Penang: Golf Activity Holiday
Pearl of the Orient
Penang is an ideal place for a golfing holiday, with its four world-class golf courses. Bukit Jambul Country Club is located on Penang Island, whilst the Bukit Jawi Golf Resort, Kristal Golf Resort and Penang Golf Resorts are situated on the mainland. All four courses have been created with different designs and plays in mind, and they all also offer club houses with rest and recreational facilities complete with a wide variety of food and other five-star services. Bukit Jambul Country Club boasts an 18-hole, 5763m, par 72 golf course and is regarded as one of the most challenging courses in Asia. On the mainland, Bukit Jawi Golf Resort is a 316-acre former oil palm plantation with a 36-hole course which is divided into two separate eighteens, the Hills Course and the Lake Course. The layout of the Hills Course is on very hilly terrain while the Lake Course encompasses seven large clear lakes. The Kristal Golf Resort is located up in the mountains. The7028-yard layout has a par of 72. Finally, for the more experienced golfer, the Penang Golf Resort is a must. It has two championship golf the East Course and the West Course are each divided into four separate landscaping themes - Flowing Focus (1st to 9th hole, East Course), Garden Focus (10th to 18th hole, East Course), Pine Focus (1st to 9th hole, West Course) and Palm Focus (10th to 18th hole, West Course).