Jalan Persiaran Golf 5,
Gelang Patah, Johor 81550
Nicklaus Design (Jack Nicklaus & Jack Nicklaus II).
Above distances are for the Legacy course. Also at Forest City is the 18-hole Classic course (par-72; 7138 yds from back tees).
14 km SW of Gelang Patah / 36 km W of Johor Bahru.
Forest City Golf Resort (Legacy course): Just a few miles upstream from the Port of Tanjung Pelepas container facility, and also on the banks of the Pulai River, you'll find the Forest City Golf Resort. This relatively new development includes a large luxury resort hotel, two championship golf courses, excellent practice facilities, and some real estate development.
Nicklaus Design's Legacy course, the slightly older of the two siblings, was laid out on relatively flat terrain beside the river. Here you'll find good-width fairways bordered by large sand areas separating the holes. Palm trees are liberally dotted around in the sandy areas, but not to detract from the course's pleasantly open feel.
Two holes on the Legacy course are played directly at the river's edge. One notable natural landform, a small and "sacred" 25-metre hill is used as a focal point to start and finish the course. Both the 9th and 18th holes use the hill as a backdrop to the finishing greens.
Stay&Play at Forest City: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Malaysia's best courses (Golf Digest, 2022):
Forest City's Legacy course ranked 6th best; Classic course ranked 7th best.
Jalan Persiaran Golf 5, 81550 Gelang Patah, Johor.
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Forest City Phoenix International Golf Hotel is a luxury five-star establishment nestled in the heart of Forest City Golf Resort. This 800-hectare development is home to one of the region’s largest and newest golf facilities. The hotel provides 298 spacious rooms with a variety of room types.
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