Gallery1- The HGA course was redesigned in August 2014 .It has significant elevation changes, breathtaking views of the Golconda fort & the Naya Quila .Pic shows the view from the tee box of the 17th hole - a 564 yard ,Par 5 design
Gallery2- The green at the 228 yard ,Par 3 ,5th hole is framed by another monument.This is the longest Par 3 course & a will test your skills as a par on this hole is worth its weight in gold from the back tees
Gallery3-The Qutab Shahi tombs form the backdrop of the clubhouse at the HGA course .Image shows the driving range with the clubhouse along the right
Gallery4-The 9th green on the course is guarded by 2 bunkers and is 2 tiered with significant undulations. The hole is a 402 yard ,Par 4 & is the toughest hole on the course
Gallery5-The pretty green at the easiest hole on the course - the 15th hole is a 262 yard ,Par 4 hole -but only irons are allowed off the tee .The hole runs uphill after 150 yards & the green is framed by the ramparts of the fort
Gallery6- Image shows the green at the 135 yard par 3 ,7th hole
Gallery7-The green at the 15th hole is surrounded by the walls of the fort & makes for a very picturesque setting
Gallery8-The greens at the HGA course are fast & true .They get close to 9 to 10 on the stimp during tournaments & are easily the best greens in the twin cities
About this course
Set amongst the Golconda Fort complex is the Hyderabad Golf Association (HGA) golf course - a 18 hole ,6057 yard, Par 71 layout that is the closest you will get to a course alongside a heritage structure. With significant changes in elevation, plenty of water hazards in play & slick greens this course with fabulous views of the 400 year old Golconda fort complex is a unique golfing experience. The walls of the Naya Quila complex envelop many a hole & your are often teeing off next too, away from, towards or actually standing atop one as you tee off.
The golf club has a modern clubhouse, a floodlit driving range, a pro shop,a golf fitting shop & adequate training & practice facilities – amenities that have enabled HGA to become the top golfing destination in the twin cities. With a rapidly growing golf membership & a junior program that has succesfully encouraged youngsters to take up the game, the footfalls at this course have seen an exponential growth over the years.
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. The goal was to have a facility that would be accessible to all civilian residents of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and also be available to visiting golfers from India and abroad. The vision was also to be an added attraction to the social infrastructure of the city, which was becoming a major tourist, business and industrial hub. The course also needed 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.