Gunung Raya Golf Resort – Every golfer’s dream destination
One of the more popular golf resort is the scenic and sprawling Gunung Raya Golf Resort, which is situated at the foothills of the Gunung Raya mountain. This golfer’s paradise was designed by Max Wexler, a famous American golf course designer. Gunung Raya Golf Resort has an 18-hole golf course, built over 300 acres of land. It was inaugurated in 1998 and has since hosted many amateur golf competitions. One famous golf tournament is the Pialal Mu’adzam Shah Golf Tournament, which is held every September, by the royal family of Malaysia.
The golf courses at Gunung Raya Golf Resort are continuously maintained and upkept to preserve the best conditions. Wide fairways, top-quality bermuda grass, raised tees with stunning views of the beautiful rainforests and far away mountains make this golf course a true beauty.
Set to challenge the best golfers
Langkawi is known for its international standard, captivating lushes golf courses. There are signs everywhere indicating the index, hole number, par and distance for each challenge. The raised tee of the first hole offers a lovely view of the entire course and the mountains surrounding it. The most challenging part, which was designed to challenge the best golfers, is hole 10, 500 meters with par 5. A water hazard runs along the left side and a ridge on the right side, with many bunkers on the way before it opens to a huge flat green. The last closing 18th hole is pretty challenging as well with 423 meters, par 4, as it is located on an uphill base.
To maximise your golfing experience, Gunung Raya Golf Resort has built many facilities including a clubhouse, shower rooms, storage lockers and golf buggies to care for your personal needs. There is also a nice clubhouse café which overlooks the whole expanse of this beautiful golf course with a scenic view throughout.
Whether you are on a business trip or on a vacation with your golf buddies, you should definitely come down to Gunung Raya Golf Resort to experience the finest golf courses. You don’t have to be a professional golf player to try out the golf courses here, anyone could try it out.
Gunung Raya Golf Resort is one of the best courses you can find in Langkawi. Head here for a fun golf session today!
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