When you consider the range of outstanding golfing getaways in Asia, Taipei may not spring instantly to mind. However, with 25 courses within a one-hour drive of the city center, it’s an attractive and viable destination.
If you have a flexible schedule and visit at specific times, you’ll be rewarded with-and surprised at the array of golfing facilities offered, many representing good value.
Although the majority of dubs are purported to be “members only,” most happily welcome visitors-particularly on designated “golf days,” typically Monday and Tuesday when green fees are reduced by up to 30 percent. Special rates are also available at some clubs if you tee off early, while discounts can be negotiated if you’re part of a group or society.