Gulmarg is situated nearly 52 km from Srinagar and is the highest green golf course in the world. The historical Gulmarg Golf Course was opened in 1911 by the British. The origin of Gulmarg Golf Club goes back to the Late 19th century when a six hole Course was made by Colonel Neville Chamberlain. The first Golf Championship was played at Gulmarg in 1922 and since then it has been nearly a 100 years of tournaments of both amateurs and professionals. Gulmarg, with its rarified atmosphere at 2650 mtrs is natural allthe way.
The Gulmarg Golf Course was redesigned and inaugurated in 2011. This Golf Course is carved within a meadow and has at least 16 different species of wild flowers that grow with the colorfullupins. The 18 hole Course is a stern test for golfers if played from championship tees with a distance of 6858 mtrs and golfers can play from the regular tees and have a unique experience of playing at the highest green golf course in the world. The Club facilities with allamenities are also available. The greens have been designed to merge into the naturallandscape with undulations and contours merging with the surrounding areas. The grass on the greens is creeping bent. imported from the United States. It is one of the finest summer golfing destinations in the world.
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