Johor enforcement unit head Mohd Nakhafi Hasan said the department received a tip-off on the caddies who worked at the reputable golf resort", Yahoo News reports.
"The women usually work as caddies at the resort during the day and then prostitute themselves to golfers during the night".
"All the female caddies were detained during the operation conducted at about 8am at the resort," he said, adding that the women were aged between 21 and 46", the report added.
The women caddies were found to have no working permits in Malaysia and most of them were in the country on temporary social visits.
Some of the girls had fake working permits.
the caddies would be investigated under the Immigration Act for not having work permits.