The Naldehra Golf Club, located in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh in North India, some 22 km from Shimla, constitutes a course perched at an altitude of 2,200 meters. It is a par 68, 18-hole course with 16 greens and 18 tees and has a design reminiscent of Scottish links courses.
The Naldehra Club measures 4,285 yard. It is a preferred lie course that comprises ten Par 4’s; Six Par 3’s and Two Par 5’s to complete the Par 68 course. The front and the back nine are equally divided into five Par 4’s; three Par 3’s and one Par 5 each. The longest hole on the course is the Par 5, 431 Yards 6th Hole with the shortest being the Par 3, 117 Yards 14th. Most of the Par 4’s have common fairways and are easily drivable by long hitters.
Membership & Lodging:
It is possible to play on the course by paying a daily green fee or take temporary, annual or life membership. Equipment is available on hire as well. Hire a caddy (Rs40/70 for 9/18 holes) or you won’t know where you’re going. The course is presently under the aegis of Himachal Tourism, which looks after the maintenance and general upkeep of the course. Accommodation and quality cuisine are available on the premises. In winter, the temperature can drop to below freezing point when heavy woolens are required and in summers light woolens / cottons are recommended.