Sri Lanka is the home to three finest 18-hole championship Golf courses in Asia, maybe you never knew. And for the great delight these 03 golf courses are situated in 03 different districts with vivid and beautiful landscapes in Colombo, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya. Namely The Royal Colombo Gold Club, The Victoria Golf and Nuwara Eliya Golf Club runs through the untouched jungles and bushes where the hit on the ball would take it above greenery all over. As Sri Lanka is yet to acclaim its global recognition as a major golfing country these golf courses are relatively calm and peaceful. You can reach these golf courses either via car, helicopter or sea planes.
The Victoria Golf Club
A masterpiece by the award winning Donald Steel spreaded across the hills bounding the Victoria reservoir claims itself the most picturesque views as a golf course. The 73 par, 6933 yards of the Victoria Golf course is Championship ready 18-hole Golf Arena which is properly maintained according to the international standards and has been the host of the Regional Amateur Championship. Though this is a challenging arena the beauty never fails ones’ eyes with the fairways in lined with trees, flowery bushes and greenery sights.
Ranked among the 100 most Beautiful Gold Courses of the World, the Victoria Golf and Country Resort would also allow you to unwind, relax and enjoy the challenge of golf at Kandy.
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
The century old history hidden in the shades of tea estates and hills the golf course is a favorite destination among professional golfers and also the beginners who come on vacations to the hill country. The Golf club offers accommodation and dining options, and also bar and lounge facilities to the masters and mistresses. As an ethical code the dress and standards are kept with care. Other than for the golf course the club has a wood lined bar, a badminton court and a billiard room. English cuisine is served in the Dining room as dinner for guests.
These two golf courses has an approximates distance of 99km which would take a trip of 4 hours where you could experience more on either sides of the road from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy.