The Legends Golf & Country Resort

Lot 1302, Kebun Sedenak,

Kulai, Johor 81000

  • Office

    +60 (0)7 652 4388
  • Pro shop

    +60 (0)7 652 4388
  • Fax

    +60 (0)7 652 6388

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Jungle and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Jack Nicklaus designed the 18-hole championship course (1997). Nine additional holes added by Arnold Palmer (2009).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6703
6028
5606
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.5
76.5

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Nicklaus course. Also at The Legends is the 9-hole Arnold Palmer course (par-36; 3326 m from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

1.724893

Longitude:

103.511746

How to get there:

55 km NW of Johor Bahru

From the North-South Highway take exit 252 (Kulai) and follow direction Kulai (route 1). After 3.5 km at t-junction turn left direction Ayer Hitam / Legends G&CR. After approx 8 km turn right, direction Legends. After approx 3 km turn left into Legends gatehouse.

The Legends Golf & Country Resort (Nicklaus course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1997

The Legends Golf & Country Resort (Nicklaus course): The Legends concept is a golfer's dream. Comfortable on-site accommodation and three championship courses designed by three golfing legends: Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player. The dream has yet to be fully realised, but Phase 1 - the Nicklaus signature course and the guest rooms - is firmly in place, together with the first nine holes of the Palmer course.

The front-nine of Nicklaus's layout is another in his long line of very competent and enjoyable designs. Many elevation changes, sprawling bunkering, and a water-defended back-nine all occupy this relatively open terrain. Each hole is full of character, imbued with its own challenges. Beyond the course there are views onto the neighbouring palm oil plantation.

The signature par-5 6th drops 100 feet down from a wonderfully elevated tee, and offers two routes to the green: the cautious "lay-up and pitch-on in three" is available, or the riskier carry over water and (you hope) safely "on in two".

If the front-nine wasn't testing enough for you, with only the 6th hole bringing water seriously into play, the scenic back-nine provides a much sterner test. On the inward half, the layout majestically fulfils its potential. Water threatens every tee-shot from the par-4 11th through to the par-4 17th. Several of these holes are amongst the most daunting, yet breathtakingly beautiful that you'll encounter in Malaysia.

From wonderfully elevated tees, you look down onto an exotic mix of small lakes and an enchanting array of tropical trees and flowering shrubs. While picking your way round the back-nine, the resident gallery of macaque monkeys may well take the opportunity to observe your progress, especially at the long par-5 16th.

Stay & Play at The Legends: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
List of courses: Malaysia - Johor

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays RM180; weekends (am) RM300. Golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Caddies available.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The Legends Golf & Country Resort offers a wide range of facilities and recreational activities, in addition to golf. These include horse riding, mountain biking, lake fishing, swimming pools, fitness centre and a Bali Spa.

Away from this "country resort", and located in Singapore's historic Fort Canning area, The Legends also owns and operates a "lifestyle club". , The Singapore-based facility is home to several fine restaurants, as well as meeting, wedding and conference facilities. Spa treatments, swimming, tennis and golf practice are also available in this city oasis.

Next door to the Legends Fort Canning Park is the famous "Battlebox", the former WW2 British underground command centre inside Fort Canning Hill. It is now a popular sightseeing attraction and function/banqueting venue.

Where2Stay

  • The Legends Guestrooms

    Lot 1302, Kebun Sedenak, PO Box 11, 81000 Kulai, Johor

    +60 (0)7 652 4388

    Visit website
    In addition to its banqueting and conference facilities, The Legends has 33 guestrooms, built and furnished in a contemporary Asian style, many with exotically landscaped outdoor showers (designed to bring nature closer to you).
    • Golf at this hotel:

      The Legends

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Pulai Springs (2 courses); Palm Resort (3 courses).

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