Golf is hugely popular in Myanmar and golf courses can found throughout the country. There are also a few driving ranges around Yangon. Prices vary but expect to pay between US$50 and US$100 for green fees and above US$30 for club rental.

AQUA INYA GOLF DRIVING RANGE
Decked out with neon flashing lights and floating-island targets scattered 400 meters offshore, the driving range allows players to hit the golf balls into the lake.
Mya Kyun Thar Amusement Park, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road., Mayangon Township
+95 (0) 1 657 758, +95 (0) 1 657 759
6am – 8pm

HANTHAWADDY DRIVING RANGE
A popular driving range for golfers keen to improve their swing
Nar Nat Taw Street (corner of Kyun Taw Street), Kamayut Township
+95 (0) 1 502 894
6am – 8pm

INYA LAKE DRIVING RANGE
Decked out with neon flashing lights and floating-island targets scattered 400 meters offshore, Inya Lake Driving Range is a curious site.  Here, people actually hit golf balls into the water.
Inya Lake is about 10 kilometres from downtown. Streets bordering the lake are Parami Road to the north, Kabar Aye Pagoda Road to the east, University Avenue on the south and Pyay Road to the west.
6am – 8pm

MYANMAR GOLF CLUB
Established in 1948 Myanmar Golf Club is located about two miles from Yangon International airport and offers plenty of challenging ups and downs, rolling hills and ponds.
9 mile, Pyay Road, Mayangone Township
+95 (0) 1 661702,
09 731 09169

PUN HLAING GOLF CLUB
The 18-hole Gary Player designed course opened in 2000. Pun Hlaing Golf Club is a favourite for both residents and visitors and is situated 12 km west of Yangon, gateway port city to Myanmar.
Pun Hlaing Golf Estate Avenue, Hlaing Tharya Township
+95 (0) 1 684 020
6am – 8pm Closed on Mondays

ROYAL MINGALARDON GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB
This 18-hole, 286 acre international standard golf course is located six kilometres from Yangon International Airport and 20 kilometres from the city centre.
Nar Nat Taw Street (corner of Kyun Taw Street) Kamayut Township.
+95 (0) 94 492 22222
6am – 8pm

YANGON CITY GOLF RESORT
Sprawled over 130 hectares and just 25-minute drive to the north of the capital city, YCDC (Read: Yangon City Development Committee) Golf Club boasts two 18-hole courses with completely different characters.  Thiri Mingalar Street, 10 Miles (opposite YCDC Golf Course), Insein Township
+95 (0) 1 641763-7
Email: goalhill@myanmar.com.mm
Website: www.citygolfresort.com
6am – 8pm

YANGON GOLF CLUB
Located 25 minutes north of downtown Yangon by car, Myanmar’s second oldest golf club is a challenging and fun course to play with a few long tee-offs over wide water and plenty of bunkers and well placed hazards.
Kha Yae Pin St, Da Nyin Gone Ward, Insein Township
+95 (0) 1 635563
Website: www.yangongolfclub.com
Tuesdays – Fridays: 5.30am – 5pm
Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays: 5.30am – 7.40pm
(Booking required)

This article was first published on MYANMORE’s survival guide KnowIt, April 2015.

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