Poresia Golf Club & Resort (Hibiscus / Bougainvillea course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Poresia Golf Club & Resort (Hibiscus / Bougainvillea course) Est. 1990

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Poresia Golf Club & Resort (Hibiscus / Bougainvillea course): Four interchangeable nine-hole loops - Hibiscus, Orchid, Sakura and Bougainvillea - make-up the 36 championship holes laid out in this former palm oil plantation. The club usually combine Hibiscus and Bougainvillea at weekends; on weekdays you could find yourself playing any permutation of the four nines. The Hibiscus layout starts and finishes away from the clubhouse. That's because its original 1st and 9th holes are now incorporated into the Bougainvillea-nine (holes 35 & 36), which accounts for the Bougainvillea's very strong finish. Most of the Hibiscus course is similar in character to its original partner, the Orchid-nine - constantly undulating, challenging, with distinctive railway-sleepered bunkers giving excellent definition to many holes. The greens and green-surrounds are very well-presented, although the greens can sometimes be a little slow. The Bougainvillea layout feels more compact than the others, as well as being a little less undulating, shorter and tighter. Two equal length par-3's on the Bougainvillea utilise the same pond. At the downhill 30th the pond defends the back of the green, while the same pond defends the front of the green at the uphill 33rd hole, which passes in the opposite direction. The regularly paired Hibiscus / Bougainvillea nines will provide plenty of challenges for golfers of all levels; higher handicappers may find the Bougainvillea a little less intimidating than the other three nines.

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Making Contact

Poresia Golf Club & Resort
Km 36, Mukim Tanjung Kupang,
Gelang Patah, Johor 81550
Malaysia
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Office   +60 (0)7 510 2033/4
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +60 (0)7 510 1813

Email   resort_poresia@pacificnet.sg
Website   www.poresia.com.sg
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Palm oil plantation.
 
Designer: Father/son team of Pete & Perry Dye designed all four nines at Poresia, and personally supervised construction of Orchid & Hibiscus. Sakura & Bougainvillea were built later. Particularly on Orchid & Hibiscus there is plenty of Dye's trademark railway-sleepered bunkering, although several are now being replaced by grass-lined bunkers.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6772 6268 5432
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 72 69.8 71.2
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Orchid / Sakura combination (7004 yards).
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How2Get There?

25 km SW of Johor Bahru
Poresia is located very close to the Second Link bridge, which connects Johor to the western edge of Singapore. From the Malaysia - Singapore 2nd Crossing Expressway take exit 312 and follow the J4 direction Poresia. Turn into the Leisure Farm entrance for Poresia Golf Club & Resort .

Essential information

Green Fees:
Golf rates not published. Contact Club for details. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information


Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Poresia is located within the Leisure Farm domain, a former palm oil plantation, where the development of high-quality housing does not intrude on and cannot be seen from the golf course. Based on its location in Malaysia and close proximity to Singapore, the name Poresia was created by combining the endings of the words SingaPORE and MalaySIA. In this Japanese owned and managed club, three of the nines are named after national flowers : Hibiscus (Malaysia), Orchid (Singapore) and Sakura (Japan).

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Location

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Latitude (decimal): 1.4044999941
Longitude (decimal): 103.603219986
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hyatt Regency Hotel Johor Bahru 5-star
PO Box 222, Jalan Sungai Chat, 80720 Johor Bahru, Johor
+60 (0)7 222 1234
www.hyatt.com

The Hyatt Regency Johor Bahru enjoys a wonderful location overlooking the Straits of Johor and the northern parts of Singapore. It is located near the Sultan of Johor's Palace, 10 minutes from downtown and just 30 minutes across the causeway to downtown Singapore.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Royal Johor
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Golf within 30 km Pulai Springs (2 courses); Starhill (2 courses); Poresia (2 courses); Palm Resort (3 courses).
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Cinta Ayu Resort Apartments 4/5-star
20 km, Jalan Pontian Lama, 81110 Pulai, Johor
+60 (0)7 521 2121
www.pulaisprings.com

The top-quality Cinta Ayu resort apartments range from studios to 4-bedroom apartments. Each serviced apartment commands a view onto the Pulai Springs golf course, which wraps around the clubhouse and resort facilities. Villa accommodation is also available in the Gangga Ayu Resort Villas.

Golf at this hotel Pulai Springs (Pulai and Melana courses)
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Royal Johor; Poresia (2 courses); Starhill (2 courses); Poresia (2 courses); Palm Resort (3 courses).
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