Best golf courses: Macau & Guangzhou

Macau & Guangzhou: 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.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Zhongshan
Hollinger & Schmidt-Curley

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Zhongshan

Designer

A-course: Mark Hollinger of JMP Design Group.
B-course: Lee Schmidt (Schmidt-Curley Design).

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Macau
Weed, Bobby

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Macau

Designer

Original design by T.K. Pen; recent improvements designed by Bobby Weed.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Zhongshan
Palmer & Nicklaus

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Zhongshan

Designer

Palmer course: designed by Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay (1984).
Nicklaus course: designed by Jack Nicklaus in collaboration with Lee Schmidt of Schmidt-Curley Design (1993).

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Dongguan
Thomson, Peter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dongguan

Designer

Peter Thomson

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Dongguan
Engh, Jim

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dongguan

Designer

Jim Engh designed both the Masters and Open courses.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Davidson, Dick

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Dick Davidson of Davidson Golf Design.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Local designer

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Local Chinese designer

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

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Guangzhou
Thomas, Dave

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Dave Thomas

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Dongguan
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Dongguan

Designer

Robert Trent Jones II Design

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Guo-kun, Liang

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Liang Guo-kun

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Huizhou
Kazuo, Okade

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Huizhou

Designer

Okade Kazuo of Taisen Corp.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Huizhou
Chuan-yuan, Chen

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Huizhou

Designer

Chen Chuan-yuan (of Malaysia).

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

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Huizhou

Designer

Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Guangzhou
Montgomerie, Colin

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Colin Montgomerie

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Huizhou
Guo-kun, Liang

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Huizhou

Designer

Liang Guo-kun

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Zhongshan
Guo-kun, Liang

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Zhongshan

Designer

Liang Guo-kun

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Macau
Poellot, J. Michael

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Macau

Designer

Lake course: designed by J. Michael Poellot (1996).
Norman course: (formerly called the Mountain course); original design by J. Michael Poellot (1996); renovation by Greg Norman (2014).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Jacobson, Rick

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Rick Jacobson designed the Moon and Moonlight courses, replacing the original 18-hole layout designed by Larry Nelson & Lin Zhenrong.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Langer, Bernhard

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Bernhard Langer

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Rsrt guests only
Macau
Ikeda, Hiroshi

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Macau

Designer

Hiroshi Ikeda & Aoki Corporation.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Dongguan
Jacobs, John

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Dongguan

Designer

John Jacobs

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Macau
Pen, T.K.

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Macau

Designer

T.K. Pen

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Hollinger, Mark

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Mark Hollinger of JMP Design Group.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Macau
Pen, T.K.

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Macau

Designer

T.K. Pen

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Faldo, Nick

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Nick Faldo

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Cheng, Lee

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Lee Cheng

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Private club
Zhongshan
Nicklaus Jr, Jack

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Zhongshan

Designer

Jack Nicklaus Jr.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Guangzhou
Player, Gary

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Guangzhou

Designer

Gary Player (his first design in China).

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

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Macau

Designer

Colin Montgomerie

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