Ria Bintan Golf Club (Ocean course)

5-star : simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.
   Ria Bintan Golf Club (Ocean course) Est. 1998

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Ria Bintan Golf Club (Ocean course): Mention the island of Bintan to anyone who has golfed here, and they will tell you to play Ria Bintan. If you want a fabulously memorable outing on a world-class and immensely scenic course, do just as they say. You may like to warm-up on the 9-hole Forest course, but be sure not to miss a single hole on the real deal - the Ocean course. Adding to its many stylish qualities, the bunkering here is distinctive, each bunker having a high-grassy lip, often at the side rather than front of the trap. After a nerve-wracking opening four holes where water is ever-present, the superb par-4 5th and 6th holes take you on a journey through wonderfully natural jungle. On the award-winning par-5 7th, you tee-off in the jungle and arrive at a beautifully framed green, the small pond on the front-right of the green blending "infinity-style" with the South China Sea beyond. The next two holes are even more spectacular. The par-4 8th plays to a green which appears to sit out in the ocean, while the tough par-3 9th is played across the sea to another stunningly framed green, this time perched above the ocean on a rocky platform, a jungle-clad hill climbing away to the right. The front-nine may well leave you speechless, such is its dramatic splendour and intensity. You can recover your breath on the inward-nine, where the layout gradually brings you back inland to a closing stretch that also contains many beautifully crafted, testing and immaculately presented holes. The long par-4 18th, with a deep watery ravine protecting the front left of the green, is as tough a closing hole as they come.

At this Stay & Play facility, you can rise from your bed in the morning and head straight for the first tee.

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Making Contact

Ria Bintan Golf Club
Jalan Perigi Raja Site A11, Lagoi,
Bintan Resorts, Bintan 29152
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Office   +62 770 692 868
Pro Shop  

  +62 770 692 837

Email   golf@riabintan.com.id
Website   www.riabintan.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Seaside and jungle.
Designer: Gary Player
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6470 5619 4799
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.9 69.1 70.6
At the Same Location:
9-hole Forest course. Shorter and tighter than either of the nines on the Ocean course, the Forest is nonethless a wonderfully scenic and challenging design, which takes you through a natural environment of rain forest and wetlands.
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How2Get There?

13 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$170; Fri S$180; Sat S$230; Sun $220. Includes: golf cart and caddie, 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?

Ria Bintan Golf Club is independent of and quite separate from the ClubMed resort, which is located a few hundred metres just along the coast. Ria Bintan's Ocean course has been used for top level competitions, including Asian Professional Tour events (see our Encyclopedia > Tournaments > by Venue > Ria Bintan). 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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Published Ranking
2016 Golf Digest rating (Ocean course): 3rd best course of the 140 courses in Indonesia.
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Latitude: (1.195277)
Longitude: (104.405222)
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Ria Golf Golf Club (Lodge) 3-star
Jalan Perigi Raja Site A11, Lagoi, Bintan, Riau 29152
+62 770 692 839

The Ria Golf Lodge at Ria Bintan Golf Club offers 31 modern rooms. With all of Ria Bintan's golf facilities on hand, guests can soak in picturesque views of the green and verdant course, just a few hundred yards from the South China Sea.

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ClubMed Ria Bintan 4-star
Site A11, Lagoi, Bintan Island
+62 770 692 801

Club Med Ria Bintan is a beachfront resort with 302 rooms which opened in 1997. In true ClubMed tradition it offers its guests a huge array of leisure pursuits and activities.

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