Palm Resort Golf & Country Club

Jalan Persiaran Golf, off Jalan Jumbo,

Senai, Johor 81250

  • Office

    +60 (0)7 599 2000
  • Pro shop

    +60 (0)7 599 6222
  • Fax

    +60 (0)7 599 6001

About the course

  • The Course:

    54 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Jungle and residential.

  • Designer:

    Hiromasa Inagawa
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7156
6346
5704
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Cempaka "tournament" course. Also at Palm Resort is the 18-hole Allamanda "resort" (par-72; 6866 yds from back tees) and the 18-hole Melati "links-style" course (par-72; 7205 yds from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

1.651422

Longitude:

103.656859

How to get there:

30 km E of Johor Bahru

From the North-South Expressway (E2) take the Saleng exit and follow direction Senai International airport, then pick up signs to Palm Resort.

Palm Resort Golf & Country Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1992

Palm Resort Golf & Country Club is one of Johor's popular golfing venues, boasting three 18-hole championship courses - the Cempaka "tournament" course, Allamanda "resort" course and Melati "links-style" course. Laid out on undulating terrain, all three courses feature an abundance of landscaped gardens and natural flora, as well as several water-flanked fairways, sharply doglegging holes and threatening bunkers.

Cempaka is the premier member's course. With water in play on half the holes, and quite a few tight undulating fairways, it is the course most often used for tournament play. Several severe doglegs, narrow fairways, nine holes with water and more than 60 sand bunkers ensure plenty of golfing challenge.

Melati is the more open "links-style" layout, an out-and-back design with a 'first tee only' start. It is the longest of the three courses at 7,209 yards from the black tees, and has the least amount of water in play. Amongst its unique features the par-3 2nd sports what is reputedly the largest bunker in Malaysia, whilst the 684-yard par-5 15th lays claim to being the country's longest hole.

Allamanda is billed as the easy-going 'resort' course with extensive landscaping and two signature holes, the par-3 2nd and doglegging water-defended 15th. In the middle of the layout is not so much an island-green, as an island-three-greens. The par-3 2nd, and short par-4 6th and 14th holes all converge on the same small island, which is home to each of their three separate greens.
List of courses: Malaysia - Johor

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap (Cempaka course): men 24; women 36.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (on all three courses): weekdays RM185, weekends RM265. Golf cart fee RM60 (weekdays); RM120 (weekends). Caddie fee RM75.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Golf carts compulsory on all three courses. Caddies available.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Palm Resort's three courses take their names from flora, which can be found around the resort. Allamanda or Golden Trumpet (common name) is a yellow flower which trims to a shrub of 3 to 4 meters in height. The botanical name is Allamanda Cathartica 'hendersonii'. Cempaka is a Malayan magnolia hardwood tree. Melati is a white flower derived from the jasmine family. Known botanically as Wrightia Religiosa it is native to Thailand and Malaysia and can grow to a height of 2 metres.

Where2Stay

  • Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor5-star

    Jalan Persiaran Golf, off Jalan Jumbo, 81250 Senai, Johor.

    +60 (0)7 599 6000

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    The 5-star Le Grandeur Palm Resort has 330 luxury rooms and suites. Each room comes with a balcony and en-suite bathroom supported by a host of the finest amenities and services consistent with the top-quality hospitality standards of 5-star Malaysian hotel.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Palm Resort (Allamanda, Cempaka and Melati courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      The Legends; Pulai Springs (2 courses); Starhill (2 courses); Poresia (2 courses); Johor G&CC.

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