Gallery2-The HGA course is a 18 hole, 6057 yard, Par 72 layout & has some dramatic holes. Picture shows the green at the 13th hole - a 381 yard uphill Par 4
Gallery3-The green at the challenging 5th hole. A long 228 yard, Par 3 hole it is guarded by a deep bunker on the right & is framed by the tomb. It really helps that the tee box is elevated
Gallery4-View of the driving range from the 4th hole fairway
Gallery5-The view from behind the green of the 10th hole - a 329 yard ,Par 4 hole . The long drivers can get to the green in one with a tail wind for help
Gallery6-Sunset at the HGA.View of the Qutab shahi tombs from the clubhouse
Gallery7- Birds eye view of the course - picture shows the clubhouse , driving range & 6 holes
Gallery8- View from behind the green at the 260 yard ,Par 4 , 11th hole
Gallery9- View of the driving range from the 5th hole green
About this course
The Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA), a non-profit society, was formed in 1992 with the objective of building a golf course to meet international standards. This facility would be accessible to all civilian residents of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad as also visiting golfers from India and abroad. It would also be an added attraction to the social infrastructure of the city, which was becoming a major tourist, business and industrial destination. The course would also to be the cradle for training talented young golfers to become the champions of the future.
The site comprises of the former municipal garbage dump and an area within the ‘Naya Quila’ – a component of the Golconda fort complex. The project is a joint venture development between the AP Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (a Govt. of A.P. undertaking) and HGA.
The HGA course is now a 18 hole, 6057 yard, Par 72 layout with a modern clubhouse (The course was till mid Aug, 2014 a 18-hole, 4525 yard, Par 66 design). The course has a interesting mix of holes & many of them wind there way past the ruins of forts. You have dramatic changes in elevation on some of the holes & are also presented with splendid views of the world famous Golconda fort. Water is in play on plenty of holes. This is a true walking course & from the back tees has a course & slope rating of 69.3/119. The golf club also has a floodlit driving range, pro shop & adequate training & practice facilities - these have enabled HGA to become the top golfing destination in the city. With a rapidly growing golf membership & a program that is encouraging more and more youngsters to take up the game, the golfing traffic at the course has seen exponential growth.