Category Archives: Malaysian Golf Courses

The Absence of Inspiration

Yes, I admit this blog has not been updated for the longest time. And the few readers coming back has wondered if gilagolf has indeed a) Given up golf b) Died Well, neither is correct. You could say, for a), … Continue reading

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Sungai Long, Luckiest Day and Bad Caddies

Based on our previous experience with Sungai Long the conclusion was nice course, crap service. And there has been no changes since. But firstly – more optimistically – the game at Sungai Long recently will forever be rated as the … Continue reading

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Glenmarie’s Thieving Caddy

It’s been a while since my last post! The thing is, the amount of golf played this year has been absolutely minuscule – since my second son came out around Christmas, it has been almost six months, and the amount … Continue reading

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Ramadan Golf Promotions 2015 in Malaysia

I noticed I got a lot of hits the past few weeks on a post on Ramadan golf promotions I did way back in 2011. I feel it’s a bit unfair to draw traffic to my site through an old … Continue reading

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Rasa Sayang Pitch and Putt

Introduction One of the advantages of playing golf is that generally, wherever you go, you can find some sort of random course for you to hack in, which makes for some great time wasting opportunities especially when you are on … Continue reading

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Sungai Long Golf and Country Club

Introduction There are two golf courses in peninsular Malaysia designed by Jack Nicklaus – Sungai Long and Legends in Johor. In the East, there is Borneo Golf and Country – but as it is, Gilagolf has never hacked in the … Continue reading

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Royal Perak Golf Club

Introduction I chanced upon this golf course by accident. I was on the way to play at Clearwater Sanctuary during my short trip to Ipoh, but it was already around 3.30 pm (we had a long lunch…it’s IPOH, how can … Continue reading

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Palm Garden Golf Club

Introduction This is Palm Garden Redux. A few years back, there was a brilliant course around Kajang area called Palm Garden Golf Resort. We gave it a must-play rating, because the pricing was around RM100 for walk-in weekdays, as it … Continue reading

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Hacker Guide To Breaking 90

  It seems easy for some golfers, but somehow after hacking this game for what seemed like an eternity (it has only been 11 years), I am still struggling to break 90 regularly. Of all the games I’ve played this … Continue reading

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Amverton Cove Thumbs Down

As the year winds down, 12 Gilagolfers headed off to Amverton Cove, a previously reviewed golf course with a ranking of Not Too Shabby. Well, we are revising it. It is VERY shabby. You can tell from the picture that … Continue reading

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