Golfing in Selangor – Explore some of the most luxurious and beautiful golf courses in the world here


Selangor is known as one of the richest states in Malaysia. Located towards the western region of Peninsular Malaysia, Selangor offers a wide variety of attractions that include national parks, thick rainforests as well as being the home and next to some of the most modern and technologically advanced cities like Cyberjaya and Putrajaya which come with their own golfing attractions.

Main golf tourism destination in Malaysia

The KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) is also located within the state while there are also a host of major attractions like Batu Caves, intelligent city Cyberjaya and many more. If you are an avid golfer and you are visiting Malaysia, you will most likely be flying in to the state through the airport here. From there you will find that the state offers some of the most beautiful landscapes and internationally designed Golf Courses in the country. It is very easy to get around in the state as most of the locations are connected through one of the most efficient highway systems in the world.

Something for everyone here

The state of Selangor has one of the most choices of golfing choices among all other states in Malaysia. Here, you will be able to enjoy your game either through the Golf Courses located within the city and town centres or if you like, you can head out towards the more isolated Golf Courses around the outskirts of the state.

Golf Courses in Selangor

There are many golf courses around the state of Selangor that you can choose from, some of which have been used to host the top golf tournaments in the region, including the prestigious Malaysian Open. Among the top course here are:

The Bangi Golf Resort

This golf course offers a Ronald Fream, 18 hole course located in Bangi town where it is not far from the commercial areas but is surrounded by some of the richest natural environment of the state.

The Bangi Golf Resort is strategically located just outside the city centre of Kuala Lumpur. It is in the town of Bangi which is about 20 minutes drive along the Seremban highway from the heart of the city where one is welcomed by a 6,222 meter, golf course.

At the Bangi Golf Resort, one gets to enjoy a game of golf without the distraction of the hustle and bustle of the city and yet near enough to get home for the night. It is a 27-hole championship par 72 golf course that offers a wide range of facilities and services. The designer responsible for this course is Ronald Fream, one of the most renowned golf course architects in the world who has already designed some of the most challenging and amazing Golf Courses around.

The golf course at the Bangi Golf Resort is known for offering a healthy balance of different difficulty levels. Its par-4 Seventh hole is its signature hole where one has to maneuver pass some waters over to the green while other holes bring with them all types of obstacles and restrictions that can really test the skill levels of even the professional golfer.

As such, the Bangi Golf Resort is often associated to being the fun course as golfers get a little bit of everything including bunkers, hilly slopes, water ponds and trees. Apart from that, there are standard facilities here that include gear rental, a Pro Shop for all golfing supplies, changing rooms and caddy services at nominal rates.

Bukit Beruntung Golf and Country Resort Club

– Located around the Rawang region that comes with a 36-hole golf course, it spreads across more than 400 acres which are conveniently located through the North-South Expressway.

Convenient and Accessible

Located just off the city centre of Kuala Lumpur is the Bukit Beruntung Golf and Country Resort. You need not have to travel that for from the heart of Kuala Lumpur to get here for a short golfing indulgence. The Bukit Beruntung Golf and Country Resort hosts one of the best locations for golfing which is only about 45 minutes’ drive away. Once you get here, you are welcomed by a friendly team who will assist you in every way possible.

Guesthouses available

The district of Bukit Beruntung is one of the satellite towns located along the outskirts of the Klang Valley. This makes it a perfect place to go if you want to be undisturbed in your golf game. You get to play on the international standard 18-hole golf course which is designed with some very challenging hazards and fairways. Besides that, you get to enjoy the sports facilities here as well as stay in the 50 units of guestrooms available if you plan to spend a night or two. The Splash Park is perfect for the young ones here.

The Kelab Golf Negara Subang

– Located in Kelang Jaya, it offers you 2, 18-hole international standard golf courses. This place has been used to host some of the top golfing tournaments that have attracted renowned players in the past.

One of the most prominent Golf Courses in the Klang Valley is the Kelab Golf Negara Subang or KGNS in short. It was previously known as the Subang National Golf Club which was launched by the first prime minister of Malaysia YAM Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Alhaj.

KGNS has a very illustrious past where it went by many names before it used the current one where it is built on the Seaport Estate which was originally used as a rubber plantation. In 1963, the decision to buil a golf course was then mooted and the Sungei Way Golf Course was born before it was changed to Kelab Golf Kebangsaan Subang.
Due to its original rubber plantation setting, some of the trees can still be seen here. The national golf course was deemed necessary as the main golf club then was the Royal Selangor which was overflowing with members already.

Famous golf course in Subang Jaya

Today, KGNS is a popular golf course here mainly because of its historical past and the fact that it was located not far from the main commercial centers of the capital. In fact, KGNS’s location is regarded to be very strategic because it is within the vicinity of Subang and Sungai Way, two of the most rapidly growing townships in the county.

The golf course in KGNS was designed by Jeffrey Gibb & J.B. Twiss and has an 18-hole championship course known as the Putra Course and the Kelana Course. Among its most popular stretches here is the 7th Hole which is known as the ‘Seven Widows’ where it has some large bunkers and such.

Kajang Hill Golf Club

Hidden away from the maddening crowd and the traffic noises of the towns and cities in Selangor is the Kajang Hill Golf Club. The state of Selangor is known as the richest state in the country with a healthy balance of natural surroundings and modern cities with a combination of several different industries.

As such, it can sometimes be quite difficult to find a place to escape from the traffic jams and to play a game of golf without any distractions or noise. At the Kajang Hill Golf Club, this could be possible as it is located in Semenyih which is located not far from the city centre and yet far enough to provide the escapism route for any golfer of any level.

Established in 1999, the golf course here was designed by M Saito who laid out the 18-holes par-72 plan which will provide a challenging and rewarding game for any golfer. This is a place where one gets to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the natural and rich vegetation of the country without having to go deep into the jungles. The championship golf course offers a mixture of Japanese and Malaysian landscaping motifs which comes with Bermuda fairways encircling around some of the most challenging water Hazards, bunkers and ponds.

Apart from playing golf, members can enjoy the F&B outlets here that serve Japanese and local cuisine while a Pro Shop supplies all that the golfer needs for the game. Other facilities here include Jacuzzi, sauna, changing rooms and many more.

– Located in Semenyih, this is an 18-hole international golf course designed by M Saito.

Kinrara Golf Club

Among the best around the city

The Kinrara Golf Club is probably one of the better places to play golf if you are looking to enjoy the game without having to travel too far. Chances are you want to enjoy the game and then go home for the night instead of spending it in any resort. It is actually about 25 minutes away from the city center of Kuala Lumpur.

Not for beginners

This is a unique place to be where the 19-hole golf course that makes up Kinrara Golf Club has some very exciting holes to play in. Besides the golf course, this is also a popular venue where weddings and events are held. The golf course here measures at 5,841 meters which come with some very challenging hazards and roughs. Beginners might find this course a bit too challenging while the experienced ones probably need to up their game at some point. The trees and bungalows just add on to the challenge. Teeing off here will be RM88 on weekdays and RM178 and RM118 for morning and afternoon on weekends.

Here, you can enjoy the green on the hilly slopes and natural surroundings while playing your game at the 18-hole, E H Parslow and Roslee Muda designed golf course.

Glenmarie Golf & Country Club

One of the most established golf courses in the country, it was established back in 1993. Here, you can play at the Max Wexler-designed golf course spread along with its 36-hole layout. This club houses the Resort and Valley Course respectively.

The Glenmarie Golf and Country Club is an exclusive and luxurious golf course located in the Klang Valley. It is among the many prestigious golfing destinations for those in the capital of Malaysia and among the people in the state of Selangor, the richest state in the country.

Situated strategically in Glenmarie around the Shah Alam region, the club was established in 1993 and with more than 20 years of providing international golfing experience for players of all levels, the club has expanded and grown with a reputation of class, quality and stature. In fact, the Glenmarie Golf and Country Club is being regarded as one of the top golf clubs in the country.

That which makes the club so distinguished is that it is a 36-hole Golf Course which is separated between the east and the west. Max Weller, the renowned American course designer was involved in the laying the plans for this course where it was known then as East and West Course which has since been renamed as Garden and Valley courses respectively.

Both the courses here are exceptionally designed with Bermuda Tifway 419 on the fairways while Bermuda Tifdwarf is used on the greens. On the Garden Course has some of the most spectacular lakes and palm trees that provide the obstacles while there are many bunkers and such here. Meanwhile, the Valley Course offers a different form of challenge which has may different types of pine trees that provide a great view of the surroundings when playing here.

Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Golf & Country Club

This golf course is often regarded to be one of the most beautiful ones in Selangor. It houses its own lake with carefully planned and designed foothills and trees. The course was designed by Thompson Wolveridge and Associates.

Located not far from the city centre of Kuala Lumpur is the Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah. Getting here from Kuala Lumpur only takes about half an hour where one is welcomed by some of the most spectacular sceneries for golfing.

The Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah is located in the town of Shah Alam, one of the most vibrant locations in Selangor. It is designed by Peter Thomson through his Thompson Wolveridge and Associates firm. He was a 5-times Open Champion and renowned golf architect in this own right. In designing the course, Thomson ensured that there were enough challenges and obstacles for golfer of every level.

As such, there are three Nines here placed strategically in the 27-hole USGA class championship golf course. Golfers come here throughout the day of the week to enjoy a game without having to travel too far out of town. It is the first and only golf course that offers night play on all the holes.

The three Nines here consist of the President Nines, the Sultan Nines and the Alam Shah Nines respectively. Within them are over 25,000 trees and shrubs which set the perfect atmosphere for a great game of golf. Apart from that, there are some very challenging fairways, uneven terrains and slopes and bunkers which elevate the game to a higher level, testing golfer of every level. Apart from golfing, the club offers many other facilities like a Pro Shop, F&B outlets that serve the best meals as well as viewing galleries, among others.

Kota Permai Golf & Country Club

Located in the dynamic township of Kota Kamuning, you get a 5-star, 18-hole international golf course to indulge in. This golf course opened its doors back in 1998 and has become a premier location for golf tournaments and events. This includes the Selangor Worldwide Masters and the highly-contested Maybank Malaysian Open. It comes with an Olympic-sized swimming pool and other facilities too.

The Kota Permai Golf and Country Club has the reputation of being one of the fastest growing golf clubs in Malaysia. Established in 1998, the golf course has already hosting several top tournaments that include the Asian Tour Volvo Masters as well as hosting the qualifying rounds of the World Cup of Golf in 2007.

Located in Kota Kamuning, the Kota Permai Golf and Country Club offers a great golfing destination as it is only about 30 minutes-drive away from the city centre. In the club is an 18-hole championship course which is designed to offer a challenging and rewarding game for every golfer.

Ross Watson, one of the top international architects who have designed some of the most remarkable courses in the world was responsible for the layout here. Since then, the Kota Permai Golf and Country Club has been enjoying huge success having been ranked as the Number One Golf Course and Most Beautiful Hole by Golf Magazine for several years. Apart from that, it was voted Best Golf Course and in the 2008’s edition of Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards took home the Best Golf and Country Club honours.

The 6,398 meter long course here is a great place to play as there are some very challenging fairways to maneuver, bunkers and trees to explore and some very interesting water Hazards and bunkers that are specially intended to give the game a lot more character while the fairways that are carpeted with Bermuda grass amidst the scenic landscape makes the experience a lot more fulfilling.

Beringin Golf Club

– If you do not mind travelling a bit further, head out to Kuala Kubu Bahru, where you will come to Beringin Golf Club which offers an 18-hole stretch crafted by renowned designer Ted Parslow.

The SSG Beringin Golf Club is among those that are located around the northern regions of the Klang Valley. It is in Kuala Kubu Baru which can be quite a sleepy town to many. The surroundings here include Rawang and Bukit Beruntung, which at one time were tipped to be up and coming townships that was to be satellites for the airport but was later moved down south.

As such, the townships here are quite quiet for many years until recently when development started to grow again. As such, more and more people are visiting this town again and the SSG Beringin Golf Club offers an exciting option for those who do not like to drive too far out of the city for a fulfilling game of golf.

The SSG Beringin Golf Club offers a great place to play the game especially if one is looking for a cool and peaceful environment as it is naturally a valley here. This is where the vast greens that welcome the golfer comes with a layout of an 18-hole course which was designed by Ted Parslow, presumably one of the most distinguished masters in this segment who put out one of the most challenging courses around here.

This club offers a full range of services and facilities for any golfer that includes rental of carts and other equipment. The Pro Shop has all the supplies that is needed while there is a driving range and putting green to get started before heading to the fairways.

Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club(was once TPCKL)

– This club is where you will find a 36-hole competition golf course located not far from the heart of Kuala Lumpur in Bukit Kiara. What makes it a unique golfing destination is that while it is near to the city, it is engulfed by thick, natural surroundings. It was established in 1991 where the courses are now the works of Parslow & Winter Golf Design. Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club has also been used to host top golfing events like the Malaysian Open as well as the CIMB Classics.

Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (KLGCC) is an exclusive premier golf and country club ideally situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Sprawled on the beautiful hilltop surrounded by greenery hills amidst Bukit Kiara, the club is an ideal getaway destination especially for those who would like to escape from city’s bustling.

Elegantly designed clubhouse incorporating Californian-Spanish elements, you’ll be mesmerize with the picturesque and environmental friendly landscapes. Visitors flock into the club during weekends since it is accessible via major roads directly from the city centre.

Throughout the years, the master plan of KLGCC has been improved and upgraded in terms of facilities to ensure that visitors enjoy a smooth flow of activities. This 36-hole golf course comes together with wide range of facilities namely gymnasium, swimming pools as well as three-storey fully automated driving range.

In addition to the facilities provided within the club, members and visitors can also enjoy an array of finest food served at East Players’ Lounge. Among some of its signature dishes including Garlic Prawn Pasta, Sweet & Sour Chicken, Udang Masak Berempah as well as Pina Collada Cheese Cake.

Malaysian Open International Venue

The façade is complemented by the elegant and wonderful clubhouse with a touch of Californian-Spanish architecture. Avid golfers will be mesmerized with the beautifully and stylishly designed buildings in TPCKL. Once can easily reach TPCKL via major roads from the city centre.
The club is separated into two sides West and East Course. The West course with a parkland-style design was completed few years back while East course is catered to advanced players that aim for precision and accuracy when golfing. East course features wetlands and a sanctuary thus making it one of the most scenic Golf Courses available in Malaysia.

TPCKL is not only suitable for avid golfers but also families as the golf course is tastefully equipped with other facilities such as bowling centre, badminton court, tennis court, theaters, business centre and plenty more.

Palm Garden Golf Club

– The Palm Garden Golf Club offers an 18-hole golf course designed by renowned architect Ted Parslow. This is a great place to play golf if you like to get away from the city centre without needing to travel too far. The beautiful landscapes that surround the golf course is a sight to behold where you will enjoy the carefully crafted bunkers and undulating fairways.

Situated in the lush greens of IOI resort in country’s administration Federal Territory of Putrajaya, the Palm Garden Golf Club is surely a haven for golfers who would like to enjoy a game of golf away from the noise and hustle of the city. Quietly tucked away from the traffic jams, noisy neighbours and such, Palm Garden is the ideal destination for you if you are looking for a golf game which is not too far away and yet close enough to be within reach.

The course is designed by international golf architect Rick Robbins, Palm Garden Golf Club boasts of 3 nines namely the Putra, the Palm and the IOI, all of which are placed over 330 acres of land that encompasses hills and slopes and valley. The course is surrounded by hills and hence when standing on the greens you will be surrounding only by the natural colours of nature with none of the concrete and stone walls distracting you.

You will enjoy your golf here amidst the challenging course with an affordable fee from RM55.00 for the 9 hole on weekdays and RM80 for weekends. The 18 holes will cost you only RM75 on mornings during weekdays and RM90.00 in the afternoons. On weekends, 18 holes will cost RM120.00.

Other fess like Buggy charges are RM31.50 for the 9 holes and RM63 for the 18s while Caddies will charge you RM21.00 for the 9s and RM36.75 on the 18 holes. Tee off times start at 7.15am in the mornings and 12noon for the afternoons.

Getting to Palm Garden Golf Club

The easiest way to get to Palm Garden is by road because most of all the highways in the Klang Valley basically leads you to Putrajaya. From Kuala Lumpur, the PLUS highway is the best way to get to Palm Garden where you can exit through the Putrajaya interchange and follow the ‘IOI Resort’ directions. If you are coming from Puchong or Damansara, the LDP will lead you to Putrajaya where you follow the signs and head towards ‘IOI Resort’ If you are coming from any other parts of the country, you only need to follow the PLUS highway and exit at Putrajaya and then head towards ‘IOI Resort’ and you are already here.

Saujana Golf & Country Club

– This is perhaps one of the most talked-about golf courses in the country. Established in 1986, you get to play on either one of the two 18-hole golf courses designed by Ronald Fream. The Palm Course has often been regarded to be among the most challenging courses in the region. It has been designed with undulating fairways, bunkers and hazards that will test the skill of players at every level.

Saujana Golf & Country Club (SGCC) was incepted by former premier, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in 1982 when he propelled the idea to establish a golf club in the capital city, Kuala Lumpur in an effort to attract investors as well as industrialists. Thus, the development of two 18-hole Golf Courses began in 1983.

The Golf Courses also come together with a clubhouse, chalet complex and luxurious hotel. Formerly known as Golf Resort (M) Sdn Bhd, the name was changed to Saujana Resort (M) Berhad in 1985 as it turned into a public company in the same year.

A California-based golf architectural firm under the management of Ronald Fream was responsible in designing and turning the plantation land into a panoramic and impressive international standard course. Three years later in 1986, the clubhouse opened its door officially on Valentine’s Day while Hyatt Saujana Hotel was launched in 1987.

Over the years, SGCC clinched a number of prestigious awards including Best Golf Course in Malaysia, club with best facilities and most difficult hole in Malaysia from 1991 until 1999 as voted by readers poll in Golf Malaysia magazine. Then in 1999, the club was awarded number 1 golf club in Malaysia by Golf Digest USA.

Green Fees
Weekday (Mon-Fri)
Weekends & Public Holiday
RM 280.00 nett per 18-hole
RM 400.00 nett per 18-hole
(all guests are subject to a Daily Golfer’s Insurance of RM3.00 nett per round)
Buggies RM 85.00 nett per buggy
Caddies RM 40 nett per caddy
Golf Set Rental RM 150 per set, per round
Golf Shoes Rental RM 10.50 per pair
Payment All transactions must be in Cash,VISA,MASTERCARD or AMEX only
Course Bookings All booking must be made 2 weeks in advance and are subject to availability of tee-off times.
Weekday Golf Palm Course and Bunga Raya Course
Weekend Golf Bunga Raya Course only
Tee-Off Times (18 holes) Morning : 7.15a.m. – 9.16a.m.
Afternoon : 12.01p.m. – 2.10p.m.
Handicap Cards All golfers must produce their Handicap Cards upon registration.
Minimum USGA Handicaps: Men : 24 Women : 36
Golf Attire Golf Shoes, collared t-shirts, and tailored short/long pants
club rules & Regulations All golfers and guests must abide by the club rules and Regulations of Saujana Golf and Country Club
Bookings & Enquiries Please contact the Marketing & PR Department
Tel : 603-78461466 / 76251466

The Mines Resort & Golf Club

– Here, you get to play at the Robert Trent Jones Jr-designed golf course. Built on its parkland-style land spanning nearly 7,000 yards, the course has won international awards for its design and facilities.

That which makes The Mines Resort and Golf Club so popular and significant is the fact that it is located very near to the main city centre of Kuala Lumpur. Built and laid onto the site of the largest open cast tine mine in the world, this is a place where golfers can play and enjoy the game without having to travel too far away from the Klang Valley. It is a great weekend getaway for any golfer who prefers to be closer to the city.

The Mines Resort and Golf Club is easily accessible through major expressways leading to Balakong and Serdang and it is part of a 1,000 acre land which has a resort, a shopping mall and many other facilities. The designer of the golf course at the Mines Resort is none other than Robert Trend Jones Jr who is a truly established and distinguished golf course architect, having brought some of the most spectacular Golf Courses globally to the sport.

A significant factor about the golf course here is that there are quite a lot of sand patches and areas which was used to provide better drainage as it was formerly a tin mine. This was the challenge for the designers who have done excellently to produce one of the best courses around where it has already won awards like the No.2 Course in Malaysia and among the top 10 in Asia. Apart from that, The Mines Resort and Golf Club hosted the World Cup Golf and had the privilege of having Tiger Woods play there.

Address: Mines Wellness City, 43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 7PM

Phone: +60 3-8943 2288

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