To many individuals and corporate professionals, a stress-free golfing holiday is a time to relax. India boasts of some amazing and popular golf courses. Most of the golf courses in India are located in/or near the famous five-star hotels and green offerings, ensuring that tourists do not need to move away from their place of stay in search of golf courses.
Given below is a list of a few famous Golf Courses in India:
Royal Springs Golf Course
This is an 18-hole golf course that is used for championship matches. One can view the Dal Lake perfectly from here. From the tee box of the 5th hole, the golfer is able to see Zabarwan Hills’ fir-covered peaks. It has several tea shelters along the sidelines of the course.
Agra Golf Club
Agra Golf club is also referred to as the city’s monument of love. It offers a glimpse of Taj Mahal from several points. There are several hotels nearby where one can stay – ITC Mughal and The Oberoi Amarvilas being a couple of them.
The Kodaikanal Golf Club
This golf club is located in Tamil Nadu’s Palani Hills. Kodaikanal golf course is recognized for the fact that each of its holes offers a unique test for one’s skills. One’s physical endurance can also be severely tested. The availability of nearby hotels means that tourists will not have to worry about accommodation.
Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort
This is a good place for those who wish to mix leisure with business. Its sprawling sports complex, kids club and several restaurants make it an ideal place for family trips.
Ananda in the Himalayas, Uttarakhand
Although the golf course here is small, it has stunning six-holes that make golfing fun. It offers tough challenges even to seasoned golfers because it is laid between valley space and forest land.
Aamby Valley City, Maharashtra
The place is quite comforting for stressed out individuals in need of some quiet time. Aamby Valley was designed by David Hemstock Associates from UK.
The Royal Calcutta Golf Club
Apart from the British Isles, this is the oldest golf course in the world. The design of Royal Calcutta Golf Club is similar to the St Andrew’s Fairway in Scotland.
Oxford Golf & Country Club
This golf club is located 22 kms from Pune airport. Over the years, this place has made a name for itself for hosting seasoned golfers. Its vantage points give one a great view of silver sand bunkers.
Located in Bangalore, Golfshire Club is a 45 minute drive from the city center. This golf-course is managed by Troon Golf and was designed by PGA Design. It sits on a 250-acre land featuring undulating greens and a great view of Nandi Hills.
Kensville Golf Living
Located in Ahmedabad, Kensville golf-course was designed by Jeev Milkha Singh and is an 18-hole PGA-standard course. It is known to have hosted over three European Challenge events.