Depending on who you ask, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta can be said to have either two and a half or three and a half golf courses. The half course is located at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, while the two full courses that are undeniably located in Yogyakarta are Merapi Golf and Padang Golf Adisutjipto.
However, there is some disagreement as to whether Borobudur International Golf and Country Club should be considered part of Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta’s golfing scene. Despite being around 40km away from the city, it is easily accessible and definitely worth a visit for golf enthusiasts looking for a new challenge.
The golf scene in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta is predominantly made up of Indonesian players, with very few international or European golfers seen on the courses. Nevertheless, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta golf courses themselves are well-designed, well-maintained, and offer excellent facilities to players of all levels.