The Tollygunge Club

Deshapran Sashmal Rd,

Tollygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 701 033

  • Office

    +91 033 2472 8751
  • Pro shop

    +91 033 2473 4539
  • Fax

    +91 033 2473 1903

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.

  • Designer:

    Recent revisions by Phil Ryan and Vijit Nandrajog.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6304
6036
5576
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
70.1
68.9
69.9

Location

Latitude:

22.495377

Longitude:

88.343635

How to get there:

Located in Tollygunge / 8 km S of central Kolkata (Calcutta).

The Tollygunge Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1895

The Tollygunge Club (usually called "Tolly") is home to a locally well-regarded tree-lined parkland layout. The club is located in the Kolkata (Calcutta) suburb of Tollygunge. Established in 1895 the club is one of the oldest golf clubs in India, although not quite as old as its near neighbour, Royal Calcutta Golf Club, which was founded in 1829. Course description, images and other details to follow soon.
List of courses: India

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Course closed on Mondays.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: Rs 3,000.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Did you know?

The Tollygunge Club was founded in 1895 by Sir William Cruikshank as a meeting place for British merchants and bankers, who sought refuge from Calcutta's sweltering heat. The club, located on a former indigo plantation, was effectively the first country club of its kind in India with a unique collection of flora and fauna that are rare enough to be found in prestigious botanical gardens.

Prior to the locality being named Tollygunge it was known as Russapugla. It was renamed Tollygunge after Colonel William Tolly was permitted to dredge the adjoining canal connecting the Ganga with the Matla and Vidya rivers.

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  • Tollygunge Club:Tollygunge offers overnight accommodation in 67 onsite luxury rooms and suites. Only Tolly members are permitted to book the rooms.

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