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  • A feature from the IAGTO Directory 2013

    Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club

  • Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country ClubA relaxed environment set amid floral splendour

    The beautiful fairways of Sime Darby Propertys Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (KLGCC) lie in the unspoilt landscape of Bukit Kiara, just 8km away from the heart of Malaysias capital city, Kuala Lumpur.

    Strategically located amidst the capitals prime residential suburbs and well served by major roads, it is a most conducive backdrop for business, entertainment and leisure for the discerning few who are members of this exclusive golf and country club. Some facilities are also open to visitors.

    KLGCC is surrounded by nature preserves and is home to some unique species of flora and fauna. It is a quiet, thoughtfully-planned environment of relaxed elegance and natural beauty.

    Renowned as one of Asias premier golfing destinations, KLGCCs two championship courses play host to Malaysias blue chip corporate golfing events as well as to the nations two largest international tournaments, the Maybank Malaysian Open and the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia.

    Originally opened in 1991, KLGCC is one of Sime Darby Propertys leading leisure centres under its hospitality arm. Both the West and East Courses were completely redesigned by renowned international golf course architects, E & G Parslow, and then re-opened in 2008 and 2010 respectively. The high quality of construction is synonymous with Sime Darby and incorporates state-of-the-art technologies and impressive attention to detail. Since then, KLGCC has redefined superior service and excellence; its facilities and hospitality have helped put Malaysia at the forefront of Asia as a prime golfing destination.

    KLGCCs recent accolades include: Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards 2011-2013 Best in Asia, HAPA Golf Course of the Year Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2011 Best Course in Malaysia (KLGCC West) Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2011 Best Clubhouse in Asia Pacific Par Golf Awards 2011 Golf Club of the Year 2011, Malaysia Expatriate Lifestyle magazines The Best of Malaysia Award 2012 Best Golf Experience

    Dining options

    KLGCCs dining options include:

    China Treasures: Set in a classical Chinese ambience, this restaurant accommodates up to 130 people and features the classical contemporary Chinese cuisine.

    Flame: A classic Western grill featuring modern and contemporary presentation and cooking methods, the philosophy is to source the best available ingredients and prepare them with passion and simplicity.

    Golfers Terrace: Offering all-day indoor and al fresco dining, the Golfers Terrace offers a selection of Asian and Western cuisine in a modern setting overlooking the stunning views of the West Course.

    Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club

    FlameChina Treasures

    Golfers Terrace

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    KLGCCs golf courses

    West Course: The West Course was completed in October 2008 and offers pristine playing conditions, exceptional detail and aesthetic beauty combined with the importance of player strategy a flagship to the future of golf course design and quality of playing mediums in Asia.

    Among its holes, the par-4 14th and 16th both offer the option of taking a safe option or going for it, while the par-5 5th is described as a fun hole which offers up potential eagles for long and accurate drives. Get your camera out on the par-4 17th, said to be one of the most beautiful holes in the world of golf. The fairway is split by a beautiful meandering stream, housing exotic plants and flora, leading to a well-protected and undulating green. The magnificent backdrop and waterfall really adds to the enjoyment of this pristine golf course.

    East Course: An exceptional risk-reward layout, this is a parkland-style course with beautiful vibrant coloured landscaping. Designed to reward the intelligent golfer, the length, layout and toughness of this course offer the potential for major international tournaments. The magnificent golf course features impeccable fairways and greens, challenging elevation changes and an environment that enhances the essence of the local terrain, with natural grasses and wetlands and a sanctuary to provide a habitat to the numerous forms of wildlife and birds in the area.

    The par-3 5th has a pretty waterfall to the left and high-faced bunkers on the right, while the par-4 6th is an intimidating hole from its island tee, located across a board walk through native wetlands. The par-5 16th is a visually-beautiful hole offering much risk-reward strategy from its elevated tees, the highest point on the golf course, and a tempting 240-metre carry over the edge of the right-hand lake.

    East Course

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    Meeting facilities

    Meetings can be elevated to another level in any of our four meeting rooms equipped with the latest state of-the-art equipment and amenities, while our elegantly designed banquet hall overlooks the picturesque fairways.

    Business centre: For executive meetings and business networking, look forward to our new executive lounge which will incorporates three private meeting rooms.

    Sports and recreation

    The club boasts complete, state-of-the-art sporting and recreation facilities:

    Bowling alley: Located on the lower level of the west wing, the bowling alley provides a stimulating and high-quality entertainment experience with its AMF equipment as well as bumper lanes for kids.

    Gymnasium: Our extensive gym is complete with state-of-the-art equipment for your total body fitness.

    Driving range: Practice makes perfect at our three-level facility comprising 78 spacious bays. It features a fully-automated ball collection and delivery system, where ball credits are downloaded onto stored value cards for ease of use.

    MST Golf Academy: The MST Golf Academy offers various levels of golf learning programmes and schools for individual golfers and groups as well as specially-tailored programmes and clinics for the corporate sector. It uses the latest teaching aids and equipment, including multiple cameras and swing analysis room to accommodate lesson packages for beginners to advanced players including the most established and structured junior golf learning programme in South East Asia.

    MST golf pro shop: Offering a complete range of top-branded equipment, apparel and accessories available, it is situated on the upper floor of the driving range complex and offers the best in selection and service. An additional boutique shop at the main clubhouse caters more specifically for soft goods, accessories and club crested merchandise.

    Lil Baby Haus: The latest addition to the Club, Lil Baby Haus offers infant care services for babies aged three months and above as well as day-care service for older children.

    Chill-Out Lounge: Designed as a casual lounging or relaxation space for club members, the lounge (accessed via the changing rooms) is divided into two sections, men and ladies, for ultimate privacy.

    East Lounge: An octagon-shaped open layout and high dome ceiling, the East lounge offers some of the most beautiful views of the East course. This space is ideal for various types of events such as executive meetings, private functions and small scale cocktail events with karaoke facility.

    Other facilities available at the club include an Olympic-size swimming pool, tennis courts, squash courts, badminton courts, theatrette, Golden Showers florist, Cantek Hair & Spa and Athina Spa.

    For more information and membership enquiries please call +6 03-2093 1111 or email klgcc@simedarby.com. Visit the KLGCC website on www.klgcc.com

    Copy supplied by Kuala Lumpur Golf Country & Club

    Bowling alley

    Driving range

    Sunset over the clubhouse

    Business Centre

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