Tee Off in Style at the Colombo Royal Golf Club
Play a round of Golf at Worlds second Oldest Golf Club Outside the United Kingdom “Sri Lanka is relatively unknown in the field of Golf, but surprisingly the country has four of the finest 18 hole courses in Asia. In fact the association with golf is more than a century and the Sri Lanka Amateur Golf Championship, which was instituted in the year 1891 follows the British Amateur Golf Championship, as the oldest national championship in the world. Leave the Pier in the morning and proceed to the Royal Colombo Golf Club. The Royal Colombo Golf course is 5’770m long (par 71). A flat course with broad fairways, which looks simple to beginners but there are many water hazards and well-guarded bunkers which quickly change the options. The Royal Colombo Golf Club is easily accessible, being a 20 minute drive from all first class hotels in the city. The Royal Golf Club in Colombo established in 1879 is one of the oldest in the world. The 18 hole course is 5700 yards in length with broad tree lined fairways. It is not as easy to play as it may seem from first impressions – it is possible to go into the water at every hole.
Notes: DRESS CODE: • Golf/Regular sports shoes. • Dress Shorts/Long trousers. • Long/short sleeved shirts with collars. • No Round Neck “T” shirts or vests. • Beach shorts or running shorts are not permitted). Visitor Handicaps All visitors must declare their handicap to the starter prior to teeing off. Visitors without a valid handicap must tee the ball up for every shot from the fairway. Players with a very high handicap or beginners are likely to slow down play and should allow faster groups through. The club reserves the right to request such players to tee up the ball, or stop play. Green Fees are non-refundable. A group whose players have missed their tee-off time will not be allowed to play, unless a later tee-off time is available and if time permits. All visitors must use the services of a caddy for guidance and to minimize slow play. Please do no hand over your valuables to your caddy. Ensure that your clubs and any accessories are not left unattended and that your personal belongings are safe and secured at all times. NB: Golf playing will be subject to availability if they are holding a tournament.
Duration: 18 holes game
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