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Tee off and experience the beautiful settings of the Philippines’ unique golfing enclaves, from lush valleys to mountaintops, seaside resorts, or just within the cityscapes. The courses have been designed by golf's premier architects, radiating the strategic brilliance of such greats as Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and Robert Trent Jones, Jr., among others. Play at venues that have been proud sites of some of the most prestigious international and local tournaments, like the Johnnie Walker Classic, the World Amateur Golf Championships, the World Cup, The Asian PGA, and the Philippine Open. Partially excerpted from www.dotpcvc.gov.ph





BAGUIO COUNTRY CLUB, BAGUIO CITY, BENGUET

Tel. No. (074) 442-5060/5069

It is one of the oldest and finest courses in the country. Even at par 61, this does not indicate an easy round due to its restrictive layout of tight fairways and rolling hills.

   
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CAMP JOHN HAY, BAGUIO CITY, BENGUET


Tel. No. (074) 442-2101/2102

Smell the pines as you walk through the fairways of this par 69 all-weather course. Laid out about 5,000 ft. above the sea level, it was recently redesigned by the Nicklaus Group.


 
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CANLUBANG GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB , LAGUNA


Tel. No. (049) 549-1362/1363

This 36-hole complex is the largest in the Philippines, masterfully designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. The North course is a championship layout with a rating of 72.4 while the South course also features ravines, a bit of sand traps, and other challenges.


 
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CLUB INTRAMUROS , MANILA


Tel. No. (02) 527-2887/6612

Try a superb round of night golf amidst the historic walled city of Manila. It is simply a par 66 course but it can be a real test of your short game, with water or out-of-bounds or both, in nearly every hole.


 
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EASTRIDGE GOLF COURSE, BINANGONAN, RIZAL


Tel. No. (02) 651-2240/2298

Two man-made lagoons, one in the front nine spanning 1.3 hectares and the other at the back nine at 2.3 hectares, are the most distinct features of this 80-hectare 18-hole par 72 course.


 
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FOREST HILLS GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, ANTIPOLO, RIZAL


Tel. No. (02) 651-2240/2298

With a 74.7 course rating, this course characterized by rolling terrain at the front nine and a moderately hilly back nine, poses many possible difficulties for the average golfer.


 
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LUISITA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, HACIENDA LUISITA, TARLAC


Tel. No. (02) 817-9309

This is one of the finest 18-hole par 72 championship courses in the country. Its most interesting feature is water. Eleven of its 18 holes have well-placed water hazards, the most awesome of which is at hole 17.


 
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MIMOSA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, ANGELES CITY, PAMPANGA


Tel. No. (045) 599-2461/3333 loc. 2024/2025

Tiger Woods played in this 86-hectare rolling terrain set against the backdrop of mountain ranges. It is a championship course composed of three distinctive nines: Acacia, Lakeview, and Mountainview.


 
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PUERTO AZUL, TERNATE, CAVITE


Tel. No. (02) 525-9248 loc.7643

Puerto Azul is a par 72 course that is one of the most scenic in the country, proud of its very famous combination of mountain and sea. Its signature hole is number 17, a par 3 hole delineated by one of the deepest water hazards in the Philippine Golf – the China Sea.


 
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SHERWOOD HILLS , TRECE MARTIREZ, CAVITE


Tel. No. (046) 4192841/2855/2843

Sherwood Hills is another Jack Nicklaus signature course. It is an inland-links-type course with wide fairways and a good size of greens suitable for very relaxed and leisurely rounds of the game.


 
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STA. ELENA GOLF CLUB, STA.ROSA, LAGUNA


Tel. No. (049) 549-1277/1278

Another Robert Trent Jones, Jr. creation is this 27-hole all-weather championship course. The 120 hectares of gently rolling terrain gave the designer the opportunity to create a number of memorable holes that wind their way through the natural movement of the property.


 
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TAGAYTAY HIGHLANDS, TAGAYTAY CITY, CAVITE


Tel. No. (046) 413-0888

The Tagaytay Highlands is a par 71 championship course that will surely put a golfer's power and accuracy to the test. The difference in elevation between the last and first holes of each nine is so dramatic that a cable car system is in place to ferry golfers from the 9th and 18th holes to the 1st and 10th tees.


 
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THE ORCHARD, DASMARIÑAS, DASMARIÑAS, CAVITE


Tel. No. (02) 842-8344/8355

Venue of the 1995 Johnnie walker classic, The Orchard is composed of two 18-hole courses, one designed by Arnold Palmer, and the other by Gary Player.


 
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THE RIVIERA, SILANG, CAVITE


Tel. No. (02) 807-7061/76 / (046) 414-2821/2838/2839

The Riviera is a very scenic course characterized by rolling hills, verdant foliage, coconut trees, cool springs, and waterfalls.


 
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VALLEY GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, ANTIPOLO CITY, RIZAL


Tel. No. (02) 658-4920

Rated at par 72, this 7,097-yard spread of exhilarating greens, rolling hills, and meandering brooks can make golfers use the majority of their clubs, the mark of a true championship course.


 
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WACK WACK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, MANDALUYONG CITY


Tel. No. (02) 723-066

Wack Wack has two fine 18-hole courses: the internationally known East Course, where some of the biggest tournaments have been held; and the shorter, less troublesome West Course, which usually draws the more senior and female golfers of the club.


 
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ROYAL NORTHWOODS GOLF CLUB, SAN RAFAEL, BULACAN


Tel. No. (632) 4431656, (6344) 7660278

The Royal Northwoods Golf Club, named as a "Jewel of the North" is a Graham Marsh, first class 18-hole championship masterpiece, showcasing innovation, distinct form and personality. Challenging but fair, the Royal Northwoods' architecture entails a balance of aesthetics and function.


 
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THE EVERCREST, NASUGBU, BATANGAS


Tel. No. (02) 712-9293

The Evercrest is an Arnold Palmer designed course which has tight fairways blanketed with Tifton grass and guarded by steep hills and deep ravines to give golfers the thrill of playing a par 72 championships course.


 
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THE MANILA SOUTHWOODS, CARMONA, CAVITE


Tel. No. (046) 430-0262

Venue of the World Amateur Golf Championship 1996, this course is composed of two 18-hole Jack Nicklaus signature courses: the "Masters" course punctuated by traps and water hazards, and the "Legends" course accentuated by high mounds.


 
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