Sanshui Spring Golf Club

Course Data
LocationGuandong, China 
Yardage6720 yard Par 72
Course Rating 
Playing Date26 Mar. 2005
DesignerLee Cheng
Golf CartYes
Overall Rating
Course Layout
Difficulty Level
Greens Conditions
Fairways Conditions
Landscaping & Views

A view from 5th green
The course is on almost flat terrain with natural plantations and lakes. Water, big or small, comes into play on 17 out of 18 holes. It is very relaxing golf course in a very natural setting and you never see any man-made structures at all except for the clubhouse.
5th  Par 4 355 yards
A short dogleg to the left, full of dangers. Both sides of the fairway face a lake, so the tee shot should be accurate. You hit the second shot onto an island green.

5th  Par 4 355 yards (3)

5th  Par 4 355 yards (2)

5th  Par 4 355 yards (1)
6th  Par 4 410 yards

6th  Par 4 410 yards (2)

6th  Par 4 410 yards (1)
A gently uphill, straight and difficult hole. A carry of 190 yards is needed to clear a lake. The landing area is very tight with OB on the right and trees on the left. The longer the tee shot is, the narrower the landing spot is. The second shot is uphill with OB on the left of the green.

8th Par 3 200 yards

8th  Par 3 200 yards
A good par 3 with water facing the left half of the green.

10th Par 5 530 yards
A gentle downhill par 5 reachable in 2. However, the small and elevated green is guarded by a lake and trees. If you hit a long and accurate second shot, a birdie will be easy to get. If not, it will end up easily with a bogey or double bogeys. If you decide to lay up on the second shot, a par will be easy.

10th green

10th  Par 5 530 yards (2)

10th  Par 5 530 yards (1)
12th  Par 4 370 yards

12th  Par 4 370 yards (2)

12th  Par 4 370 yards (1)
A short but difficult hole. The landing area off the tee is tight with water on the left and OB & a large bunker on the right. The green is elevated and protected by a deep bunker in the front.
13th  Par 4 385 yards

13th  Par 4 385 yards (2)

13th  Par 4 385 yards (1)
A sharp dogleg to the right with water on the left. There are 2 choices off the tee. If you make a short cut, a carry of 230-250 yards over water is needed but the drive must be very accurate due to a narrow landing area. To play safe, you use a long iron or a fairway wood to hit onto the left fairway but then the second shot is longer.

19th hole

It takes within one hour from Guangzhou by car. I could freely choose the tees to play.

The designer, Lee Cheng is Asian descendant from American Golf Designing Association.