Gaikwad Baroda Golf Club
Gaekwad Baroda Golf Club established in the mid nineties is Baroda’s premier club and Gujarat’s oldest private golf club located in the heart of the city around India’s most magical palace, Lakshmi Villas, and continues to be the home to Baroda Royal family.
India’s only golf course wrapped around a majestic 125 year palace offers awesome views of the palace from every hole. This layout challenges the most accomplished golfers and the sharp doglegs demand accuracy off the tees. Tamarind and other mature trees along with many historic structures dotted in the estate make this a “MUST PLAY” course for any golf enthusiast! Since inception, the club has become the city’s sporting hub with a range of facilities unmatched in its vicinity. The club has been instrumental in driving golf in the city. Under construction are two state of art all-weather Championship tennis courts with tournament class lighting.
- Location: Laxmi Villas Palace Estate
- Timings: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm
How to get there
By Road: Vadodara, 112 km from Ahmedabad and 420 km from Mumbai, is located on National Highway 8. There are various state transport (ST) buses and private luxury coaches from all over Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, and Rajasthan. Ahmedabad-Vadodara intercity buses take 2 hours and run every 15 minutes. There are also several private bus companies on or near Station Road. Tickets vary according to the type of bus, but the average rate is Rs 100/- to Ahmedabad and Rs 200/- to Mumbai. You can also rent a car with a driver to explore the city and its surroundings at the Express Hotel. Rates range from Rs. 650/- without air-conditioning to Rs. 2200/- for luxury vehicles, for 8 hrs or 80 km per day.
By Rail: Vadodara, a major railway junction is located on the Western Railway, which connects Mumbai, Delhi, and Ahmedabad.
By Air: Vadodara is connected by various domestic airlines to Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Daman, and Pune.