Bali is fast developing a reputation as a sought after golfing destination. It’s not surprising, that golfers are coming from all parts of the world, to play on Bali’s, three top class 18-hole championship golf courses. Nirwana Bali Golf Club at Tanah Lot has been voted by Asian Golf Monthly Magazine and Golf Digest Magazine as Indonesia’s best golf course. Bali Golf and Country Club in Nusa Dua hosted the 1994 Asian Dunhill Masters and was voted by Fortune Magazine as one of Asia’s top five golf courses in 1997.
Nirwana is part of the Le Meridien Bali Resort which has also been rated by Asian Golf Monthly as the No 1 golf resort in Asia. Golf International in the UK voted Le Meridien as one of the top 10 Golf resorts to “Dream of and Head to in the world. Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club, is in the mountains of Bedugul, and was ranked in the top 50 courses in the world in 1979/80. The Bali Beach Golf Course in Sanur has been upgraded by new owners and is still a testing 9 hole course. It gives the golfer a cheaper option to play golf in Bali.
We operates package tours to all of Bali’s golf courses. We book tee times, arrange air-conditioned transport from your hotel to and from the course, provide club rental if required and all at Bali’s cheapest prices. If you are looking for a longer golfing holiday we can also arrange Stay’n Play packages at the three courses. Whether it is for one or two nights or even a week or more, we can arrange it very competitive prices.
Each golf course in Bali has its own charm and challenge. If you are a discerning golfer who is fond of nature, check out Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club. The course is nestled 1,142 meters above sea level within the slopes of an extinct volcano crater, with walls of dense forest at the back, and a tranquil lake at the base of the valley. Numerous incredible golf holes await you at the other varied and challenging golf courses in Bali.
Golf in Bali is a fantastic and exciting experience and if you’re already in Bali and wish to play golf, then you’re in the right place with the right plan. Golf courses around the world may have their similarities, but Bali, the island of paradise with the surrounding beauty of its lakes, ocean and mountains and padi (rice) fields, is sure to provide you with a quite unique golfing experience.
Bali Golf & Country Club – Nusa Dua
Located in the deluxe resort area of Nusa Dua. A Robin Nelson and Rodney Wright designed course hosted the 1994 Asian Dunhill Masters and in 1997 it was voted by Fortune Magazine -USA as one of Asia’s top 5 golf courses. Three distinct areas have been used to create Bali Golf & CC. You play up through hillside terrain with lush tropical vegetation where you have spectacular views of Indian Ocean and the Nusa Dua area. You also play through massive coconut trees, lakes and finish off with sand dune holes along Nusa Dua beach. The course measures 6871 yards from the championship tees -par 72,with multiple tees to ensure playability. Expert grooming and superb maintenance ensures championship-playing conditions.
Other Facilities :
Bali Golf & CC has and elegant clubhouse and restaurant with spectacular views of the course and the Indian Ocean. There is an excellent driving range with a resident PGA Professional to give lessons. Bali Golf and Country Club has two bars, two halfway houses, with food and drinks service. There is also a Spa with a full range of massage treatments, a swimming pool and a fully stocked pro shop. Golf carts are compulsory and one caddy is provided with each cart. Wantilan Golf Villas are also part of the course. “Wantilan” are three or four bedroom Luxury Villas with your own staff and swimming pool. Either one bedroom or the full villa can be rented. Stay’n Play packages are available from Bali Discount Golf.
Nirwana Bali – Tanah Lot Tabanan
Lying on Bali’s southwest coastline at Tanah Lot, Nirwana Bali Golf Club was designed by Greg Norman and opened in July 1997. A 6805 yard – par 72 championship standard golf course, it is destined to become one of the worlds best. Asian Golf Monthly and Golf Digest have voted the course as the No 1 course in Indonesia. Nirwana is part of the Le Meridien Resort and the resort was voted by Asian Golf Monthly as Asia’s Premier Golf Resort. The breathtaking beauty of this course is highlighted by rice fields forming some of the rough, strategically placed bunkers and spectacular ocean views, on the three cliff-top holes that overlook the Indian Ocean. With four sets of tees Greg Norman has ensured that the course will test all golfers.
Nirwana Bali boasts a luxurious Balinese style clubhouse with a restaurant, a halfway house, a fully stocked pro shop and exquisitely furnished locker rooms. Golf carts with a caddy are compulsory and a drink service is provided. A recent addition to the Club is a driving range and lessons are available from the resident PGA professional. Being part of the Le Meridien Nirwana Golf and Spa Resort, Spa and massage facilities are available at the hotel. Nirwana Bali Golf Club also operate The Nirwana Apartments and Villas. They are one or two bedroom self contained apartments with the complex having it’s own swimming pool. Stay’n Play packages are available from Bali Discount Golf.
Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club – Bedugul Tabanan
Designed by Peter Thomson and Michael Wolveridge and Associates, Bali Handara is probably the island’s most well known golf course. This is due to it being ranked in the top 50 courses in the world in 1979/80. Bali Handara is 3700 feet above sea level and is built in a volcano crater at Bedugul. It is about a one and a half hours scenic drive up to the course from the Kuta/Sanur areas. The course measures 7024 yards in length-par72 from the championship tees, and its greens will trick the best golfer. Bali Handara offers magnificent mountain scenery with beautiful gardens and is a must to see, even for non-golfers.
Other Facilities :
Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club has a variety of rooms for accommodation. There is a restaurant overlooking the golf course, bar, Karaoke, tennis courts, a fitness centre with massage service and Japanese bath. A fully stocked pro shop and golf carts are optional. Stay’n Play Packages are available from Bali Discount Golf.