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The Best Golf Courses in India

Aamby Valley Golf Club, Aamby Valley City

Aamby Valley Golf Club, Aamby Valley City

Aamby Valley Golf Club, Aamby Valley City

Widely regarded as the finest modern layout in India, the course sits at the heart of India's first planned city -- Aamby Valley -- an upscale Megalopolis ornamented with villas, chalets and a convention center, just minutes from the clubhouse.

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Delhi Golf Club, New Delhi

Delhi Golf Club, New Delhi

Delhi Golf Club, New Delhi

Built in 1931, then renovated in 1977 by Australian golf star Peter Thompson, the Delhi Golf Club course curls past the tomb of a 14th-century emperor's favorite concubine. But don't let that fool you. The golfers it attracts (among them hedge-fund managers and Internet moguls) can be a lively crowd.

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Royal Springs Golf Course, Srinagar

Royal Springs Golf Course, Srinagar

Royal Springs Golf Course, Srinagar

Carved through forest, the Royal Springs course is more of a retreat for tourists than a destination for business travelers. It sits a short distance from Chashme Shahi gardens, one of the most opulent gardens in the country.

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DLF Golf and Country Club, Gurgaon

DLF Golf and Country Club, Gurgaon

DLF Golf and Country Club, Gurgaon

As a one-time venue for the Johnnie Walker Classic, a prestigious competition co-sponsored by the European and Asian Tours, this DLF course is no stranger to corporate tents. It also played host to this year's $2 million Avantha Masters, a marquee event on the Asian Tour.

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Jaypee Greens Golf Resort, Greater Noida

Jaypee Greens Golf Resort, Greater Noida

Jaypee Greens Golf Resort, Greater Noida

Designed by golfer-turned-businessman Greg Norman, Jaypee Greens is part of a residential and commercial development that stands as a growing center for the IT and biotech industries.

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Classic Golf Resort, New Delhi

Classic Golf Resort, New Delhi

Classic Golf Resort, New Delhi

Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the 27-hole facility targets both leisure and business travelers. Among this golf resort's offerings are 'golferences,' a mouthful of a term for conference and golf outing, rolled into one.

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Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Calcutta

Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Calcutta

Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Calcutta

The oldest golf club outside of the British Isles, Royal Calcutta opened in 1829 and earned its 'royal' title from King George V and Queen Mary when they visited India in 1911. Fittingly, it draws more blue bloods than business-types.

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Tollygunge Golf Club, Calcutta

Tollygunge Golf Club, Calcutta

Tollygunge Golf Club, Calcutta

Founded in 1895, The Tollygunge Club has come of age by adding conference and banquet facilities. But its tweedy ties to history are evident in its bridge and billiard rooms, and in its sprawling equestrian grounds.

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Boulder Hills Golf and Country Club, Hyderabad

Boulder Hills Golf and Country Club, Hyderabad

Boulder Hills Golf and Country Club, Hyderabad

Part of an upscale residential development, Boulder Hills calls to mind the kind of high-end golf development you might find in the United States. It sits adjacent to a Microsoft R&D facility, and a new Infosys IT complex.

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Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore

Eagleton Golf Resort, Bangalore

Etched across a gently rolling landscape, this course is meant to emulate a Scottish links. It also emphasizes its links to business by promoting a state-of-the-art conference center, with 10 conference halls capable of hosting 700 guests.