FootGolf Malaysia

Malaysia Open 2023

28th October – 29th October 2023


The Annual Malaysia Open will be held on the Ridge Course at The Els Club – Desaru Coast in Johor. A pristine location and a world class course for Malaysia’s biggest FootGolf event!

Held over 3 days, and with over 30 international players from China and Japan participating, this year’s tournament promises to be the biggest yet.

Register your interest via the online form here: before registration closes on October 1st, 2023.


  • 27th October 2023 – Practice Round
  • 28th October 2023 – 1st Round
  • 29th October 2023 – 2nd Round/Award ceremony


  • Men’s Open
  • Men’s Senior (46+)
  • Women’s Open

Registration Fee

Payment due on October 13th, 2023.


Yan (Tournament Director)
Tel: 013 806 4225


The Champions of the Inaugral Malaysia Open 2022
A fun weekend with a great bunch of people!

Last Year's Winners

With over 50 player’s from all over, the competition was fierce. But someone had to take home the prizes. Here’s the top players in their respective categories.

Men’s Open FIFG500
T1: Ahmad Faizal Abdul Karim 121 (-19)
T2: Wan Hafiz Harun 124 (-16)
T3: Sheridan Samsul 126 (-14)

Men’s Senior FIFG500
T1: Sharil Arsat 133 (-7)
T2: Jeff Cottam 135 (-5)
T3: Sanuja Makhtar 137 (-3)

Women’s Open FIFG500
T1: Steffi Sidhu 120 (-20)

Guest Open Category
T1: Muhammad Hafiz Rafek 130 (-10)

Hole In One:
Rais Sulaiman ( Hole 9)

Click here to check out the full leaderboard. 

More on the venue

Desaru is a town in Kota Tinggi District, Johor, Malaysia. It is famous for its pristine beach beside the South China Sea. Currently, the Johor state government is developing an integrated tourism area which spreads over an area of 1,578 hectares. Johor Bahru city centre and Senai International Airport are situated 70 kilometres and 85 kilometres away from the Els Club Desaru Coast, respectively.

As mentioned, this tournament will take place at the Els Club Desaru Coast. Set on one of the most spectacular plots of land anywhere in the world, it was designed by the club’s namesake and four-time major champion, Ernie Els. The course’s layout has its own character and personal touches from Els, taking inspiration from the famous links courses spread across the UK, with large rolling greens and firm run off areas designed to place a premium on a sharp short game.

Accommodation Options

Nearby the course there are several hotels that players can choose from. The following are the top-rated and reasonable places to stay throughout the event.


Star Ratings

**Price per night for 1 adult (Breakfast included)

Distance from The Els Club

Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast



5.1 km

Anantara Desaru Coast Resort and Villas



2.1 km

Sand & Sandals Desaru Beach Resort & Spa



6.3 km

The Westin Desaru Coast Resort



4.8 km

Lotus Desaru Beach Resort & Spa



7.2 km

Tunamaya Beach & Spa Resort Desaru



6.1 km

Four Points by Sheraton Desaru



12 km

Amansari Hotel Desaru



11 km

Tiara Desaru Resort



10 km

** Prices may slightly vary from time to time

Terms & Conditions

Competition Rules

Played entirely under the RULES of the FIFG and the local rule given by the tournament committee.



Payment Terms & Conditions

  • Only payment by cash and Bank/Online transfer is acceptable.
  • Any refunds of registration fees for reasons unrelated to the tournament organization, including player cancellations, are unacceptable. A player must give two (2) weeks’ notice before the event to cancel their participation in the tournament, regardless of the reason.
  • Tournament reduction or cancellation due to stormy weather, earthquake, wind and flood damage, incidents, accidents, epidemics, etc., refunds, and notification methods will be determined and decided by the tournament organization on a case-by-case basis.
  • Players other than the applicant are not permitted to compete in the tournament.
  • Players are required to follow the etiquette on the golf course.
  • There will be media coverage and photography during the tournament, and the tournament will be posted on social media of the tournament organization and media.
  • False declaration of name, age, gender, address, record, etc. is not allowed.
  • Players must abide by the organizer’s final decision. Please follow the instructions of the tournament organizer related to the tournament.


  •  The tournament organization is not responsible for any illness, injury, loss, or other accidents on the golf course.
  • The tournament organization is not responsible for any delays caused by public transportation or traffic conditions.

Privacy Policy Agreement

When applying to this tournament, you must agree in advance to share personal tournament information with others in order to achieve the following goals.

Agreement on portraits Rights

Portrait rights for the tournament belong to the tournament organization and will be managed according to the regulations of the tournament organization.