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Timings : 6 AM to 11 PM

Entry Fee : Weekday: USD 85; Weekend: USD 105

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Royal Colombo Golf Club, Colombo Overview

Established in the year 1880, The Royal Colombo Golf Club is located in Colombo at the Anderson Golf Course and is the oldest golf course in Colombo. The game of golf was introduced by the British to a small English colony called Ceylon. This golf course is spread over a whopping 6500 yards and has 18 holes.

Surrounded by the greens, there is an iconic clubhouse which is pretty breezy and lovely. It has an open ambience and is a spot to relax, and railroad tracks are running through the course, from where the train passes occasionally. The fairways have cow grass with some new water bodies. The greens are hard and fast and have Tifeagle grass and a lot of trees. On the course, you are most likely to spot white-headed eagles, kingfisher, monitor lizards, fruit bats etc.

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Things to Do And Cost at Royal Colombo Golf Club

Visitors are allowed to enter the Royal Colombo Gold Club and enjoy practising the sport. One can choose the practice slots or play the sport hole by hole. The costs for entry are as follows:

Green Fees:  
Weekday USD 85.00
Weekend USD 105.00
One Week USD 330.00
Green fee 9 holes (Weekday) USD 65.00
Green fee 9 holes (Weekend) USD 80.00
Discount Green Fee USD 65.00
Caddy Fees LKR 1000.00
Hire Of a Single Club (Practice Range) LKR 500.00
Hire Of Full Set of Clubs with Golf-Bag LKR 4000.00

Tips while Visiting Royal Colombo Golf Club

  • One must bring ID to play.
  • Keep some tip for the caddie driver and the pond boy who brings your ball when it falls in the pond.
  • One can hire same quality clubs from a golf shop at the entrance at 1400 LKR rather than paying 4500 LKR as club charges.
  • Minimum 2-3 ball booking required for weekends.
  • One has to beware of Goannas on the field.
  • During the day one may relax in shorts and flip flops, but after 7 PM, one has to change to a collared shirt, pants and shoes thus sticking to the dress code. So, in case one is planning to stay after 7 PM one can carry an extra pair of clothes which can be changed in the changing room of the golf club.
  • Club demands high discipline from the player, and one must stick to the rules.

Restaurant in Royal Colombo Golf Club

The golf course has its restaurant which serves its favourite dishes like butter mushrooms, pork chop, garlic bread and hot cuttlefish.

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