Your guide to the top 5 golf club memberships in Hong Kong

Golfing in Hong Kong is a breeze with these club memberships.

Your guide to the top 5 golf club memberships in Hong Kong
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Golfing in Hong Kong offers a unique experience as you explore the scenic fairways with breathtaking coastal views and meticulously designed courses nestled in serene valleys. If you're on the lookout for a classy way to chill after a hectic week, we've got the lowdown on some golf club memberships that might just be your ticket to relaxation.

Hong Kong Golf Club 

Established in 1889, HKGC is one of Asia's oldest golf clubs, featuring three 18-hole courses including the Old Course, the New Course and the Eden Course, located in Fan Ling. Whether you're a seasoned golfer or a beginner, HKGC offers excellent training facilities to enhance your skills. Nearly half of its rounds are open to the public, making it accessible to everyone.

Quick Facts 

  • Where – Lot No. 1 Fan Kam Road, Sheung Shui, New Territories
  • When – Monday to Sunday, 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Phone – +852 2670 1211
  • Website

ClearWater Bay Golf & Country Club 

Located in the scenic outskirts of Hong Kong, this club features a hole ranked among the world's top 500. As a member, you'll enjoy access to world-class facilities, including a driving range for practice and a par 70 main course. Beginners can hone their skills, and members receive exclusive privileges. The club also offers private rooms for events, making it versatile for any occasion.

Quick Facts 

  • Where – 139 Tai Au Mun Road, Clear Water Bay, New Territories
  • When – Monday to Sunday, 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Phone – +852 2335 3700
  • Website

Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course

Visit North Course in Sai Kung, Hong Kong's only public golf club, with three courses for all skill levels. The versatile North Course suits beginners and pros, while the South Course offers a shorter, scenic game. For a challenge, try the East Course with hilly terrains and stunning backdrops. And you can gear up at the pro shop for top-quality golf essentials tailored to your game.

Quick Facts 

  • Where – Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung, New Territories
  • When – Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday to Sunday; 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Phone – +852 2791 3380
  • Website

Discovery Bay Golf Club 

Discovery Bay Golf Club, located on a peaceful outlying island in Hong Kong, is known for its courses and breathtaking views, attracting both golfers and nature lovers. Choose from three courses: Diamond, Jade and Ruby. Face the challenge of Diamond's Par 4 and savor the reward of Jade's Par 5 while taking in the views of Victoria Harbour, Sunset Peak and the South China Sea. Don't miss wrapping up your game with a refreshing drink as the sun sets behind Sunset Peak.

Quick Facts 

  • Where – Valley Road, Discovery Bay, Lantau Island
  • When – Monday to Sunday, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Phone – +852 2987 7273
  • Website

Shek O Country Club

Shek O Country Club, in the southeast of the island, is a great place to golf in a peaceful and scenic setting. Recognized as one of the best golf experiences in Hong Kong, the club features a short and enjoyable layout. The front nine offers stunning ocean views and the back nine winds through a valley. While there's no signature hole, the club offers various challenging holes for players looking for a unique and engaging golf experience.

Quick Facts 

  • Where – 15 Shek O Road, Shek O
  • When – Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Closed on Sunday
  • Phone – +852 2809 4458