Bintan Lagoon Golf & Resort

[COURSE CLOSED IN 2020; unsure if it will reopen].

Jalan Indera Segara Site A12, Bintan Resorts, Lagoi, Bintan 29155

  • Office

    +62 770 691 388
  • Fax

    +62 770 691 399
  • Academy

    Bintan Lagoon Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Jungle environment.

  • Designer:

    Ian Baker-Finch

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6211
5167
4405
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73
68.6
69.7

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Woodlands course. Also at Bintan Lagoon is the 18-hole Jack Nicklaus designed Sea View course (par-72; 6420 m from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

1.180447

Longitude:

104.416277

How to get there:

14 km NE of the Bandar Bentan Telani Ferry Terminal.

Approx 60 minutes by ferry from Singapore's Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Bintan's Bandar Betan Telani Ferry Terminal. Then a shuttle bus will take you to the Resort (approx 20 minutes).

Bintan Lagoon Resort (Woodlands course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1997

Bintan Lagoon resort (Woodlands course): Bintan Lagoon's GOLF COURSES CLOSED IN 2020 due to insolvency. The closure is possibly permanent, although the accommodations and non-golf resort facilities are expected to reopen as the Mövenpick Bintan Lagoon Resort in late-2024. Check for current status before planning a visit.

[Original Where2Golf description]: Designed by Ian Baker-Finch, the Woodlands course at Bintan Lagoon Resort is an excellently crafted through-the-jungle golf course. Its companion, the slightly easier-going Jack Nicklaus-designed Sea View course, might command the ocean vistas and an ocean-side hole, but IBF must also be applauded for his challenging and inspired layout.

Splendidly laid out in pristine rain forest, this out-and-back layout is certainly not a push-over resort course. With jungle on either side of most holes and many significant elevation changes, this is a layout that will thoroughly test your game from tee-to-green. Straight hitting is essential on several tightish tee shots, with some blind, uphill approach shots also to be made, as at the slender par-4 10th. Deep bunkering around the often elevated greens and threatening water hazards on five or six holes will also need to be factored into your course management.

Within this undulating jungle environment there are many testing holes to negotiate, and many monkeys to observe your progress (and steal any food and valuables on view in your buggy). The back-to-back par-4s at 8 and 9, played at the far end of the layout, occupy one of the most attractive corners of the course. The par-3 14th played over water is another gem, and so too the par-3 5th.

With no traffic noise or housing development around the course, this is a blissfully natural environment in which to soak up the sights and sounds of the jungle, and carefully negotiate your way round this attractive and always challenging design.

Stay&Play at Bintan Lagoon: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Bintan / Batam

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Course closed in 2020. Before closure, visitors were welcome.

Green fees

Check with club (if and when the course reopens).

Other information

Golf carts compulsory. Caddies available.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

This area of northern Bintan, called the Bintan Beach International Resort (also known as "Singonesia") is home to four excellent golf courses and several resort hotels. It provides a holiday location and a popular weekend retreat from the hustle and bustle of Singapore. You can use Singapore Dollars here, as well as Indonesian rupiah.

Where2Stay

  • Bintan Lagoon Resort4-star

    Jalan Indera Segara, Site A12, Lagoi, Bintan Island

    +62 770 691 388

    Visit website

    The 473 spacious deluxe rooms, suites and villas at the Bintan Lagoon resort hotel offer contemporary tropical elegance enhanced by distinctive Asian decor. Each well-appointed room features a furnished balcony, in-room amenities and modern convenience.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Bintan Lagoon: Woodlands (Baker-Finch) and Sea View (Nicklaus) courses.

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Ria Bintan

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Laguna Bintan

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