Royal GC Bahrain
The Royal Golf Club of Bahrain, 1st-time European Tour host of this week’s Tour stop, only opened its door on January 1, 2009.
The Royal Golf Club of Bahrain, first-time European Tour host of this week’s European Tour stop, only opened its door on January 1, 2009.
Yet already it’s Colin Montgomerie 18-hole championship course is considered more than good enough to host international golf of the highest calibre as it will this week when the new Volvo Golf Championship is played there for the first time
In the short time it has been in operation, the Royal Golf Club has successfully hosted a number of prominent tournaments including the Gulf Air International Pro-Captain Challenge and the Faldo Series Asia Middle-East Qualifier which Sir Nick recently confirmed would re stage the event in 2011
In the meantime, says the club website this week’s battle of Bahrain has caused great excitement in the region.
And to help celebrate the inaugural event the Royal Golf Club is promising an exciting line-up of social events, both for Members and guests.
There will also be special dining promotions, special offers in the golf shop and a lot more.
The Royal Golf Club has two golf courses which between them offer something for everybody – its championship Montgomerie Course and its Wee Monty par-three mashe course
The 7,243-yard Championship course has been designed so as to challenge the world’s finest professionals and the most seasoned, low-handicap amateurs as well as the less talented and less experienced golfers with a wide variety of tee positions and risk/reward opportunities for those daring enough to take them.
The par 3 Wee Monty course, on the other hand, offers a gentle introduction to the sport for beginners but, like the Championship course, it also has more demanding options for the more experienced golfer..
To learn more about the course, you can go to the Royal Golf Club’s official Montgomerie Course guide that includes a card of the course as well as diagrammes and descriptions off all of its holes by clicking here
People of all ages and from all backgrounds can enhance their lives through the wonderful sport of golf and the club’s Royal Golf Academy has been meticulously designed to provide unrivalled tuition experiences for all.
Indoor tuition suites, state-of-the-art golf tuition aides, shaded driving range bays and immaculate practice putting greens are just some of the facilities on offer.
The Academy has three PGA professionals are on hand to provide you with instruction, support and inspiration. Also available are club fitting and club repair services as well as a coffee shop for those wanting to refresh themselves before or after their lessons.
Please note that 1 Bahrain dinar = 1.67928 British pounds or 2.65227 US dollars
Montgomerie Course: 18 holes – BD60
Montgomerie Course: 9 holes – BD35
Wee Monty Course: 9 holes – BD15
Montgomerie Course:18 holes – BD48
Montgomerie Course:9 holes – BD28
Wee Monty Course:9 holes – BD12
FOR HIRE (Optional)
Golf Cart- BD10
Golf Trolley Complimentary
Hire Shoes (Adidas or FootJoy) – BD6
Club Hire (Callaway Diablos) 18 holes – BD20 (inc. tee pouch & 3 golf balls)
Club Hire (Callaway Diablos) 9 holes – BD 12 inc. tee pouch
Club Hire – Wee Monty Course – Complimentary
DRIVING RANGE FEES
Visitor – BD7.500
Member’s Guest – BD5
Junior Visitor/Guest (under 18 yrs) – BD3
* All green fees include unlimited access to Driving Range prior to play.
Cancellation policy for Members’ Guests:
48 hours cancellation notice prior to date of play is required for advance bookings otherwise the full member’s guest rate will be charged to the hosting member.
Cancellation Policy for Visitors:
a) 7 days cancellation notice prior to date of play is required for advance bookings otherwise 50% of the rate will be charged
b) 3 days cancellation notice is required for bookings made one month prior to date of play otherwise full rate will be charged
c) 48 hours cancellation notice is required for bookings made one week prior to date of play otherwise full rate will be charged.
Note:Cancellations are only deemed cancelled after the Royal Golf Club has received either written or verbal instructions and has confirmed the cancellation number verbally in writing.
Here, in the words of the club website are its dress code rules:
Members and visitors to the Royal Golf Club are expected to dress in a manner befitting the surroundings and atmosphere of the Club. Members are responsible for ensuring that children and Guests are correctly dressed at all times.
The following are required standards that must be adhered to, both on the golf course and in the clubhouse.
Shirts with collars and sleeves, slacks or golf shorts are considered appropriate attire. Tank tops, tee-shirts, bathing suits, sweat pants, denim clothing, tennis shorts or other athletic shorts are not permitted.
Dresses, skirts, slacks, golf shorts and blouses are considered appropriate attire. Halter tops, tee-shirts, bathing suits, sweat pants, denim clothing, tennis dresses and athletic shorts are not permitted.
Golf shoes must be worn with “soft spikes.” Training shoes are permitted on the Wee Monty academy course.
Each food and beverage outlet within the facility has its own dress rules regulations. Please refer to the Dining section of this website for further information.
None of the above regulations shall preclude the wearing of National Dress in any area of the Club.
Exceptions to all or any of the above regulations may be made for theme parties or other designated events.
The dress code at the driving range is relaxed – smart denim jeans or shorts and training shoes may be worn
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