Bintan Lagoon Resort (Woodlands course)

4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Bintan Lagoon Resort (Woodlands course) Est. 1997

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Bintan Lagoon Resort's Woodlands course, designed by Ian Baker-Finch, is one of the very best through-the-jungle golf courses you'll ever play. Its companion, the slightly easier-going Jack Nicklaus (Sea View) course might have the ocean vistas and an ocean-side hole, but IBF must also be applauded for his challenging and inspired layout. Magnificently 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 excellently maintained, undulating, jungle environment there are many fabulous holes to enjoy (and many monkeys to observe your progress, and steal any food and valuables on view in your buggy). The back-to-back par-4's at 8 and 9, played around the same small lake, occupy a breathtakingly beautiful corner of the course. The par-3 14th played over water is another gem, and so too the also water-protected par-3 5th. With no traffic noise or housing developments around the course, this is a fabulously natural environment in which to soak up the sights and sounds of the jungle, and carefully negotiate your way round IBF's masterpiece.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Bintan Lagoon Golf & Resort
Jalan Indera Segara Site A12,
Bintan Resorts, Lagoi, Bintan 29155
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Office   +62 770 691 388
Pro Shop  

  +62 770 691 399

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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Jungle environment.
Designer: Ian Baker-Finch
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6211 5167 4405
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73 68.6 69.7
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Jack Nicklaus designed Sea View course (6420 m from back tees).
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How2Get 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).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes, Day Tripper package: Mon-Thur S$135; Fri S$150; Sat/Sun S$175. Includes: golf cart plus caddie subject to availability, return ferry from Singapore, land transfers and taxes. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Golf carts compulsory.
Caddies available.
Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Bintan Lagoon is an ideal holiday location and weekend retreat from the hustle and bustle of Singapore, but don't necessarily think you will be escaping from the crowds - Bintan is very popular with Singaporeans, especially at weekends. As part of the Bintan Beach International Resort area (affectionately known as "Singonesia") you can use Singapore Dollars here, as well as Indonesian rupiah. Both the Ian Baker-Finch and Jack Nicklaus courses at Bintan Lagoon will undergo a complete refurbishment in 2007/08. During this period the resort will be fully open with 27-holes of great golf always available.

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Latitude: (1.190386)
Longitude: (104.425821)
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Bintan Lagoon Resort 4-star
Jalan Indera Segara, Site A12, Lagoi, Bintan Island
+62 770 691 388

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.
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