The Ocean Course offers 27 holes of championship golf designed by Ernie Els. Situated along the Desaru Coast in the southern state of Johor, golfers experience three distinctly different 9-hole courses aptly named the Lakes (Par 36), Coast (Par 36), and Ridge (Par 37). With multiple tee boxes on each hole and water coming into play throughout each course, it provides a challenge for all skill levels.


Key Features

  • Ernie Els championship design
  • All golf cart course. Carts are permitted on the fairways
  • Golf carts have the latest state-of-the-art GPS system
  • Full grassed driving range with multiple target greens
  • Short game practice areas for chipping and putting
  • 261 Bar & Restaurant
  • Fully stocked golf shop
  • Full amenity locker rooms
  • Corporate and golf packages


Hours of Operation

Golf Course Weekdays 8.00 am - till dusk
Weekends 7.30 am - till dusk
Driving Range Weekdays 7.00 am - 6.30 pm
Weekends 7.00 am - 6.30 pm
Golf Shop 6.30 am - 8.00 pm
261 Bar & Restaurant 6.30 am - 8.00 pm


Weekdays (Mon-Fri) RM 500.00
Weekends (Sat-Sun –P/H) RM 600.00
- Rates shown above quoted in Malaysian Ringgit
- The above rates are inclusive of 6% GST
- The above rates do not include caddie fees

“Ocean Course” - Clubhouse:

  • 50,000 square foot clubhouse
  • Contemporary design
  • Suitable for meetings or events
  • Views over the golf course as well as the South China Sea
  • 261 Bar & Restaurant - the perfect place to unwind after a round of golf

“Ocean Course” - Little Easy 9 Hole Course

At the The Els Club Desaru Coast we are passionate about growing the game of golf offering the serious golfers or a true beginner a range of customized golf lessons at the Els Performance Golf Academy

Private golf lessons, group clinics and/or on-course playing lessons are available. Our certified male and female instructors are available daily by appointment.

Els Performance Academy

Learn From the Master

Accessible from both “Ocean Course” and “Valley Course”, the Els Performance Golf Academy [EPGA] is Ernie’s latest offering in sharing his success story across the globe; giving juniors and adults an opportunity to learn the game the way it should be played, adopting an individualized approach using the most up-to-date technology, diagnostic and teaching strategies.

Ernie Els


Desaru Coast is a premium integrated destination resort and one of Malaysia’s most anticipated new tourism developments creating a unique blend of globally renowned hotels and resorts, a conference centre, a 27-hole and 18-hole golf course, a themed water park and a retail village. Located on the south-eastern region of the country, in the state of Johor, Desaru Coast spans over 3,900 acres along a pristine 17km unspoiled beachfront, that faces eastwards over the clear ocean waters. The destination is easily accessible via road, air and sea, and is expected to welcome a wave of new travelers to its shores, attracted by its array of fun activities, renowned hotel brands and the unique Desaru Coast lifestyle.


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