Golfing in Cebu

 

Therefore, it's probably no accident that several excellent championship courses are located in Cebu!

Mactan Island has a handy 18-hole course and driving range. Their club house setting is picturesque and their kitchen serves wonderful food. Perfect after a long day hacking the course!

Across the bridge from Mactan, you will find the more stately Cebu Country Club – one of the oldest clubs in the Philippines – and the gorgeous Alta Vista Golf Club. Both are superb courses (probably the best in Cebu), in great conditions and both provide excellent facilities.

LIST OF GOLF COURSES:

* Mactan Coral Golf Club

* Alta Vista Golf and Country Club

* Verdemar Golf Club

* Cebu Country Club Inc.

* Club Filipino Inc. de Cebu

* Cebu International Golf and Resort

* Green Island Golf & Beach Resort

Mactan Coral Golf Club:

One of the few par 72 courses in Cebu is the Mactan Coral Golf Club.
Popular with both expats and locals alike, it is conveniently located (5 minutes from SDR Apartments) at Mactan Airbase. Don't forget to relax after a game in the charming clubhouse and order some humba, pochero soup, and calamares.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Mactan Coral Golf Club, Mactan Airbase, Lapu Lapu, Cebu City, Cebu,
(63-32) 340-8598 /(63-32) 340-7719

Alta Vista Golf and Country Club:

(Aznar Road, Pardo). Situated in the lower mountains of Pardo, this golf course offers a different and challenging terrain for the avid golfer. This divine golf course has incredible views and covers 60 hectares (much of which is National Forrest) for a world-class, par 72, 18-hole course covering 5,670 meters.

The facilities are second to none and the club boasts a large swimming pool, perfect to cool off after a "tough" day on the course.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Aznar Road, Pardo, Cebu City; Tel. no. (Registration Counter) (6332) 2727971 to 74 / (Golf Operators Office) (6332) 2727977; Telfax No. (6332) 2724090; E-mail: avgcc@skynet.net

Verdemar Golf Club:

(Barangay Bancasan, San Remigio, Cebu). Situated near the sea, it also offers sea-side accommodations (Casa del Mar Resort Hotel).

CONTACT INFORMATION: Barangay Bancasan, San Remigio, Cebu; Telfax no. (Cebu office) (63-32) 344-8181/82 / (Resort & Golf club) (6332) 435-2222; E-mail: info@vedemar-golf.com

Cebu Country Club Inc.:

Situated just a few minutes from the heart of the city. Built in 1928, it is the oldest 'existing' golf course in Cebu. The two, par-72 courses are spread over 52 hectares of prime realestate. In the pre-war times, the land was sugarcane crops. A private proprietary club, but is open to guests and tourists.

The course: White sand traps are furnished with ground coral rock, adding to the contrast of the lush greenery. This 18-hole, championship course is the site of inter-club and important legs of the Philippine Golf Circuit.

Facilities: A fine clubhouse complete with restaurant, bar, tee houses around the course, modern locker rooms, a tennis court, bowling alley, swimming pool, pro shop, pelota and badminton court.

CONTACT INFORMATION; P.O. Box 698 Banilad, Cebu City; Tel. no. (6332) 231-0345; Fax no. (63-32) 2314096

Club Filipino Inc. de Cebu:

It is a lush 18-hole golf course covering 59 hectares.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Pulangyuta, Sabang, Danao City; Tel. no. (6332) 2311676/2311666; Fax no. (6332) 231-1667; Danao office tel. no. (6332) 200-4321

Cebu International Golf and Resort

Located on Badian Island this facinating course is semi-private and set in lush tropical grounds. Visitors/ guests staying at Badian Island Resort can gain easy access to the course.

The course: Cebu International Golf and Resort is considered as a hideaway – tropical gem built on the lagoon side of the island of Badian, in eight hectares of lush landscaped gardens.
Yardage: 6621/5974/5132
Par: 72/72/72

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Cebu International Golf and Resort, Barangay Lambug, Badian, Cebu
Tel. no. (63+32) 345-3339

Green Island Golf & Beach Resort

The course: PAR 72. Badian features an 800 metre stretch of shoreline amid a mountainous landscape. The fairways and greens are cushioned with sawdust and covered with Korean grass. A private club for members and guests staying at the Green Island Beach Resort.

Location Located in Lambug some 100 km southwest of Cebu City

Facilities:
In the bougainvillea restaurant, dishes of almost every kind and origin are served.

Tennis, volleyball and table tennis

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Green Island Golf & Beach Resort, Barangay Lambug, Badian, Cebu
Tel. No. (63+32) 959-35 Fax (63+32) 311-269

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