Johor Golf Courses | Golf in Johor, Malaysia

Back in the early 1990s, at the start of the golf boom, Johor took to developing golf resorts by the dozen. It therefore boasts the largest number of courses in the country, some of the best golf courses in Malaysia are lined up within less than an hour drive of each other. Retaining much of its natural splendour, Johor has miles of golden sandy beaches, and beautiful offshore islands with clear waters which are excellent for diving, snorkelling and deep-sea fishing. The state is also endowed with several internationally-acclaimed forest reserves for non-golf days.

Golf Holidays in Johor
are a great way to spend some days, as it offers many different sights and tour options.

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Austin Hills Golf Resort


(27 holes of challenging golf & spectaular views)

Located only 15 kilometers from the Johor checkpoint and close to the center of Johor City is the Austin Hills Golf Resort. One cannot help but to notice the huge white imposing building sitting on top of Austin Hill; this is the club house of Austin Hills Golf Resort which provides a 360 degree panoramic view of Austin Hills Golf Course.

Austin Hills was originally set up as two 18-holes golf courses.

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Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club


(challenging "risk-reward" design is one of Johor's best)

Horizon Hills is a hidden jewel among Johor golf courses. Developed in 2008 on 1,200 hectares in the heart of Nusajaya, the 6,271 meter par-72 championship layout was designed by renowned architect Ross Watson. The sprawling 18-hole international championship golf course was officially opened in 2008 and shortly thereafter the 2010 Asian Tour’s Iskandar Johor Open was hosted by the club.

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Johor Golf & Country Club


(old style parkland course)

The golf course was originally designed by Dato' Ahmad Adam when works began on the first nine holes in 1968. The first nine holes were playable by 1970. In 1972, works for the second nine holes began and by 1974 it was the first 18 hole golf course in the State of Johor.

[Johor Golf & Country Club Reservation & Information...]

Palm Resort Golf & Country Club


(3x18 holes of championship golf)

Located near the Senai Airport, Palm Resort Golf & Country Club is a premier golf destination with three distinctively individual 18-hole championship courses designed by Hiromasa Inagawa and a spectrum of facilities for sports and recreation. The award-winning Palm Resort Golf & Country Club was voted No. 1 in Johor by Golf Malaysia Magazine in 2001/2002 and No.

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Ponderosa Golf & Country Club


(excellent Ronald Fream re-design)

Tucked away in an idyllic suburb of Johor Bahru Ponderosa Golf & Country Club is located just 15 minutes from the city center and 8 kilometers from the Singapore causeway. The Max Wexler designed Ponderosa Golf & Country Club blends natural terrain and tropical foliage to create a natural golf environment. The course derives its name from a well-known American pine, is also the name of the famous cattle ranch in the hugely popular television series Bonanza.

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Poresia Golf Club & Resort


(classic Pete Dye designed resort course)

The name "Poresia" is a combination of the "Pore" of Singapore and "Sia" of Malaysia, and it symbolizes the link between the two countries and the cooperation of those who brought the resort into existence. Poresia Country Club is the nearest Johor Bahru country club to Singapore. The Johor golf course is located 15 minutes from the Tuas checkpoint and is set on 1,700 acres of a greater golf resort complex.

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Pulai Springs Country Club, Melana Course


(challenging course with lots of elevation changes

Nestled at the foothills of Mount Pulai, the Pulai Springs Resort is naturally endowed with breath-taking views and sweeping panoramas of rolling greens and undulating hills. Pulai Springs Resort is home to two championship golf courses and was once ranked as one of the World's Top 50 Golf Resorts.

The Melana Course is Pulai Spring's No.

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Pulai Springs Country Club, Pulai Course


(excellent Trent Jones II course)

Nestled at the foothills of Mount Pulai, the Pulai Springs Resort is naturally endowed with breath-taking views and sweeping panoramas of rolling greens and undulating hills. Pulai Springs Resort is home to two championship golf courses and was once ranked as one of the World's Top 50 Golf Resorts.

The Pulai course is an outstanding Trent Jones II design.

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Starhill Golf & Country Club


(36 holes of challenging and enjoyable golf)

Bintang Course
(lightly tree lined, parkland layout)
The Bintang Course offers an interesting range of difficulties for the golfer. At a length of 6,834 yards from the tips, the par -72 layout which is built largely over riverine and swamp areas poses many challenges. Water serves as the primary obstacle for this course although the fairways are wide and generous.

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Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort, Plantation Course


(nice layout among original fruit orchids and palm plantations)

The Johor Golf Resort occupies 800 acres of land along the water on Straits of Johor and next to Pasir Gudang new town. It takes 30 minutes to reach from either the Singapore-Johor causeway or Johor Bahru itself. 

The Plantation Course opened for play in November 1992.

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Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort, Straits Course


(challenging layout along the coastline of the Straits of Johor)

The Johor Golf Resort occupies 800 acres of land along the water on Straits of Johor and next to Pasir Gudang new town. It takes 30 minutes to reach from either the Singapore-Johor causeway or Johor Bahru itself. 

The Straits golf course follows closely to the coastline of the Straits of Johor.

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Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort, Village Course


(nice blend of hills, valleys, and lakes surrounded by local villages)

The Johor Golf Resort occupies 800 acres of land along the water on Straits of Johor and next to Pasir Gudang new town. It takes 30 minutes to reach from either the Singapore-Johor causeway or Johor Bahru itself. 

The Village Course began operation in August 1994.

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The Legends Golf Resort & Country Club


(strategic Jack Nicklaus 18 holes + challenging Arnold Palmer 9-holes)

The Legends Golf & Country Resort located in Johor is an easy 40-minute drive from Singapore via the second causeway. The original concept was to offer championship courses, one designed by Jack Nicklaus, another by Arnold Palmer, the third by Gary Player to all Johor golfers. Only the Nicklaus course and 9-holes of the Arnold Palmer track was completed however.

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