JUST 15 minutes’ drive from the heart of Manama, Riffa Golf Club is situated in the historic Al Hunaniya Wadi.
Its 6817-yard, par 72, grass PGA-standard course features floodlights on holes 10 to 18, five lakes, more than 70 sand bunkers, over 500 date palms and 400 specimen trees. Designed by Karl Litten, the course has been acclaimed by locals and overseas visitors alike as challenging but fair. Opened in 1999, the club averages 3,000 rounds of golf played per month and is managed by the PGA Golf Management Company.
A variety of Bahrain’s five-star hotels offer “Stay Gulf, Play Golf” packages in association with Riffa Golf Club. Participating hotels include the Gulf Hotel, the Crowne Plaza, Moevenpick Hotel, the Regency Intercontinental and the Ritz Carlton Bahrain. All packages offer a choice of one or two days of unlimited golf at Riffa and include a welcome gift pack, golf carts, driving range balls and a discount in the Club’s fully-stocked golf shop. Each hotel should be contacted individually for their package rates and bookings should be made directly with the hotel reservations departments. iffa Golf Club also offers special “Businessman’s rates” exclusively to hotel guests. The rates include 9 or 18 holes of golf, cart, shoe hire and club hire. In addition to a superb golf course, Riffa Golf Club is also home to Bahrain’s only Golf Academy, which is staffed by three full-time
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