The course is not a challenging walk, although it is undulating and moves through various elevations. Designer Tea Hwa has been very clever in the use of man-made obstacles to provide golfers with an aesthetically pleasing yet challenging golf course with the addition of bunkers and water hazards throughout the layout.
Holes are varied and present a variety of challenges for the golfer.
Fairways are generous, with the landing areas being accessible, whilst the rough is forgiving paving the way for golfers to return a good score on this course.
Play well and you will be rewarded, whilst erratic shots will be punished as you find the forests from the tees.
But the charm of this hidden gem is without doubt the intimacy you feel on each hole. Due to the gentle undulations and the expanse of the area, you hardly see another hole when you are striding down the fairways. It is this unusual feature that allows you to really get lost in your game and take in the stunning views.
As you meander through the forests and rolling hills you make your way closer to the south bank of the Mekong River. Although water hazards and of course the immense Mekong River are apparent on 9 of the 18 holes they only really come into play on just 5 holes with the par 3 17th being the most spectacular playing right along the banks of the mighty Mekong.
The 18th is a tough finish to what is an enchanting golf course. Played up hill towards the clubhouse the hole is a test of both strength and accuracy.
Luang Prabang golf course offers a well-appointed pro shop, club house with a restaurant that serves traditional Lao cuisine to a 5-star standard. Golfers can also enjoy a cold drink and relax in the calming and tranquil atmosphere of the clubhouse and reflect on the outstanding beauty and golf course they have just witnessed.
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