Naldehra Golf Club is 22 km from Shimla, Shimla District, Himachal Pradesh. It constitutes a golf course that perched at an altitude of 2,200 meters. It is a par 68, 18-hole course with 16 greens and 18 tees and has a design reminiscent of Scottish links courses.
Climate in Naldehra Golf Club
In winter, Naldehra Golf Club enjoys the temperature can drop to below freezing point when heavy woolens are required and in summers light woollens / cottons are recommended.
History of Naldehra Golf Club
Naldehra Golf Club was built under the supervision of Lord Curzon, the then Viceroy of India in the early 1900s. It is captivated by the beauty of Naldehra Golf Club, that is surrounded by a thick mane of Himalayan cedar, which was also his favourite camping site just outside the British summer capital of Shimla. He established Naldehra Golf Club which is now one of the oldest and most scenic golf courses in India. It is also to be noted that in memory of his stay there he named his third daughter Alexandra Naldehra.
Holes of Naldehra Golf Club
Naldehra Golf Club was the 9 Hole Course, but now Naldehra golf course was expanded to 18 holes with the further expansion has been planned to make the course at par with the best in India.
Measurement of Naldehra Golf Club
Naldehra Club measures 4,285 yard. It is a preferred lie course that comprises ten Par 4’s; Six Par 3’s and Two Par 5’s to complete the Par 68 course. The front and the back nine are equally divided into five Par 4’s; three Par 3’s and one Par 5 each.
Longest Hole in Naldehra Golf Club
The longest hole on Naldehra Golf Club is the Par 5, 431 Yards 6th Hole with the shortest being the Par 3, 117 Yards 14th. Most of the Par 4’s have common fairways and are easily drivable by long hitters. It is possible to play on the course by paying a daily green fee or take temporary, annual or life membership. The equipments of Golf are available on hire as well. There need to hire a caddy to cover the 9/ 18 holes.
Maintenance of Naldehra Golf Club
Naldehra Golf Club is presently under the aegis of Government of Himachal Tourism, which looks after the maintenance and general upkeep of the course. The accommodation and quality cuisine are available on the premises of Naldehra Golf Club.