Sri Lanka is a beautiful island comprising with any UNESCO sites, perfect climate, rich culture, golden sandy beaches and many variety of flora & fauna. When you are planning your holiday in Sri Lanka to enjoy the beauty of Sri Lanka, you can also include playing some world class golf since there are 4 main 18 hole golf courses operating in Sri Lanka.
Royal Colombo Golf Club
In 1879, with the founding of the Royal Colombo Golf Club, golf was introduced into Sri Lanka. After the Royal Calcutta Golf Club of India, the Royal Colombo Golf Club is the second oldest golf club outside of Britain and acquired the status of ' Royal ' in 1928 as a result of its long history.
Located in the heart of Colombo, the club also features a gym and relaxing lounge, inviting visitors not only to enjoy golf in a serene atmosphere, but also some peaceful company and a relaxed workout. Focusing on golf, the course has 18 holes, 6,560 Yards Black Tees, 6,303 Yards White Tees and 5,186 Yards Ladies’ Tees.
Victoria Golf and Country Resort
The Victoria Golf and Country Resort is set in the picturesque town of Digana, Kandy. Visitors can also participate in several other recreational activities at this resort.
Stretching through 517 acres of greenery, this is yet another 18 hole golfing pleasure that is also one of the world's most popular golf courses. Even for experienced players the Victoria Golf Course is a demanding environment. The club suggests that players to employ one ball spotter and a caddie here for a better golfing experience.
This resort's academy wing arranges courses for beginners to learn the sport, and also hosts frequent tournaments for participating seasoned players.
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
If we were to rate the beauty-based golf courses in Sri Lanka this would easily be number one. Nuwara Eliya has always been listed as one of the most scenic places in Sri Lanka and there is no doubt that a golf course is supposed to be amazingly beautiful in that area.
The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club is a popular tourist attraction, owing to its beauty and the high demands of playing standards. Golf played on this 100-acre course is affected at an altitude of 6,000 feet because the ball travels much quicker and at an average 6 percent accuracy. This course also has 18 holes
At the bar and restaurant, guests are always welcome to enjoy golf along with drinks and food. The club has a separate ladies section as well.
Shangri La’s Hambantota Golf Resort and Spa
Golf and country club at Shangri La Hotel in Hambantota, Sri Lanka is the latest addition to golf courses in Sri Lanka. This one is set amidst spectacular views of coconut palm groves, nature and wildlife and the magnificent Indian Ocean along the island's southern coastline.
A top 18 hole golf course offering Championship Tees, Gentlemen Tees, and Ladies ' Tees gives players an outstanding golfing experience.
Players and companions will relax and enjoy themselves at the bar after a game of golf, and engage in recreational activities such as billiards and watching big screen golf games.
An outstanding advantage here is that you can stay in the world-famous Shangri La hotel chain, which provides 5-star accommodation with plenty of amenities and delicious food indulgence.