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Batam Golf Information
Batam is an island in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, 20km from Singapore and in the South China Sea. A short 30-minute ferry from Singapore, Batam a golf mecca and men’s paradise. Batam is most known for its golf, beaches, nightlife, and shopping. Nagoya is Batam’s main city. Upscale resorts along the coast offer golf courses and are suitable for families.
Batam is a favorite regional golf destination with a reputation for abundant nightlife. The seven Batam golf courses cater to all playing abilities and design preferences. Golf in Batam offers excellent value for money with green fees lower than US$50 inclusive of a shared golf cart and individual caddie. Hotels, food, beverages, and entertainment are similarly low priced, making the complete Batan golf experience accessible to all.
Like Thailand golf, caddies are a major contributor to the overall enjoyment of golfing in Batam. Generally young and female they provide course advice and fulfill other duties as needed. Many come from villages and appreciate the support from golfers.
Golf in Batam is best played on weekdays when the courses are less crowded, and green fees are least expensive. Weather-wise the island is practically on the equator, and there is only one season, warm and humid. Golf in Batam is played 365 days a year, though some days brief rain delays can interrupt play for up to 30 minutes.
The best Batam golf courses include Palm Springs, Southlinks, and Sukajadi. The Greg Norman course at Tering Bay is also worth playing. After golf, massages are very popular, and each golf course has their on-site spa, It’s a nice activity to unwind before heading back to town and starting the evening. Prices are competitive, and a full range of services are available. Once back in town, Nagoya City and Batam Center have a good selection of restaurants, pubs, and discotheques. All in all, Batam offers a memorable Asian golf experience, with great service, at reasonable prices.