
Nelson & Haworth

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Weekday a.m.
Hong Kong
Thomson & Perrett

Visitors?

Weekday a.m.

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

T. Sawai & A. Furukawa (1982); Peter Thomson & Ross Perrett (2006).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Mon & Tues
Hong Kong
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Mon & Tues

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Shenzhen
Various

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Various
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Shenzhen
Watts, Les

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Les Watts
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Shenzhen
Haworth, Neil

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Originally opened as the 18-hole CITIC Green GC (1995); major renovation and extension to 36-holes by Neil Haworth (2008).
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Weekdays only
Hong Kong
Unknown

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Unknown
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Hong Kong
Thomson & Wolveridge

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Designed by Peter Thomson and Michael Wolveridge (1970), with input from Commander John Harris.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Weekdays only
Hong Kong
Greenhill, L.S.

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Original design by L.S. Greenhill (1931).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Hong Kong
Greenhill, L.S.

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Original course probably created by Edwin R. Hallifax (1911); substantially modified by L.S. Greenhill (late-1910s).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Hong Kong
Nelson & Haworth

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Gary Player designed the North and South courses (1995). Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth designed the East course (2009).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Hong Kong
Player, Gary

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Gary Player designed the North and South courses (1995). Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth designed the East course (2009).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Hong Kong
Player, Gary

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Gary Player designed the North and South courses (1995). Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth designed the East course (2009).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Shenzhen
Poellot, J. Michael

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

J. Michael Poellot
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from Annika Sorenstam.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from David Leadbetter.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Norman, Greg

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Greg Norman Golf Course Design (lead designer Harley Kruse).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from José María Olazábal.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Original design by Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from David Duval (2003). Redesign by Brian Curley, with input from Justin Rose & Ian Poulter (2012).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from Ernie Els.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from Nick Faldo.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Private course
Shenzhen
Dye & Schmidt-Curley

Visitors?

Private course

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Pete Dye in collaboration with Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from Vijay Singh.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Jack Nicklaus, with some later remodelling by Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
Shenzhen
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design), with input from Zhang Lian Wei.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Huizhou
Nicklaus Jr, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Huizhou

Designer

Jack Nicklaus Jr.
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Shenzhen
Player, Gary

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Gary Player
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Hong Kong
Ryan, Phil

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Hong Kong

Designer

Renovated by Phil Ryan of Pacific Golf Design.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Shenzhen
Woosnam, Ian

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Ian Woosnam
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
On application
Shenzhen
Aoki; Nelson & Haworth

Visitors?

On application

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Original design by Isao Aoki (1985), with improvements and an additional nine designed by Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth (2000).
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Shenzhen
Watts, Les

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Les Watts
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Shenzhen
Wang Guang-lin

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Wang Guang-lin
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
(Closed in 2017)
Shenzhen
Hurdzan/Fry; Dye Designs

Visitors?

(Closed in 2017)

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

"A" course (H & F nines): original design by UEHARA of Japan (1999); reworked by Hurdzan/Fry (Dr Michael Hurdzan & Dana Fry) (2010).
"B" course (aka Tycoon Dye; D, Y & E nines): 27-hole layout designed by uncle/niece team of Pete Dye & Cynthia Dye McGarey (2010).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Shenzhen
Nelson & Haworth

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Shenzhen
Nelson, Wright & Haworth

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

Robin Nelson, Rodney Wright & Neil Haworth
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Shenzhen
JMP Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Shenzhen

Designer

JMP Design

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