Manila Golf Club - Philippines
Considered to be the most outstanding and most exclusive golf club in Metro Manila, the Manila Golf Club is shorter compared with other championship golf courses. It possess a lot of features that are appropriate for any kind of golf tournament. Gifted with a beautiful land and outstanding greens placed in the grass made out of Japonica, it is further enhance with numerous trees planted on both sides of the golf course. The Manila Golf Club hosted top class golf tournaments like the United States Ladies Professional Golf Association that features the American Golf Womens pro circuit and Wonderful World of Golf by Shell.
It is widely believed that Golf have been introduced in the Philippine capital in 1886 by the British people working under the Manila Railway Company. The British employees constructed a three-hole course in the rice fields south of Intramuros, Manila and by 1901, there was a nine hole golf course built next to the Manila Railway Company. This was the birth of the Manila Golf Club. The Philippine Open, which is considered to be one of the oldest golf tournaments in the World and the oldest golf tournament in Asia began in the Manila Golf Club.
The golf course offers a state-of-the art club with different amenities, a practice area, a golf professional shop, tee locations that can be found on the golf courses and others. Guests in the Manila Golf Club must be with a member inside the clubhouse. The Green fees vary depending on the day: On Weekdays-one thousand pesos; Holidays and Weekends-two thousand pesos; Caddys fees-250 pesos and Golf club rentals-300 pesos.
The location of the Manila Golf Club is nearest to the Makati Commercial Center and Forbes Park. By riding your own car or taking a cab, it takes about 5 minutes from the Makati Commercial Center. The address of the Manila Golf Club is Harvard Road, Forbes Park, Makati City, Metro Manila.
Interested players who want to inquire about the services and offerings of the Manila Golf Club or reserve may call the telephone numbers 8152641 or 8174948 or its fax number 8160162. There are also a lot of hotels in the area where guests at the Manila Golf Club can check-in after a hard days work at the greens like the Peninsula and others. The Manila Golf Club also possess reciprocal rights with the Greenhills Country Club in California and the Royal Bangkok Sports Club.