Langkawi Golf Tour 7 OCT.

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Langkawi Golf Tour 2016

We are delighted to announce that KLEMGC will be holding their inaugural golf tour to The Els Club @ Datai Langkawi from the 7th to 9th October 2016.

We have 20 places and so far confirmed are;

Ian R
Stuart S
Adam S
David Atkin
Stuart Y
Ian Catlow

Flying out to Langkawi on Friday with rounds on Saturday and Sunday both scheduled @ 9am. The course, if you have not played before, is fantastic and a real challenge, BUT it’s not too long, playing at 6,700 yards with NO BUNKERS !

Take a look at the website – and I am sure you will all agree that it’s an unbelievable place to play golf and you won’t be surprised to learn it has been voted as one of the top 100 courses in the world.

The format for the weekend will be ‘ENJOYABLE’, with many different prizes for both days including, Nett, Gross, Stableford Points, Buggy Scores per day and, the best one of all, Eclectic……We just came back from The Els and the one winner finished the weekend with 49 points playing off 28 and another won eclectic gross, coming in with a 77 off an 18 handicap, so its great fun !!! (We will explain more as it can get confusing)

The plan is to fly over to Langkawi on Friday 7th October and all gather for the evening dinner at Putamayo on Pantai Cenang for some of the best seafood in Asia, then it’s up to everyone what they do afterward.

Saturday a coach/minibus will make 3 pick-ups from Pantai Cenang, starting at Frangipani, Malibest and then Meritus Pelangi. We will be leaving at 7am and the journey takes approximately 45 minutes, breakfast buffet on arrival then tee off from 1 & 10 @ 9am. There will be a set lunch after golf and he coach will leave The Els Club at 4pm.

Saturday evening is open and we can arrange another dinner or you can spend it however you wish, however we can decide that closer to the time when we have the numbers confirmed.

Sunday, again leaving at 7am, breakfast and 9am tee off, set lunch, followed by the prize giving and presentation and the coach will then leave The Els Club at 4.30pm and head to the airport.

Looking at current availability, Malaysian Airlines departing KLIA at 6pm on the 7th and returning at 7.35pm on the 9th are great timings. Firefly also has similar times out of Subang. Air Asia and Malindo also fly to Langkawi. There are a range of hotels on Pantai Cenang ranging from RM50 upwards depending on your budget.

For instance, you can follow this link –, which will give you a flight & accommodation package discounted if booked together (if you want MAS flights, tick the box at the bottom for Firefly as they are owned by MAS) – Packages including flights can be as low as RM300 depending on your hotel choice and if you book Firefly or Air Asia, then expect to pay RM140 return for your golf clubs, with MAS these are included.

EVERYONE is welcome – while the boys and hopefully some girls play golf, partners, girlfriends or wives can chill out on the beach or go sightseeing for the day…then we can all go for dinner.

The cost per person for return hotel/golf transfers, 2 rounds of golf including caddy (Not tip, standard tip applies), breakfast & lunch both days and return to airport is RM1000 per person.

The accommodation and flight needs to be arranged by yourselves, but as you can see above, I’ve made it pretty easy !!!

The flight, one-way airport transfer to hotel (Pantai Cenang RM25) and hotel are NOT included in the above price. As an example, with MAS flights, staying at the 3 star Malibest, including golf package (RM1000) is RM1700, but it’s up to you where you stay – just remember the pick-up locations – Pantai Cenang map – Pantai Cenang Map

We need to know who is confirmed for this ASAP by return email as the cut off date will be mid Sept, you will then be sent a separate email with RM1000 (One Thousand) golf deposit information. The deposit is paid directly to our Treasurer Ian Rickard, who will issue a receipt for each person and we then pay the golf club direct.

Please remember, EVERYONE !!! EVERYONE is welcome to join this golf holiday/tour – the more the merrier !!!! Ladies who golf are always welcome with KLEMGC and we encourage this as it makes for a more diverse group of golfers !!!

Lastly, please do confirm by return email that you wish to book your place on KLEMGC Langkawi Golf Tour – October 2016 ASAP

Thanks and see you all soon