5 Malaysian Golf Courses You Should Not Miss

Malaysia is one of the few destinations in South East Asia with over 200 golf courses!

These courses are designed to bring out the best features of our local environment. It also incorporates our very own unique styles and features.

You can enjoy a round of golf surrounded by high mountains, amidst towering rain forests, along the seashore, on tropical islands, or in the heart of the cities.

#5 Shan Shui Golf & Country Club | Tawau, Sabah

Situated 15 kilometers from Tawau town, Shan Shui Golf & Country Club sits majestically amidst the mountainous backdrop of Tawau’s grassy land.

The terrain and lush surrounding of the golf course serves as a natural habitat for wildlife such as exotic birds, monkeys and a resident crocodile.

Courtesy of Shan Shui Golf & Country Club

#4 Damai Golf & Country Club | Kuching, Sarawak

Damai Golf & Country Club Bhd is the first in Malaysia designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer. The setting is truly beautiful, bordering the foothills of Mount Santubong and hugging the beaches and rocky outcrop of South China Sea.

Courtesy of Damai Golf & Country Club

#3 Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club | Nusajaya, Johor

Horizon Hills is a challenging piece of art within a 1,200-acre freehold township development in the heart of Nusajaya, a key flagship zone within the Iskandar Development Region.

This is a US$10 million 18-hole international championship course designed by Australian course architect Ross Watson.

Courtesy of Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club

#2 TPC Kuala Lumpur Golf Course | Kuala Lumpur

TPC Kuala Lumpur lie in the landscape of Bukit Kiara, just 8km away from the heart of the city. Strategically placed amongst the capital’s prime residential suburbs and well served by major roads, it is the most conducive backdrop for business, entertainment and leisure for the discerning few who are members of this exclusive golf & country club.

Surrounded by nature preserves and is home to unique species of flora and fauna. It is a quiet, thoughtfully planned environment of relaxed elegance and natural beauty.

Courtesy of TPC Kuala Lumpur

#1 The Els Club Teluk Datai | Langkawi, Kedah

Set among some of the finest rainforest and natural beaches. Another masterpiece by four-time Major Champion, the course has a unique characteristics.

Whether it is the 100ft high trees, the constant buzz of wildlife or the peace of the coastline vistas, the golf course is amazing.

The island of Langkawi is located north west of Kuala Lumpur. The unique factors of the course are its holes that run adjacent to the waters edge. Some even wander through a million year old rainforest.

Courtesy of The Els Club