Laguna Bintan Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Laguna Bintan Golf Club Est. 1997

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Laguna Bintan Golf Club: Formerly known as the Banyan Tree (which is still the name of the on-site resort hotel), Laguna Bintan is currently making a good recovery from a period of relative neglect and poor upkeep. This Greg Norman layout, comprising two out-and-back 9-hole loops, is more undulating on the front-nine, flatter on the back, and contains a number of really memorable holes. Twice you come down to the palm-fringed edge of the South China Sea. On the first occasion what awaits is the spectacular and tough par-3 8th, requiring a shot across the beach, over an impressively rocky foreshore and onto a tree-surrounded and secluded green. The impact of this visually intimidating hole is only slightly eased by the beautiful backdrop of the ocean (with Malaysia in the far distance) and, perched on a jungle-clad hill across the small bay, the Banyan Tree villas. The second beach-side visit brings you to the other side of the resort, for the short and also picturesquely palm-fringed par-3 12th. The closing stretch from the snaking par-5 14th is played away from the sea through flatter terrain, where the feel is quite open and water hazards dangerously line the holes. Not only will a few tight tee-shots be required, but Norman continually demands accurate approach play, lest you catch the relatively shallow bunkering, or longish grass surrounding the not overly large greens. Provided Laguna Bintan's improvement program continues apace, you will not be disappointed by this absorbing and challenging layout, an important member of Bintan's impressive array of top-quality golf courses.

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

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Making Contact

Laguna Bintan Golf Club
Jalan Teluk Berembang, Lagoi,
Bintan Resorts, Bintan 29155
Indonesia
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Office   +62 770 693 188
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +62 770 693 288

Email   golf-bintan@banyantree.com
Website   www.banyantree.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Jungle and seaside.
 
Designer: Greg Norman
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6265 5471 5023
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.2 70.6 74.5
 
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How2Get There?

4 km N 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 10 minutes).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes, Golf Escape package: Mon-Thur S$130; Friday & Sun pm S$145; Sat/Sun am S$180. Includes: golf cart, caddie, light lunch, 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

Caddies available.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Laguna Bintan is not to be confused with Bintan Lagoon, which is an entirely separate resort and golf facility further along the coast. It is however related through ownership to the Laguna Phuket golf course in Thailand. This area of northern Bintan, called the Bintan Beach International Resort (and affectionately known as "Singonesia") is home to four excellent golf courses and several resort hotels. It provides 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 you can use Singapore Dollars here, as well as Indonesian rupiah.

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Location

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Latitude: (1.181161)
Longitude: (104.342051)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Banyan Tree Resort 5-star
Jalan Teluk Berembang Laguna Bintan, Lagoi 29155 Bintan Resorts, Indonesia
+62 770 693 100
www.banyantree.com

Located in a lush tropical setting overlooking the South China Sea, at Banyan Tree Bintan you can discover tranquility and rejuvenation while being spoilt in the comfort of your own luxurious villa. The excellent Banyan Tree Spa features sauna, steam, loofah and massage rooms to relax both body and mind.

Golf at this hotel Laguna Bintan
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Ria Bintan; Bintan Lagoon - Woodlands (Baker-Finch) and Sea View (Nicklaus) courses.
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Angsana Resort & Spa Bintan 5-star
Jalan Teluk Berembang, Laguna Bintan, Lagoi 29155, Bintan Resorts
+62 770 693 111
www.angsana.com

Perfectly nestled in Tanjung Said Bay in Indonesia, overlooking the alluring South China Sea, Angsana Resort & Spa Bintan is a cozy enclave featuring touches of contemporary Asian design.

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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Ria Bintan; Bintan Lagoon - Woodlands (Baker-Finch) and Sea View (Nicklaus) courses.
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