Kangle Garden Spa & Golf Club
康樂園溫泉高爾夫球會

Course Data
Location Hainan Province, China
Yardage7201 yards Par 72
Course Rating 
Playing Date30 Dec. 2004
DesingnerRobert McFarland
Opened1999
CaddyYes
Golf CartYes (Compulsory)
Rating
Overall Rating
4.55
Course Layout
5
Difficulty Level
4
Greens Conditions
3
Fairways Conditions
4
Landscaping & Views
6
 

Flowers in the course
This is a hillside course carved out of a forest. Not only do you have to contend with trees along the sides of the fairway but also clever bunkering and water hazards further cut down the options. The closer to the hole you get, the narrower the targets area becomes but the safety zones are also provided, which would attract all-levels of players. A key uniqueness of the course is the double fairways that are seen on 4 holes. You must decide which route you will take aroute for beginners or a route for advanced players. Joyful melodies of brooks & trees and birds singing, and a graceful lake refresh you completely. This is a course that you will want to come back to play over and over again.
 
2nd Par 3 204 yards

2nd Par 3 204 yards
The hole is surrounded by trees. Bunkers guarding the green come into play.
 
3rd Par 4 436 yards

3rd Par 4 436 yards (2)

3rd Par 4 436 yards (1)
A dogleg to the left, slightly downhill. In order to clear the two big bunkers on the left corner, a carry of 230 yards is needed, where another relatively tight fairway is provided and you can aim directly at the pin. To play safe, choose the right fairway.
 
4th Par 4 429 yards

4th Par 4 429 yards (2)

4th Par 4 429 yards (1)
A charming, straight hole. A 230 yard drive is needed to clear the left bunkers. The green is both elevated and slopes a lot from the back to the front with a steep slope behind the green so you shouldn’t hit over the green.
 
7th Par 4 507 yards

7th Par 4 507 yards (2)

7th Par 4 507 yards (1)
A dogleg to the right, short par 5 reachable in 2. If you choose the right fairway, a carry of 220-yards from the tee is needed to clear water then the hole becomes almost straight and you can cut down the yardages greatly.
 
9th Par 4 540 yards
A lake runs along the entire length of the right side and the tight fairway makes this hole challenging. The green is swung to the right, so the front of the green borders the lake.
 

9th Par 4 540 yards (3)

9th Par 4 540 yards (2)

9th Par 4 540 yards (1)
 
11th Par 5 600 yards 
There are 2 routes separated completely by trees. To play safe, this hole becomes a 600-yards very long slight dogleg to the right. Advanced players like to choose the right route, where it becomes a 525-yards long almost straight hole. In this case, a long and accurate drive is a must because a carry of 240 yards is needed to reach to a rolling narrow fairway guarded by bunkers on both sides. The second shot is over a pond and if your tee shot is in rough, it is difficult to clear water from there.
 

11th hole seen from the green

11th Par 5 600 yards (2)

11th Par 5 600 yards (1)
 
12th Par 4 448 yards
A dogleg to the left or a straight hole. 2 fairways are provided on this hole, too. You can shorten the distance by some 20 yards by hitting down the left fairway but the fairway is narrow and a bunker protecting the front side of the green comes into play. When you choose the right fairway, though this route is longer, the fairway is more generous and the bunker doesn’t come to play on the approach shot.
 

12th hole seen from the green

12th Par 4 448 yards (2)

12th Par 4 448 yards (1)
 
13th Par 4 413 yards

13th Par 4 413 yards (2)

13th Par 4 413 yards (1)
A 230 yard drive is needed to clear bunkers on the right. The second shot is over a lake and a bunker. The view of the lake, the bunker, the contoured green and the palms behind it are beautiful.
 
17th Par 3 198 yards

17th Par 3 198 yards
A slightly downhill par 3 with an island green.
 
18th Par 4 431 yards

18th Par 4 431 yards (2)

18th Par 4 431 yards (1)
This hole shares the same lake with the 9th hole. The lake runs all the way along the left side with the tight fairway. The wide green is swung to the left and when the pin is positioned on the left, the second shot is over water.
 
19th hole

It takes a little over 1 hour from Sanya and 2 hours and 30 minutes from Haikou by car. Kangle Garden Resort, though not adjacent, is located 5 minutes ride from the course.You can choose to play from any freely.



Kangle Garden Resort

Kangle Garden Resort