Jakarta Golf Club (JGC) is named as one of the city’s historical heritage sites by the Provincial Government of DKI Jakarta. The golf course, established in 1872, is the pioneer among golf courses in Indonesia. Its 36-hectare area boasts 3,554 exotic trees, including Mahogany, Fragipani, Meranti, Bungur, Jakaranda, Sengon, Accacia, Rubber and Banyan.
The golf course is rather short. Nevertheless, it is not an easy one. The course has complicated fairways, which does not allow for any wrong swings.
There are 19 water hazards in this par-71 golf course. Its shortest par-four hole is about 284 yards, and its longest is about 394 yards. Its longest hole is in par-five, which is approximately 508 yards.
The golf course, which is also known as Rawamangun Golf Course, is a private club, in which guests can only play on this course, if they are invited and accompanied by members.