Which golf courses in Malaysia are the most luxurious?
Luxurious golf courses in Malaysia includes
- Tropicana Golf and Country Resort, Kuala Lumpur
- Glenmarie Golf and Country Club, Shah Alam
- Royal Selangor Golf Club, Kuala Lumpur
- Forest City Golf Resort, Johor Bahru
- TPC Kuala Lumpur
- The Els Club Desaru Coast, Johor
- Meru Valley Resort
What is a luxurious golf course?
A golf club in Malaysia is considered luxurious usually based on its facilities and exclusivity. This means that not everyone can be a member of these clubs. You either need to pay a high amount to be a member or be invited to join the club with membership fees going up to as high as RM250,000.
Why is golf membership so expensive?
Unlike other sports, golf requires a large land space with the best facilities. The maintenance of a golf course is massively expensive and it is not catered to many players at any time. Membership fees are normally channeled back into the maintenance of the facilities, the greens and all other expenses.
Is it that expensive to play golf in Malaysia?
Unlike western countries, golf is regarded as a rich man’s game in Malaysia where it is available at posh country clubs that are located in upscale areas like highlands and seaside resorts. Some of the top golf courses like TPCKL and RSGC are located in prime locations within the city center.
How much is a golf membership in a luxurious club in Malaysia?
You must first be a member or invited by a club member. Membership in luxurious golf clubs like TPCKL goes around RM250,000. On top of that, there is the annual membership and if you are going to use all the facilities, this amount is higher as it covers the gym, swimming pool, tennis and other sports.