Pattaya - A Golfer's Paradise

  Pattaya is long known as the paradise of the East. A description well suited today to the wide range of world class golf courses within a forty kilometer radius of Pattaya city. One of the main attractions of golf in Thailand is that the courses are of top international level, but the prices are not.
Most of the courses around Pattaya have been designed to championship standard by the world's top names in in golf course design:
- Laem Chabang by Jack Nicklaus
- Sri Racha by Garry Player
- Khao Kheow by Pete Dye
- St Andrews by Desmond Muirhead
  Playing in this delightful tropical climate, a caddy lightens the load and regular kiosks offer snacks and drinks to keep you refreshed. Most courses have carts and at some courses their use is compulsory. After the round, the the high standard (and low cost) of clubhouse facilities and services complete a memorable round of golf at whichever course you play. Most courses have carts and at some courses their use is compulsory. At every course you will be welcomed by friendly and courtious staff, to remind you that you are in the Land of Smiles and the Golf Paradise of the East.  
  The golf courses around Pattaya welcome visitors seven days a week. Carts are compulsory on some and available on all courses. A minimum of 150 bht is expected by the caddy after 18 holes. Courses generally allow 5-balls during the week and a maximum of 4 players per flight on weekends and public holidays. To ensure a starting time is avaolable, book in advance by phone, fax or e-mail. Please note that only soft spikes are permissable on all courses on the eastern Seaboard. If you are planning to play a fair number of games of golf it will be finactially beneficial to become a member of the Pattaya Sports Club, as all of the gold courses give discounts for PSC members. Check the link to their website for details.  
  It is no exaggeration to claim that hardly ant other holiday resort in the world can offer so many courses of such high standard at such reasonable prices.  

Golf Courses in the Pattaya Area

  Bangpra International Golf Club (1958) Tel: 038 341 149 Fax: 038 341 151 Is an 18-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Japan Golf Promotion Co., Ltd. It is a beautiful old small course and the fast greens are a real test of your putting skills. Monkeys visit holes 6 and 7. Directions: Route 3, turn right at sign for Khaow Keow Zoo in Bangpra, 2 km to T. junction turn right. (45 min)  
  Siam Country Club (1971) Tel: 038 249 381 Fax: 038 429 387. Is a 36-Hole course. Originally built in 1971, the course has been upgraded in 2007. Directions: This is the nearest golf course to Pattaya. Take the Siam Country Club road which goes East off Sukhunvit just North of the Central Road. Follow the signs and you can't miss it.  
  Burapha Golf Club (1995) Tel: 038 372 700-1 Fax: 038 345 153. Is a 36-Hole, 2 x Par 72 course designed by David Graham & Gary Panks. Both front nines are flat terrain whilst the beautiful second half meanders through the mountains. It is one of the fixed venues on the Thai-Professional tour and the use of a golf cart is compulsory.
Directions: Turn right at Km 32 on route 7 and follow the signs. (30 min)
  Chonburi Century Country Club (1993) Tel: 081 304 1545 is an 18-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Nick Faldo. This is an excellent choice if you want to work on your swing and is a good course for beginners, as it is not too busy. Directions: Turn right at Km 32 on route 331. The course is located about 6 km from the main highway. (60 min)  
  Crystal Bay Golf Club (1988) Tel: 038 349 370-80 Fax: 038 349 365 is a 27-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Thai Takenaka. It is an mmaculately manicured, park like course, richly decorated with flowering shrubs. Fairly open and not too difficult. Directions: Route 3 to Chonburi. Look for 109 km marker on right. (40 min).  
  Eastern Star Golf Club (1992) Tel: 038 630 410-6 Fax: 038 630 418 is an 18-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. It is et in an old coconut plantation and this popular course features wide fairways, many lateral water hazards and OBs to punish hook and slice. Good for family outings. Directions: Turn right at km193 on route 3 in Ban Chang.(40 min).  
  Emerald Golf Club Tel: 038 941 111Fax: 038 941 044 is an 18-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Desmond Muirhead & Nick Faldo. Set into the mountains near Ban Chang, this sloping course in a jungle setting has some of the most beautifully designed holes in the region. A lovely mature course. Directions: 3 km east of Banchang district. Turn left at km 197 on route 3. (45 min)  
  Great Lake Golf Club (1995) Tel: 038 622 630 Fax: 038 622 630 is a 36-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Nick Faldo. It is in a magnificent setting on the banks of the Dok Rai reservoir and besides the water hazards there are many bunkers (120) to make this a very challenging course. Directions: Route 36 east at sign for Green Valley turn left and follow the signs.(45 min)  
  Khao Kheow Country Club (1993) More Tel: 038 298 224 Fax: 038 298 226 is a 27-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Pete and Perry Dye. Jungle-clad hills, numerous water hazards and large bunkers help to create a superbly enjoyable course complemented by a beautiful club house built from natural stone and glass which completes the idyllic setting. Directions: Route 7, turn right and 3.5 km towards Khao Kheow Open Zoo.(45 min)  
  Laem Chabang International Golf Club (1995) Tel: 038 372 273 Fax: 038 372 275 is a 27-Hole, Par 72 designed by Jack Nicklaus. Divided into mountain, lake and valley, this course is a real challenge for golfers. Rated the number one golf course in the region. Carts are compulsory. Directions: Turn right at km 32 on route 7.(30 min)  
  Mountain Shadow Golf Club (1993) Tel: 038 389 0211-3 Fax: 038 389 219 is an 18-Hole, Par 72 designed by Ronald Fream. It is built on a former mango plantation and has plenty of water with narrow fairways framed by trees. Directions: Route 3 north turn right at sign for Khaow Keow Open Zoo in Bangpra. 2 km to T. junction turn left. (50 min).  
  GolfLessons.TV - Free Golf Lessons Online for Beginners and Pros offers over 150 invaluable yet free golf lessons featured on Golf Lessons TV. Each and every golf lesson is given by a pro and will help you improve your golf game.  
  Tee times Spain offers golf holidays for the island of Mallorca. All inclusive golf holidays including tee times, accommodation and car hire for the Palma de Mallorca region in Spain.  
At Golfalgarve we have over 25 years of experience and a dedicated golf team to look after your reservations and meet you at the airport. Tee times Algarve offers an all inclusive golfing holiday for the Algarve, Portugal, including tee times, accommodation and car hire. The numerous options include packages for Vilamoura - Laguna, Millennium, Pinhal, Old Course, Victoria and Vila Sol.
World Nine Hole Golf Courses
Post your nine hole golf course by community free. Everything you need to know about golf: eBooks, magazines, books, software and more golf information.
  Phuket Golf Holiday Prince Edouard Sea View Apartments Patong Phuket Thailand
Phuket Golf Holiday or Golf Package, Phuket Prince Edouard Apartments Luxury Seaview Apartment Patong Beach Phuket Thailand. Are you ready to play golf in an unforgettable location? Golf Package Prince-Edouard, or make your own program.
  Noble Place Golf Club (1993) Tel: 038 263 158 Fax: 038 263 160 is an 27-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Wolveridge & Thomson. It has many deep fairway bunkers and heavy rough make this course very challenging. The course was greatly improved in 2006.. Directions: Route 331 to Chachoengsao, Km 71 marker. Course on the right.  
  Pattana Sport Club Tel: (038) 318 999 Fax: 038 318 900 is a 27-hole, Par 73 course designrd by Gussan. It's a well maintained course with island green par threes and par sixes. Very challenging greens and a stunning club house. Directions: On 331north turn left at 3241 Sri Racha crossing and follow the sign for 2 km. (45 min).  
  Ladies Golf World is an online source for golf accessories, fun golf apparel, golf gifts, party supplies, event supplies and ideas, and much more.  
  Golf Holidays
Bargain golfing holidays all over the world
Pattaya Country Club (1995 ) Tel: 038 423 718 Fax: 038 423 719 is an 18-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Svenska Golf Design. A very popular course with the local community, with a plain layout but very friendly staff. Course and facilities are getting better as time goes by. Directions: Route 3 east to Rayong. Turn left at junction of route 331.
  Phoenix Country Club (1993) Tel: 038 239 391-5 Fax: 038 239 402 is a 27-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Dennis Griffith. It has a huge clubhouse with its superb facilities, wide fairways and sea view holes that guarantee a nice and easy round of golf. A dream for the long hitter. Directions: Route 3 South. After you pass Ocean Marina on your right, turn left at the sign. (20 min).
  My Golf Agent provides both professional individuals the opportunity to sell exciting golf products to the UK golf market & also the golfing fraternity to locate their closest golf agent who is backed by the leading golf specialists in Spain.
  Rayong Green Valley Country Club (1993) Tel: 038 893 838-44 Fax: 038 893 845 is an 18-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Wolveridge & Thomson Directions: It's a pleasure to play this course for both high & low handicap golfers. It is built around a creek and has sufficient bunkers and water hazards to both entertain and bother. Directions: Route 36 to Rayong. Turn right at km 24 onto route 3376. Look for big gate to your left. (40 min)  
  Royal Thai Navy Golf Club (Plutaluang) (1969) Tel: 038 701 843 Fax: 038 701 843 is a 36-Hole, Par 72 course designed by the Royal Thai Navy. It is one of the older and more mature courses in the region with fine views featuring rolling hills around a big lake. Directions: Towards Rayong on highway 3, turn left onto route 332 at 169 km marker. Right onto 331 and right again at the sign. (40 min)  
  St. Andrews Golf Club (2000) Tel: 038 893 807-8 Fax: 038 893 845 is an 18-Hole, Par 74 course designed by Desmond Muirhead. Here you can have a tough challenge playing against nature on a links style course. Carts are compulsory. Directions: Route 36 to Rayong. Turn right at km 24 onto route 3376. Look for big gate on your left (40 min)  
  Treasure Hill Golf & Country Club (1988) Tel: 081 344 8002, 038 420 766 Fax: 038 420 767 is an 18-Hole, Par 72 course designed by Yashikazu Kato :Nestled into a valley and surrounded by jungle-clad hills with no cars or housing estates to disturb nature, this is a course you'll remember playing for a long time to. Directions: On route 331 going to Chachoengsao. About 5 km after Sriracha junction. Turn right at the big sign. (50 min)  
  Custom Golf Clubs & Golf ComponentsYour #1 source for quality custom golf clubs, golf components, clubmaking supplies, golf shafts, golf grips, and more at discount prices.