Spring City Golf and Lake Resort, a premier integrated golf resort in Kunming, comprises luxury villas and two championship golf courses - the Mountain Course designed by Jack Nicklaus and the Lake Course by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Both courses have received numerous international accolades since they were completed in 1998.
In 2003, Spring City added another two awards to its list of accolades - "The World's Most Influential Golf Award - China" and "The World's Most Influential Golf Award in China Cities - Kunming". In addition, the US Golf Digest ranked it the "No.1 Golf Course in China" while Golf Digest Hong Kong listed it among the "Top 10 Golf Courses in China and Hong Kong". The latter also voted Spring City as the "Best Maintenance Golf Course" and named Holes No. 5 and 7 of the Lake Course as "Signature Holes". For the fifth consecutive year, the resort was named "My Favourite Golf Club" by the China Golf Magazine.
With its cool, temperate spring-like climate all year round, stunning views of Yang Zong Hai Lake and a mountainous backdrop, Spring City Golf and Lake Resort was host to several major golf tournaments during the year, and also a popular venue for corporate meetings. These included the Board of Governors' Cup and the Spring City Cup.
Spring City Golf & Lake Resort is one of the most beautiful golf resorts in the world, set amidst majestic mountains, a crystal breathtaking lake, with sunny skies and lovely spring weather all year round .
It is rated as Asia’s top and China’s best golf course. offers a world class experience. With Jack Nicklaus course rayed No. 1 in China and Hong Kong by the editors of US Golf Digest — June 99,Spring City is all about that Championship feeling.
Spring City gives a total resort experience in five star luxury. The well-appointed clubhouse with an array of activities like swimming, spa, sauna, tennis, water sports, gymnasium and so much more awaits you. Look out for the newly opened 9 –hole putting course by Nelson & Haworth. The club lodges, Primrose (old area) and Magnolia (new area) villas are luxurious, comfortable and spacious. To top it all, the service is impeccable. And whatever you do and wherever you go, the magnificent views call out to you, reminding you of the very special place that you are in.
5 Stars Club lodges house (6 Suites & 43 deluxe rooms)
Resort Villas :
Type A Villa ( one bed room ) : 1 Twin Room or 1 Single Room
Type B Villa ( two bed rooms ) : 1 Twin Room+1 Single Room or 2 Twin Rooms
Type C Villa (three bed rooms): 2 Twin Rooms +1 Single Room
or 1 Twin Room + 2 Single Rooms
Water Sports Center
1. Name of Course: Mountain Course (JN Course)
Designer: Jack Nicklaus
No. Of holes: 18
Total distance: 7,453 yds, Par 72
Spring City’s Mountain Course is designed by the Golden Bear himself — Jack Nicklaus.“The course utilizes the natural undulations of the terrain, thus maximizing the golf strategy with the challenges of side hills and elevated greens and tees” —Jack Nicklaus. Framed by beautiful native beautiful native pines and rock outcroppings, the natural beauty is on full display here but it is also a course that’s equally full of golfing challenges. From the Signature Hole 8, Par 3 to the world famous Hole 18, par 4, voted one f the top 500 holes in the World by US Golf Magazine Jan 2000, this course is truly a golfer’s inspiration.
2. Name of Course: Lake Course
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Jr
No. Of holes: 18
Total distance: 7,204 yes, Par 72
Sprawled alongside Lake Yang Zong Hai, this course provides a stimulating and invigorating golfing experience. As the course steps down to the lake in a series of terraces and palisades, it is breathtaking and challenging at the same time. The Signature Hole 8, Par 3 is a classic-deceptively simple from the tee but the positioning is unforgiving and challenging. “Spring City, in the Asia Pacific region, is a golfing experience that capitalizes on the existing features of the property while taking advantage of the other elements. Such as the dramatic view, changes in elevation and the expansive nature of the site”- Robert Trent Jones Jr.
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