Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club – Banahaw Course

63RR+249, Barrio Malitlit Luzon, Santa Rosa, Laguna, Philippines

Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club – Banahaw Course is considered one of the most aspiring golf courses in Manila, Philippines. Located in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, this golf club is a harmonious combination of the tropical environment and Trent Jones’ signature design. It was enlisted in the list of “100 best Golf Courses outside the United States” by Golf Digest Magazine in 2005-2006 and 2016-2017. The Audubon Society also certified Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club as a nature sanctuary.

Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club has three distinct themes, the Banahaw, Makiling, and Sierra Madre Course. Each course has different characteristics to keep players interested from the beginning to the end of a golf tour. Key feature holes of this club are No. 1, 2, 3, and 9 with bunkers, hazards, and trees along the fairways.

Other additional facilities in Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club – Banahaw Course is a clubhouse, a restaurant, a farm, and off-road trails. After a golf tournament, visitors can get together at the clubhouse and restaurant to share the experience and enjoy world-class cuisine by Chef Joseph Goh. Adorning the natural beauty of the Carabao Holistic Farm is also a must if you have a chance to visit this golf club.

Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club – Banahaw Course is private. To have playing access, you should be accompanied by a member. Also, it requires a reservation if you want to play on weekends or holidays.

Course Details

18 Holes Par: 72 Length: 7119 yards Slope: 132 Rating: 74.9

Course Informations

  • Year built: 1994
  • Architect(s): Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Donald Knott, Gary Linn
  • Greens: Bermuda Tiff Eagle Grass
  • Fairways:
  • Season: Year round


  • Metal spikes allowed: No


  • Carts: Yes
  • Clubs: Yes
  • Caddies available: Yes


  • Driving range: Yes
  • Pitching/chipping area:
  • Putting green: Yes
  • Teaching pro:

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