The adage “the grass is always greener on the other side” could be more literally applied than in the case of golf courses. With over one hundred courses in the country, it sometimes is quite difficult to decide where one should purchase a membership. Here are some of our top picks to make sure you get a great experience and the most bang for your buck:
Fairways and Bluewater Golf & Country Club
Comfortably nestled at the edge of Boracay, Fairways and Bluewater is a sight to see. It is known for its beautiful 18-hole championship golf course and has served as the venue of international tournaments. Its magnificence is thanks to the vision of golf champion Graham Marsh who has around 70 wins under his belt across European, Australian and Asian tournaments.
Anvaya Cove Golf and Sports Club
Anvaya Cove can be found connected to the lush rainforests of Bataan. It boasts its award-winning golf course with mountain and seaside nines.
Tatler Tip: reservations must be made at least a week before playing.
Wack Wack Golf and Country Club’s East Course
Home to the Philippine Open, Wack Wack Golf and Country Club is renowned for its majestic 18 hole course. The club is found in the heart of the Mandaluyong along Shaw Boulevard, which is why this has been the go-to place for Metro Manila’s golf enthusiasts.
Sta. Elena Golf and Country Estate
Sta. Elena Golf Club is considered a gem in the golfing world. It doesn’t only have a worthy course, but also features a great dining destination led by Chef Joseph Goh. In fact, this exclusive club located in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, has been cited by numerous golf organizations and publications across the globe as one of the best in the world.
Tagaytay Highlands is home to two exclusive golf courses – the Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club and the Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club. Both courses have 18 holes paired with breathtaking views of Tagaytay. The club offers fabulous amenities, including a spa and lodge where golfers can relax after a great game.
Alta Vista Golf and Country Club
Considered as a representation of the best of Cebu, Alta Vista is the haven of Cebu’s elite and golf enthusiasts. The intricacy of the course is courtesy of renowned professional golf legend, Gary Player. The lush greens of the course come with a great view of the bay, making for a complete experience.