The state of Pahang is perhaps one of the naturally rich states in Peninsular Malaysia. Located within the central area of Peninsular Malaysia, Pahang is the gateway to the eastern coast and Johor towards the south. It offers a wide variety of attractions that include some of the oldest rainforests in the world as well as many highlands like Genting Highlands, Frasers Hills and Cameron Highlands. Apart from that, it is also home to some of the major seaside resorts with the likes of Teluk Chempedak and such.
Excellent landscapes and seaside for golf
As a large portion of the land in Pahang are still very much unchartered while some are being used for plantations, there are many places to go if you are an avid golfer. You can choose to head towards the luxurious Golf Courses located within reach of the major towns here like Kuantan, its state capital and Pekan or towards the higher lands of Cameron Highlands and Fraser’s Hill or towards the beachside where you can enjoy the cooling sea breeze around the Cherating beach areas.
Golfing around Pahang
The Astana Golf and Country Club is located in Kuantan where it is known to be one of the most popular Golf Courses here. The Lanjut Golf and Beach Resort is located in Rompin where you can enjoy the greens within the seaside view on its Lu Liang Huang designed, 18 hole stretch. Pantai Lagenda Golf and Country Club is where you will be able to tee off at the Pekan town while the Royal Pahang Golf Club is known to be one of the most prestigious courses in Malaysia. It is an 18-hole course which was designed by Jimmy Fah.
The Selesa Hill Homes host the Health Farm Golf Resort where it offers an 18 hole course designed by Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Abdul Majidbin Ismail located in Bentong. If you head up towards Genting Highlands, you can enjoy a game of golf in its rich and lush landscape midway towards the City of Entertainment. Located not far from here is the Bukit Tinggi Golf and Country Club. The Cameron Highlands Golf Club is one of the most popular places to enjoy your game in Tanah Rata. Alternatively, you can also head towards the Rodger Davis designed, 18 hole course at the Fraser’s Hill Golf Club.
Pahang is known for being the home to Taman Negara and the likes of Cameron Highlands that houses some of the top golf courses in Malaysia. . Nothing beats having a game of golf in the highlands while enjoying the cool weather of the surroundings.
KELAB GOLF (KGSAS) MAJLIS DAERAH CAMERON HIGHLANDS
Probably one of the oldest Golf Courses in Malaysia, the KGSAS or Kelab Golf Sultan Ahmad Shah has an 18-hole par 71, 6101 meter course located 5000 meters above sea level. The truly scenic views of the course, coupled with its greenish fairways provides a challenging course for the holiday seeking and the golf lover.
Cameron Highlands is a favourite travel destination for the nature lovers and to those who would like a getaway from the hustle bustle of the city. The drive to the highlands from Kuala Lumpur will take about 4 hours.
Cameron Highlands Golf Course is one of the oldest golf courses in Malaysia
Located between the townships of Tanah Rata and Brinchang, Kelab Golf Sultan Ahmad Shah are strewn with cowgrass on the fairways and serangoon on the greens, caddy services are available daily at an affordable fee.
Other facilities like the club house and a café are also nearby for those taking a break amidst the flora and fauna beauty of the highlands.
Malaysia’s Best Golf Course in terms of weather and location
The sprit of playing the game becomes more enthusiastic when we get the world class facilities to play it. Such world-class facilities are being offered by Kelab Golf Sultan Ahmad Shah to you at your doorstep. It is built in tranquil area with open plain green landscapes and mature trees along the boundaries of the golf course. Playing in such serene environment soothes our mind and soul.
Kelab Golf Sultan Ahmad Shah provides the golf course of 18 finely constructed holes which are enough to give a non-beatable challenge to any spiritual player. The area of this golf course is so large that you can take long shots as long as you want. Its extreme peaceful environment helps the player to concentrate into his game.
The highlands of Cameron Highlands Golf Course have very fine green grass of same height. It is very renowned golf course club among the people due to its world class facilities and is getting good remark day after day. This is the best place of golf in Malaysia. The memories of this place will never demolish from your life. Once you taste the experience of being here you will always want to come back here time and again.
Kelab Golf Sultan Ahmad Shah is developed by the team of renowned class of engineers with high technological skills. Its state-of-the-art beautiful grassland with high and low slopes enhances the joy of playing the game. It is one of the finest made golf-course available in Malaysia. It is located at the prime location of the city where you will get the famous renowned hotels, resorts, café house near by it.
The members of Cameron Highlands Golf Course enjoy the various types of luxurious facilities which raise the standards of lifestyle of the people. To become the member of this golf club is very easy and hassle free. The joining and monthly fee is also very reasonable and affordable so that maximum people can get the benefits of the facilities available here in Cameron Highlands Golf Course.
Joining fee is only RM700 and monthly membership is only RM110.
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There is the facility of changing room with separate wardrobes for each member. Golfers café and a good restaurant are available inside the golf course. Wi-fi connectivity is also there to facilitate the members of the club to surf the internet.
The operation hours of Cameron Highlands Golf Course are very flexible keeping in mind the conveniences of the people. You can play golf by coming early in morning as well as late in evening. You need not change your busy schedule to nourish your hobby of playing the golf.
Cameron Highlands Golf Course gives you surprisingly pleasure of playing wonderful game of golf in wonderful environment. You will hardly find a better place than Cameron Highlands Golf Course in the horizon of Malaysia. The staff members and managing team is also very co-operative and provide satisfactory services to the people. So, Cameron Highlands Golf Course is here for you to explore the serenity of playing golf in such a serene environment.
Malaysia’s oldest Bonsai is located here!
MLR – SOP DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Implement of Modification Local Rules – SOP by KGSAS ensure all members and guests comply it
CODE OF CONDUCT
The Committee introduce a Code of Conduct under Rule 1.2b to ensure compliant with social distancing guidelines and to penalise players for a breach as follows:
1. Players are not to touch or remove flagstick
2. Players are not to stand or walk within 2-meters of one another at all times
3. Players are not to share any equipment
4. Players are not to touch another player
5. After playing a shot from inside the bunker, please smooth the area using your Club and/or feet.
Penalty structure for Code of Conduct
a) First breach – warning
b) Second breach – 1-stroke penalty
c) Third breach – general penalty
d) Fourth Breach or any serious misconduct – disqualification
Committee defining when a ball is considered holed.
Object placed in the Cup
• A ball is considered holed when it comes to rest on the PVC pipe placed inside the hole or when it strikes the flagstick and subsequently comes to rest within 6 inches of the hole
Note: Please take note the golf ball must be inside the hole to be considered as hole in ones.
• Scores is accepted and certified without requiring a physical signature or scorecard. It is important that the Committee clearly defines when a scorecard has been returned and verified and that both the player and the marker have the opportunity to certify the returned score.
1. Accepting scores from players via text or WhatsApp. All scores must be submitted by the marker to both the player and the Committee by [text message, etc.]. Scorecards will be considered returned and certified when the player responds with confirmation.
2. Accepting scores verbally. All players must report to the scoring area immediately following the round. Scores will be accepted verbally by the Committee in the presence of both the marker and the player. Scorecards will be considered returned and certified when the player leaves the scoring area.
TEL : 05-491 1126/ FAX : 05-491 1126
Bukit Tinggi Golf and Country Resort
Situated among the mountainous range in the Pahang state is the Bukit Tinggi Golf and Country Club. It is located not far from the country’s capital in Kuala Lumpur and can be reached via the Karak Highway. The Bukit Tinggi Golf and Country Club is perhaps one of the most unique Golf Courses in the country as it has its own Japanese garden and many other unique features.
Located at 2,500 feet above sea level, Bukit Tinggi offers the golfer an exciting choice to enjoy the game without having to worry about the heat and humidity of the towns and the cities. At this resort, one is welcomed by the serene and cooling weather of the highlands where the golfer gets to view the spectacular surroundings of the rich and lush vegetation that makes the natural attraction so remarkable.
The Bukit Tinggi Golf and Country Club was designed by the J Michael Poellot Golf Design Group where it is known for its challenging obstacles. Catered for both amateur and professional golfers, this golf 18-hole golf course will surely require a lot of skills and techniques even among the seasoned players.
The greens are carpeted using the standard and high quality Bermuda Tifdwarf while the tee boxes and fairways and tee boxes were laid using Greenlees Park grass. At the resort are standard and luxurious facilities like a driving range, a Pro-Shop for all golfing supplies, changing and shower room, swimming pool and a very Japanese setting which makes the experience here very different as compared to every other golfing destination around the country.
Royal Pahang Golf Club(Kuantan)
The Royal Pahang Golf Club is one of the few golf clubs in Malaysia which is endowed with the Royal title. It was originally named as ‘The Kuantan Golf Club’ when it first started. Then, it only had 12 members where it would continue to grow by leaps and bounds in terms of stature and exclusivity. Today, the Royal Pahang Golf Club is among the most established and surely prestigious golf clubs in the country.
When it started, the Royal Pahang Golf Club only had a flat 9-hole golf course and used standard Malaysian cow grass before it was given a facelift later and upgraded into what it is today where it is now an 18-hole championship course. The Royal Pahang Golf Club is located strategically not far from Kuantan town and about 10 minutes away from popular tourist destination of Teluk Chempedak.
The course is built across a 120-acre land where it is set against the backdrop that overlooks the South China Sea. As such, the golfer will surely enjoy the game here which gets a lot of sun and the gushing sea-breeze that blows into the mainland.
Within the course is the First Nine which is known for its vast fairways and drier lands. In fact, this is the one which was mostly the original Nine before the upgrade. The Second Nine meanwhile is more watery as there are more bunkers, taller and younger trees which provide a totally different dimension to the game and challenge for the golfer.
Tel: 609-567 5811
Email: [email protected]
Pantai Lagenda Golf & Country Club(Kuantan)
The Pantai Lagenda Golf and Country Club is one of the golfing destinations operating in the state of Pahang, the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia. It is one of the most accessible destinations here as it is located only about an hour’s drive away from Kuantan, the state capital here and around the vicinity of Pekan.
Pantai Lagenda Golf and Country Club offers the golfer a unique golfing destination as it is crafted with some of the most challenging obstacles which can test the skills and techniques of seasoned golfers. The design of the golf course here is the work of American course designer firm IMG of International Management Group.
The golf course here has a very scenic view as it is set against the backdrop of the South China Sea. Spanning across 6,6649 meters, this is where the golfer can enjoy the game that overlooks some of the most breathtaking sights of the white, sandy beaches and the seaside which makes this place truly unique. The greens are laid with the championship Bermuda Tifdwarf greens while Sea Shore Paspalum is used to carpet the tee boxes and fairways that make the experience all the more unforgettable.
At Pantai Lagenda Golf and Country Club, visitors can enjoy the golfing experience here while taking breaks as the restaurant or visit the Pro Shop for supplies. Apart from that, there is a putting green, a chipping and bunker are for practices as well as standard facilities like changing and shower rooms, among others.
Tel: 09-425 1658/59
E-mail: [email protected]
Astana Golf & Country Club(Kuantan)
Pahang is one of the naturally rich states in Peninsular Malaysia. It is in the central region of West Malaysia and is home to some of the most beautiful mountains and highlands here including Cameron Highlands, Genting Highlands and many others. Within Pahang is Taman Negara which is home to some of the oldest rainforest in the world.
Here is where the Astana Golf and Country Club is located. It is an 18-hole championship golf course designed to offer all types of challenges for the avid golfer. At the Astana Golf and Country Club, one gets to enjoy the amazing surroundings of the scenic natural wonders of rainforest while basking in the best elements of the game here.
Premier night golf in Malaysia
Neil Crafter, an internationally established and very renowned Australian golf course designer was responsible for the design of the course here which was aimed at being as good as other international Golf Courses around where it is home to some of the most exclusive facilities offered by a club. In fact, the Astana Golf and Country Club is the only club where golfers get to play a night 9-hole game around the eastern coast of the country.
It has been called the ‘Gem of the East’ where the golf course is known for all the different types of obstacles, challenges like bunkers and ponds that make the Astana Golf and Country Club so popular. There are a wide variety of facilities which welcome the guest while it has hosted several golf tournaments including co-hosting the Malaysian Schools Golf Championship with Royal Pahang Golf Club.
Astana Golf & Country Club
Km 13, Jalan Sungai Lembing,
Bandar Indera Mahkota
Tel: 09 573-5135
Tel: 09 573-5135
Awana Golf and Country Club(Genting Highlands)
For the avid golfer who prefers to play their game without the scorching heat of the city centre would opt for the highlands. These are the places where once can go and enjoy the golfing in the hillside sceneries and cool temperature.
Golf Course in Genting Highlands
One of the prominent Golf Courses that are located among the highlands is the Awana Golf and Country Club. Situated along the hillside to the very famous Genting Highlands, this resort provides an 18 hole golf course that lies about 1,200 metres above sea level. One would normally come here to experience a golfing experience with the cool breeze blowing through all day.
The PGA-standardised golf course, which is listed as one of the top hundred Golf Courses in this region, was awarded ‘the most scenic golf course during the 1990s by the Malaysian PGA. Covered by mainly pine trees that gives the golfer a continental Europe aura, the Ronald Fream designed golf course provides great scenic views for the nature lover as well.
At the resort, there is also an 18-hole par-50 metre mini golf course. This of course is less competitive, for the relaxation seeking golfer and for novices who are seeking to try this out. With services provided like caddies, clubs and club rentals, the resort basically caters to both professionals and novices.
One good thing about Awana Golf Club is that, as much as it is golf-oriented, the abiding facilities are abundant and one can choose to relax by the swimming pool or the Jacuzzi after a long day at the greens. Apart from that, getting to Awana is easy via the expressway that leads to Genting Highlands.
Tel: 603 – 6436 9037
Golf Driving Ranges in Pahang
|PORT DICKSON GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB|
|General Manager||:||Mr. Mohamad Syazwan Suresh Abdullah|
|Address||:||Batu 5½, Jalan Pantai, 71050 Si Rusa, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan|
|Contact No.||:||06-6473 586
|Fax No.||:||06-6474 949|
|ROYAL SRI MENANTI GOLF & COUNRTY CLUB|
|Club Manager||:||Mr. Ramlan Ali|
|Address||:||71550 Sri Menanti, Negeri Sembilan|
|Contact No.||:||06-4979 600
|Fax No.||:||06-4979 888|
|SEREMBAN INTERNATIONAL GOLF CLUB|
|Hon. Secretary||:||En. Agmeer A. Mohd Farouke|
|Club Manager||:||En Mohamed Yunus bin Ismail|
|Address||:||Batu 3, Jalan Kuala Pilah, P.O. Box 88, 70710 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan|
|Contact No.||:||06-6775 277
|Fax No.||:||06-6772 309|
|STAFFIELD COUNTRY RESORT|
|Acct Exec||:||Dominic Chiae|
|Address||:||Batu 13, Jalan Seremban-Kuala Lumpur, 71700 Mantin, Negeri Sembilan|
|Contact No.||:||03-8766 6117|
|Fax No.||:||03-8766 7173|