Golfing

Golf Destinations in Kashmir:

golGulmarg, Kashmir Golf Club, Pahalgam Golf ,%Club and Royal Spring Golf course.Golf tourism is one of the main attractions of the Kashmir valley in summers.,%The peak season for,%golf in Kashmir is from,%April to November. One advantage that the game of golf in Kashmir has over other golf courses that the weather here is quite refreshing and the shade of the bordering Chinar and Pine trees enables the play to go on longer. The main golf courses of Kashmir are:

Gulmarg Golf Course:,%
Gulmarg boasts of the highest golf course in the world. Situated at an altitude of 2,650 m, the golf course,%of Gulmarg is quite different from most of the other golf courses. Rather than being flat, most of the area of the golf course is full of land slopes and inclines and has a par of 72. The origin of the Gulmarg golf course dates back to 1911, when it was started by the British as a holiday resort.
Kashmir,%,%Golf ,%Club:
,%The Kashmir Golf Club is situated on theMaulana Azad Road. Spread over an area of 52 acres, it boasts of common fairways and a par of 70. It also has well laid out bunkers and hazards, interspersed between chinars and pine trees. This 18-hole course has served as the venue of a number of tournaments. Kashmir Golf Club prides itself for churning out the first golfing professional inIndia, Ghulam Mohammad in 1930.
Pahalgam Golf Club:
At an altitude of 7250 plus feet your ball will travel a good 8 % further but that does not make this course any less challenging. The breathtaking beauty of the course is enhanced by the snow capped hills that tend to lull you into a state of exhilaration & get your adrenalin pumping. The course is long, has changes in elevation that make for a dramatic game, has water in play on 6 holes, has bunkers of all sizes & shapes & has its fair share of hazards & OB areas making it a course that will test your skills, strategy & patience. The greens are fast & true with bent grass. With the clean, pure & re-vitalizing air of Pahalgam for company this is the closest you will get to attaining nirvana while playing golf at Pahal Golf Club.
Royal Spring Golf Course :
,%Royal Spring,%Golf course is situated near the,% famousMughalGarden, Cheshmashahi. Spread over an area of 300 acres, it overlooks the picturesqueDalLake and Zabarwan hills.Designed and laid out by the renowned Golf architect, Robert Trent Jones Jr. II, the golf course boasts of 118 holes and a par of 72.