Jade Dragon course, Lijiang,China is one of the only 3 courses located at a 10000 foot + altitude. Your golf cart comes with a oxygen cylinder. Photo credit - Robin Moyer
3 Telluride Resort, Colorado, USA- Golf with lofty snow covered mountains for company. The course is at a 9500 ft altitude and has the largest concentration of 14000 ft mountains around- Pic courtesy- Resort
Telluride Resort, Colorado, USA- Golf with lofty snow covered mountains for company. The course is at a 9500 ft altitude and has the largest concentration of 14000 ft mountains around- Pic courtesy- Resort
Telluride Resort, Colorado, USA - Most high altitude courses have locations that allow for Golf & Treks in the summers. Pic courtesy Resort
Telluride Resort, Colorado, USA. New years at the town is all revelry. Golf at this 9500 foot altitude course is a must do .Pic courtesy - Resort
The Lodge Resort and Spa Golf @ New Mexico, USA is a 9 hole course set at 9200 feet & was one of the earliest golf courses built in the US. Pic courtesy - The Lodge
The Lodge course @ Cloudcroft, USA started in 1899 as a links course & has some astounding views of snow covered peaks. With a colonial design the lodge stands out as a perfect summer retreat .Pic courtesy-The Lodge
Breckenridge golf club, Colorado. USA - A Jack Nicklaus designed course at a 9324 ft height. Picture courtesy - Nicklaus website
The Pahalgam course is a 7000 yard, Par 71, 18 hole course designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer company & is a absolute peach of a course- The tallest mountain visible from the course is at 16500 feet
When was the last time you played at a course that was at a 5000 plus foot altitude ? Or went to a hill station and hit your driver a good 300 yards plus ? At altitudes above 7000 feet your ball travels a good 10% further and you suddenly believe your game is finally taking shape. Discover some of the highest courses in the world in this section.
These locales double up as wonderful ski resorts during winters & in summer offer golf, treks & other outdoor pursuits. They have breathtaking views; unique settings and some even give you a oxygen cylinder, to combat the effects of a rarefied atmosphere !