Golfing Where the Sea Meets the Land

Golfing Where the Sea Meets the Land - TRAVELINDEXBintan, Indonesia, September 24, 2020 – For golfers around the world, there is nothing more satisfying than playing their favourite game at beautiful, scenic and well-designed golf courses that provide a challenge to their golf skills whilst allowing them to take in the inspiring scenery and landscape. Golf should bring inner happiness and aesthetic pleasure. Ria Bintan Golf Course provides just such a backdrop. The team at Ria Bintan Golf Club, this year’s Winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards in the category of The Best Luxury Golf Club in Indonesia, knows that golfers will derive satisfaction from the Ocean and Forest courses during the game and time spent at the club.

The wonderful Ria Bintan Golf Club was designed by golf legend Gary Player, and opened its doors to their first guests in 1998. The multi award-winning 18-hole Ocean Course unfolds next to the South China Sea, offering tantalising ocean views, challenging signature holes and picture-perfect scenery; while the 9-hole Forest Course, set amidst mature woodlands, tests the mettle with its various bunkers and fairways artfully placed.

Ria Bintan Golf Club has been consistently named the best golf course in Asia and Indonesia over the past two decades, and played host to numerous regional events, including the annual Ria Bintan Golf Challenge, and more recently Ria Bintan Golf Carnivals in 2018 and 2019.

Mr Goh York Lin, President (Indonesia), Keppel Land, said, “We are very pleased that Ria Bintan Golf Club has been recognised by Luxury Lifestyle Awards as The Best Luxury Golf Club in Indonesia in 2020. Our two award-winning golf courses, designed by Gary Player, have hosted numerous delighted golfers and successful events over the years. To this day, golf enthusiasts continue to regale about our spectacular Ocean Course Holes 7 and 8, the renowned Par 3 Hole 9 and the picturesque Hole 10, which sits along a pristine beach.”

Mr John Yap, General Manager, Ria Bintan Golf Club, said, “We are delighted that Ria Bintan Golf Club has been recognised as The Best Luxury Golf Club in Indonesia, which is testament to the dedication and hard work that goes into making the Club one of Asia’s top golfing destinations. This award will spur us further as we seek to provide the perfect golfing experience for our guests.”

Ria Bintan Golf Club currently offers two types of packages: Golf Only, with the opportunity to enjoy the two beautiful golf courses on day trips, and Stay and Play, which includes a stay at Ria Bintan Golf Lodge, a chance to play golf at any of the golf courses in Bintan, or a session at the club’s spa.

Ria Bintan Golf Lodge is the club’s beautiful 27-room accommodation facility at the Clubhouse with views of the golf course and wonderful for a golf escape. Ria Bintan also has a term membership plan for any golfers who wish to take up membership at the club on a yearly basis with inclusions such as unlimited golf, free transfers, unlimited driving range balls, Ria Bintan Golf Lodge stay vouchers and many more benefits to enjoy. Ria Bintan Golf Club proves that golf is a lifestyle, a sport, a hobby, and a venue for business bonding, all in one. No matter how one chooses to see it, it has to be an impeccable, luxurious and pleasant experience through and through. Ria Bintan is truly golf at its most glorious.

About Luxury Lifestyle Awards
Luxury Lifestyle Awards is a global award selecting, recognizing, celebrating and promoting the best luxury goods and services all over the world. The goal of the company is to connect people with the best of luxury. LLA has evaluated more than 10 000 various goods and services in 400 categories from 60 countries and analyzed the results to give you a TOP list of the best of the best in the world. Such world-renowned brands as Chanel, Dom Perignon, and Ferrari were proudly named winners. The victory brings companies status and recognition, global promotion and exposure to an entirely new market of customers.

About Ria Bintan Golf Club
Spectacular and stunning, Ria Bintan Golf Club’s Certified Audubon International Classic and Cooperative Sanctuary Ocean and Forest courses designed by golf legend, Gary Player, are a prized jewel among golfers. Located near the northern coast of Bintan Island with breath-taking views of the South China Sea, the award-winning 18-hole Ocean Course and 9-hole Forest Course, offer a game comparable to none. Guests also enjoy facilities including a driving range, spa, pro shop and an alfresco restaurant after a round of golf.

Ria Bintan Golf Club has been consistently named the best golf course in Asia and Indonesia by Asian Golf Awards and earned Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence from 2014 to 2019 and Hall of Fame 2019, and has played host to numerous regional events, including the annual Ria Bintan Golf Challenge and recent Ria Bintan Golf Carnivals.

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