The Els Club

Jln Teluk Datai, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia


Located on the island of Langkawi just off the northwest coast of peninsular Malaysia, The Els Club Teluk Datai, with it’s Ernie Els designed golf course, is one of the world’s most uniquely captivating golf projects .

Designed a tribute to nature, The Els Club Teluk Datai meanders it’s way through Million year old rainforest cascading down to the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea and is overlooked by the marbled limestone peaks of the Mat Chinchang Mountain range. With natural streams flowing throughout the golf course, it’s easy to lose focus on your game as you’re immersed in such a serene environment.

Our vision is to preserve and enhance the natural environment while creating unique experiences.

The Els Club Teluk Datai plays host to a 47 hectare, 18 hole par 72 Championship Golf Course. This course has been redesigned by Ernie Els, the South African 4 time major champion. The course has 5 sea front holes (#5,7,8,16 and 17) and no bunkers and incorporates the natural fauna of the rainforest and the core of its design.

The Clubhouse has recently been refurbished and includes the Hornbill Café, flexible meeting space, lounge and fully serviced male and female locker facilities. The Clubhouse also has a Golf Shop stocking the latest in Golf and Leisure Apparel along with professional golf equipment. Lobby areas are comfortable and inviting, allowing our guests to enjoy a relaxing environment. Our Clubhouse facilities provide comfortable sophistication while maintaining the natural elements of surrounds.

Hornbill Café holds up to 75 people and provides the perfect place for members and guests to enjoy a casual dining experience while overlooking the Championship Golf Course.

The Els Club Teluk Datai boasts the very latest Club Car Precedent buggies equipped with state of the art Visage GPS units.

Our extensive facilities cater for all audiences and includes a 1 hole practice green. PGA Professionals are available on site to offer the very best in golf instruction.

Set amongst some of the most unspoilt rainforest and natural beaches, The Els Club Teluk Datai has established itself as a new icon on the golf scene. Another masterpiece by four-time Major Champion, the Rainforest Course has unique characteristics in abundance. Whether it is the 100 ft high trees, the constant buzz of wildlife or the tranquillity of the coastline vistas, the golf course is mesmerising.

The island of Langkawi, located north west of Kuala Lumpur and epitomises paradise. The distinguishing factors of the Rainforest Course are its holes that run adjacent to the waters edge and those that wander through a million year old rainforest. The Rainforest Course is accompanied by two luxury resorts; The Datai and The Andaman which provide an ideal option for guests looking for a quick weekend retreat or those looking to switch off completely.

The golf course quickly rose to critical acclaim scooping ‘The World’s Best New Golf Course’ award and ranking #84 in ‘Golf Digest’s Top 100 Greatest Golf Courses in the World’. One of the many redeeming features is the attentive service the facility offers its guests. When you add the fact the course is one of the finest conditioned in the region, you can certainly imagine The Els Club Teluk Datai becomes top of the bucket list golf escapes.

Course Facilities

Changing rooms
Security staff Service
Showers Room
Club House
Club Hiring
Putting Green
Pull Cart
Shoe Hiring

Course Details

Hole 18
Par 72
Length 6760 m / 7393 y
Established in -
Designer Ernie Els
Grass Type -
Course Type Links