Golf Courses of Thailand


Bangna Golf Club, the 17th

BANGKOK AND AREA

AMPHUR MUANG
Royal Villa Ratchaburi
Address: c/o 36/79 PS Tower Building, 23rd floor, Sukhumvit 21, Bangkok 10110
Holes: 18
Telephone: 259 1583-5 or Fax: 259 1634
This championship course is set at the base of a hillside and surrounded by mountains. It is part of a resort complex including a golf school. Located along Highway 3089, Tambon Kao Rang, Amphur Muang.

BANGKOK
Bangkok Royal Country Club
Address: KM 36, Highway 305, Rangsit, Bangkok
Holes: 27
Telephone: 275 3694, Fax: 276 7426
A Jack Tuthill design of undulating fairways. Golf Digest golf school on this course. Plus nine short Executive holes for learners.

Dhupatemiya Golf Club
Address: Phaholythin Road, Bangkok
Telephone: 531 1484/534 3880
Just north of the airport is the Royal Thai Air Force course. Mostly level terrain but has variation in hole layout with water into play often. Past host to the Thai Open.

Suprapruek Golf Club
Address: Km 26 Bangna-Trad Road, Bangkok
Telephone: 259 1718, Fax: 259 4460
A course of over 7000 yards featuring hundreds of palms. Lakes and lily ponds are everywhere.

Muang Ake Vista Golf Club
Address: KM 29 Phaholyothin Road, Bangkok
Telephone: 250 0025-8, Fax: 260 7336
Offering Night Play, this level course has unusually placed hazards.

Ekachai Golf & Country Club
Address: KM 12 Ekacchai Road, Bangnamchued, Samut Sakhon, Bangkok
Yardage: 6168
Telephone: 211 0885/211 5980
This course, designed by Gregory Nash features water-carries on every hole.

Winsan Golf Club
Address: 10 Moo 7, Riak Klong Song Road, Minburi, Bangkok 10510
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7126
Telephone: 518 1055, Fax: 253 7498
A Jack Nicklaus design located between the airport and the city. It offers 5 tee positions.

Muang Kaew Golf Club
Address: 52 Moo 8, Bangna-Trat Highway, Bangkaew, Bangplkee, Samutprakan
Telephone: 662-316-3918
A challenge to middle handicappers who are pressed for time. A minimun of sandtraps and water hazards.

Navatanee Golf Course
Address: 22 Buenkuen, Bangkok 10230
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 376-1031, Fax: 376-1685
Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., this course was host to the World Cup in 1975. The bunkers are well positioned, the fairways vary in widths, with the back nine featuring lots of water.

Royal Thai Army Golf Club
Address: Ramintra Road, Bangkhen, Bangkok 10220
Holes: 2-18s
Old Course
Yardage: 6924
New Course
Yardage: 5947
Par: 72
Telephone: 521 1530/1181/5338
With water run-off going to the klongs that run along both sides of the fairways, the rains don't affect this course as much as others. The New Course is very tight and has alot of water and bunkers.

Panya Indra Golf Club
Address: Ramindra Road, Bangkok
Holes: 27
Telephone: 314 0571-3, Fax: 314 0753
Night play is available on this course which offers an open terrain with water into play often.

Krungthep Kretha Golf Course
Address: 516 Krungthep Kretha Road, Hua Mak, Bangkapi, Bangkok
Holes: 18
Telephone: 02 374 0491
A level layout but with many out-of-bounds. The front 9 has elevated greens and trees border the fairways. The back 9 has more mature trees.and in greater quantity.

The Royal Golf & Country Club
Address: 101/20-21 Soi Suanplu, South Sathorn Road, Bangkok 10120
Short par 68
Telephone: 523 6441
Situated between the Bangkok Don Muang International Airport runways

Royal Bangkok Sports Club
Address: 1 Henri Dunant Street, Bangkok
Holes: 18
Yardage: 5097
Par: 66
Telephone: 251 0181-6/255 142-8, Fax: 255 4158
King Rama V established this course in 1905. The greens are a combination of Japanese, Bermuda and Zoysia.

BANGKOKNOI
Dynasty Golf And Country Club
Address: 105/6-7, Pinklao-Nakronchaisri Rd., Bangkoknoi
Holes: 3-9s
Yardage: 7037/5988
Telephone: 434 5534-5, Fax: 434 5536
Championship layouts. A wide choice of terrains, water comes into play on all but 2 holes. The longest hole is the 15th (550-yard par 5) which crosses water twice; once off and island tee.

BAN PHONG
Mission Hills Golf Club
Address: Ban Phong
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7042
Par: 72
Telephone: 226 3390/3, Fax: 254 8266
A Jack Nicklaus design featuring very large waste bunkers. Surrounded by low hills the course, offering wide fairways, and large greens the player is offered 5 choices in difficulty levels.

CHACHEONGSAO
President Country Club, Golf Course & Conference Centre
Address: KM 15, Suwinthawong Road, Chacheongsao
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7140
Telephone: 377 1122, Fax: 552-0590
This course is a Robert Trent Jones design offering undulating fairways, water running along nearly every fairway, and ball-carries over water on 3 par 3s. The 18th hole is a double green that is protected by deep bunkers.

Bangpakong Riverside Country Club
Address: 99 Moo 1 Saempududart, Bangpoh, Chachoengsao 24140
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7140
Telephone: 038 513 523-5, Fax: 038 513 526
The course is intertwined with the Chird Boonyaratavej River. Strong winds are a factor. It is heavily bunkered around the landing areas and the greens.

CHANTABURI
Soi Dao Highlands
Address: Chantaburi, Thailand
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7162/6642/6182/5379

CHOLBURI
Pattaya Golf Club
Address: Highway #331, Tambon Kao Mai Kiew, Bang Lamung, Cholburi
Holes: 27
Yardage: 10,160 yards, or 6197 yards for 18
Telephone: 318 9931-4, Fax: 318 9936
The course follows the natural undulations of the land, water hazards are few which offers an enjoyable day for all levels of play. Championship courses.

NAKON NAIYOK
Royal Hills Country Club
Address: Highway #3049, Wang Takrai, Nakon Naiyok
Yardage: 5155 to 6470
Telephone: 260 2530-5, Fax: 260 2536
This course is set at the base of the mountains and next to a large wildlife reserve. It follows the natural lay of the land, has a stream flowing through which is used for ten water carries. Option of 3 sets of tees.

NAKORNPATHOM
The Royal Gems Golf & Sports Club
Address: 98 Salaya-Banglane Road, Nakornchaisri, Nakornpathom
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7107
Par: 72
Telephone: 441 9778/9314/9943, Fax: 237 0793
A sports and business complex designed by Gary Roger Baird. Opened in 1991 the course offers lakes, varied fairway widths, deep roughs, large bunkers, and wide open greens. Open only to members and their guests.

Rose Garden Country Club
Address: Sampan, KMs 32 Petchkasem Road, Nakorn Pathom
Bangkok Office: 4/8 Soi 3, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110
Telephone: 253 2276, Fax: 253 2625
Built in 1972, this course is mostly flat with narrow fairways and heavily bunkered greens.

NAKORN KORNNAYOK
Watermill Golf and Gardens
Address: 39 Liabkolng 14 Road, Bang Plakod Ongkarak, Na Kornnayok
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 574 0323, Fax: 574 0327
If you enjoy doglegs, here you will find 7 doglegs left and 7 doglegs right. Also you will find all the par 3s are very different.

NAKORN RATCHASIMA
Voyage Panorama Resort & Golf Club
Address: Ror Por Chor Raod, Km 199 Friendship Highway, Nakorn Ratchasima
Telephone: 258 0423, Fax: 258 0426
This course follows the natural contours of the land and it is situated in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains.

Sun Valley Country Club
Address: 188 Mu 5, Pakchong, Nakorn Ratchasima
Telephone: 335 0296, Fax: 335 0375
Situated near Khao Yai National Park and about 2 hours from Bangkok. It has beautiful surroundings and undulating greens.

PRATHUMTHANI
Muang-Ake Golf Course
Address: 34 Moo 7, Tumbol Lak 6, Muang District, Prathumthani
Telephone: 533 9335
A uniquely accessorized course with, 100 an 150 yard markers made out of bird and animal shaped plants, and concrete and glass crocodiles. Lakes surround the course and meander into the play often.

PRACHUAB KHIRIKAN
Milford Golf Club
Address: Petchasem Highway, Hua Hin, Prachuab Khirikan
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7010
Telephone: 260 7333-5, Fax: 260 7336
A valley course, bordered on 3 sides by forest and offering a sea view from the clubhouse. Many elevations, with the 18th (on a ridge) 200 yards up, demands a great deal of climbing from the golfer.

PHATUMTHANEE
Pinehurst Golf & Country Club
Holes: 27
The Lakes/The Meadow/The Forest
Telephone: 516 8676-84
The north course, 'The Lakes', has lots of water hazards. The south course, 'The Meadow', has alot of mounds and water hazards. The west course, 'The Forest', is carved out of pines and scrubs.

PHETBURI
Sawang Resort Golf Club
Address: 99 Moo 2, Sapong, Khao Yoi, Phetburi
Bangkok Office: 77/1 Sinn Sathorn Tower Floor 30D, Krung Thonburi Road, Bangkok 10600
Holes: 27
Yardage: 10,593 total
Par: 108 total
Telephone: 911 5973, 911 5974, 354 2772, 353 6568
Surrounded by mountains, this picturesque course features the 2nd hole, a par 5, 533 yarder and the 18th, also a par 5, which is 508 yards. A Isao Katsumata design.

RATCHABURI
Dragon Hills Golf And Country Club
Address: 192 Mu 2, Ang Hin, Pak Tho, Ratchaburi
Holes: 54
Telephone: 261 101-3, Fax: 261 104
Each 18 hole course designed by Jack Niclaus, Isao Aoki, and Jim Engh. A variation of gently rooling hills, plains and wide lakes.

SAMUT PRAKARN
Bangpoo Country Club
Address: KM 37, Sukhumvit Road, Samut Prakarn
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6450
Par: 72
Telephone: 253 6107
Designed by Arnold Palmer this course set amidst a housing development offers a number of elevated tees, gentle sloping and wide open greens.

SAMUTPRAKARN
Green Valley Country Club
Address: 47 Moo 2, 3 KM 15, Bangna-Trad Highway, Bangpli, Samutprakarn
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7048
Par: 72 Rating: 73.5
Telephone: 312 5353, Fax: 312 5375
This Robert Trent Jones design was opened in 1987. It's a challenging course with many doglegs, blind holes, and greens hidden by large mounds.
Kiarti Thanee Country Club
Address: 199 Moo 5, Bangboh, Samutprakarn
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6715
Par: 72
An residential/sports complex. Visitors welcome only on weekdays.

Windmill Park Country Club
Address: 7/40 Moo 14, Bangna-Trad Road, Minburi, Bangkok 10510
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 316 9591-2, Fax: 316 8306
A Nick Faldo design established in 1992. It features lakes, mature palms and lush fairways. There are 6 different sections to the layout with houses all around.

Lake Wood Country Club
Address: 99/1 Km 18 Bangchalong, Bangplee, Samuthprekarn
Holes: 27
Lake/Wood/Rock 9s
Par: 36 all
Telephone: 312 6276 77, Fax: 312 6270
Situated amidst a large residential complex this course was designed by J. Michael Poellot.

Thana City Golf & Country Club
Address: 100-100/1 Moo 4, KM 14, Bangna-Trad Highway, Bangchalong, Bangplee, Samutprakarn 10540
Holes: 18
Telephone: (662) 336 1968-78 / Fax: (662) 336 1980
Web page: www.golf.tnet.co.th/thanacity
Email: thanacty@loxinfo.co.th
Designed by Greg Norman this beautiful championship course uses natural streams, and lakes. There is an abundance of sculptured sand traps. Thana City is the home of the David Leadbetter Golf Academy.

SARABURI
Friendship Meadows
Address: KM 102, Friendship Highway, Saraburi
Holes: 3-9s
Telephone/Fax: 531 1876
An undulating country setting, narrow fairways, some sand, water and bunkered, all strategically placed.

Forest Hills Country Club
Address: 195 Tumbol Mittapab, Muaklek District, Saraburi
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6716
Telephone: 235 2414 to 21 or 01 335 0571
Opened in 1991, but now quite mature, this course surrounded by hills has an abundance of water hazards.

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CHIANG MAI/CHIANG RAI

CHIANG MAI
Chiang Mai Green Valley Country Club
Address: 183/2 Chotena Road, Mae Sa, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai 50000
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7173
Par: 72
Telephone: 298 249-51, Fax: 297 386
Opened in 1991, and located in the Mae Rim area and though mostly flat it gently tips toward the Ping river.

Royal Chiangmai Golf Club
Address: Km 26 Chiang Mai-prao Road, Mae Fak, Sansai district, Chiang Mai, 50210 Thailand
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6969/6387/5624
Par: 72/72/72
Rating: 72.4/69.6/70.8
Telephone: (53) 849-3016
Web Site: www.royalchiangmai.co.th
Semi-Private.

Chiang Mai Golf & Country Club
Address: 418/1 Moo 4 Ban Thi-Sankampang, Huay-Yab, Chiang Mai
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Telephone: 248 327-8, Fax: 247 921
The designer, Dr. Sukapanpotharam, blended the best of the English, Scotish and American golf course designs.

Lanna Golf Club
Address: Chotana Road, Chiang Mai
Holes: 18
Rating: 73.7
Telephone: 221 911, 221 743
This course is recently upgraded. It has greens that run true and lush fairways all the year round.

Santiburi
Address: Highway 1, Chaing Rai
Telephone: 260 2430-5, Fax: 260 2536
A Robert Trent Jones Jr. design, the first championship layout in Chiang Rai offers a variety of slope lies and natural hazards. Traps protest the greens and water comes into play on 5 holes.

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KANCHANABURI

KANCHANABURI
Barrington Golf Club & Resort
Address: Highway #323 Kanchanaburi
Telephone: 541 1766-74, Fax: 541 1775
A truly man-made design by Baird Design. The layout runs along natural limestone cliffs and in the distance there are low mountain ranges.

Green World Hot Spring Resort & Golf Club
Address: Highway #323 Kanchanaburi
Holes: 18 plus short play-off hole
Telephone: 539 4613-6, Fax: 539 1946
Near tourist attractions such as the Bridge over River Kwai, Saiyok Waterfalls, hot springs, limestone caves, and the Three Pagodas Pass into Burma. The course is located in a bend in the river, carved out of tropical forest with the riverside as a backdr op.

River Kwai Golf & Country Club
Address: Highway #323 Kanchanaburi
Telephone: 279 5040, Fax: 271 4832
Situated next to a river and amidst tropical jungle and limestone hills the golfer is treated to beautiful vistas as he plays.

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PATTAYA/BANGHPRA/RAYONG

AMPHUR SRIRACHA
Bangpra International Golf Club
Address: No 45, Moo 6, Tambon Bangpra, Amphur Spiracha, Chonburi Province
Holes: 18
Metres: 6567
Par: 72
Rating: 71.0
Telephone: 341 149-5, 341 407-8, Fax: 341 151
Established in 1986 and designed by Japan Golf Promotion, the course fairways are Nuan Noi grass. The Volvo-SAS Tournament was hosted by this club.

CHOLBURI
Eastern Star
Address: Km 193 Sukhumvit Road, Cholburi
Telephone: 259 3311, Fax: 258 3456
A design by Rober Trent Jones that offers link-style layout with sandy terrain, lots of doglegs and traps, and a little water.

Laem Chabang International Country Club
Address: Km 100 Sukhumvit Highway, Cholburi
Holes: 27
Telephone: 252 1803, Fax: 254 4366
Jack Nicklaus designed this challenging course featuring rolling hills using the natural contours of the countryside. The 3 nines are, Mountain, Lake and Creek, each offer something different. Lakes, ponds and creeks are used as natural hazards and the large greens are well protected by traps.

Panya Resort Country Club
Address: Sukhumvit Road, Bangphra, Cholburi
Holes: 27
Par: 72
Rating: 73
Telephone: 322 370-81, Fax: 322 365
Ronald Fream designed three nine hole courses named A, B, C. It is part of a condominium and sports complex.

Siam Country Club
Address: 50 Tambol Poeng, Banglamung, Cholburi
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7016
Par: 72
Rating: 71.6
Telephone: 249 381-8, Fax: 249 387
Featuring Naulnoy and Bermuda grasses, this course is dotted with bunkers water hazards and a few very dramatic holes.

RAYONG
Green Valley Rayong Country Club
Address: 23 Moo 7 Amphor Ban Chang, Rayong 21130
Holes: 18
Yardage: 7266/6386/6856
Par: 72
Rating: 70.2
Telephone: 603 000-5, Fax: 614 916
Created by Thomson Wolveridge, this course sports a profusion of tropical vegetation and large rocks which are some of the natural hazards. The greens use Tifdwarf and Green Lees Park grass. Also a 9 hole layout on property.

Great Lake Golf and Country Club
Address: 77 Moo 5, Rayong, Rayong, Thailand
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6901/6399/5150
Par: 72/72/72
Telephone: 038 622630

PATTAYA
Phoenix Golf & Country Club
Address: Km 158 Sukhumvit Road, Pattaya
Holes: 27
Telephone: 260 7575-80, Fax: 260 7584
This course is a purists idea of a golf course. A natural rolling terrain with mature tropical trees of a wide variety, water used alot, fairways are narrow but the greens are wide. You are treated to views of the countryside and the sea.

CHONBURI
Plutaluang Golf Club
Address: 36 km from Pattaya, Sattahip, Chonburi
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6800
Par: 72
Telephone: 466 1180 (Ext) 067 4321, 4322 or (038) 435 789
Opened in 1968 and built by the Royal Thai Navy the course offers a very tough, hilly course.

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HUAHIN/CHA-AM

PRACHUAKIRIKHAN
Royal Hua Hin Golf Club
Address: Damnerkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuakirikhan
Telephone: 512 475
This course, built in 1924, at the request of King Rama IV was designed by A.O. Robins, a frequent visitor to this seaside resort. It's a picturesque course built on rolling hills and accessorized with foliage shaped like animals which are used as ornamen ts and markers.

CHA-AM
Cha-Am Villa & Golf Club
Address: Km 140 Petchkasem Highway, Cha-am
Holes: 27
Telephone: 252 2927, Fax: 254 9839
A housing complex is separated from the course by a lake and canals. Which accomodates interesting green islands that make up the course.

Palm Hills Resort & Country Club
Address: 178 Petchkasem Road, Cha-am
Telephone: 233 2922-7, Fax: 236 7842
Max Wexler designed this course that gives the feel of a Scotish links. There are lakes at each end, palms dotted everywhere and unusual lies on this course whose greens are planted with Tifdwarf and fairways with Bermuda tifway 419.

Springfield Royal Country Club of Cha-am
Address: Km 215 Highway #4, Prachuab Kirihan, Cha-Am,
Holes: 36
Yardage: 7000+ each 18
Designed by Jack Ninklaus this course is central to a housing development. The course has plenty of interesting holes where there once was a rice field.

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PHUKET/PHANGNA PROVINCE

PHUKET
Banyan Tree Club
Address: 393 Moo 1 Srioontorn, Amphur Talang, Phuket 83100
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6850
Par: 71
Telephone: 324 350, Fax: 324 351
Located on the western shore of Phuket Island the course offers vistas of the Andaman Sea and mountains. The greens and fairways are carpeted in Bermuda 328. Water comes into play on 13 holes. The front nine uses the pre-existing sand dunes while the back nine is more challenging.

Blue Canyon Country Club
Address: 165 Moo 1 Thepkasattri Road, Maikaw, Thalang, Phuket 83140

Holes: 2-18s
Canyon Course
Yardage: 7049
Par: 72
Telephone: 311 535-37, 311 539-44, Fax: 311 545
The Canyon Course features natural hazards, choice of tees, landing areas that are narrow, rolling fairways and well-protected greens. The Lake Course includes lots of water and more gentle and undulating fairways.

Phuket Country Club
Address: 97/1 Wichitsongkram Road, Kratu District, Phuket 83120
Holes: 18
Yardage: 6483
Telephone: 321 038-41, Fax: 321 721
An undulating course offering something different on every hole. It has hosted the Volvo Tournament, The Prince Bernard Cup aswell as others. There is also a short 10 hole course.

PHANGNA PROVINCE
The Muang Golf Club
Address: 29 km north of Sarasin Bridge, Off Highway #4, Phangna Province
Holes: 18
Yardage: 5927
Par: 72
Telephone: 270 0346/0958/0037, Fax: 270 1619
Created by Dye Designs, the course is situated on islands and lagoons by the seaside. There are 12 water-carries and water comes into play on a further 4 holes.

HAADYAI

Korhong Golf Club
Telephone: 243 605, 244 996
Considered one of Thailands longest 9 holers. It is hilly, and is covered with hidden hazards such as ponds, tiny greens, mature trees and alot of doglegs.

WARINCHUMLOB DISTRICT

WARIN
Suppasitthiprasong Golf Course
Address: Warinchumlob District, Warin, Ubonratchathani, Thailand
Holes: 9
Yardage: 3327/2950/2950
Par: 36/36/36
Telephone: 645-321837
Email Address: spcom@loxinfo.co.th
The best in Ubonratchathani and south-northeastern.