Let’s play Golf in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka was occupied by British for almost 133 years and they gifted many things to this tiny paradise Island- Sri Lanka (Ceylon by British). Golfing is one of a gifts that British gifted in early 19th Century. Do you know Sri Lanka is one of a finest places in Asia to play golf? Sri Lanka is home to three of the finest 18 holes championship Golf courses in Asia. These three international standard golf courses are located in Colombo, Kandy & Nuwara Eliya. Colombo Golf course is the ‘Royal Gold Club, Kandy Golf course is known as ‘Victoria Golf Club’ & ‘Nuwara Eliya Golf Club’. The most scenic golf courses with in and out beauty are Kandy and Nuwara Eliya golf courses and both are in the central highlands of the country. Playing golf in Sri Lanka has become popular among Sri Lankans as well as among tourists who visit Sri Lanka as tourists & business purposes. During their vacation, golf is one of a major activity they engage. Here, we are bring you to the major four golf courses in Sri Lanka where you can play few hours or days during your tour with Traumland Tours.
Royal Colombo Golf Club
Royal Colombo Golf Club is the oldest Golf club in Sri Lanka which was established in 1880 also this is considered as one of oldest golf clubs in the world received Royal Charter from the British Crown in 1928. Royal club was started by ten member led by Edward Aitken on 13 March 1880. This golf course is set over 96 acres former model farm that is situated in a picturesque suburb area of Colombo 8. Playing & visiting Colombo Golf Club gives a feeling of a sanctuary in the busy & buzzling commercial capital of Colombo. This is 18 holes golf course and Kelani Valley railway line runs through where the sixth hole of the golf course is located.
Victoria Golf Club Kandy
Nestled amidst the misty hills of Digana, Kandy bordering to famous “Victoria Reservoir”. Established in 1997 and currently Victoria Golf course & the country resort spreads over 517 acres (209 Hectares). This well-maintained property is set in the lush hills of the famous Knuckles Mountain on the shores of the Victoria Reservoir in Kandy. UNESCO world heritage city of Kandy is located 20km from the Victoria Golf Club which is about half and hour drive by a car. Victoria Golf course is a part of a residential complex which is consisted of a tennis court, swimming pool and equestrian club set with the view of hills. Victoria Golf Course is as fine as any golf courses in the world. Still more it awarded as the finest and the most immaculately maintained golf course in whole Asia for several years and voted ‘Best in Asia 2005’ by Asian Golf Monthly. This truly Royal and elegant golf course which has made the full use of features of the terrain: undulating hillside, majestic forest of Jak Golfers Digest ranks it in top 100 Most Beautiful Courses in the World. This is a 18 holes international standard Golf course that offers a fabulous time for a traveler who loves to play golf in Sri Lanka during their trip to Sri Lanka. There are many hotels & resorts nearby the Victoria golf course.
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
18 holes Golf course that is located in Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. Its old century heritage hidden amidst tea plantations and misty mountains, the famous city in Hills- “Little England”, Nuwara Eliya Golf club is a favorite spot for pro golfers and beginners. The Club house has a members club while visitors are welcome at any time. The Golf Club offers accommodations as well as dining options while the club’s bar is open to visitors. This Golf club was established and founded by British servicemen and colonial tea planters 1889. This beautiful golf course features fir lined fairways, bunkers and beautiful surroundings. Located at the heart of Nuwara Eliya Town and different standards of Colonial accommodations can be seen around the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club. Nuwara Eliya is a famous tourist destination in Sri Lanka among foreign travelers as well as local travelers.
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
Shangri-La Hambantota Golf Club
Located at the southern part of the country, famous coastal and fishing town “Hambantota”. This Golf course is belong to world’s renowned Singapore based hotel chain “Shangri – La”. This is also 18 holes golf course that set on a beautiful location with the spectacular view of Indian Ocean. The Golf club is called “Ulpotha” inspired by Traditional Sri Lankan colonial heritage and Ulpotha means “Water Hole”. This is an ideal place to unwind and enjoy a snack after playing golf and served all kind of beverages and snacks with five star service.