Golf in Myanmar

The game of golf in Myanmar is among the best in Asia, and as more golfers fall in love with the country’s natural splendor and cultural treasures, the game only becomes better:

Golf Although numerous private businesses operate and serve a wide range of tourists, the government has played a major role in developing Myanmar’s tourism industry. The national government has promoted tourism since 1992. Less than 750,000 visitors do, however, come in each year. [1] Aung San Suu Kyi has asked that foreign tourists stay away from Myanmar. The junta’s forced labor operations targeted tourism locations that have been harshly chastised for their human rights records.

Golf in Myanmar

That Kyi Hla Han, formerly known as the “Burmese Bandit” on the professional golf circuit and winner of the Asian Tour Order of Merit and recent Chairman of the Asian Tour, has returned to his birth country with the mission to elevate golf to a level of international pride and make Myanmar an alluring destination for golf travel that emphasizes the seemingly enchanted landscape is perhaps the most exciting news about golf in Myanmar. At Myotha National, he is the co-signature designer alongside renowned architects Schmidt/Curley, and his own design company, Kyi Hla Han Golf Design, is actively designing a number of world-class improvements and a few new courses at important tourist destinations. The most spiritual and authentic facets of Burmese culture and golf can be experienced along the route on both an international, multi-country golf trail and a domestic golf trail that are both accessible by luxury boat. Han cites the western Beaches near Naples and the colder highland regions of the ethnic Shan State as being ideal for the kind of immersive, adventurous vacations that many modern golf travelers are seeking.

Advocacy organizations have pushed tourism as a way to aid Burmese people economically and prevent isolating the nation from the rest of the world. Voices for Myanmar, a group that supports democracy, declares that prudent, small-scale tourism can have a positive net impact. We believe Myanmar golf visitors can have a good overall influence if they are fully informed of the situation and take steps to maximize their positive impact and minimize their negative impact. Responsible travelers may benefit Myanmar most by contributing to local economies and small enterprises, as well as by calling attention to the issue on a global scale.

However, the bulk of advocacy organizations discourages travel. The military junta will receive some money from any tourist visits. Maj-Gen Saw Lwin, Myanmar’s Minister of Hotels and Tourism who doesn’t play golf in Myanmar, has acknowledged that the government collects a sizeable portion of the revenue from private sector tourism services, despite the clear governmental levies. Not to mention the reality that only a very small portion of Myanmar’s poor average citizens ever see any money associated with tourism. For something unusual in Asia, try playing golf in Myanmar.

Although golf is a relatively young activity in Myanmar, the nation has a number of fair 9 and 18-hole courses built all across it. There are 18-hole golf courses in Taunggyi, Bagan, Mandalay, and Yangon (City Golf Resort, Bagan Nyaung Oo Golf Club, and Mandalay Hill Golf Course) (Aye Thar Yar Golf Course). There are 9-hole courses on Mount Popa and Ngapali Beach as well. These golf courses are constructed to an international standard and are appropriate for use by tourists. The best courses are listed below.

The following golf courses provide golf packages that include hotel-golf club-hotel transportation with an English-speaking escort, a car and driver, green fees for 18 holes, caddy fees, locker, shower, and changing room facilities. For the convenience of the client, while they play golf, our escort, driver, and vehicle will be waiting at the club.

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