Johor Sport And Leisure
Johor Golf Resorts And Country Clubs
The Johor Circuit And Motorsport
The Johor sport and leisure industry boasts 30 golf courses making this a dream destination for any aspiring golfer wishing to pit his golfing prowess against the lush greens and fairways on offer from Johors challenging golf courses.
The Legends Golf and Country Resort located in Sedenak features an award winning 6.710 metre course designed by Jack Nicklaus. The par 72 championship course is considered a challenging round since opening in 1997.
The Legends Golf and Country Resort offers further Johor sport options as it is also home to a superb equestrian centre.
The Royal Johor Golf and Country Club located in Johor Bahru is home to a 6368 metre par 72 course with some interesting water hazards and dog leg holes to challenge the average golfer.
The Ponderosa Golf and Country Club located on the outskirts of Johor Bahru is a recently re-modeled par 72 golf course measuring 6,467 metres.
The 27 holes at The Austin Hills Golf Resort have been designed with nature in mind utilising natural hazards as opposed to creating them. The all action Johor sport enthusiasts will appreciate the Paintball facilities available at The Austin Hills Golf Resort where any budding Rambo wannabee can take aim to his hearts desire.
Other Johor golf courses worthy of note are the Kukup Golf Resort, Horizon Hills Golf Course and the Desaru Golf and Country Club that mixes jungle with picturesque beach holes.
For motorsports enthusiasts there is the Johor Circuit which was the first Malaysian international class motor sports circuit built outside the Klang Valley.
There are many Johor sport opportunities for the keen fisherman to participate in with everything from big game sea fishing for Marlin to casting your rod at Kong Kong, Johor Bahru, you can be sure to enjoy the excellent fishing grounds.
Within the city limits of Johor Bahru is the Taman Rekreasi Hutan Bandar where a large number of outdoor activities can be enjoyed at this 32 hectare municpal park including jogging, trekking, fishing and having a picnic with the whole family.
Johor can cater for all water sports enthusiasts at locations such as the 25km stretch of Desaru Beach to the Johor Marine Park where kayaking, canoeing, snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing, wind surfing and jet skiing can be enjoyed.
Ace Archery is located in Danga City Mall in Johor Bahru and was the first company to offer archery as a sporting pastime in Johor.
Johor Bahru is home to 2 Malaysian Premier league football teams; Johor Darul Takzim and Johor FA both have a successful history bringing the premier league trophy back to the second city on many occasions.
The Penderosa golf course is proud of its challenging signature 7th hole whereby you must clear a large pond surrounding the green to make the par three 168 metre hole.
it has been home to the World Motorcycle Grand Prix Championship and it regularly opens the circuit to the public to bring along their own bikes and cars to test themselves in a real racing circuit environment.
No experience of archery is necessary as Ace archery can provide qualified instructors for that first arrow to be fired at the bullseye target in the distance.
What a great way for dad and the kids to pass the time while mom enjoys her shopping in peace!