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Popular golf clubs in Sri Lanka - A tour for the elite

On your next holiday to Sri Lanka, if you are interested in a more leisurely activity, you could check out the Golf courses found all over the country.

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About Golfing

Regardless of whether you are an expert or a beginner in the sport, this is quite a fun way to while away your time in Sri Lanka. The country has many kinds of golf courses which cater to all experience levels. Regardless of which part of the country you are going to be staying at during your holiday, you will surely find a golf course near your accommodation. On the other hand, if your whole holiday to the island is about going on one of the popular golf tours in Sri Lanka, then you can get the help of a tour agent the likes of Nkar Travel House to create a customised travel plan for yourself.

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The Victoria Golf And Country Resort

Found in Kandy, this golf resort is a popular golf course in the world. Home to 18 holes that stretches over an area of about 520 acres, this Golf and country resort is a challenging space and is certainly not the place to try your hand at Golfing if you are a beginner as even the experts find it quite hard to master. As usual, all the golfers who want to try the sport at this resort must get themselves a ball spotter and a caddie. You will also be able to get lessons in golf if you are an amateur at this sport.

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The Royal Colombo Golf Club

Found in Colombo, the Royal Colombo Golf Course was opened in the year 1879 when Golf in was first introduced to this country. It got the name Royal in 1928 and is the proud owner of having this title as it is the second oldest club to be named as such outside of the United Kingdom. This elite golf course in Colombo has 18 holes with separate practice sections for people who are coming here for lessons. The usual fees will be charged if you are playing Golf here for a day or two but will be considerably lower if you are a member of a golf club this one has a connection to. The Royal Colombo Golf Club also has a ladies division.

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Nuwara Eliya Golf Club

This Golf Club also has a rough terrain that you will have to handle as it is located in a mountainous area in Sri Lanka. Set in one of the most beautiful places in the country, the scenic backdrop offered to you while you play golf here is definitely worth a visit. You will be playing the sport at an altitude of about 6000 feet which will affect the speed and also give you a higher percentage of accuracy. This 18 hole Golf Course spreads out for about 120 acres of land in the area. If you are in the country as a visitor you can get a temporary membership. This is a popular Golf Club in Sri Lanka, so you have to make a reservation before you arrive at this place. Apart from the sport, you also get a few other entertainment factors in this Golf Club.

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