Experience great golf & unique culture in the land of smiles
In the heart of southeast Asia, Thailand is an exotic golf destination that appeals to more than just ‘gap-year’ travellers. Throughout the country you will find 5-star luxury accommodation and lusciously green golf courses that are filled with tropical plants and wildlife. From the capital of Bangkok and south to destinations such as Pattaya, Hua Hin and Phuket, you will find incredible golf.
Why play golf in Thailand?
- A truly exotic golf destination not to be missed
- Exploring Thailand’s food is not to be missed, especially the street markets
- Known as the Land of Smiles, due to the welcoming people
- Enjoy modern facilities & premium levels of service
- More than 100 national parks of waterfalls, caves & elephants!
- 150 kilometres of beaches with crystal clear water
Popular golf destinations in Thailand
Southeast Asia’s golf heaven
Thailand might not be first on your list of golf destinations to explore however, everything about it makes it completely perfect. The tropical climate allows you to escape the UK winter months, excellent value for money and incredible championship level golf courses are just a few of the reasons why.
Arguably the most famous course in the country is a previous European Tour destination, Black Mountain Golf Club. This monster measures over 7,000 yards from the back tees and is a true championship course set in the foothills of Black Mountain. With the immaculate fairways navigating their way through trees and water features it’s difficult to find a course you like more from start to finish.
The Old Course at Siam Country Club, Pattaya, is ranked in the top five courses within Thailand and previous host of many prestigious tournaments. Since its opening in 1969 the course has undergone several redevelopments that have improved the course immensely. Now featuring over 100 punishing bunkers, the course blends with its natural surroundings and when the sun is shining there’s no place better for a round of golf.
Banyan Golf Club in the Hua Hin district is another formidable course where you can guarantee a warm welcome and an immaculately manicured course.
Why you should play Thai golf
Thailand is a beautiful country that offers more than just diverse golf courses designed by renowned architects. Playing golf here is tremendous value when compared with other destinations in Asia and the constant sunshine makes for great golfing conditions.
Whether you stay and play in Bangkok, Hua Hin or Pattaya you will experience world-class hospitality and a warm welcome from the friendly Thai people. From the local Thai dishes to the cosmopolitan cuisine and Buddhist practices, it is a country steeped in amazing culture that you’re unlikely to find anywhere else.
Tropical Thailand’s average annual temperature is 27˚C. The hot season is March to May, cool-season November to February and rainy season June to October. The best time to go is from November to March.
Explore by map
Not sure where to play? Browse our map and to find your ideal destination in a continent of possibilities. We know you will be spoiled for choice! Remember our knowledgeable golf experts are ready to answer any questions.
City hotels to seaside resorts
When it comes to accommodation, Thailand offers something to suit every golfer. Many of the luxury golf hotels and resorts are perfectly situated near golf courses and top attractions.
We recommend The Black Mountain Golf Club & Resort 5*, idyllically located the foothills of the Valleys in Hua Hin. If you’re looking for a golf holiday Pattaya, the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel 5* or Amari Ocean Pattaya 5* is ideal for a totally luxurious and relaxing golf holiday.
If you’re looking for a golf holiday in Bangkok, the Amari Watergate Bangkok 5* is perfectly situated near the shopping and business district.
Discover Thailand’s top attractions
There is so much to do outside golf you will be spoiled for choice. Take a trip to the amazing temples and shrines or discover the local night markets and street stalls selling everything imaginable.
Discover beautiful waterfalls, elephant trekking and go on exciting boat trips. It is truly a wonderful place steeped in amazing culture. Take advantage of Pattaya’s amazing nightlife and fantastic selection of restaurants.
If you’re into shopping, the bustling city of Bangkok is worth a visit. Or for those looking to absorb the beautiful mountainous countryside, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are worth checking out. Not to mention to the quiet seaside town of Hua Min.