Last updated on July 19th, 2020 at 11:35 am
The stunning natural beauty of Bali with its warm climate, unique atmosphere, spectacular beaches, tradition, rich in culture, luxury resorts, private luxury villas, surfing spots, it’s of no surprise that golf has found a home on the island of the gods. Golf in Bali is a unique experience that any golfer would try and plan a holiday around. There are fantastic golf courses in Bali, from a round of 18 on the side of a mountain to coastal courses here we selected the Bali’s Best 5 Golf Courses.
Nirwana Bali Golf Club
Nirwana Bali Golf Club lies on the southwest coastline of Bali. The famous temple Tanah Lot is set in the area. Designed by Greg Norman, the golf course was opened in July 1997. The golf course is open daily with maximum golfers per group standing at four on both weekdays and weekends. The driving range and the 18 holes par 72 (6805) yards, make this course one of the top golf courses on the island. There are great facilities here, the restaurant, golf schools, and accommodation. Its signature par 3 7th hole overlooks the famous Tanah Lot temple and the stunning Indian Ocean, is by far the most photographed hole on the course. An award-winning golf course is managed by IMG Golf Course Management.
Jalan Raya Tanah Lot,
Kediri, Tabanan 82171
Bali – Indonesia
Tel : + 62 361 815 900
Toll-Free: 001 803 656 516
Fax : + 62 361 815 907
New Kuta Golf Bali – Pecatu
New Kuta Golf Course is located nestled in the exclusive Pecatu Inday Resort of the Bukit Peninsula area. This golf course is set above the stunning limestone cliffs offering amazing views of the Dreamland and Balangan Beach.
The golf course features five sets of tees to guarantee an enjoyable experience for all golfers with varying skills.
It is considered one of the most challenging golf courses in Bali and all of Asia. It’s a designed 18 hole and 72 par course in a natural desert-like landscape. The New Kuta Golf Course and clubhouse boasts luxurious facilities including a restaurant, bar, spa and function rooms. It’s open daily from 6 am where you can have breakfast at the Link Restaurant & Bar where guests can enjoy views of the 9th and 18th holes of the golf courses.
Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Kawasan Pecatu Indah Resort, Pecatu
+62 361 8481 333
Bali National Golf Club
Bali National Golf Club is located in the southern tip of Bali, only 20 minutes drive from Kuta and 30 minutes from Seminyak.
It was reopened in 2013, after a renovation. Located in the southern part of Bali, Bali National Golf Club is opened daily where there are great restaurants as few of its facilities. Designed by (Nelson, Haworth Golf Course Architect), with 18-hole par 72 (7166) yards, undoubtedly make Bali National Golf Club one of the top golf courses in Bali.
Kawasan Wisata , Lot 5, Nusa Dua Bali
+62 361 771 791
+62 361 7771 797
Handara Golf & Resort Bali – Bedugul
Handara Golf & Resort Bali is located in the highlands of Bedugul. This mountain golf course and resort is set up on the hills of Desa Pancasari. With spectacular views and scenery, comfortable hotel and cottage facilities along with an exceptional dining venue, this golf course is a top setting where to have a golf vacation.
Handara is ranked amongst the “Top 50 Greatest Golf Courses in the World” by GOLF Magazine, making it a must-play out of all the golf courses in Bali. The golf course features lush tropical gardens, unparalleled mountain views, and breezy weather making the perfect golfers escape in Bali.
Since it is one of the oldest clubs in Bali it was recently renovated adding the new Breeze Terrace which presents a fantastic 180° panoramic mountain views, the new Soyokaze restaurant serving appetising Japanese cuisine by Handara’s veteran chef, the new Pro-Shop, a Ladies Locker Room and the renovated Cottage and Chalet rooms.
Greens – Creeping Bentgrass
Fairways and Roughs – Mixture of local grasses
Tees – Bermudagrass
Championship Tees 6.983 yds – Course Rating 73.6 / Slope Rating 139
Men’s Tees 6.407 yds – Course Rating 70.8 / Slope Rating 128
Ladies Tees 5.698 yds – Course Rating 72.6 / Slope Rating 131
Telephone: +62 (361) 288-944
Office hours: Monday-Friday (9am-5pm) | Saturday (9am-2pm)
Bukit Pandawa Golf & Country Club
Bukit Pandawa Golf & Country Club’s type of turfgrass offers wonderful scenery with deep color and fine texture.
Covering the whole meandering contours of the course, it is completed by the dramatic rocky outcrops, sand bunkers, water features, and terraced rice paddy fields.
There are luxurious facilities at this golf course that include caddie services, a clubhouse that features a pro shop with all the gear you’ll need for a day of golfing.
Offering golfers a world-class golf experience in Bali, the Bukit Pandawa Golf & Country Club is a true 18-hole experience over the landscape of Kutuh village’s limestone cliffs. All holes are championship-caliber par-3, making it a first golf course of its kind in Bali. The par-54 layout of the golf course is usually a round that usually lasts 2 hours offering golfers its own set of distinctive challenges.