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Golf Club of Chandigarh: Sink The Putt For The Best Golfing Experience

Golfing enthusiasts in Chandigarh, you can head to Chandigarh’s only public golf club, and get to putting. This ancient game sees its encouraging rise in the present times as well. Also referred to as the “Rich man’s game”, golf usually is found in posh hubs all throughout the world and one such place is our Chandigarh Golf Club. The reason why the game may be called so is due to its expensive character and laid back sportive style.

“Early to bed, early to rise, golf all day & make up lies”

For all the Golf Lovers…

About Chandigarh Golf ClubSwing Easy and Play Well

Chandigarh Golf Club has been designed by 4-time Open Championship winner, Peter Thomson (golfer). and is an 18-hole course which is spread across almost 7,202 yards. Set against the backdrop of Shivalik hills, it makes for a fitting course for people in the city who love golfing and haven’t been able to get membership to a particular club.

chandigarh golf club

This golf club not only offers a good time for playing the sport and socializing with your golf pals or going solo, it also provides learning sessions that are open to both children and adults.

Let’s dig into it’s History

During late 1959, Pandit Nehru, the first PM of Free India wanted to visit Chandigarh. His visit was postponed as the chief commissioner that time went on a golfing holiday to Delhi. Pandit Nehri being highly surprised that ” people have to travel to Delhi to play Golf, why can’t Chandigarh have Chandigarh have its own Golf Course?” This is how a golf course came into existence in Chandigarh.

Established in 1969, the Chandigarh Golf Club is among the most premier ones in India. The Golf Club in Chandigarh is also home to one of the longest par-5s in India, the seventh hole, which measures 613 yards. The master plan was predicted by the famous French architect, Le Corbusier and the foundation stone for the club was laid by Sh. Dharam Vira on April 24th, 1969. The place shares boundaries with the popular Sukhna Lake and the Punjab & Haryana governors residents in the beautiful sector 6 of Chandigarh.

Key Features & Activities Held at Chandigarh Golf Club

The Chandigarh Golf Club incorporates various characteristics and some premium activities.

Golf Course

The course was designed by 4-time Open Championship winner, Peter Thomson (golfer).

chandigarh golf course club area

It has a 7,202 yard, 18 hole course known for its challenging narrow fairways, a long 613 yard long, dogleg 7th hole, floodlighting on the first nine holes, and a main road crossing.

Home to Professional Golfers

The club has been home to some fine professional golfers, the most noted being Jeev Milkha Singh, the winner or 2006 Asian Tour Order of Merit Winner and the first Indian to compete on the European Tour and at the Masters. Besides that, it is also home to Shubahkar Sharma, Gaganjeet Bhullar, Ajitesh Sandhu, Harinder Gupta, Gurbaaz Mann, Akshay Sharma are some of the names which are making waves in the national as well as International circuits.

Golf Training

At the club, certified golf professionals and coaches teach aspiring golfers about techniques and equipment used in the sport for a commendable show, enabling them to surprise everyone with their expertise to swing.  

Lush Green Lawns

The club also incorporates 2 lush green lawns which is always highly maintained and taken care of by the golf course authorities.

For a full Touristy experience

For a casual round on green fee basis with cart rental and caddy exists, making the blub jell as a fulfilling touristy experience while being at Chandigarh. Green Fee rates are nominal to encourage the sport and provide inspiration to more and more enthusiasts to take it up.

Multi-Cuisine Restaurant

multi cuisine restaurant chandigarh golf club

The Chandigarh Golf Club has a varied delicacies restaurant on the first floor with a 100 persons seating capacity. Additionally, with 2 well-stocked bars.

Other facilities

swimming pool chandigarh golf club

The club has a fine clubhouse, an all-weather heated swimming pool and a gymnasium for its 2300 members. Membership is notoriously difficult to get, with waiting periods running into tens of years. Apart from this, a gymnasium with sauna and steam, family room for club functions and private parties.

Activities Held

annual captain's day at chandigarh golf club

Among the activities that the club holds with a regular frequency for its members is the annual Captain’s Day, which is the premier event of the club, apart from the monthly Club Night and the weekly tambola.

Who can Play Golf at Chandigarh Golf Club?

One definitely needs a membership if wants to play golf for long term at the club. And, membership is notoriously difficult to get, with waiting periods running into tens of years. Additionally, non-members can also pay a fee to practice golf and that will be on daily basis. Hence, one can golf for pleasure or as a profession.

Now, there are 3 types of members:

  • Temporary- They are the members who have just entered the list of registered applicants.
  • Green Card- As one starts picking up the game, it takes 3-4 years to become a green card member.
  • Permanent- Further, it takes 3-4 years to become a permanent member.

So, all you golf lovers, go through the fee structure below in the following section.

Entry Fees

The fee applicable will be according to the following categories.

1 Registered Applicant

(i)WeekdaysRs.500/-+18% GST590/-
(ii)Week endRs.1000/-+18% GST1180/-
(iii)Prime TimeRs.2000/-+18% GST2360/-

2. Guest of Members

(i)WeekdaysRs.750/-+18% GST885/-
(ii)Weekend/HolidaysRs.1500/-+18% GST1770/-
(iii)Prime TimeRs.2000/-+18% GST2360/-

3. Visitors

(i)Weekdays
Rs.1000/-+18% GST
1180/-
(ii)Weekend/Holidays
Rs.2000/-+18% GST
2360/-
(iii)Prime TimeRs.2000/-+18% GST2360/-

4. Foreigners

  • Weekdays– $50 +18%GST
  • Weekends- $75+18%GST

Practice fee– For all categories in INR 50 on weekdays, and INR 70 on weekends. This fee is applicable on per day basis.

NOTE: Green Fee will be half for senior citizens( above 65 years of age)

Chandigarh Golf Club Timings

Keen golfers can play from 5:00 Am to 10:30 PM.

Open- Tuesday to Sunday.

Closed- on Mondays

Dress Code for Chandigarh Golf Club

The dress code is followed according to the season.

dress code of golfers

For Summer

  • 1. Formal
  • Shirt- Full/Half Sleeves ( Tucked in)
  • T-shirt with Collar ( Tucked in)
  • Trousers with socks and shoes
  • Turban for Silk men is obligatory

2. Casual

  • Shirt- Full/Half Sleeves
  • T-shirt with collars
  • Trousers/shorts not more than 4″ above knees
  • Shoes without spikes
  • Sandals with straps
  • Turban/Patka with cap for Sikh Gentlemen

For Winters

1. Formal

  • Long suit/combination-blazer-Nehru-Jacket with Trousers, socks & shoes /tie or scarf/turban for Sikh Gentlemen obligatory.
  • Kurta with collar and button down cuffs with churidar pyjama with waist/coat/ achkan/ jacket with socks and shoes.
  • Salwar Kameez with button down cuffs with sandals with straps.

2. Casual

  • Shirt full/ half sleeves
  • T-shirt with collars
  • Trousers/collars not more than 4″ above knees.
  • Shoes without spikes
  • Sandals with straps
  • Turban/Patka with Cap with Sikh Gentlemen

How to Reach?

how to reach chandigarh golf club

Chandigarh Golf Club can be reached easily from any part of the city by cab, bus services, or private vehicles.

Distance From Chandigarh City Centre : 10 mins away
Distance From Zirakpur : 15 mins away
From Chandigarh Airport : 35 mins away

Location & Contact Info.

Address :  Sector 6, Chandigarh, 160019
Type of School/Medium : 0172- 2740327, 0172- 2740350
Email : golfchd_2004@yahoo.com
Get Directions : Google Map
Founded In : 1962

Last Words

Chandigarh Golf Club is a stylish Golf course club with a 7,202 yards area offering a luxurious getaway that offers amazing golfing experience. We advise you book your session in advance.

So, when are you planning to visit this golf club in Chandigarh? Let us know your experiences in the comments below!

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Nupur Dhingra
A tiny speck in the world of Media who's trying to play with words through her writing. When not working, she can be found travelling, painting, hiking, camping, and stargazing.

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