Ayer Keroh Country Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Ayer Keroh Country Club Est. 1964

Photos Ayer Keroh Country Club

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf says: 

Ayer Keroh Country Club: It is rare to find golf courses designed by former Deputy Prime Ministers, rarer still that they are well laid out, attractive and challenging designs. Ayer Keroh (said "eye-keeroh") is one of that rare breed. Of the three nine-hole loops, the Governor's and Tunku's provide the best combination, both bringing you into a wonderfully natural and jungle-lined environment (where you might just have a gallery of macaque and dusky-leaf monkeys observing your game).

Although you may feel the course could be enhanced by some additional fairway bunkering (to lend a touch more character to a few holes), there is plenty of vegetation providing each hole with good definition, and many tall trees stand sentinel along the fairways, and occasionally in the middle of them. From time-to-time the tee-shots will feel quite tight (especially on Ghafar's nine), although more breathing space and a slightly more open aspect also features in the layout. This very pleasant and quiet area of simmering jungle, contains several elevation changes, providing considerable charm and variety to each hole.

The undulations on the course are mirrored in the contouring of the greens, with some slopes as testing and slippery as they come. Your final test will come at the long par-5 closing hole on the Tunku-nine, a mere 604 metres (670-yards) from the back-tees - one of the longest par-5's in Malaysia. With good maintenance throughout and many beautifully jungle-lined holes, don't miss out on Ayer Keroh when in the historic state of Malacca.

List of courses in Malaysia - Peninsula

Map of courses in Malaysia - Peninsula
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Ayer Keroh Country Club
Km 14.5, Jalan Ayer Keroh,
Melaka, Malacca 75750
Malaysia
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +60 (0)6 233 2000/1
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +60 (0)6 232 3578

Email   akccb@pd.jaring.my
Website   www.akcc.com.my
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Jungle environment.
 
Designer: Tun Dr. Ghaffar Baba
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6721 6121 5689
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.1
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the Governor's / Tunku's combination. The Ghafar's-nine is a fraction shorter at 3290 metres from the back-tees.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

13 km NE of Melaka
From the North-South Highway (E1), north-east of Melaka, take the Ayer Keroh exit. Follow signs to Ayer Keroh (AKCC).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays RM 79; weekends RM 105. Reduced 9-hole rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Golf carts available for hire. Golf carts compulsory for visitors on Governor's and Tunku's nines; walking possible on Ghafar's nine.

Practice facilities
Good
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Ayer Keroh's golf course was carved out of virgin jungle and ready for play in 1964. It was designed by a team led by Tun Abdul Ghaffar Bin Baba, the former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia and Chief Minister of Malacca (and a golfing aficionado). The original course consisted of two nines, known as Tunku's and Ghaffar's nines. A third nine (Governor's) was added in the mid-1990's. The three nines hug a lake known as the Ayer Keroh Lake which comes into play on quite a few holes.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (2.275422)
Longitude: (102.305924)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Legacy Hotel Melaka 
146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka. 146, Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka.
+60 (0)6 281 6868
www.legacymelaka.com/ppc/

Located in the heart of historic Melaka, this 237 room boutique hotel provides the option of staying in Legacy Suites, Executive Suites, Suites, Studio and Superior rooms. Situated at junction of Jalan Hang Tuah & Jalan Tun Ali in Melaka centre.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km Ayer Keroh; Tiara Melaka; Orna; A'Famosa.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Renaissance Melaka Hotel 5-star
Jalan Bendahara, 75100 Melaka
+60 (0)6 284 8888
www.marriott.com

This first Renaissance hotel in Asia remains a landmark in the 600-year-old historical city of Melaka. The hotel is perfectly situated to blend old-world charm with modern luxuries and excellent business services.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km Ayer Keroh; Tiara Melaka; Orna; A'Famosa.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 4
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
Where2Golf spotlights

 
Courses:
Tiburón GC: featuring two Greg Norman-designed courses, this top-level Florida Stay&Play venue hosts the PGA and LPGA Tours this autumn.
Leopard Creeklocated on the edge of the Kruger National Park, this stunning Gary Player design plays host to the Arthur Dunhill Championship (Dec 13-16).

Tournaments:
World Cup of Golfwith Denmark as defending champions, this prestigious team event heads for the Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne (Nov 22-25)
Ladies Spanish Openfirst played in 1982, this event brings the curtain down on the Ladies European Tour 2018 season (Nov 22-25).

Who's Who: 
Lee Westwoodback in the winner’s circle after victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge, “Westy” recorded his first European Tour win for four years.
Matt Kucharalso back to winning ways after taking the Mayakoba Golf Classic, “Kuch” recorded his first PGA Tour win for four and a half years.
 
Latest golf course reviews
Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club, whether you'd call you golf game a "Comedy of Errors", "Much Ado About Nothing" or "As You Like It", it will probably be a case of "All's Well That Ends Well", if you tee it up at the delightful Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club. Read more...
Cruden Bay Golf Club There are few finer tracks of seaside links golf than those laid out before you at Cruden Bay. In bygone days, towering sand dunes piled-up behind Cruden Bay's beautiful sandy beach.
Heritage Golf Club: Nestling down beneath a lush, verdant ridge, the Heritage Golf Club does much to evoke its sugar plantation origins. 
Cape Wickham Links; on King Island burst onto the scene in late-2015 as the "next big thing" for links golf enthusiasts to travel to.
 
Most popular golf course videos