BRG DA NANG GOLF RESORT WELCOMES ASIA’S FIRST TRUE BULKHEAD COURSE DESIGNED BY THE WORLD’S LEADING GOLF COURSE ARCHITECTS, NICKLAUS DESIGN
Danang, March 31, 2018 - BRG Da Nang Golf Resort, a member of BRG Group, today has officially opened a new stunning course designed by the world's leading golf course Architects Nicklaus Design . Harmonized with the existing 18-hole Greg Norman course, a classic sand dune style, this new Nicklaus course promises to bring a completely different golf experience for golfers due to the wooden bulkheads that line many of the Tees, Fairways and Greens.
BRG Da Nang Golf Resort opening ceremony
Inspired by the world-class Florida style courses, the authentic wooden bulkheads were imported from America and are the key feature of the latest Nicklaus Course., The coastal city of Danang boasts stunning beachfront scenery blended with smooth white sand beaches, offers some of the finest golf on offer for the player.
Perfectly harmonizing with the existing Greg Norman course, the Nicklaus Course makes BRG Da Nang Golf Resort “a must course to play” in the Centre of Vietnam with both of the world’s top golf course designers giving golfers a truly memorable golfing experience.
Mr. Mark Reeves, Division Director of BRG Group
Speaking at the event, Mr. Mark Reeves, Division Director of BRG Group said: “Da Nang is a beautiful destination for golf and for a holiday. Now tourists, especially golfers, come here from all over the world to stay at our Sheraton Grand hotel, and play our golf courses. Here in Da Nang Nicklaus Design, our strategic partners, has helped us to create another beautiful golf course for the tourism market and I’m sure everybody will love to play it.”
As part of the development roadmap of the award-winning BRG Da Nang Golf Resort, beside the 18-hole golf course designed by Greg Norman – a former world number one golfer, BRG Group has continued to focus on the design and operation of the new golf course opening. . It can be said that the birth of the new golf course in BRG Da Nang Golf Resort is considered a necessary step to improve the status of this golf club, helping achieve the strategic position on the map of golf course masterpieces in Vietnam, as well as the pride of the golf industry in the region. This is also expected to extend the trust and satisfaction of golfers from around the world as well as thousands of BRG Golf members for outstanding golf products, services and prestige that BRG Golf has provided for years. The new Nicklaus Design Course includes floodlights which allows golfers to complete 18 holes when starting later in the afternoon, and is ideal for locals that want to play a quick 9 holes after work, or for tourists that are seeking evening recreation.
“BRG Group is the Vietnam leader in night golf so we decided to add lights to this special course. It’s very comfortable to play in the cool summer evenings and the reflections of the lights on the water are beautiful; very special” Added Mr. Reeves. “And the wooden bulkhead style is our unique feature for this course that nobody in the region has done before. We like to be pioneers of new ideas and innovations. We are proud of this fact.”
“This is another challenging, world class course for BRG and Nicklaus. I am confident that it will be very popular with both domestic and international golfers and will help to develop golf tourism in Vietnam. It’s a masterpiece that we proudly add to our growing golf portfolio which includes the new Kings Course by Jack Nicklaus II that we opened last month in Hanoi. You are all invited to try!" concluded Mr. Reeves.
Danang is a coastal city in Vietnam known for its sandy beaches and French Colonial port. It is conveniently located within easy reach of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Imperial City of Hue, the Old Town of Hoi An, and the My Son ruins. As more tourists discover Danang the climate is also a major positive factor, with mild winters and dry summers that are not as humid as many parts of Asia with very little rainfall.
BRG Da Nang Golf Resort – Nicklaus Course
BRG Da Nang Golf Resort is a premium leisure facility located next to the famous 2017 APEC host hotel Sheraton Grand by Marriott International; a luxury hotel owned by BRG Group. This hotel offers elegantly appointed accommodations, various dining venues, a wide range of recreational facilities, a 250 meter long swimming pool and multiple indoor function spaces that include a 1,267 square meter Grand Ballroom.
Prior to the beginning of February 2018, the BRG Group also officially launched the new Kings Course in the 55-hole BRG Kings Island Golf Club in Hanoi with signature design by Jack Nicklaus 2, President of Nicklaus Design and the oldest son of Jack Nicklaus. The success of Kings Course in Hanoi and the new Nicklaus Course in Danang is once again a strong affirmation of the continuous efforts of BRG Group on the way to make Vietnam become the best and most attractive golfing destination while maintaining its leading position in the golf industry in Vietnam.
As a pioneer in the founding and development of the golf industry in Vietnam, BRG Group has always been aware of its role and mission throughout the past decades by executing strategic, specific and professional activities. Golf clubs and courses under the BRG Group are continuously honored by professionals, golfers and those who are interested in this pastime through numerous international and local awards over the years. With the advent of the Nicklaus Course in Da Nang, BRG Group continues to strengthen its leadership in the golf industry in Vietnam.