Top Golf holiday in India
India is coming on to the world golf map thanks to golfers like Jyoti Randhawa, Jeev Milkha Singh, Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Kapur. There are many golf courses which came up in last few years, but most of these are nearby cities. We explored 5 Indian Golf course which will not just take you to a morning golf ride but also to a holiday to remember.
Royal Spring golf course is a public golf course situated at the foothills of Zabarwan hills overlooking dal lake is one of the most picturesque golf course in the world.This 18 hold echamionship golf course gies as long as 6985 yards from teh chamionship tee.The designer of this beautiful course is the globally acclaimed Robert Trent Jones Jr. II
2. Aamby Valley, Maharashtra
A two hour drive from Mumbai in the western Ghats is located one of India’s first planned city Aamby Valley. Part of this is Aamby valley golf course on the shahyadri range in lonavala is amongst the top golf course in the world. This 18 hole chamionship course is 7,087-yard long, has been designed by David Hemstock Associates (UK) and upgraded and re-modelled for championship by PGA DC of Britain and Ireland, has been chosen as “The Rolex World’s top 1000 Golf Courses”
3. Kodaikanal Golf Club, Tamil Nadu
Founded in the year 1895 kodai golf club is amongst the oldest clubs and still follows their tradition where the new Captain, always nominated by the outgoing one drives into office off the first tee. Kodai Golf Club today, nestling 7000ft. above sea level in the Palani Hills with cool breezes blowing off the cliff face, which can turn a par three hole from an easy nine iron to a hard four, with descending mist that makes you listen to know where your ball lands, and where the nineteenth hole offers succour and a view over one of the prettiest courses in the world.
4. Lalit Golf Course, Goa:
Located on the shore of canacona beach in south Goa, The Goa Golf Greens, is the first and only international standard Links Golf Course in India. The course is suarrounded by the Arabian sea on one side and luxurious “The LaLiT Golf & Spa Resort Goa” on the other
The Goa Golf Greens is a 9-hole double T golf course, with 18 gents and 9 ladies Tees, playing to Par 36, from each set, measuring 6303 yards for a 18-hole game.
5. Naldehra Golf Course, Near Shimla
The oldest 9 hole golf course in India built by Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon in 1905 is one of the most beautiful golf course amidst surrounding of himalayas. Situated around 22kms from Shimla in a small town of Naldehra, the golf course was initially a 9 Hole Course, the Naldehra golf course was expanded to 18 holes, and further expansion has been planned to make the course at par with the best in the country.
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