Jakarta Golf Courses | Play Golf in Jakarta
The capital city of Jakarta lies on the coast of the island of Java and is at the cultural, political and economic heart of Indonesia. Jakarta has 35 golf courses to choose from in the city and surrounding areas, the best Jakarta golf courses are listed here.
(popular course located near Soekarno-Hatta International Airport)
Cengkareng Golf Club is a favorite golf course conveniently located near the Jakarta International Airport. The beauty of Cengkareng is that the Jakarta golf traveler can golf and depart without having to double back into the city and deal with the traffic. Moreover, with the Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport nearby, the golf visitor can relax after the round in the comfort of the Cengkareng clubhouse, rather than waiting for a long time at the airport departure lounge.
(Nicklaus layout with waste bunkers and undulating greens)
Damai Indah Golf, Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD) Course located in the West Java satellite city of Bumi Serpong Damai. Opened for play in 1992, the BSD Course was the first Jack Nicklaus course in Indonesia, and many of Jack’s signatures are evident in the design, including waste bunkers flanking the fairways.
BSD has won many awards including the 1999 Best Golf Course in Indonesia and 2015 IAGTO Excellence.
(strategic Robert Trent Jones Jr course)
The Damai Indah Golf, Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) Course is located close to the Java Sea and sometimes is referred to by locals as “The Spirit of the Sea”. PIK is 22 miles to the north of Damai Indah Golf’s other 18-hole layout, the Bumi Serpong Damai Course and around 30 minutes from the Jakarta International Airport. Professional tournaments held at PIK include the World Cup in 1983 and the 2007 and 2010 editions of the Indonesia Open.
(challenging public Desmond Muirhead course)
Imperial Klub Golf is located in the new town of Lippo Karawaci, 25 minutes from downtown Jakarta and 35 minutes from Jakarta’s International Airport. Imperial Klub Golf is a public golf course designed by British course architect Desmond Muirhead. This Jakarta golf course is more difficult than most and plays to over 7200 yards from the back tees.
(one of the most challenging courses in Indonesia)
Jagorawi Golf & Country Club is situated 60 minutes from the center of Jakarta off the Jagorawi toll road. Three courses make up in total 45 holes. Both the Old Course and the New Course have hosted the Indonesian Open.
(championship course is home to the Indonesian Masters)
Royale Jakarta Golf Club is located just 15 minutes from central Jakarta and accessible via the toll road. One of the new breed of Jakarta golf courses, Royale Jakarta was designed as a world class championship course from day one.
The course is the permanent home and was the venue for the 2011-2015 Indonesian Masters.
(well-maintained course in the heart of Jakarta)
Since 1962, Senayan National Golf Club has been popular amongst local Indonesia golfers due to its location in the heart of the central business district. However, the original course was short and scruffy with tight fairways, mature trees and an old clubhouse.
In December 2012, Senayan National was reopened its doors to members and visitors after a complete makeover by the JMP Group and golf course architect Bob Moore.