Victoria International Golf And Country Resort
It is popularly known as the Victoria Golf Club which is located 40 minutes from the royal city of Kandy. It is nestled within the Kandyan mountain range, an area of breathtaking scenic beauty surrounded by the Victoria Reservoir. This 517 acre 6877m (par 73) course is one of the latest in Sri Lanka and was designed by the famous British Golf Architects – Donald Steel and Company. This area with a moderate temperature of around 20 – 30º C offer the best playing conditions. This quiet location allows the golfers to become absolutely absorbed in the game, whilst if short breaks are taken, there is a chance to spot one of over several species of birds; the White-bellied Sea Eagle, the Egret, the Red-wattled Lapwing, the Indian Roller; along with the Deer, Mongoose, Fishing cat and other wild life commonly found in the region.
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
The Nuwara Eliya Golf Club was built in 1891. It’s located in the cool climes of Nuwara Eliya, once the favourite hill station of the British, at the base of Mount Pidurutalagala, in the heart of tea country. The 5520m (par 71) course is situated about 1890m above sea level. It features fir lined fairways, bunkers and scenic surroundings. The 9th is an island green surrounded by bunkers. Water (rivers) come into play on 6 holes. The fairways are long and narrow bordered by fir trees and thick bushes. The Nuwara Eliya Golf course demands respect from its players since the absolute up-hill and down-hill nature of the course requires skilful placement.