Thailand golf

Golf has become a popular sport worldwide and Thailand is one of the most recognised "golfer's paradise" in the world. Many true golf enthusiasts would dream to put to test their skills and talents in the game of golf on many beautiful and professionally designed golf courses here. No matter how remote the region you're visiting, it's a fair bet that a golf course is never far away. This sunny tropical paradise is also the destination where you can play golf all year round. Golf is not a new sport here. It has been played in Thailand for almost 100 years, with games reported at the Royal Bangkok Sports Club as early as 1905. The first recognised 18-hole course - Royal HuaHin , popularly known as The Railway - was built by a Scottish engineer in 1924 in the seaside resort of Hua Hin.

Today, Thailand has one of the highest concentration of golfing facilities in Asia . About 80% of the courses were built in the 1990s during Thailand 's great economic boom. To ensure their courses offered the best facilities, owners recruited the services of some of the world's leading golfers to assist in their design and management. Arnold Palmer, Nick Faldo, Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones Jr are among those who put their experience, philosophy and signatures behind many clubs.

Their input has proved spectacularly successful for Thai golf courses hawe all the hallmarks of the world's finest facilities, Golfers. can rest assured that they will face the most exacting of, challenges from brilliantly conceived individual holes featuring all kinds of interesting hazards, from canyons to mighty bunkers and daunting lakes.

Large, well constructed clubhouses ensure you begin and end your game in style, In them you will find air-conliitioned changing facilities, restaurants, bars and rooms for post-tournament functions. Some offer massage and sauna; others have accomodation for really keen golfers. Many courses have practice areas, usually with, a pro to tune up your game. You can rent a golf cart, hire clubs and shoes, and buy a souvenir hat at the pro-shop.

A highlight of golf in Thailand is its caddy system, In general, the responsibility for carrying the bags and helping to select suitable clubs falls to ladies clad in striking uniforms and hats specially designed to protect them from the tropical sun. These ladies are Thailand 's secret weapon in making golf such good fun since they know lots about the course and can ofter useful insider knowledge impending hazards, choice of club, where best to lay up, and speed of green. And when it comes to locating lost balls, they display truly miraculous abilities.

Green fees can vary considerably but still inexpensive. Rates change according to time and season, with clubs charging higher fees during busy weekends and lower fees on quietter weekdays. Tours groups can often take advantage of special rates, As a rule, golfers should check tee-off availability in advance.

Bangkok has many great courses spread throughout the city and its suburbs, mostly within 30-60 minutes, drive; the popular seaside resorts of Pattaya, Hua Hin and Phuket have a superb array of layout, many with views of the ocean, If you prefer greenery and mountains, then the northern cities of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, Nakhon Ratchasima in the Northeast, or Kanchanaburi and the River Kwai in the West are excellent alternatives.

These wonderful courses are invariably located close to Thailand's major tourism destinations, ensuring you cm'l enjoy your golf and have a , good holiday at the same time. So if i you want to bring your family along, they are assured of lots of activities and interesting places to visit.

The combination of incredibly picturesque golf courses, brilliantly lanliscaped with tropical trees, flowers and shrubs, favourable year-round weather and inimitable Thai hospitality is truly hard to beat. It's little wonder that so many foreign golfers are repeat visitors. So why not come and visit Thailand, the "Golfing Paradise of Asia" where you'll always be welcomed with a smile.

Thailand Golf Courses

Bangkok & Central Region
Alpine Golf & Sports Club
Bangkok Golf Club
Bangkok Golf Mah Boonkrong International Par 3
Bangpakong Riverside Country Club
Bangpoo Country Club
Bangsai Country Club
Dynasty Golf & Country Club
Green Valley Country Club
Kiarti Thanee Country Club
Krisda City Golf Hills
Krungthep Kreetha Sports Club
Krung Kavee Golf Course & Country Club Estate
Lakewood Country Club
Lam Luk Ka Country Club
Lam Luk Ka Country Club
Muang-Ake Vista Golf Course
Natural Park Ramindra Golf Club
Navatanee Golf Club
Northern Rangsit Golf Club
Panya Indra Golf Club
Panya Park Golf Course
President Country Club
Pinehurst Golf & Country Club
Rangsit Sports Club
Rose Garden Golf Club
Subhapruek Country Club
Thai Country Club
Thana City Golf & Country Club
Thanont Golf View & Sports Club
The Royal Gems Golf & Sports Club
The Royal Golf & Country Club
The Vintage Club
Uniland Golf & Country Club
Summit Windmill Golf Club

.Eastern Region
Bangphra International Golf Club
Eastern Star Golf Resort
Great Lake Golf. & Country Club
Khao Kheow Country Club
Laem Chabang International Country Club
Natural Park Hill Golf Course
Natural Park Resort Golf Club
Noble Place Golf Course & Country Club
Phoenix Golf & Country Club
Plutaluang Navy Golf Course
Rayong Green Valley Country Club
Royal Lakeside Golf Club & Resort
Siam Country CLub
Soi Dao Highland Golf Club & Resort
Sriracha International Golf Club St. Andrews 2000 Golf Course

Western Region
Bangkok Golf Milford & Resort
Dragon Hills Golf & Country Club
Evergreen Hills Golf Club & Resort
Orand Garden & Golf Club
Green World Hot Spring Resort & Golf Club
Mission Hills Golf Club
Nichigo Resort & Country Club
Palm Hills Golf Resort and Country Club
Rachaburi Golf Club & Resort
Royal Ratchaburi Golf Club
Sawang Resort Golf Club
Springfield Royal Country Club of Cha-Am
The Imperial Lake View Hotel & Golf Club
The Majestic Creek Country Club
Royal Hua Hin Golf Course

Northern Region
Bhumibol Dam Golf Club
Chiangmai Green Valley Country Club
Chiangmai-Lamphun Golf Club
Lanna Golf Club
Royal Chiangmai Golf Resort
Santiburi Country Club
Waterford Valley Chiangrai Golf Club & Resort

Northeastern Region
Forest Hills Country Club
Friendship Meadows Country Club
Mission Hills Golf Club Khao Yai
Rooks Korat Country Club Golf & Resort
Royal Hills Golf Course
The Country Club Khao Yai
The Khao Cha-Ngok Golf & Country Club
Voyage Panaroma Resort and Golf Club

Southern Region
Blue Canyon Country Club
Laguna Phuket Golf Course
Hat Yai Resort, & Golf Club
Loch Palm Golf Club Phuket
Phuket Country Club
Thai Muang Beach Golf and Marina
Southern Hills Golf & Country Club
Rajjaprabha Golf Course

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