“Golf is a compromise between what your ego wants you to do, what experience tells you to do, and what your nerves let you do.”
– Bruce Crampton
This sums up what golf is all about! Sports = Cricket in Ahmedabad is a bygone era. Amdavadis have upped their choices and expanded their horizon in other games, one such is Golf. The inclination and interest of Amdavadis in golf has given birth to several golf clubs and academies in the city. Each one is at its best providing all the amenities for golf along with relaxation.
Did you know that there are at least 8 golf courses in and around Ahmedabad? We bet, you dint! Thus, we have curated a list of golf courses in Ahmedabad especially for you! Read on to know more.
Kensville Golf and Country Club
Nestled in the outskirts and away from the humdrum of the city, Kensville is one of its kind Golf Living. Apart from the scenic 18-hole golf course, it also houses a golf academy equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. The golf courses are Jeev Milka Singh signature golf courses.
You must be surprised to know the number of celebrities who have visited the Kensville Golf Club. Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar, Narayana Murthy, Harbhajan Singh, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev and Sonam Kapoor to name a few have visited the club over the years.
Without any doubt, the club and the academy are a class apart.
Facilities at the golf academy:
- Floodlit range
- Shaded driving range bays
- State of the art tuition aids and top coaching professionals
- Practice putting greens
Location: (Corporate office) B/900, Shapath – IV, Opp. Karnavati Club, SG Highway, Ahmedabad – 380051.
Site office: Kensville Golf and Country Club, Dev Dholera Village, Nr Baldana Village, Opp. Lane of Sahyog Restaurant, Kerala GIDC, Bavla-Rajkot Highway.
Gulmohar Greens Golf and Country Club
Sprawling over 50 acres of land, Gulmohar Greens houses 9 Hole par 36 Golf course designed by Colonel KD Bagga.
If you are an avid golfer, you may never have a day off. Not quite literally, but it organizes yearly and monthly tournaments in the entire year that includes, Gulmohar Golfer of the year, Gulmohar Ryder Cup, Junior Ryder Cup and Junior Golfer of the year.
Gulmohar will not just be the perfect place for expert golfers but also the best place to hone your golf skills. Expert coaches train the newbie golfers in the 5-acre driving range, a lounge room and using the V1 Pro golfing software.
The one-stop solution of your golf needs will be fulfilled at the pro-shop in Gulmohar Greens.
You need not be disappointed if you are not a pro golfer, as this place also has an ‘Adventure Golf’, a mini version of real golf-course. This place is perfect for kids and adults that include both, learners and pro golfers.
Location: (Registered office) B/204, Shapath IV, Opp. Karnavati Club, SG Highway, Ahmedabad
Phone: +91-79-48983100, 48983101, 48983102
Site office: Golf and Country Club Ltd, Next to ‘Gokul-Vrindavan’, Off Sarkhej- Sanand Highway, Kolat village, Sanand Taluka, Ahmedabad – 382110
Phone: +919687628050, +919687628051
Kalhaar Blues and Greens Golf Club
The aesthetically designed golf course of Kalhaar Blues and Greens Golf Club would top anyone’s choice. The 18-holes golf course spread over 175 acres is designed by ‘Nicklaus Design’, owned by acclaimed golfer Jack Nicklaus.
Apart from the internationally acclaimed design, it also complies with the United States Golf Association specifications. Going further with the specifications, it has a computerised irrigation system and two types of grass. It is surrounded by 14 lakes with lush green surroundings.
Kalhaar is a place for all – the beginner’s, the amateurs and the pros. It also has a practice range and also runs a Golf Academy facilitating expert coaches, a putting studio, classroom teaching and so on.
You definitely should not miss visiting the pro shop.
Location: Bopal-Sanand Bypass Road, B/h Muni Bapu Ashram, Ahmedabad
Phone: + 91 8347773454
The Belvedere Golf and Country Club
The Belvedere Golf and Country Club has all three important qualities required in a golf course: property, its hazards and greens. Situated in the biggest township – Adani Shantigram, it has 9-hole par 36 golf course spread over 70 acres. The club offers three types of membership: Family Membership, Corporate Membership and NRI Membership.
- 22 Driving Bays
- Night Playing Facility
- Driving distance of over 250 yards
- Separate bunker and practice green
Location: Adani Shantigram, Near Vaishnodevi Circle, SG Highway, Ahmedabad – 382421
Phone: +91 79 6651 5151
Kankaria Mini-Golf Course
This is the best place for those who wish to try their hands on the sport before investing it in real. As the name suggests, the Kankaria mini-golf course was inaugurated by the then CM of Gujarat and current PM of India, Narendra Modi.
The mini-golf course is said to be one of its kind in India. Mini golf course experts were called upon to design this course. It has three adventure mini-golf greens with 9-hole mini-golf courses.
As per reports, the golf course has been set up across 2,500 sq m. which were developed at the cost of Rs 3.50 crore in 2013.
Location: Kankaria Lake, Maninagar, Ahmedabad
Phone: 079-40020240, 09879242752
Glad One has a Gary Player designed championship golf course, a firm that is known to
have designed 325 golf courses in 35 countries. Apart from the expansive golf course, the Glade One Golf Academy is for one and all that uses the latest technology to train golf enthusiasts.
Glade One is equipped with 22 individual bays on real turf for professional and lower handicappers. Hold on, beginners have something to look forward too! There are 18 individual covered bays on premier quality astroturf for beginners and higher handicappers.
If you are looking for the best of its kind equipment, pro shop at the club will be super helpful to you.
Amenities you will find at Glade One:
- Full Swing and short game training
- On-course playing lessons
- Dedicated short game area
- Complete game analysis
- Mental golf training
- Golf fitness programme
Location: Sanand-Bavla Road, Sanand, Nani Devati, Arvind Uplands
Arvind Uplands One
The 9-hole upscale golf course at Arvind Uplands is yet another golf course in the vicinity of the city. It provides avid golfers with a premium experience surrounded by a lifestyle club with 60,000 sq ft of built-up area.
The attention to detail is a sheer high class with stupendous ambience, a golf club five-star villas and other amenities that you can soak or relax after a good play. Here, you will also be accompanied by various species of birds and lavish green surroundings will soothe you more than ever.
Location: (Golf Course) Nasmed, near Rancharda
Site office: 24, Government Servant Society, Nr Municipal Market, CG Road, Ahmedabad – 380009
Golf is the main attraction at Aalloa Hills Resort located on the banks of river Sabarmati. This 9-hole 34 par golf course is developed over 25 acres of land. It is the go-to place for pro golfers which is 45 km away from Ahmedabad.
Location: Pindarda village, 7 km from Pethapur crossroads, Gandhinagar Mahudi Highway, 1st right turn after Goenka Hospital, Kalol Taluka, Gandhinagar
Ph no: 02764-261363
Golfing enthusiasts can head on to these clubs to learn a new sport and rejuvenate themselves amidst the lush green surroundings. Happy Golfing!
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