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"A must visit for all golf lovers, golf courses in Jammu and Kashmir are undoubtedly one of the best in Asia. Surrounded by tall trees and high mountains, the Gulmarg Golf Club is the world's highest green golf course offering the most picturesque backdrops."
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Royal Spring Golf Course, Srinagar
Royal Spring Golf Course, Srinagar

Golfing In J&K - Stretch Your Hands And Imagination

In this wonderland of Jammu and Kashmir, golfing is the sporty rejuvenation. Not only nature, but also even humans have done their bit to make J&K a real treat for their guests. You will find few of the most exhilarating golf courses in J&K that offers the highest world standard golf facilities with huge lawns and holes. Gulmarg and Srinagar are the top spots where you can go for a refreshing round of golf in the mesmerizing locations surrounded by Pine and Chinnar trees. Gulmarg has a lot of highest things along with its name, and of them is the Gulmarg golf club. It is the highest green golf course in the world. And the main thing about these courses is that they are never crowded and you can complete the rounds at your pace. The best time for taking up golf extends from April to November, which is quite long when compared to timings in other parts of the country. The climate in Kashmir is also very favorable, as you don't tire as quickly as in other golf courses around the country.

The Royal Springs Golf Club

Built in between year 1900 and 2000, the golf course is considered the best golf course in entire India by many professional golfers. The golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jr. of America who has his name attached to many golf courses around the world. The entire golf course was carved out of forest. As you enter the course, see the array of tall trees and the clubhouse. The moment you walk past them, there comes the most magnificent golf course absolutely breathtakingly beautiful in its ambience. The course is a professional 18 hall, par 72 track that covers an area of 7089 yard and has hosted many international level golfing events. The course is perfect for starters who are trying to learn the tricks of the trade. Come to this club in summers when the temperature is just about perfect. This resplendent club is situated close to the exceptionally beautiful Chashmeshahi Gardens, which only adds to the allure of this charming Golf Club.

Gulmarg Golf Club

The course is situated at an altitude of 2650 m above sea level that makes it the highest green golf club in the world. If that's not enough to bring you to Gulmarg golf club, it is also one of the most scenic and oldest golf clubs in entire region set up by Britishers in the year 1904. This also is a course of Par 72 that is good enough to hold any professional level events. No stretch of this course is plain, so the players have to be very careful while choosing their shots. One should first get used to the landscape of the course, and only then try any risky shots. The grass here is quite soft, as it remains under snow cover for more than 5 months of the year and this carries the ball farther.

Every golf enthusiast is missing something if he has not visited the golf courses in Jammu and Kashmir, which are one of the best in Asia. Mentioned here are just the most famous one. There are many more spectacular golf courses through out the state like the one in Pahalgam, which is a 9-hole course. Golfing in locations surrounded by amazing natural wonders is not only spell binding but is equally challenging as well. And one thing you got to keep in mind is get used to the conditions first, they are different. The tip of the day for all golfers, it's easy to get lost in the beauty of the nature, so try and concentrate hard on your game.

 

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