When you enter Chikmagalur you feel as if Mother Nature has taken you into her arms to soothe you. Gone is the hustle and bustle of city life. The cacophony of city traffic is left far behind. All you hear is the chirping of the birds and the buzzing of the bees.
One might think that a round of golf might end up with you reaching for a birdwatcher’s handbook! With birdies, eagles and albatrosses among some of the common golfing lexicon amongst golfers.
As soon as you enter Chikmagalur, you feel nestled in the arms of Mother Nature. Surrounded by lush green hills at 1,434 mts above sea level, Chikmagalur is a hill town that blends seamlessly into the mighty Western Ghats. This is the place where the famed Indian coffee originated, a place where the highest peak in Karnataka Mulaiyanagri standing tall at 1,925 mts sits cosily with Baubudanagiri hills.
Mountains have a unique way of soothing you and taking you away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The cacophony of city traffic is replaced with the chirping of birds and the buzzing of bees.
With such lush surroundings, the Chikmagalur Golf Club is blessed with special guests who are here round the year to grace you with their company. An orinthologist’s delight, the club has found favour with a host of rare birds- Babblers, Wobblers, Flycatchers, Flowerpeckers, Doves, Chats and Robins are only some of the over 200 species that seek sanctuary here. the rare and attractive Pheasant tailed Jacana, a polyandrous bird breeds here. Early in the year of the Flame-of-the-forest (Butea Monosperma), is in bloom lending a unique charm to the environs.
You see, we will tempt you into forgetting all about Birdie, Eagle and Albatross by sheer force of nature!