Gallery2- The finishing hole at the Kashmir golf club .The hill in the backdrop has a very famous Shiva temple at the summit
Gallery3 -The club has a lot of history
Gallery4- Chinars & pine trees dot the course & are one of the major obstacles to a perfect round
Gallery5-The clubhouse at the course
Gallery6-Birdies galore on this course .You will spot many a large kite on this course especially around some of the greens
Gallery7-The fairways are lush & green with thick groves of trees lining them
Gallery8-The course is where golf started in Srinagar .Its a course that is now overshadowed by the 18 hole Royal Springs layout
About this course
The Kashmir Golf Club has all the luxuries fitted that make playing golf a memorable experience. It is spread over 52 sprawling acres of lush land adjoining the Maulana Azad Road, the City’s main avenue. Its president, Dr. Farooq Abdullah ( the former Chief Minsiter of J&K), is himself a keen golfer. The Kashmir Golf Club at Srinagar. With well laid out bunkers and hazards, interspersed between chinars & pine is a professional 18-hole course and has been the venue of many
tournaments. The course has common fairways and a par of 70. Srinagar offers an exclusive opportunity for golf enthusiasts to play through an extended summer, from April to November. While the plains are boiling, Srinagar’s temperate climate allows the golfer to play longer hours without getting tired.
Associated with history of Kashmir Golf Club is its famous pro man of many golfing facets, the 98-year old Ghulam Mohammad. In 1930, he was the first golfing professional in India.He has trained hundreds of aspiring golfers during his long career as a golfing pro. Ghulam Mohammad started life as a fore caddy in the early years of this century. Later, he went on to
play to a scratch handicap for 30 years. Through time, he trained famous golfers of India: the late Billoo PG Sethi, the late Maharaja Hari Singh of Kashmir, the late Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed and J.S Pathak. He has also trained Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah who began playing golf since the age of 12, and today is living up to his teacher’s name. According to Ghulam
Mohammad, “golf is like an addiction. You can’t have enough of it”.