Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is a mountain massif or small mountain range in Yulong Naxi Autonomous County, Lijiang, in Yunnan province, China. Its highest peak is named Shanzidou and is 5,596 m (18,360 ft) above sea level.
The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain massif forms the bulk of the larger Yulong Mountains, that stretch further north. The northwestern flank of the massif forms one side of the Tiger Leaping Gorge, which has a popular trekking route on the other side.
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club is one of the icons of China golf. This golf course is set in the bottom of a valley that faces the famous Jade Dragon Snow Mountain that is 5596 meters (18,360 ft.) high.
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club is situated at 3100 meters (10,800 ft.) above see level, the second highest in the world and the highest in Asia. It is 7,816 meters long, which is longest par 72 golf course in the world. Thanks to the elevation of 3000 meters (10,000 ft.) the ball flies some 15%-20% farther than normal on this golf course.
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club doesn’t have an official website, but Time Magazine ranks this as one of the world’s most difficult courses.