Golfing in Malaysia

Within the historical rich golf courses of Perak


Perak is one of smaller states in Peninsular Malaysia. Located within the northern region of the country, the state is home to some of the most historical places in the country. Here is where you will find Kuala Kangsar, which is the royal town here while Taiping is one of the oldest towns. Here is also where you will find Ipoh, the state’s capital which is very much renowned for its local food and cuisine. This means that it is an ideal place to go for the whole family who could indulge in a bit of everything like food, shopping and most importantly, golf.

Perak attracts tourists throughout the year and apart from the places within the state, you will also be able to find the outlying islands like Pulau Pangkor as well as some seaside resorts here that also house some of the notable Golf Courses of the country. Located in Kamunting around the Taiping town is the Bukit Jana Golf Club where it comes with an 18 hole, 6,394 meter green. The Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort is located in Batu Gajah which was designed by Australian Golf Management that comes with a 27 hole stretch. The Damai Laut Golf and Country Club is located in coastal town Lumut where you will be able to enjoy a game of golf through the Ronald Fream designed greens.

Meanwhile, the Royal Teluk Rubiah Country Club is located not far from Lumut town where it is home to an 18-hole championship course. Here is where you will find one of the most peaceful greens where it is located not far from the seaside coast overlooking the Malacca Straits.

In Ipoh not far from the city centre is the Meru Valley Golf and Country Club where the luxurious greens offer a 27 hole course while at the Royal Teluk Rubiah Country Club is an 18 hole golf course located not far from here too. Ipoh is also home to the Royal Perak Golf Club, one of the oldest and most reputable golf clubs in the country. The course here is very prestigious and had previously played host to some of the major premier golfing tournaments include that of the Omega and Australian Tours respectively.

The state of Perak has many options when it comes to golfing as it is here where Taiping, a growing tourist town is located as well as Pulau Pangkor.

Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort Batu Gajah
Tel: 05-366 7433

Taiping Golf Resort
Tel: 05 883 6700

Damai Laut Golf and Country Club/ Swiss-Garden Golf Resort & Spa Damai Laut
Tel: 05-685 9330

Meru Valley Golf & Country Club
Tel: 05- 529 3300

Royal Teluk Rubiah Country Club
Tel: 05-688 8390