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Golfing Information

This section of the Golfing Philippines website contains the following:

History of Golf in the Philippines

Golf is thought to have been introduced to Manila in 1886, by British people working for the Manila Railway Company. The Brits built a 3-hole course in paddy fields south of Intramuros, and by 1901 there was a 9-hole golf course next to the railway station. This was the beginning of the Manila Golf Club...

Famous Golfing Tournaments

This section contains a basic overview of the most famous golf tournaments around the world.

Rules

The rules of golf are many and varied. In order to make the game accessible to a wider audience, Golf Magazine and the United States Golf Association published a list of golf’s "10 Golden Rules".

Types of Golf

Find out about some of the different ways that you can play the game of golf:

  • Stroke Play (Medal Play)
  • Match Play
  • Stableford
  • Shotgun Start
  • Texas Scramble

Golf Equipment

Wedges, irons, putters, drivers, balls, bags, woods and tees. Find out what these items are, and what they are used for.

Useful Links

Whether you are interested in golf clubs, tourism or equipment we have some great links for you.