Royal Malta Golf Club

Aldo Moro St,

Marsa, MRS9064

  • Office

    +356 2122 3704
  • Pro shop

    +356 2122 7019
  • Golf pro

    Henning Schulze-Doering (Club Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Open countryside & urban environment.

  • Designer:

    Original course designer unknown. Course refurbished in 1989 by David Llewellyn.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
5484
5103
Par
68
68
SSS or slope
67.5
69.9

Location

Latitude:

35.875700

Longitude:

14.487485

How to get there:

1.5 km SW of Marsa / 4.5 km SW of Valletta.

Royal Malta Golf Club

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

Est. 1888

Royal Malta Golf Club, also known as "Marsa", is home to a par-68 course, the only golf course on the three neighbouring islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino. The club moved from Valletta out to its present site in 1904.

The layout offers a good challenge for the more experienced golfer, without being unkind to the novice. The apparent simplicity of the course is deceptive. Its narrow fairways demand accuracy off the tee, while controlled approach shots are needed into the relatively small, bunker-defended greens.

Depending on the season, there is not too much water on the course (in keeping with Malta itself), but there are a few strategically placed water ditches to look out for.

List of courses: Malta

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays €65; weekends €70.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Royal Malta Golf Club was founded in 1888 by Lieutenant-General Sir Henry D’Oyley Torrens. The club was founded by Torrens within a month of his arrival in Malta as the British Governor and Commander-in-Chief, his final posting. Three years earlier Torrens had been the Governor of the Cape Colony in South Africa, where he founded the Royal Cape Golf Club.

Royal Malta, the only golf course on the island, is one of over 65 golf clubs around the world that received its 'Royal' prefix from a British monarch. The Royal title was conferred on the club in its founding year (1888) by Queen Victoria, following the patronage of her son Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh. At the time, Prince Alfred was based in Malta as Commander of the Mediterranean Fleet and became one of the founder members of the club.

Published ranking

No.1 course in Malta (Golf Digest, 2020) (there is only this one!).

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