Golf enthusiasts have adequate reasons to come to India for an exclusive golfing experience. Spanning across the subcontinent these golf courses also offer a stimulating mix of colonial heritage, breathtaking locales and challenging modern day designs by names that include Robert Trent Jones Jr, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Nick Faldo, Greg Norman, Ronald Fream and Phil Ryan. Gulmarg in the northern tip of India, the World’s Highest Golf Course, enthralls your mind with its unparalleled surrounding and gives you the best of golfing experience possible. The Delhi Golf Course of 6,972 yards, par 72,18 hole and 200 varieties of trees was redesigned by Peter Thompson in 1976-’77 and got a major fillip when it was chosen to host the first ever golf tournament at the Asian Games in 1982. Like the rest of Delhi, it is also laid out on a part of India’s history and dotted with interesting tombs and monuments and also a sanctuary for over 3OO species of birds. The Bangalore Golf Course, second oldest course in India, was founded in 1876 that offers you a lush green and well-manicured ground. The Bombay Presidency Golf Course is also very popular amongst the Golf enthusiasts. Then there are beautiful Golf resorts like the Classic Golf Resort, located on the outskirts of Delhi, off the Delhi – Jaipur highway and an example of indigenous adaptation of globally accepted materials and processes as well as the constant adherence to quality standards … all that makes the Classic Golf Resort a truly world class championship venue.
And while you plan your tour around these green oases, we at Vilasa invite you to stay at some of the best luxury hotels and golf resorts, dine at the best restaurants and indulge in the unrivalled level of personalized services on and off the course. We have also specialized packages which offer some cultural visits along with Golf to make your travel more exciting and memorable.
ITC Grand Bharat, Gurgaon
Leela Palace, Goa
The Oberoi, New Delhi
Khyber Himalayan Resort, Gulmarg
Kaziranga Golf Resort, Jorhat
The Royal Golf Club, Kolkata