Bukit Jawi Golf Resort

Lot 414, Mukim 6, Jalan Paya Kemian Sempayi, Sungai Jawi,

Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang (mainland) 14200

  • Office

    +60 (0)4 582 0759
  • Pro shop

    +60 (0)4 582 0759
  • Fax

    +60 (0)4 582 2613

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Jungle and palm tree plantation.

  • Designer:

    Khor Kheng Teik

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6165
5765
5120
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.4
70.5

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Hill course (6,365 metres from the back tees).

Location

Latitude:

5.184573

Longitude:

100.514227

How to get 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.

Bukit Jawi Golf Resort (Lake course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1992

Bukit Jawi Golf Resort (Lake course): Laid out on pleasantly and continually undulating terrain, Bukit Jawi can boast two excellent, challenging and absorbing championship layouts. The Lake course, rather than the slightly longer Hill course, will challenge your shot-making and course management in equal measure, while also serving up many of Bukit Jawi's most visually impressive holes.

With plenty of elevation changes, water menacingly present on over half the course and a few sharp dog-legs to negotiate, accuracy rather than length is often at a premium here. On several occasions you may need to keep the driver in the bag and play well-positioned irons or three-woods, setting up your approach shots to the undulating and never easy to read greens.

Especially on the back-nine there are some wonderful views across the course from its higher elevations, as well as lily-filled water hazards and a liberal scattering of palms and other tree varieties, all contributing to the Lake's very pleasant, parkland credentials.

Among many scenic holes, the attractive par-3 island green 15th steals the show. Played from an elevated tee, you'll get a excellent view of the green's rocky frontage and its seriously protective bunkering. The par-4 18th, rather than an island green, has a water enclosed section of "island" fairway, onto which you may need to lay-up before playing a long second shot uphill towards the green.

List of courses: Malaysia - Peninsula

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Golf carts available for hire. Caddies compulsory (subject to availability).

Practice facilities

Excellent, including a two-tier driving range.

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.

Where2Stay

  • Bukit Jawi Golf Resort3/4-star

    Lot 414, Mukim 6, Jalan Paya Kemian Sempayi, 14200 Sungai Jawi, Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang.

    +60 (0)4 5820 759

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    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)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Mountain View (formerly Kristal)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Penang Resort (on mainland); Penang GC (on Penang Island).

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