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Getting from Singapore to Johor Golf Resorts
Guide to get from Singapore to Horizon Hills, Tanjong Puteri, Palm Resort, The Legend, Ponderosa, Mount Austin Golf Resorts. The location of golf resorts in JB makes it difficult to get there via public transport. With golf sets and duffel bags in tow, the Best option of Getting from Singapore to Johor Golf Resort is by MPV Taxis or self-drive. Below shows the capacity of our private Vehicles for golfers.
7- Seater MPV INNOVA – 4 pax with 4 golf sets
8-Seater MPV ALPHARD -5 pax with 5 golf sets.
11-Seater MPV STAREX – 6 pax with 6 golf sets
17-Seater Tour VAN – 10 pax with golf sets (*need to alight at customs)
Malaysia offers golfers plenty of choices. Given it’s proximity to Singapore, golf resorts in Johor are highly frequented by Singaporean and expatriates residing in the sunny island. Sprawling course aside, the cheaper green fee, buggy fee and caddy fee are big draws for Singaporean golfers.
To tee off in the morning, most golfers would arrange pick up in Singapore at 6:30am or 7am. Early hour pick up helps to avoid the expected swell in traffic later in the morning. The traffic going into Malaysia could be nasty especially on weekends. Plan the pick up time well and take a good grip on the right transport mode to the fairway.
HORIZON HILLS GOLF & COUNTRY CLUBS
This is one of the newest Golf Resort in JB having opened in 2008. The resort is located in the new township of Nusajaya within the Iskandar development. The facility and fairways are top notch and maintained in mint condition. The hidden gem here is a US$10 million 18-hole international championship course designed by re-nown Australian course architect Ross Watson.
One reason Horizon Hills is popular among Singaporean is because it is easily accessible from Singapore. Getting from Singapore to Horizon Hill is fairly straightforward. It is a lot easier to get there via Second link at Tuas and travel up north along Malaysia-Singapore Second Link Expressway. Journey from Singapore typically takes about 1 to 1.5 hour depending on the congestion at customs.
TANJONG PUTERI GOLF RESORT
One of the older Golf Resorts in JB, Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort is located at Pasir Gudang on the eastern end of Johor Bahru not too far from the township of Seri Alam. Those who intend to travel in the morning may have to bear with the heavy traffic as many cars head east towards Pasir Gudang Industrial Park during morning rush hour.
Tanjong Puteri Golf Resorts comprise three 18-hole Championship Golf Courses (‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ course), 20 Guestrooms, 34 Double Storey Villas, 5 F&B Outlets and sport recreation facilities. Discerning golfers who do not mind to pay slightly more may opt for course ‘A’ for the finest conditions of the green. ‘B’ and ‘C’ courses are not as well maintained.
It used to be challenging to get from Singapore to Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort. But with the opening of Johor Bahru Eastern Dispersal Link Expressway (EDL Expressway) and JB East Coast Highway, travelling to Tanjong Puteri Golf Resort is now a breeze. It saves a lot of time to get there via Causeway.
PALM RESORT GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
Palm Resort is located at north of Johor Bahru, next to the Senai International Airport. There are three 18-hole courses – Allamanda, Cempaka and Melati Courses. For those who prefer to stay overnight, Le Grandeur Palm Resort is good choice situating right beside the golf course. The resort hotel is also very popular for business travellers to Senai industrial park.
There are two routes to get from Singapore to Palm Resort. Both routes are via expressways and are equally easy to travel.
Option 1) By JB-Singapore Causeway – after the Johor Custom, take the Johor Bahru Eastern Dispersal Link Expressway (EDL) all the way up north and follow the directional sign to Senai International Airport. At about 2 km away from Senai airport along Jalan Lapangan Terbang (Airport Road), look out for a sign board to exit left to Palm Resort and Le Grandeur.
Option 2) By Tuas -Johor 2nd link – After Tuas and Complex CIQ Sultan Abu Bakar, travel up north along Malaysia-Singapore Second Link and follow the directional sign to Senai International Airport. The route has less traffic and the trip there is straightforward. The expressway leads to Jalan Lepangan Terbang (Airport Road). Do look out for directional sign board to exit to Palm Resorts about 2 km before the Senai Airport.