Paul Jansen: Golf Architect and Global Traveler

"The world is yours to explore"

Siem Reap, Cambodia: Golf & other things

I suppose a golf destination could be defined a place with more than 2 golf courses in close proximity. At least this is how I would define it? The golf courses need to be of good standard and the destination should have more activities on offer than just golf. Using this definition you would have […]

A return to Laguna Lang Co, Vietnam

I would be lying if I told you I was not looking forward to returning to Laguna Lang Co after a few years away. As you may (or may not) know I designed Lang Co with Sir Nick Faldo and spent nearly 150 days on site during the design and construction of the golf course. […]

Golf in Yangon, Myanmar

Golf started as early as 1887 in Burma (now Myanmar). The Thayet GC – some 220 miles north of  Rangoon (now Yangon) – was the first golf course established by the British. As the game became more popular more golf courses were built and today there are over 100 golf courses  – with one in […]

The Yangon Golf Club,Myanmar

Founded 1909. First captain Mr Ballance. First Burmese Captain U. Cho (1954) Location: Yangon (formally Rangoon) Founded 1909. First captain Mr Ballance. First Burmese Captain U. Cho (1954) The clubhouse Caddies are very much part of the golf experience