Being a thick concrete jungle as it is, it’s probably a little hard to believe that golf is one of the many fast growing sports in Jakarta. Before rejecting the claim, bear in mind that the city is a business destinations, meaning many meetings and discussions occur on the green manicured grass instead of in board rooms. Golf does indeed offer a chance for the overworked to relax, enjoy the view, and work the muscles once in a while. Here are some of the best golf courses in Jakarta and surrounding area:
1. Royale Jakarta Golf Club
Introduced as one of five great new golf courses in Asia, Royale Jakarta Golf Club was designed by Bob Moore Jr. & JMP Group. With its green paradise concept of expansive meadows and exotic plants, this golf club is simply a beautiful and challenging golf course within the heart of Jakarta city. Located just 15 minutes from Central of Jakarta, Royale Jakarta Golf Club is accessible through the city toll road, only 700 meters from Pondok Gede toll exit. A comfortable and strategic location makes travel close and easy for a round of golf.
Jl. Raya Halim Tiga Halim Perdanakusuma, East Jakarta 13650
+62 21 80888999
2. Jagorawi Golf & Country Club
Jagorawi Golf & Country Club is Indonesia’s premier golf facility and the only club in Indonesia that offers a total of 45 holes of championship golf divided over the Old Course (18 holes), the New Course (18 holes) and the Z-Nine (9 holes). Loading the many returned score cards into the handicapping database is another responsibility of Pudji who on 2 occasions has attended the USGA Handicap System seminars arranged through PGI (Indonesian Golf Association).
Jl. Karanggan Raya Gunung Putri, Bogor, West Java
+62 21 8753814
3. Damai Indah Golf & Country Club
Damai Indah Golf and Country Club, the brainchild of well-known Indonesian real estate developer and business baron, Ir. Ciputra, consist of two international championship courses in completely different and challenging surroundings: Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD) course, located in the West Java satellite city of BSD; and Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) course, located along the Java Sea in North Jakarta.
Jl Bukit Golf I, Sektor VI, Lengkong Wetan Bumi Serpong Damai South Tangerang 15322 – Banten
+62 21 5370290