Bukit Jawi Golf Resort (Hill course)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Bukit Jawi Golf Resort (Hill course) Est. 1992

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Bukit Jawi Golf Resort (Hill course): Laid out on pleasantly and continually undulating terrain, Bukit Jawi can boast two excellent, challenging and very absorbing championship layouts. The Hill course, rather than the slightly shorter and more technical Lake course, will encourage big-hitters with its usually good-width fairways, even if six or seven of them require blind, uphill drives from the tee. Good bunkering and a pleasant line of palms (and other tree varieties), ensure every hole benefits from good definition. Among many memorable holes, the excellent downhill par-3 12th is seriously defended by a small lake in front of the green. The long par-3 16th, heading in the opposite direction, also utilises the same lake. Elevation changes and substantive greenside bunkering are bigger factors here than water hazards, although the 9th and 18th holes have threatening water hazards crossing the fairways, both warranting a clear strategy from tee-to-green. If you've navigated your way around the course and putted well on its often elevated, not overly fast greens, prepare yourself for a serious putting challenge at the seemingly innocuous par-4 17th. Your approach shot should factor in a putting surface that shelves steeply from right to left. This is a green that's seen several top golfers struggling to get down in four or more, the "victims" claiming it is too sloping and too unfair ! A recent focus on improved green-keeping and maintenance is showing good results.

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

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Making Contact

Bukit Jawi Golf Resort
Lot 414, Mukim 6, Jalan Paya Kemian Sempayi, Sungai Jawi,
Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang (mainland) 14200
Malaysia
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Office   +60 (0)4 582 0759
Pro Shop   +60 (0)4 582 0759
Fax

  +60 (0)4 582 2613

Email   enquiry@bukitjawi.com.my
Website   www.bukitjawi.com.my
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Jungle and open countryside.
 
Designer: Khor Kheng Teik
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6365 5805 5130
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.3 70.6
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Lake course (6,165 metres from the back tees).
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How2Get There?

25 km SE of Butterworth
From the North-South Highway (E1) south of the Georgetown turn-off, take exit 156 (Jawi). Follow signs for 2 km to Bukit Jawi Golf resort.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays RM 160, weekends RM 200. Compulsory caddy RM 53. [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. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Golf carts available for hire.
Caddies compulsory (subject to availability).
Practice facilities
Excellent, including a two-tier driving range.
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Did you know?

Bukit Jawi Golf Resort, not unlike several other Malaysian golf course developments, occupies what was formerly a palm tree plantation. | The resort is one of a group of clubs/resorts that work together to promote golf in the state of Penang, both on the mainland and the island of Penang. The others include Penang Golf Club (on the island), and Penang Golf Resort, with its East and West courses.

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Location

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Latitude: (5.184573)
Longitude: (100.514227)
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Bukit Jawi Golf Resort 3/4-star
Lot 414, Mukim 6, Jalan Paya Kemian Sempayi, 14200 Sungai Jawi, Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang.
+60 (0)4 5820 759
www.bukitjawi.com.my

Bukit Jawi's 72 resort rooms were upgraded in 2007 and are tastefully decorated, with full amenities including air-conditioning. The rooms feature open verandas overlooking the golf course. A practice putting green outside the rooms allows you the opportunity to sharpen your short game skills.

Golf at this hotel Bukit Jawi (Hill and Lake courses)
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Golf within 10 km Mountain View (formerly Kristal)
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Golf within 30 km Penang Resort (on mainland); Penang GC (on Penang Island).
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Hotel Equatorial Penang 5-star
1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang
+60 (0)4 643 8111
www.equatorial.com

Set 250 feet above sea level, the Hotel Equatorial Penang overlooks the Penang Golf Club. This 5-star hotel, tucked away on a hillock just 15 minutes from the Penang International Airport, provides an ideal base for a golfing holiday in Penang. Georgetown, listed as a UNESCO Heritage Site, is only 20 minutes from the hotel. The hotel has 662 guestrooms and suites, each classily furnished and equipped with state of the art in-room amenities.

Golf at this hotel Penang GC
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Mountain View; Bukit Jawi (2 courses); Penang Resort (2 courses).
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