Golf in India Tour 12 Nights / 13 Days


Destinations Covered :
Delhi, Chandigarh, Shimla, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi


Golf in India India's British antecedents made it the first country outside of Great Britain to take up the game of golf. The Royal Calcutta Golf Club , the oldest golf club in India, and the first outside the British Isles, was established in 1829.
Golf had already been played in India for 59 years before the first major course was opened in USA in 1888. By the end of the 19th century India already had a dozen golf clubs. The now-defunct Royal Bombay Golf Club in 1842 and the Bangalore Golf Club in 1876 followed the founding of the Royal Calcutta Golf Club. The Madras Gymkhana Golf Club was established in 1877 and 11 year later, Chennai got its second course in the form of the cosmopolitan Golf Club. The Shillong Golf Club incorporate a Golf course in 1886. In North India, Srinagar was the first to have its own course in the 1880s, followed by Gulmarg in 1891, known to be the highest in the world.
Today India is ready to cater to the huge and growing demands of the tourism. There are approximately 200 Golf Courses in the country, each one of them possessing unique characteristics offering memorable playing experience. Most of these Golf Courses are backed with excellent clubhouse facilities, food and beverage arrangements, practice areas and well connected with the cities.
In recent years, a large number of international standard courses designed by names as well as Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicolas and Greg Norman have come up in India, providing golfers with ample challenges.

On arrival in Delhi you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel. Overnight hotel.
After breakfast transfer to Delhi Golf Club. Delhi Golf Club is in 6972 yards, PAR 72 and having 18 Holes Golf Course was redesigned by Peter Thompson in 1977 - 78 and got a major fillip when it was chosen to host the first ever golf tournament at the Asian Games in 1982. More than 500 Golfers walk into History every day, as they play in the country. Busiest course. The Club also has a Nine Hole B Course used primarily by beginners. The first hole on the main course is a 522 yards, PAR 5, which doglegs to the left around a thorny bush rough. Afternoon return to Hotel.
Optional sight seeing tour of Delhi. Overnight hotel.
Drive to Chandigarh. On arrival in Delhi, check into hotel. P. M. Half-day city tour. Overnight hotel.
Have breakfast and proceed to Golf Club. Starting a Golf Course in Chandigarh was conceived in the 50s, it took almost 10 years for it to take shape. In 1960 a piece of land was allotted and the club was established with an initial membership of just 10 Golfers. The 09 Hole course was enlarged to 12, when the governor - who surrendered a major chunk of land from his official resident - granted additional land to the club in 1966. It was only as late as September 1983 that a regular 18 Hole PAR 72 Course was finally laid out over Sprawling 132 Acres. Afternoon return to hotel. Overnight hotel.
After breakfast drive to Shimla. Afternoon city tour of Shimla. Overnight in hotel.


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