Waters Edge resort facility boasts one of the most privileged locations in Sri Lanka's choicest residential area of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte just minutes away from Colombo.
• Cluhouse/Restaurant/dining room/ballroom:800 seater conference hall
• Driving range with 20 bays, 300 metres in length and floodlit for practice at night. Chip and putt area with bunkers
• Car parking
• Swimming pool, Spa, gym, games arcade, beauty salon, karaoke
Located amidst tranquil and natural surroundings, the majority of this land area is covered by waterways, which are the main hazards.
"The course has five par 5s, five par 3s and eight par 4s. Being almost link like in design, the wind also makes it challenging whilst making playing conditions pleasant.
All sorts of dangers abounded on this course, not the least of which were the bulrushes abutting almost all the fairways - fuelled and fed by the abundance of water, these serve as superbly laid lurking traps for the wayward balls which most of us are guilty of clobbering...
By way of compensation for our lost balls and generally guffy golf was the lovely sight and photo op, of a pair of beautiful "Blue Coot", water fowl, which were flapping about in one of the water bodies along the fairway. Apparently Water's Edge is home to several varied species of birdlife, which will delight the nature and wildlife enthusiast...
Meeting Mr. Billimoria, the amiable Pro, at the clubhouse, we were told a few home truths about this course - it would certainly not seem so daunting if one were to play percentage golf, carefully using one's irons off the tees rather than horsing around with the Big Drivers etc. In hind sight (as with most other things in life). Shankar Balan (Visiting from Bangalore - India) 26 September 07