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.