Best golf courses: Around Kuala Lumpur

Around Kuala Lumpur: 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
Kuala Lumpur
Fream, Ron

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Ron Fream
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Kuala Lumpur
Wexler, Max

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Max Wexler
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Kuala Lumpur
Wexler, Max

Visitors?

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Max Wexler
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Kuala Lumpur
Wexler, Max

Visitors?

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Max Wexler; modifications by Ted Parslow.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
(Closed in 2014)
Kuala Lumpur
Saito, M.

Visitors?

(Closed in 2014)

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

M. Saito
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Wkends restrictd
Kuala Lumpur
Thomson, Peter

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Peter Thomson
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Kuala Lumpur
Watson, Ross

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Ross Watson
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
Kuala Lumpur
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kuala Lumpur
Parslow & Winter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Original design by Rick Robbins; substantially redesigned by Ted Parslow & Jason Winter (2009).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Kuala Lumpur
Hemmant, Frank

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Original design by Frank Hemmant, Jeffrey Gibb & J.B. Twiss (club secretary) (1921). Remodelled by Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth (2016).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Kuala Lumpur
Hemmant, George

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Original design by George Hemmant (1921); remodelled by Charles "Hugh" Alison (1931). Modifications by Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth (2016).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Kuala Lumpur
Fream, Ronald

Visitors?

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Ronald "Ron" Fream
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Kuala Lumpur
Fream, Ronald

Visitors?

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Ronald "Ron" Fream

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kuala Lumpur
Marsh, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Graham Marsh & Ross Watson
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Kuala Lumpur
Inoue & Verity

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Original Putra layout by Japanese course architect Seiichi Inoue (1968), with improvements by Tom Verity as construction progressed. Kelana course designed by Bradford Benz & J.Michael Poellet (mid/late 1970s).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kuala Lumpur
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Jack Nicklaus Signature Design.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kuala Lumpur
Sato & Ozaki

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Japanese course architect Kentaro Sato with input from golfing legend Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Kuala Lumpur
Nelson & Wright

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Original design by Robin Nelson & Rodney Wright (1991), with some later revisions by Peter Thomson. Major redesign by Ted Parslow & Jason Winter (2010).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Kuala Lumpur
Nelson & Wright

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Original design by Robin Nelson & Rodney Wright (1991); later revisions by Peter Thomson. Major redesign by Ted Parslow & Jason Winter (2008).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Kuala Lumpur
Marsh, Graham

Visitors?

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Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Graham Marsh

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