Best golf courses: Malaysia - East

Malaysia - East: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kota Kinabalu
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kota Kinabalu

Designer

Jack Nicklaus Signature Design
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kota Kinabalu
Parslow, Ted

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kota Kinabalu

Designer

Ted Parslow
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kuching
Palmer, Arnold

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuching

Designer

Arnold Palmer
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Miri
Nickels, Douglas

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Miri

Designer

Douglas Nickels of the Nickels Golf Group, San Francisco.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kota Kinabalu
Graves, Robert Muir

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kota Kinabalu

Designer

Original design by Robert Muir Graves (1976); remodelled by Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth (2004).
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Kuching
Douglas, Nigel

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuching

Designer

Nigel B. Douglas of Douglas Golf Design.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Tawau
Nelson & Haworth

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Tawau

Designer

Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
Kota Kinabalu
Marsh, Graham

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Kota Kinabalu

Designer

Graham Marsh

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