A must-play golf course! A prestigious course designed by a world-renowned designer.
In Thailand there are many strategic courses that are enjoyable for your typical, average golfer and skilled golfers.
Here are some of the beautiful courses designed by outstanding golf course architects’ taking advantage of Thailand’s geographical features.
Jack Nicklaus Designed Courses
The features of a Jack Nicklaus designed course are strategic courses taking advantage of the geographical features and having to make use of all 14 clubs.
｜Legacy Golf Club
The one and only golf course in Bangkok designed by Jack Nicklaus.
Adjacent to Safari World, it is only a 40-minute drive from downtown Bangkok.
｜Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa
This is a golf course located in Khao Yai that blends in with nature adjacent to this luxurious resort and spa.
｜Spring Field Royal Country Club
A spectacular course located in Phechaburi, which is in central Thailand, has 27 holes ingeniously placed on a beautiful landscape. Satisfaction is guaranteed with its reputation for excellence in maintenance.
｜Kaeng Krachan Country Club & Resort
This 18-hole golf course is an hour away from Hua Hin. Located in Kaeng Krachan National Park, the 9-hole Mountain Course designed by Jack Nicklaus was added in March 2008 to become a 27-hole golf course.
｜Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort & Spa
A world-class golf course in Phuket. From Phuket Airport Hotel surrounded by mangroves, you will enjoy playing golf in a picturesque, postcard like resort. The magnificent ocean view spreading out in front of you with contrasting white sand bunkers, bright green fairway, and the turquoise Andaman Sea is breathtaking.
Robert Trent Jones Jr. Designed Courses
One of Japans most popular and famous foreign designers. Born in 1939 in New Jersey, USA, he likes to make use of the landscape and geographical features with only one bent-grass green for each hole.
｜Green Valley Country Club
The attraction of this course is the high degree of difficulty due to the moderately undulated fairways and severe green-slopes.
｜Suvarnabhumi Golf & Country Club
The 36 holes spread across a scenic landscape of flat paddy fields. Despite the Northeast Course being shorter than the Southwest Course, you will face more technical challenges. Many holes will get you going under pressure with water hazards and strategically placed bunkers around the greens. Accurate approach play is a necessity.
｜Navatanee Golf Course
One of Thailand’s most prestigious courses, this 6,902-yard, world-class championship course is fairly enjoyable for amateur golfers, yet poses a challenge for professionals.
Pete Dye Designed Courses
Penal courses that golfers fear became Pete Dye’s signature modus operandi.
Taking a risk on his tough courses and succeeding will award you with a birdie, but failing will lead to a bogie.
｜Subhapruek Golf Course
With beautifully shaped bunkers, a large lake, mature trees, and a lush garden with various tropical flowers, this expansive course is considered to be the most beautiful course in Bangkok.
｜Khao Kheow Country Club
The 27-hole golf course lies on a hilly terrain, one hour away from Bangkok and 40-minutes from Pattaya. You will enjoy the view of verdant hills during your round. From skilled golfers to the enthusiastic golfer, golfers of all levels will enjoy this course.
Greg Norman Designed Course
｜Thana City Country Club
Thana City Golf & Sports Club is the only golf course in Thailand designed by Greg Norman, aka “The Shark”. Tournaments like the Thailand Open and Johnnie Walker Skins were held here. Only a 40-minute drive from Bangkok, access is great!
Kiichi Kato Designed Course
Nagahira Miyazawa Designed Course
｜The Royal Golf & Country Club
Surrounded by trees and colorful flowers, this course is an 18-hole par 72. Beautiful nature with sun glittering off the pond, the scenic view creates an enjoyable round in an oasis-like environment.
Dennis Griffiths Designed Courses
｜Thai Country Club
Designed by world-renowned designer, Dennis Griffiths, chairman of the American Golf Association, this course opened in December 1996. By choosing which set of tees you play on, you can select the course best suited to you, whether you are a beginner or a tournament professional. This internationally renowned course hosted the Asia Honda Classic in 1997 when Tiger Woods won.
｜Chatrium Golf Resort Soi Dao
This resort course is located just a couple hours away from Bangkok at the foot of Thailand’s highest mountain Khao Soi Dao. An enjoyable course for many golfers, yet challenging as well, this is exactly what you would expect from a Dennis Griffiths designed course. Located on a flat landscape with a magnificent view of Khao Soi Dao, you’ll enjoy taking shots from a plateau with an early-summer breeze.