Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort


5+ (5 gold): one of our top-rated 5-star courses, worhty of 5½ stars.
   Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort Est. 1994

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Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort: A fabulous championship layout and an idyllic backdrop of several large, lily-fringed lakes are the key ingredients that ensure Clearwater Sanctuary's ranking as one of Asia's best golf courses. Together with Saujana, it invariably tops most Malaysian rankings, and understandably so. In this quiet and very natural environment, large, attractive rainwater trees give the front-nine a distinctive, mature parkland character. There is usually enough space between the trees to encourage use of the big-timber from the tee, but stray too far offline and dense jungle awaits. A dramatic change of scene arrives at the par-4 10th, where the tree-lined front-nine gives way to a more open environment and the arrival of stunning lakeside scenery. Meandering their way alongside four large and very attractive lakes, the back-nine is full of wonderfully designed holes, all flanked by water on one side. The downhill par-3 11th is a fabulous hole, beautifully framed by the Club Lake and deep bunkering to the right of the green. It is followed by a big-hitters delight - the chance to drive the green at the dog-legging par-4 12th, only a 260-metre carry required from the back-tees ! The back-nine continues on its way with a stunning collection of lakeside holes, not too much elevation change, but plenty of watery challenges and scenery that will keep your camera busily employed.

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Making Contact

Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort
Lot 6019, Jalan Changkat Larang,
Batu Gajah, Perak 31000
Malaysia
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Office   +60 (0)5 366 7433
Pro Shop   +60 (0)5 366 7760
Fax

  +60 (0)5 366 7434

Email   cwsgolf@po.jaring.my
Website   www.cwsgolf.com.my
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Lakeside and woodland.
 
Designer: Tim Woolbank (of Australian Golf Management)
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6482 6030 5405
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74 71.6 74.7
 
At the Same Location:
9-hole par-3 Wetlands course.
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How2Get There?

14 km SW of Ipoh
From the North-South Highway, just south of Ipoh, take the Simpang Pulai exit, and follow direction Gopeng / Kellie's Castle. Follow road then make a right turn direction Batu Gajah / Kellie's Castle. Follow road then make a right turn (after Kellie's Castle) direction Clearwater Sanctuary. Follow road then turn left direction Clearwater Sanctuary.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2012 visitor fee, 18 holes: weekdays RM 140; weekends RM 260 (includes golf cart and a set lunch). Special Stay & Play packages are also available. [Above rates based on best info available at the time. Contact club for current actual rates, seasonal and other discounts]. 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

Caddies available
Practice facilities
Excellent, with a chance to hit practice balls as far into the North Lake as you can.
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Did you know?

Clearwater Sanctuary's wonderful array of large lakes, one of them over one kilometre in length, are the product of former open-cast tin-mining. Some of the original dredging equipment, used in the excavation process, is on display in front of the clubhouse. >> The large rainwater trees that line the front-nine holes, are so called because their small leaves often create light leafy "showers as they fall from the trees. >> On the leftside of the 2nd hole you can glimpse the "hollow" buildings that made up the film set of "Anna and the King", a recent re-make of the better known "King and I".

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Location

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Latitude (decimal): 4.4948416746
Longitude (decimal): 101.0592734814
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Sri Damai Chalet Resort at Clearwater 4-star
Lot 6019, Jalan Changkat Larang, 31000 Batu Gajah, Perak
+60 (0)5 366 7433
www.cwsgolf.com.my

Sri Damai is a cosy cluster of 30 waterfront chalet rooms, each one overlooking the beautiful lakeside scenery of Clearwater Sanctuary. The Resort offers a full range of resort, conference and banquet facilities and recreational activities.

Golf at this hotel Clearwater Sanctuary
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