Johor is renowned for its white-sand beaches and outlying islands but it also offers some of the best golf courses in Malaysia and the 20 or more golf courses in Johor are usually pretty empty during the week Johore is an ideal place for a golf holidays.
Here is our pick of the best golf courses in Johor:
Ponderosa Golf & Country Club in Johor Bahru is an 18-hole, par 72 course in a very picturesque location surrounded by lush tropical rainforest framed by the panoramic hills.
Austin Hills Golf Resort is very close to the Johor causeway and offers 27 holes spread over 200 hectares with amazing views from the huge clubhouse sitting on top of the hill overlooking the course.
The Palm Resort Golf & Country Club is located very close to Senai airport and features three 18-hole championship golf courses – the Allamanda, Cempaka and Melati which each offer a very different challenge.
Poreasia Country Club is the closest golf course to the second crossing at Tuas. It offers 36 holes designed by Pete Dye with four interchangeable nines: Hibiscus, Orchid, Sakura and Bougainvillea.
Located at the foot of Mount Pulai, the Pulai Springs Resort which was once ranked amongst the top 50 golf courses in the world is home to two wonderful championship golf courses offering great views over the surrounding countryside
The three layouts at Tanjong Puteri are all quite challenging and have been designed to blend with their natural surroundings as they wind their way between the lush jungle and numerous water hazards.
The Legends Golf & Country Resort was supposed to feature three courses, each designed by the three legends of Golf: Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player. In the end only the Jack Nicklaus and 9 holes of the Gary Player courses were ever completed. The Jack Nicklaus course is a very attractive design in open countryside with numerous elevation changes and has often been voted the best golf course in Johor.
You can read more about the best golf courses in Johor here.
Johor Bahru golf courses can get pretty busy at the weekends as many of the locals like to enjoy a round of golf. If you want a confirm a tee time at any of the golf courses in Johor Bahru it could not be easier by using the Golfsavers boking engine which displays the exact price and enabling, you to book your favourite golf course in Johor Bahru in seconds.