【Japan&Thailand Golf Festival 2019】Thailand Elite × DOCUS Cup ~Subhapruek Golf Club~

The Japan&Thailand Golf Festival 2019 celebrated its 3rd anniversary and is increasingly getting hot, held the 4-week golf event with the cooperation of the Tourism Authority of Thailand from the end of January to February, the best golf season in Thailand, which more than 500 golfers joined. This time, we covered the Thailand Elite × DOCUS Cup held at the Subhapruek Golf Club located about 50-minute drive from the city of Bangkok on Saturday, Feb. 16th. And the event which had about 100 golfers including golfers coming from Japan was so excited with the battle with Thailand LPGA pro Momoko Aoyama and the hit-the-green challenge by the GDO Thailand.

The beautiful staffs welcome the participants at the front desk with smile.

Golfers came together at golf paradise Thailand while getting away from cold Japan!!

The Thailand Elite, the title sponsor” is a national program operated by a company directly operated by the Tourism Authority of Thailand based on the law established in Thailand’s Diet in 2003. You can apply for the membership with copy of passport and application form, and can have the various benefits for comfortable long stay and immigration, such as maximum 20 years residential visa, the bank account, and the VIP treatment at the airport.

Official agency(GSSA): Daimaru Trading Co., Ltd.

Toll free in Japan: 0120-818-001

International call: +81-22-264-4666

Official website>>

The Thailand Elite member has the benefit of the VIP treatment at the immigration accompanying with beautiful staffs.

The DOCUS is a brand that sticks to their manufacturing with crafting experience gained through the golfer’s perspective and the strict insight into the product with the concept of “only manufacturing what golfers want.”

Official website>>

Mr. Yoshihide Ueoka from Japan got the driver from the DOCUS.

The hit-the-green challenge by the GDO Thailand gave a gorgeous prize when getting on the green, and a sunshade if you missed the green.

The cheers were erupted at the 2nd, 6th, 14th and 16th hole where golfers could challenge to ladies professional golfers who play around the world.

Momoko Aoyama, well known as “Coach Momoko” at the lesson on the GDO Thailand.

Wonderful balance! Please check the beautiful swing of Tanaport Hiranrak.

Thailand LPGA professional Tanaport Hiranrak(left) and Thailand PGA professional Wutthipong Seehapunt(right).

Athijit Teeravattana being much talked about as Bo-Mee Lee of Thailand LPGA.

Surprising gifts of the swing images for all participants after the round. It is the great hospitality that the fun event gets even more memorable. The winners got the golf club and caddie bag from the DOCUS for the 18-hole tournament by the double-peoria-method.

The cheer was erupt for the scissors-paper-stone between the pro and the participants had lost the prizes!

The Japan&Thailand Golf Festival 2019 official website>>

Subhapruek Golf Club

Wuth designed by Pete Dye and formerly known as the Bangna Country Club, the course with a lush green of different vegetation of tropical flowers has a beautiful landscape from the 15th to the 18th hole is exceptional.

102 Moo 7, Bangna-Trad Road Km.26, Bangbor, Bangbor, Samutprakarn

Tel. +66-2705-6262

Weekday: 1,000 baht~(3,500 yen)

Weekend: 1,500 baht~(5,250 yen)

※only green fees included.

※Caddie fee of 350THB and cart fee of 650THB(per golfer) has to be paid at the golf course.

※Tip for caddie is not included.

※One cart per golfer.

※1 baht = 3.5 yen

※as of March 3rd, 2019

※Fees can be changed without notice.

 

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Yasuko

GDO THAILAND reporter

After joining Golf Digest Online Co., Ltd. (GDO) in 2001, worked as a buyer for department for golf equipment sales and an editor. Currently working for the launch of the project for overseas tee time booking service at the new business promotion department and engaging an expansion of SpeedGolf. Conducting interviews to the ladies professional golfer on the "Hot Shot with GDO" at "The GREEN JACKET" of Take Koyama, professional golfer on Inter FM and working as MC for Internet professional golf tournament coverages and the various events.

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