Considered a gentleman’s game, golfing was a popular game during British India. The sport of the royal family, the history of golfing in Rajasthan dates back to centuries, ever since the royal times. It was under the reign of Maharaja Man Singh that an 18-hole golf course was built in the city as part of the large scale palace renovations. It is only golf course in Jaipur, surrounded by a mesmerizing surrounding. Also, the city of Bikaner is home to golf-course situated in the desert terrain.
The cities of Jaipur & Udaipur are known for Golfing in Rajasthan.
Golf was popular among the royal families ever since the 19th century. When Maharani of Jaipur Rajmata Gayatri Devi wanted to learn golf and asked the King to build one for her, it was then when the King turned the Rambhag Palace into a golf course for the Queen. The venue has played host to some of the best polo matches during the rule of Sawai Man Singh 2. Enclosed by the Gayatri Devi’s Palace, the Rambagh Golf Club is a prominent golf club of Jaipur. The golf club plays host to numerous golf events & competitions organized here throughout the year. Recognized by the Indian Golf Union, it is a great platform for budding golf players.
The royal Jaipur Golf Club was designed by PCD Australia. Spread over a vast area of 200 acres of land in the lower Aravalli hills of the city, the Royal Jaipur Golf Club is a point of interest for golf lovers in Jaipur. It is operational in 55 acres comprising 9 holes 3000 yards par 34 golf courses.