Golfing at Klang Valley especially at Klub Rahman Putra Malaysia (KRPM) will leave an unforgettable experience. This course offers unique challenges that are often considered as the hardest golf course in Malaysia. What’s make this golf course much more interesting than any other golf course in Malaysia?
Klub Rahman Putra Malaysia, Golf Course That Unite Community
The KRPM golf course is located on BRP 2/1 Street, Bukit Rahman Putra, Sungai Buloh, Selangor. This course was built by the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia as a place to keep the community spirit by living through active sports and recreation activities. This spirit is manifested in the form of other sports facilities besides the 36-hole golf course complex such as tennis and squash courts and an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
Klub Rahman Putra Malaysia was designed by Late Tun Ghafar Baba and opened in 1987. This golf course is one of the 36-hole golf courses in Malaysia that offers complete challenges for both amateur and professional golfers. Located in the small town of Sungai Buloh about 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur and 15 minutes from Petaling Jaya and Damansara, the Rahman Putra course offers golfing experience without the distractions of traffic jams or noisy environment.
Rahman Putra Malaysia Golf Course Landscape
Rahman Putra Course itself is divided into two parts, The Lakes and The Hills. The Lakes Course was awarded as the 2nd Most Difficult Hole in Malaysia (Hole No.2) from ParGolf in 2007 and 2012. Meanwhile, hole No. 15 was claimed as “Beauty & The Beast”. The Hills Course was also awarded the 3rd Most Difficult Hole in Malaysia (Hole No. 7A) from ParGolf in 2011.
Known as a golfer’s paradise, Rahman Putra Malaysia golf course offers challenges spread over the 270acre area. The scenic views of the lake and line of trees hide various obstacles for golfers of all levels. Starting from the bunker, undulating contour to various water hazards spread over in almost all holes.
Built on a former oil palm plantation, Klub Rahman Putra golf course initially only had a 27-hole layout in the late 1980s. Then the last 9 holes were added in order to form 18-hole courses The Hills and The Lakes. The Lakes is known as the most difficult course between the two.
Hole No. 2 considered as the most difficult due to the water lies intimidatingly between the tee and green. The 10th became one of the holes that voted as one of the “Super 18 Holes in Malaysia” in 2012. Here, the lakes and palm-fringed fairway create a blind shot towards the green. The 15th as called by “Beauty and The Beast” complements The Lakes course where waters once again create a barrier from tees at an elevated position to a lake fronted green.
Rahman Putra Malaysia golf course not only becomes the most difficult golf courses in Malaysia, but also many facilities for golfers. Tantalizing cuisines and elegant nuances can be found in the restaurants. From Olympic-sized swimming pools, dressing rooms, shower rooms, shoe hiring, club hiring to caddy and buggy services are also available.
For those of you who are visiting Rahman Putra for the first time, the golf package is quite satisfying. It’s cheaper for the member along with world-class service quality. Overall Klub Rahman Putra Malaysia is a golf course that is functional, challenging and quite difficult which requires a good strategy to avoid various water hazards.