Kuala Lumpur Golf Courses | Golf in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur has a wide array of golf courses with great layouts and pleasant greens. Over the years, premium golf resorts have sprouted up along with old, established club courses in Malaysia. You’ll find that each golf course in Kuala Lumpur you visit is unique with its own challenging obstacles and terrain. A delightful mix of cross-cultural influences and traditions, Kuala Lumpur radiates an exciting, enticing charm, which will no doubt add to your Malaysia golf experience.
Golf Holidays in Kuala Lumpur are a great way to spend some days, as it offers many different sights and tour options.
(enjoyable Ted Parslow designed course)
The 18-hole Ted Parslow designed course of Amverton Cove is located on Carey Island and opened for play in 2013. The course can be reached from Kuala Lumpur in around 50 minutes by highway.
(Situated high up at about 3,100 feet above sea level at the Genting Highlands)
Some golf courses in Malaysia are sometimes described as tight, and you then thankfully discover only a few holes fit the description. But that's not the case at the Awana Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort, located within the very popular Genting Highlands holiday and entertainment resort.
(27-hole parkland course; fun and good for all))
Bangi Golf Resort is a 27-hole Kuala Lumpur golf course consisting of the Kajang, Putrajaya and Bangi nines. At times quite testing, at others easier-going, this is a pleasant parkland layout, popular with both local and visiting golfers.
Created by renowned Ronald Fream
Bukit Unggul Golf and Country Club is situated between the hills that also overlook the neighboring town of Dengkil. The course is located approximately one hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur city centre.
(tough countryside course, better maintained than most)
Danau Golf Club at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Bangi was fully renovated in 2011 and has since made it to premium course status. In fact in 2015, Danau Golf Club was voted best improved golf course in Malaysia due to its challenging layout and better maintenance.
(Eurasia Cup host venue)
Glenmarie Golf and Country Club is about a half hour's drive from the Kuala Lumpur airport and is one of the main golf courses in the Klang Valley. Glenmarie is regarded as one of the top-10 golf courses in Malaysia, with good conditioning and lovely, ornate landscaping.
(scenic and enjoyable design always in good condition)
Note: Kajang Hill Golf Club is currently closed.
Kajang Hill Golf Club, located just outside the town of Kajang in the state of Selangor, is a short 30 minute drive from Kuala Lumpur city center.
(one of the most difficult golf courses in Malaysia)
Established in 1989, Kelab Golf Perkhidmatan Awam (KGPA) is a 27-Hole golf course located in the up-and-coming Putrajaya area of Kuala Lumpur. Kelab Golf Perkhidmatan Awam has been voted the most difficult golf course in Malaysia.
(classic Peter Thomson parkland design)
Don’t be fooled by the long name! Located on the northern portion of royal town of Shah Alam and very close to the majestic Blue Mosque, Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (KGSAAS) is an important venue not just for visitors golfing in Malaysia but professional golfers as well. KGSAAS provides a quick relief for golfers in Malaysia as the Kuala Lumpur golf course is accessible in only 25 minutes from the center of Kuala Lumpur.
(rated the 3rd best course in Malaysia)
Set within the township of Kota Kemuning, Kota Permai Golf & Country Club has impressed Malaysia golf visitors since its opening in 1998. The 18-hole Kota Permai championship course was designed by top international architect, Ross Watson and is one of the best golf courses in Asia.
(With 27 perfectly designed holes, Nilai Springs Golf & Country Club is certainly a golf course to be reckoned with)
With 27 perfectly designed holes, Nilai Springs Golf & Country Club is certainly a golf course to be reckoned with. The superb championship course - a combination of 3 nines, namely Mango, Island and Pines - is specially created for golfers who wish to take their golfing skills to the limit.
(Newly reconstructed, 18 hole Ted Parslow design and part of the world-class IOI Resort)
Part of the IOI Resort, Palm Garden is a 30 minute drive from the Kuala Lumpur city center. The club embarked on a major exercise in 2009 which saw the emergence of 18 new holes designed by talented course architect Ted Parslow.
(premier & exclusive golf club in Malaysia)
This 45-hole golf and sports complex is one of the golf courses in Kuala Lumpur that is located in the city center where the famous Merdeka Square and Petronas Twin Towers are located. Established in 1893, The Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) is the founding ground of golf in Malaysia and the premier Malaysia golf club.
(birthplace of the Malaysian Open)
Established in 1893, The Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) is the founding ground of golf in Malaysia and the premier Malaysia golf club. Superbly a sanctuary amid the city center, the beautifully landscaped parkland courses command a panoramic view of the Kuala Lumpur’s skyline and are always a joy to play.
(2nd course at the exclusive Saujana Golf & Country Club)
Although the Saujana Palm Course hosts the big professional golf tour events, the Bunga Raya Course remains many people's favorite. Whereas the tour players get a slightly longer and (some might say) more forgiving layout to play on, the Bunga Raya is nicknamed the Crocodile because of its powerful bite.
(world-class course, home of the Malaysia Open)
Saujana was built out of the rolling hills of a former oil palm estate. The 2 golf courses, Palm and Bunga Raya are characterized by undulating fairways, mounds, bunkers, ridges, lakes and ponds.
(countryside course is a perennial top 10 in Kuala Lumpur)
Often mentioned to as an all-inclusive golf resort, Staffield Country Resort does offer a variety of leisure activities, but is really centered on the Graham Marsh and Ross Watson designed 27-hole golf course. The resort is located almost 1 hour from Kuala Lumpur city center or slightly shorter from the airport.
(first Jack Nicklaus designed course in Malaysia)
Officially opened in 1992 and just 15 minutes drive from downtown Kuala Lumpur, Sungai Long Country Club was the first Jack Nicklaus designed course in Malaysia. The course underwent major renovations in 2013 including the upgrading of the greens to TifEagle Bermuda grass, as well as improved drainage and irrigation to enhance the turf conditions of this magnificent design.
(routed among phenomenal limestone cliffs is a must play for scenic beauty)
Designed by the legendary Japanese professional golfer Jumbo Ozaki and the renowned golf course architect Kentaro Sato, the layout has stood the test of time, and is as much of a challenge today as it was more than 21 years ago. You are bound to come away from a day on this great layout having been challenged and rejuvenated.
(one of Malaysia's best golf course)
Built on the former site of the largest open cast tin mine in the world, The Mines Golf Course is the centerpiece of a resort complex stretching across 1,000 acres and encompassing five million square feet of interior space.
Robert Trent Jones, Jr.
(host of Sime Derby LPGA tournament)
At 6741 meters from the tips, the TPC Kuala Lumpur's (former Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club) East Course is parkland style, with beautiful vibrant-colored landscaping. This 18-hole championship ground was voted 4th best course in all Malaysia in 2010.
(site of the PGA Tour CIMB Classic and LPGA Sime Darby)
TPC Kuala Lumpur (formerly Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club) West Course is the longer and more challenging of two private golf courses at the club located near the heart of Kuala Lumpur's sprawling city center. Designed by architect Robin Nelson and playing to nearly 7,000 yards from the tournament tees, the golf course is set among the Bukit Kiara hillsides and abandoned rock quarries.
(27 hole Graham Marsh design. One of Kuala Lumpur's best)
The Tropicana Golf & Country Resort's 27-hole championship golf course is known to be among the best in the country, with many golf enthusiasts regularly making this a key stop of their golfing itinerary.
At the Tropicana Golf & Country Resort, there is a game of golf to be enjoyed no matter day or night.