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Sri Lanka Golf Courses – Enjoying golf in beautiful Sri Lanka

Golf is a sport that demands a tranquil backdrop and the best part about Sri Lanka is that it is blessed with plenty of those. The following list consists of the best golf courses found in the island.


Victoria Golf and Country Resort

One of the most beautiful golf courses in the country, the Victoria Golf and Country Resort is one spot that every golfer in Sri Lanka must pay a visit to. Spanning over 517 acres of land, this golf course has 18 holes and happens to be one of the most challenging golfing spots in the country. Thanks to its terrain the golf course is one of the more appealing places for the sport even among veteran golfers. As for fees to play the sport, it is rather nominal at Victoria Golf and Country Club but you do get separate caddie and ball spotter fees both of which are actually compulsory. If you are still a novice at the sport you can always sign up for a few classes held at the academy wing of the resort.


Royal Colombo Golf Club

of the fact. Established in the year 1879, this golf club was a well loved retreat ever since the sport was introduced to the country. However the club earned an official royal state in 1928 making it the only other club outside Britain to enjoy such an honourable title. With lush green lawns on all sides, the Royal Colombo Golf Club is a sight for sore eyes and is one of the most relaxing spots to indulge in some golfing. However a good amount of expertise is required to play the sport as here again, the terrain is challenging. There is also a separate area dedicated just for the ladies and in fact many international tournaments have been won here.


Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

If you want to explore one of the finest Sri Lanka golf courses that is located outside the city of Colombo, it is best you get the services of the Nkar Travel House for you will need to travel to the breathtaking city of Nuwereliya. The golf club here is 6000 feet above sea level and affords some stunning views of this breathtaking city.


Eagles Golf Links

This golf course is located in the eastern coast of the country and is yet another famous course for fantastic views. In fact the golf course overlooks the renowned marble beach and occupies a staggering 171 acres of land. It is relatively reasonably priced this golf course and affords a relaxing golfing experience overall.


Diyatalawa Golf Course

This golf course that is maintained by the Sri Lanka Military Academy is found within the academy ground itself. Like other golf courses in the island, this pristine little spot is well known for its scenic appeal and also happens to offer a challenging golfing experience overall.

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