The Yangon Golf Club,Myanmar

Founded 1909. First captain Mr Ballance. First Burmese Captain U. Cho (1954)

Location: Yangon (formally Rangoon)

Yangon golf

Yangon GC on the top left. Few miles from the International airport. 12 miles approx from the city center

Founded 1909. First captain Mr Ballance. First Burmese Captain U. Cho (1954)

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Captain board

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The clubhouse

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The golf course does over 60 000 rounds per year. There are over 3000 members but the course is open to the general public

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The scene from the 18th green.

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The holes are treelined. The terrain is gentle and water bodies dot the property.

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The golf scene

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The golf scene (cont)

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Golf scene (cont)

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Greens – Zoysia Japonica (Approx green size 500m2). Fairways – Zoysia. Rough  – local cow grass

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Challenging Par 3 15th – new bunkers built on both sides of the green

Caddies are very much part of the golf experience

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Some of the unforgettable features

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