FEATURE DESTINATION – MALAYSIA
Malaysia Land is a land of
many charms with ready smiles and excellent golf! Start with Kuala
Lumpur the capital and ‘pulse’ of the nation, visit Penang ‘Pearl of
the Orient’ with its narrow streets, trishaws, temples and more. On
the legendary island of Langkawi is the Datai Bay GC, nominated as
the third best in all of Southeast Asia.
Looking for adventure?
Travel to the Island of Borneo with its rainforests, longhouses,
Orang Utans and spectacular golf. You have Sabah with its perpetual
blue sky, coral-studded sea and misty mountains. Sarawak, land of
hornbills, Orang Utan Sanctuary and challenging courses - one,
the Hornbill Golf & Jungle Club, was launched by Tiger Woods and
is rated as one of the most exotic courses in the world!
Malaysia is truly unique
as a golfing destination, and with over 190 courses throughout the
country experts consider Malaysia to be an undiscovered gem for
North American golfers seeking a unique vacation experience with
easy-to-access and affordable, world-class golf.
There is a wealth of
world-renowned course designers who have designed a wide-variety
of layouts taking advantage of the mountains, the rain forests
and the seashore in their design concepts.
HERE ARE JUST A FEW
Robert Trent Jones: Bukit Jambul, Sutera Harbour G&CC, The Mines Resort & Golf Club
Graham Marsh: Penang Golf Resort
Ronald Fream: Damai Laut, Bangi Golf Resort, Karambunai, Saujana G&CC, Awana Genting G&CC
Jack Nicklaus: Borneo G&CC
Arnold Palmer: Damai G&CC
Two courses that have
attracted attention of late are The Mines Resort and Golf Club,
just outside Kuala Lumpur, which hosted the 1999 World Cup
featuring Tiger Woods and Mark O’Meara as well as the Women’s World
Cup in 2000. In Borneo the Borneo Highlands Resort features the
magnificent Hornbill Golf and Jungle Club launched by Tiger Woods
in 1999 to rave reviews.
GOLF PACKAGE TOURS
We can customize any
type of golf package to Malaysia that interests you – whether you
want a full tour encompassing different regions of Malaysia or a
quick golf getaway in conjunction with a business trip – we will be
pleased to make recommendations, prepare a customized itinerary and
a personal quotation. To whet your appetite we offer a Special
Malaysia Golf Getaway – enjoy either of these short
packages on their own or use them as a springboard to Malaysia’s
other exciting areas. Start in Kuala Lumpur and then hop to other
exciting areas such as:
Penang – Pearl of the Orient
Langkawi – an Island Paradise
Island of Borneo – with its rainforests, long houses, Orang Utan
Sabah – Land Below the Wind
Sarawak – Land of the Hornbills
6 NIGHT PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Price: from $1,997 US per person, double occupancy
- Roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles*
- 6 nights at a 4-star hotel – superior room
- 4 rounds of golf (2 at Kuala Lumpur Golf Club; 2 at Bangi Golf Resort)
- Roundtrip transportation to and from golf courses
- Daily breakfast
- Roundtrip airport transfers
- Half-day sightseeing tour
- Hotel taxes
- Local assistance
WORLD AMATEUR INTER-TEAM GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
Malaysia is a land of incredible contrasts, and a golfer's paradise. The World Amateur Inter-Team Golf Championship Tournament is set for 2008.
There are seven preliminary rounds where amateur teams compete at a variety of venues. Four winners of each round will be invited back to Malaysia , all expenses paid, to compete in the Grand Final Tournament in Malacca.
The Tournament Package includes a two nights in Kuala Lumpur to relax and freshen up after your flight, then it’s off to play in the tournament.
PRICE START FROM $1,552 per person (dbl. occupancy)**
- Roundtrip Air from Los Angeles or San Francisco
- Roundtrip Transfers
- 2 Nights Kuala Lumpur Hotel (4-star)
- Daily Breakfast
- Hotel Taxes
- Half-day City Tour
- 5 Nights Hotel (at Tournament Venue)
- Daily Breakfast
- Hotel Taxes
- 4 Rounds Tournament Golf
- Prize Presentation Dinner
- Commemorative Goody Item
- Local Assistance
TOURNAMENT FIXTURES 2008
Dates are confirmed. The Venues are subject to change.
The tournament is open to all amateur golfers in a team of minimum of 3 and maximum of 4 players with a valid USGA, National Handicapping System or club verified handicap (whichever is lower) of 18 and below for men or 24 and below for ladies.***
There will be 7 preliminary rounds to be played at selected championship golf courses. Each round will be open to maximum of 32 teams on a first come- first-served basis.
From each of the preliminary rounds, 4 teams will qualify for the Grand Final as follows:
- 2 gross teams based on stroke play.
- 2 teams based on stableford points
The qualifying teams from the preliminary rounds will be invited to play in the Grand Final hosted by Tourism Malaysia. All members of the team will be provided with roundtrip air, accommodation, ground transportation and daily breakfast.
*Add-on fares from other US cities available
**Price shown is a guide and may change depending on the actual travel date and tournament venue chosen. Price is calculated on the exchange rate of October 04, 2007 and subject to change without notice.
- airline taxes not included
- non-golfers prices and additional sightseeing activities available
***With only 3 players in the team, the COST will change.
For reservations and free information call: 1-800-257-4981 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org