Did Deborah Henry Make a Hole-in-One at The Els Club in Langkawi?

Enrich by Malaysia Airlines takes six loyal members for a round of golf during the recent Enrich Luxe Retreats experience. Host Deborah Henry takes on a challenge.
Wednesday 21 December 2022
Deborah Henry and golf pro P-J Van Merch on the green of hole 5 with stunning views of the Andaman Sea

Golf is one of those sports that you can love and hate on the same day. It’s a battle of the minds; your own mind against your own mind. Andrew Leci wrote a brilliant article once on “why golf is one of the hardest sports on the planet”.

On the recent Enrich Luxe Retreats in Langkawi, the Enrich members spent a morning battling their minds at The Els Club Teluk Datai. The golf course, designed by golf legend Ernie Els, is uniquely nestled between the mountains and the Andaman Sea, flanked with beautiful tree-lines and a dense forest.

While some guests played a full round of 18 holes and others took lessons, host Deborah Henry explored the course with Resident Pro South African P-J Van Merch. Hole 5 is a par-3 with the green positioned right next to the beach with stunning views of the Andaman Sea. On average only three people a year manage to score a hole-in-one. Upon hearing that, Deborah wanted to be amongst them. P-J gave her some technical tips and most of all the power of visualisation. “It’s all about having tunnel vision, visualise the ball and see it disappearing in the cup”.  After that it was all up to Deborah…



Enrich Your Life

Enrich members can enjoy two specially curated packages of three-day, two-night resort stays; the Enrich Getaway Package and the Enrich Luxe Retreat Package; and immerse in a wide range of offerings and experiences at The Datai Langkawi while being rewarded with Enrich points. The exclusive packages are available for booking through Enrich’s website until 31 January 2023, for stays from 7 January 2023 until 15 December 2023. 

If you want to book a round of golf yourself while in Langkawi check out The Els club website here.