Jorhat Gymkhana Club

Coordinates: 26°43′57″N 94°13′20″E / 26.732608°N 94.222263°E / 26.732608; 94.222263
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Jorhat Gymkhana Club
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Jorhat Gymkhana Club
Club information
Coordinates26°43′57″N 94°13′20″E / 26.732608°N 94.222263°E / 26.732608; 94.222263
LocationClub Road, Jorhat, Assam 785008
Established1876; 147 years ago (1876)
Total holes9

Jorhat Gymkhana Club is a sports venue located in Jorhat, Assam. Club built in 1876 by D. Slimmons. The club has been a venue for horse races, lawn tennis grass courts, swimming pool, billiards, polo, golf, cricket etc. ever since its inauguration. The prestigious Governor's Cup is played here every year with a lush green 9-hole golf course circuit.[1]

The golf club is third oldest in India after Royal Calcutta Golf Club (1829) and Thiruvananthapuram Golf Club (1850). The club offers facilities in lawn tennis grass courts, swimming pool, billiards, polo, gentleman's bar and cinema theatre. The cricket ground here is known as Jorhat Gymkhana Ground and has a capacity of 8,000 as well as has a turf wicket. The ground hosted the matches of CK Nayudu Trophy which is Under-23 Indian domestic cricket tournament as well as the Senior Women's National Cricket Championship.[2] The club is home of Khelmati sports club uses this ground for practising cricket. The Club Road was the first asphalt road laid which connect the city centre with the Jorhat Gymkhana Club.[3]


  1. ^ "The Jorhat Races Continue to Thrive". Retrieved 8 May 2023.
  2. ^ "Jorhat Gymkhana Ground". Retrieved 13 November 2008.
  3. ^ Bharatonline

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