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Golfing A new getaway theme in India

Posted by : Siddharth Jalan on | Oct 26,2016

Golfing A new getaway theme in India

Branded as the elite sport for decades, Golf presently is earning a new status in India. Brought to the country by the British, the game is gaining a new found appeal across India. No wonder there are many builders developing homes adjacent to golf courses in India, managing to attract golf enthusiasts.  Today. golf lovers are spending a leisurely weekend at their new getaway splendid villas, which is gradually gaining popularity.

Gaining popularity as a getaway theme
Though the game is far from beating the game of cricket on the popularity meter, people are more and more getting into its axis. Developers are managing to lure many golf enthusiasts in India to buy their second homes at these golfing destinations. The environment offers many golfers a perfect weekend getaway where they can spend their time in a serene environment while enjoying the game. For those who love the game but are still not ready to invest in a second home, are choosing golf destinations like golf resorts, etc. as their long weekend getaway theme!

Several executives or first-generation entrepreneurs find this as an excellent avenue to connect with their family. It also offers something different to do together besides the ordinary shopping or movie outings. Golf enthusiasts look forward to playing at these locations  as most of the golf courses are situated a little away from the hustle bustle of the city. While already a global trend; “golf developments” seem to be quickly catching up in India as well. In fact, several NRI’s, as well as non-golfers too, are attracted to these golf destinations, viewing it as a lifestyle getaway or an up-market luxurious home.

Golf getaways
While there aren’t exactly a huge number of golf courses in India, but finding an excellent golfing destination in the country. is not an anomaly. Besides several golf courses, you will find several golf resorts, hotels as well as golf communities which have come up in recent times, offering a world-class golfing experience

Zion Hills – designed by Ron Fream of Golfplan, USA, the course includes a driving range and an 18 hole championship course. The course has massive bunkers all across and greens that are immense in size. Many of the greens are close to 10000 square feet with large undulations making three putts a reality. Zion hills also have well-crafted homes built with a free flowing view of the golf course. The homes here are the perfect getaway homes for those looking for hassle free luxury.

Kalhaar Blues & Greens - is a realty project in Ahmedabad, which also has a championship golf course. Developed by the Navratna group, it consists of 801 villas and is spread over nearly 500 acres of land. The project is a second home for many golf enthusiasts. Awarded the 'Best Golf Course in India 2015' by India Golf Awards, it is India’s first Nicklaus design championship course. The golf course is the toughest course in the country with a course & slope rating of 76.8 & 142.

These exclusive golf destinations amongst several others in India make sure that the golfers have an excellent golfing experience. These sure make for perfect weekend abodes.