Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: TPC Kuala Lumpur continues to bring more exciting and innovative programmes to the golf industry with the introduction of Speedgolf.
A Golf Course Facility Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation, TPC Kuala Lumpur is the first club in Malaysia to introduce this unique and fast-growing sport that requires fitness and stamina.
Speedgolf is a fitness-oriented athletic golf experience. Speedgolf result is calculated based on the number of strokes to the amount of time it takes a player to complete the course. It tests not only your golfing ability but also your level of stamina. Playing Speedgolf is proven to enhance a player’s mental, physical and creative capabilities on the golf course.
Due to the nature of the game that requires speed in completing it, wearing comfortable running shoes is one of the unique features in the Speedgolf dress etiquette. Most Speedgolf players get around the course with four clubs, typically a driver, seven-iron, wedge and putter or some variation of that combination.
Bags are specially designed to be lightweight and easy for players to grab, although many are foregoing the bag altogether and simply clasp the clubs in their hands. The Speedgolf bag is available to rent or purchase at TPC Kuala Lumpur.
“We are excited to introduce Speedgolf in Malaysia, especially to millennials who are seeking an adventurous, innovative and fun way of playing golf. Speedgolf is one of our initiatives to ensure fresh, exciting and healthy programmes are available at TPC Kuala Lumpur,” said Steven Thielke, Chief Executive of TPC Kuala Lumpur.
“Speedgolfers will tee-off early ahead of regular golfers at 7 am and be done by 8 am, more than enough time to still get to the office,” he added.
For more updates about Speedgolf, follow Speedgolf Malaysia Facebook, You Tube, Instagram at @Speedgolf.malaysia and Twitter @Speedgolfmsia.