Shan-Shui Golf & Country Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Shan-Shui Golf & Country Club Est. 1998

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Shan-Shui Golf & Country Club: This excellently crafted Nelson & Haworth design has bagged its fair share of Malaysian and Asian awards. Previous host to an Asian Tour event, the course roams through a large and undulating area of native jungle and former rubber tree plantation.

Plenty of elevation change, rolling tumbling fairways and large tongued bunkers characterise this stylish and challenging layout, with most holes played against a lush backdrop of jungle-clad hills. Beyond the generally good-width fairways, the jungle's thick vegetation makes an uncompromising landing area for stray shots. As you try to unravel the mysteries of the testing greens, you might enjoy spotting numerous exotic birds, squirrels and monkeys. There's even said to be a resident crocodile in one of the water hazards.

MOST MEMORABLE HOLE: the short par-4 15th (Creek) is played from a tee that sits alongside the Crocodile River, with a creek to be crossed en route to the palm-fringed green. Like several other holes, a clear strategy and accurate shot-making will serve you better than wayward big-hitting.

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

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Making Contact

Shan-Shui Golf & Country Club
9th Miles, Apas Rd,
Tawau, Sabah 91000
Malaysia
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Office   +60 89 916 888
Pro Shop   +60 89 916 999
Fax

  +60 89 916 777

Email   shanshuigolf@gmail.com
Website   www.shanshuigolf.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - golf cart compulsory.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and palm tree plantations.
 
Designer: Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6644
Par 72
SSS or Slope 74.0
 
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How2Get There?

15 km E of Tawau.
From Kota Kinabalu, take a 55-minute flight to Tawau. From Tawau International Airport, Shan Shui G&CC is approximately 30 minutes drive away.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays RM180; weekends RM210. Golf cart included. [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.
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Other Information
Golf carts compulsory.
Caddies available on a first-come first-served basis.
Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Shan-Shui G&CC is located close to the East Malaysian town of Tawau. The town is the third-largest in Sabah, after Kota Kinabalu City and Sandakan. Tawau lies on the eastern coast of the island of Borneo, facing onto the Celebes Sea. Almost all the other top golf courses in East Malaysia are found on Borneo's north coast, facing onto the South China Sea.

The Celebes Sea is home to 580 of the world's 790 species of reef-building corals, which allows an impressive array of marine life to flourish. Whales, sharks and dolphins, turtles, manta and eagle rays, tuna, barracuda and marlin are all found in abundance. The sea is popular for scuba-diving, fishing and luxury ocean cruising.

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Location

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Latitude: (4.264740)
Longitude: (117.999490)
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Shan-Shui Golf & Country Resort 
Mile 9, Apas Rd, Tawau, 91008 Sabah.
+60 89 916 999
www.shanshuigolf.com

Apart from offering top golf course and practice facilities, Shan-Shui G&CC also provides other excellent facilities. Included among these are a pro-shop, changing rooms, swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna, a restaurant serving local cuisine, as well as comfortable wooden chalet accommodations.

Golf at this hotel Shan-Shui
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Golf within 10 km No
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