Hat-trick for KLGCC as Golf Club of the Year

Hat-trick for KLGCC as Golf Club of the Year  

Kuala Lumpur, 9 May 2013 – For three consecutive years, Malaysia’s premier golf and country club, the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (“KLGCC”) has been awarded the prestigious ‘Golf Club of the Year” at the annual ParGolf Awards. 

“We are proud to be the crown jewel among the 200 plus golf and country clubs in Malaysia for 2010, 2011 and 2012. The award is testimony of KLGCC’s commitment to provide the best standards of service for Club members and guests. Today, it has been acknowledged as the most luxurious golf resort development in Malaysia,” General Manager of KLGCC Steven Thielke said.  

Famed for its 36-hole East and West golf courses, KLGCC proudly hosts two major annual international tournaments namely the Maybank Malaysian Open and the Sime Darby Ladies Professional Golf Association (“LPGA”) Tournament; a rare achievement for any golf club.

Strategically located eight kilometres from the heart of the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, KLGCC is nestled amidst the capital's prime residential suburbs and well served by the major roads of Bukit Kiara and Jalan Bangsar. Designed as an exclusive golf and country club, KLGCC is surrounded by lush nature and home to unique species of wildlife and flora and fauna. It is a quiet, thoughtfully planned environment with calm elegance and natural beauty. KLGCC is acclaimed to provide the most conducive atmosphere for business, entertainment and leisure engagements for the discerning few.

KLGCC members enjoy some of the best facilities available compared to other golf and country clubs in Malaysia. The Club’s fully-automated driving range comprises three levels with 78 spacious bays for golfers to work on that perfect swing. 

The long list of facilities of this prestigious Club include three floodlit tennis courts, two badminton courts, a 50-metre six-lane swimming pool with jacuzzi, kids pool and poolside bar, two squash courts, two table tennis boards, bowling alley with two kiddie lanes, fitness centre, movie theatre, golf academy, young members lounge, chill-out lounge, karaoke lounge, Athina Spa, Chantek Hair Spa, Lil’ Baby Haus day-care centre and Golden Showers Decor store for floral and banqueting decorations. 

In addition, the dining outlets at KLGCC offer a wide selection for guests with China Treasures, Golfer’s Terrace, R&R Café, Niji Japanese Restaurant and Connoisseurs Lounge and Restaurant.

There are four function rooms, a karaoke lounge and a banquet hall offering spectacular and sweeping views of the golf course. Whether it is a meeting, conference, gala dinner or wedding, the highly qualified KLGCC chefs are able to conjure a diverse selection of Malaysian and Western menus to present guests with a  memorable dining experience. For business related events, the Business Centre also caters for executive meetings and business networking sessions. 

KLGCC is part of the Sime Darby Property KLGCC Real Estate. A jewel of real estate developments, it comprises luxury residential units, amenities, showroom and convention centre and is located next to the Kiara Equestrian Club, the Royal Selangor Club and Damansara Heights Convention Centre.    

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About Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club Berhad (“KLGCC”)

Originally opened in 1991, KLGCC is Sime Darby Property’s leading leisure facility. Both the West and East Courses were completely redesigned by renowned international golf course architect E & G Parslow and then re-opened in 2008 and 2010 respectively. The high quality of construction is synonymous with Sime Darby and incorporates state-of-the art technologies and impressive attention to detail. Since then, KLGCC has redefined superior service and excellence; its facilities and hospitality are one of the prides of the golfing industry. 

KLGCC is indeed proud and honoured to have been bestowed with these prestigious awards over the years. 

Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2012- Best Course in Malaysia (West Course)
Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2012- Runner - Up for Best Clubhouse in Asia Expatriate Lifestyle 
Best of Malaysia Awards 2012 - Best Golf Experience in Malaysia 
ParGolf Magazine 'Golf Club of the Year Award' (Malaysia) 2012

Golf Course of the Year by Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards Regional Series 2011-2013
ParGolf Magazine 'Golf Club of the Year Award' (Malaysia) 2011
Voted Number One Golf Course in Malaysia (West Course) by Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2011
Best Clubhouse in Asia Pacific by Asian Golf Monthly Awards 2011

Best Golf Course / Resort Excellence Award by Expatriate Lifestyle 
2010 Best of Malaysia Awards 2010 by Asian Golf Monthly 
Award for Excellence by Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards (HAPA) Malaysia 2010-2011 
National Occupational, Safety & Health Excellence Award 2010
ParGolf Magazine 'Golf Club of the Year Award' (Malaysia) 2010

For more information, contact:

Rachel Vidhiya 
PR & Communications
Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club

Phone: 03-2093 1111 
E-mail: rachel.vidhiya.ashok@simedarby.com

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