Gulmarg?s legendary beauty
Kashmir offers a unique opportunity to play golf in invigorating surroundings, where the wind whispers through enormous trees of chinar and stately pine.
Gulmarg’s legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Gulmarg, a mountain resort of exceptional beauty- has the highest green golf course in the world, at an altitude of 2,650 m, and is the country’s premier ski resort in the winter. On way to Gulmarg travellers generally stop their vehicles for a few minutes and look out a spectacle of snow-covered mountains, almost within touching distance.
Gulmarg Golf Club which has 6,760 yards, par 72, 18 hole, was redesigned by Peter Thompson, a famous golf architect. Besides being the highest golf course in the world, it is also has the longest hole, a par five, 610 yards, in India. It has played host to some of the greatest golf tournaments. The Gulmarg Golf Club is capable enough for handling the holiday golfer and also organize training by the professional coaches.