Best golf courses: Malaysia - Peninsula

Malaysia - Peninsula: 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-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Alor Setar
Raja Mudis Perlis

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Alor Setar

Designer

DYTM Raja Mudis Perlis
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Alor Setar
Parslow & Els

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Alor Setar

Designer

Original design by Ted Parslow (1992); significantly redesigned by Ernie Els (2010).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Alor Setar
Watson, Ross

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Alor Setar

Designer

Ross Watson designed the current layout.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Alor Setar
Akil, Ahmad Basri

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Alor Setar

Designer

Datuk Paduka Ahmad Basri Bin Hj. Akil of Ijawan Corporation (former State Secretary of Kedah)
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Wkends restrictd
Georgetown / Butterworth
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Georgetown / Butterworth

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Georgetown / Butterworth
Eiwa Sekkei

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Georgetown / Butterworth

Designer

Japanese design firm Eiwa Sekkei, in collaboration with Hideyo Sugimoto (Big Sugi).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Georgetown / Butterworth
Local

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Georgetown / Butterworth

Designer

Local
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Georgetown / Butterworth
Khor Kheng Teik

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Georgetown / Butterworth

Designer

Khor Kheng Teik
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Georgetown / Butterworth
Khor Kheng Teik

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Georgetown / Butterworth

Designer

Khor Kheng Teik
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Georgetown / Butterworth
Marsh, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Georgetown / Butterworth

Designer

Graham Marsh
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Georgetown / Butterworth
Marsh, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Georgetown / Butterworth

Designer

Graham Marsh
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Ipoh
Woolbank, Tim

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Ipoh

Designer

Tim Woolbank (of Australian Golf Management)
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Ipoh
Fream, Ron

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Ipoh

Designer

Ron Fream
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Ipoh
Yassin, Mohd Kamel

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Ipoh

Designer

Mohd Kamel Yassin
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-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kuala Lumpur
Poellet, J. Michael

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

J. Michael (Mike) Poellet
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
(Closed in 2010)
Kuala Lumpur
Davis, Roger

Visitors?

(Closed in 2010)

Nearest city

Kuala Lumpur

Designer

Roger Davis
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
(Closed)
Kuantan
Montgomerie, Colin

Visitors?

(Closed)

Nearest city

Kuantan

Designer

Colin Montgomerie Design, with IMG Golf Design.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Melaka
Baba, Ghaffar

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Melaka

Designer

Tun Dr. Ghaffar Baba
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Melaka
Watson, Ross

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Melaka

Designer

Ross Watson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Melaka
Dye, Andy

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Melaka

Designer

Andy Dye (of Andy Dye Designs; nephew of Pete Dye)
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Melaka
Nelson & Wright

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Melaka

Designer

Robin Nelson & Rodney Wright.

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