Located on Bali's southern shore in the Pecatu compound at Dreamland Beach is one of Bali’s most spectacular golf courses; New Kuta Golf. Carved out of harsh limestone between the brilliant white cliffs and the blue waters of the Indian Ocean, New Kuta Golf ranks among Asia’s most spectacular.
New Kuta was awarded as the Best New International Course by Links Magazine 2008 and 10th Best Course in Indonesia by Golf Digest in 2009. That same year the Asian Tour Indonesian Open was held at New Kuta.
The Bali New Kuta golf course surrounds include breathtaking sea views with waves crashing at the base of many of the holes. The landscape comprises rolling links-styled fairway, semi-rough of natural grasses and sand and undulated greens. From its five sets of tees, New Kuta Golf Club plays various distances challenging players from beginners to low handicappers.
The outward nine ventures inland and plays over varied terrain. At the 191-yard 6th hole, the flamboyant putting surface - multi-tiered and angled away from the tee - is literally surrounded by a sea of sand. It's an island green essentially, encircled by an uninterrupted bunker of uncommon depth. The extreme bunker depth places a premium on accuracy; miss anywhere, and par is a chore. At the par-4 7th, a beautiful-but-brutish dogleg right, sheer length (470 yards) combines with a well-bunkered landing area and an elevated green guarded by a phalanx of hillside bunkers.