Published Date :04 Dec, 2019
Golfing in Nepal
Golfing in Nepal seems to be unpopular and most of the people do not appreciate Nepal as a golf country. However, there are 7 golf courses in Nepal offering the golfers the best experience in golfing with well managed facilities. Some of the golf courses are designed by world class course designers, which are amazing as the courses in other Asian countries. The courses of Nepal vary from 9 10 18 holes, organizing a series of national and international championship and tournaments. Golfers can relish their game throughout the year along with scenic surroundings. The popularity of golfing in Nepal is not big, but it is gaining the popularity slowly. Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has been promoting golf and the numbers of both domestic and international golfers are ascending every year.
Some of the major golf courses in Nepal are as follows:
Gokarna Forest Golf Resort & Spa, Kathmandu
Gokarna Forest Golf Resort falls under one of the supreme Golf courses in South Asia. The only international golf course, with 18 holes designed by Unites States Golf associations is located 10 miles from the capital, Kathmandu. You might feel fortunate by spotting Cynical Monkeys and Spotted Deer in the lush green forest in this par 72-6715 yard course.
Royal Nepal Golf Club, Kathmandu
Royal Nepal Golf Club is one of the oldest golf course in South Asia and first golf course in Nepal, established in 1917. This course is a 9 holes golf course holding 25 golf tournaments yearly located next to the international airport in Kathmandu. This golf course offers you the scenic beauty of Ganesh and Langtang Himal with clubs and bars for relaxation.
Yeti Golf Course, Pokhara
Yeti Golf Course is a 9 holes course located at Fulbari Resort and Spa in a beautiful city Pokhara along with 30 ft. below of gorging Seti River. Despite having only 9 holes, golfers can easily do 18 holes course as there are alternative tees, pin positions and greens. This course has a small club house and a pro-golf shop and offers the package all round year unlike other golf courses.
Himalayan Golf Course, Pokhara
The par 73-6900 yard Himalayan Golf Course is a 9 holes course located 7 km from Pokhara and 200km west of Kathmandu. This course has 11 greens and rewards you with an amazing golfing experience.
Nirvana Country Clun, Dharan
Nirvana Country Club is 18 holes course with par 70-5990 yard located at Nirvana Country Club Health and Golf Resort in Dharan. Playable throughout the year, this course is promoted by Yak and Yeti Hotel.