Some golf course offers scenic view with average clubhouse facilities. Others offer nice clubhouse facilities with an average golf course design. Austin Heights Golf and Hotel Resort offers both best views and best clubhouse facilities you can get in Johor, Malaysia.
18 Holes of Challenging Golf Course With Spectacular View
Austin Heights Golf and Hotel Resort is a great place for expatriates who want to spend time on weekends. It also easily accessible by private vehicle from Singapore. This golf course is only about 15 minutes from Johor Bahru and 30 minutes from Singapore via EDL. An 18-hole championship golf course with world-class clubhouse facilities becomes the signatures of this resort.
This Malaysian golf course located on Mutiara Ems 8 Street, Mount Austin Park, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. It offers endless challenges for local and international golfers since 1995. Starting from the tee boxes at elevated location, water hazards to undulating green is a common sight in Austin Heights Johor Bahru golf course. It safe to say Austin Heights Golf and Hotel Resort is one of the best golf courses in Malaysia thanks to its clubhouse facilities and challenging greens.
Austin Heights Course, Endless Challenges for Golfers of All Level
For golfers who just have starting at this golf course, Austin Heights character’s can be quite intimidating. Especially if you are not familiar with the sloping terrain and the distance between holes. You have to choose the right strategies to get the best scores.
The differences between Austin Heights course and other golf courses in Malaysia is in its small details. For professional golfers, usually do not feel significant obstacles at the beginning of the game. But it will be getting progressively more difficult as the game goes along. This is what distinguishes a world class course with a regular course in Malaysia.
Austin Heights Golf and Hotel Resort was designed by Nigel B Douglas. The one who also co-designed the Australian Willow Golf Club course, Seri Selangor, Permai City, Lake Kenyir and Valencia in Sarawak. You can see his signature in this golf course. The greens at Hills course are difficult enough to overcome. Located among the hills with 3 tier greens of undulating contour make them very challenging for golfers of all level.
Another unique hole in the world is the 14th hole. This hole is considered as one of the best golf holes in the world due to its location in the middle of the fairway with a tree right in front of the green. It is a dog leg hole that requires a well struck tee shot on the fairway to avoid the ball landing right behind the tree or hitting the tree and falling into the ravine near the green. Although it is quite difficult, the game still feels fun and requires a fair short time because it is only 305 meters away.
The 10th hole become the most difficult handicap hole on this course. The ponds that guarding the fairway about 200 meters from the tee and the wild sloping green is the most difficult challenge from back to front. Your skill really needed once you’re on the green. Par 4 18th hole which expands 385 meters becomes golfer’s favourite. From this hole you can see the magnificent clubhouse in the background.
Austin Heights Course Facilities
The luxury clubhouse on the Austin Heights course is designed to meet every golfers need. Golfers and non-golfer can really enjoy relaxing time here. WIFI connection facilities, fitness centre, bowling court, table tennis court, tennis court to games room with billiards ready to complete your vacation time. The freshness of the swimming pool with a slide is an oasis in the heat of the sweltering South Malaysia. For those of you who are just trying out Austin Heights Golf and Hotel Resort for the first time, don’t hesitate to try the 18-bay driving range with natural green targets like the real course.