Golf in Phuket

A round of golf is a great way to unwind and relax. The Phuket golf courses are some of the best golf courses in Thailand. The spectacular settings with tropical jungles and its green lush terrain will provide you with an unforgettable golfing experience. Phuket is a great destination for a golf holiday, with six international standard golf courses set amidst idyllic surroundings.
Phuket Golf Holiday, Thailand

Phuket is a great destination for a golf holiday, with six international standard golf courses set amidst idyllic surroundings.

Phuket has become the leading golf destination in Thailand due to it's wide selection of Phuket golf courses, evironments and its location in the tropical paradise. The year around warm climate and the natural scenic beauty of Phuket make it a natural for developing championship golf courses. Phuket has world-class golf courses some designed by renowed international architects and star golfers. The golf courses are set among a variety of exciting surroundings like amidst green mountains and by the azure sea.

Phuket boasts some of the best golf courses in Thailand

Phuket boasts some of the best golf courses in Thailand, some designed by renowed international architects and star golfers.

There is no need to show handicap cards at any of Phuket's golf courses. Dress code is not strict but most clubs expect visitors to wear golf shirts with collars, short or long trousers, socks and golf shoes. Generally spike-less shoes or soft spikes are required. These can be hired at the courses.

All courses in Phuket provide an extensive range of practice facilities, such as driving ranges, putting greens, practice bunkers as well a high standard of instruction. Other facilities include clubhouses, bars, restaurants and accommodation. It can be uncomfortable playing golf in Phuket's tropical climate, so sessions in the early morning or late afternoon are recommended. Make sure you put on some sunblock and drink plenty of fluids.

Phuket Golf Courses

Phuket Country Club Tel: 076 319 200
Web: http://www.phuketcountryclub.com
Phuket Country Club, Phuket, Thailand

Phuket Country Club

Phuket Country Club established in 1989, is the first and one of the finest golf courses in Phuket. The stunning beauty and elegance of the course, together with the typical Thai charm and hospitality will make your golfing here a joyful and memorable occasion.

Phuket Country Club - a 27-hole Golf Course - comprises of Old Course, a challenging 18-hole resort layout golf course and Country Club Course, a 9-hole championship layout golf. The 18-hole Old Course was voted "Best Course in Thailand" by Asian Golf Magazine 2001 and "Best Holes Par-Five" by Asian Golf Magazine 2001 (Hole #10).

Phuket Country Club is conveniently located - 10 minutes out of Phuket town and 15 minutes to Patong Beach.

Green Fee Old Course: 3,500 B (18 holes), 1,800 B (9 holes).
Green Fee Country Club Course: 2,100 B (18 holes), 1,300 B (9 holes).

The Blue Canyon Country Club Tel: 076 328 088
Web: http://www.bluecanyonclub.com
The Blue Canyon Country Club, Phuket, Thailand

The Blue Canyon Country Club

The Blue Canyon Country Club is recognized as being among the most exclusive golfing establishment in the Phuket region. The Blue Canyon Country Club comprises two 18-hole championship courses; the award-winning Canyon Course and the spectacular Lakes Course.

The Canyon Course has played host to a number of international tournaments, including the 1994 and 1998 Johnnie Walker Classics, one of the most prestigious events in the region. There are a total of 87 sand traps guarding the greens and fairways. This is the course to play if you want to try the biggest challenge golfing in Phuket has to offer. The Lakes Course was opened in 1999 and is aimed at a broader range of golfers. As the name suggests, water comes into play a lot.

The Blue Canyon Country Club is just minutes away from Phuket International Airport and the beautiful Nai Yang Beach and about 29km from Phuket Town.

Green Fee Canyon Course: 5,600 B (18 holes), 2,800 B (9 holes).
Green Fee Lakes Course: 4,000 B (18 holes), 2,000 B (9 holes).

Loch Palm Golf Club Tel: 076 321 929
Web: http://www.lochpalm.com
Loch Palm Golf Club, Phuket, Thailand

Loch Palm Golf Club

The 18-hole Loch Palm Golf Club, nestling below a panoramic range of peaks, and sandwiched between the Kathu Waterfalls and Kathu Village the layout surrounds Crystal Lake, the largest lake on any golf course in Phuket. The course has smooth slopes and dramatic elevation changes, taking you across and around ravines and plateaus that test all levels of skill.

With magnificent views, challenging layout and capacious clubhouse, the Loch Palm Golf Club Phuket promises to leave you satisfied and invigorated. You are required to put your thinking cap on and keep perfect control of your game on this tightly routed layout.

Loch Palm Golf Club is located in Kathu District just 7 kilometers from Phuket Town and Patong Beach, about 15 minutes from Patong.

Green Fee: 3,500 B (18 holes), 2,100 B (9 holes).

Red Mountain Golf Club Tel: 076 322 000
Web: http://www.redmountainphuket.com
Red Mountain Golf Club, Phuket, Thailand

Red Mountain Golf Club

Red Mountain Golf Club offers the Most Challenging golf course in Phuket, Thailand. This brand new 18-hole course is Loch Palm’s sister course. Winding its way through a truly dramatic former tin mine site in the heart of Phuket, Red Mountain is surely one of Asia’s most exciting new courses. The course has been cleverly routed to take advantage of a huge variety of landforms and dizzying elevation changes.

Designer Jon Morrow and co-designer Al Tikkanen, have created a highly strategic and challenging 6,900 yard lay out to complement the shorter and gentler old Loch Palm Course. While the course is undoubtedly challenging, numerous risk and reward options create a fun playing environment, an exhilarating test of golf and a breathtaking scenic tour around a course destined to become a golfing landmark in the region.

Red Mountain Golf Club is located in Kathu District just 7 kilometers from Phuket Town and Patong Beach, about 15 minutes from Patong.

Green Fee: 5,000 B (18 holes), 3,000 B (9 holes).

Laguna Phuket Golf Club Tel: 076 270 991
Web: http://www.lagunaphuketgolf.com
Laguna Phuket Golf Club, Phuket, Thailand

Laguna Phuket Golf Club

Laguna Phuket Golf Club (formerly known as the Banyan Tree Golf Course) is Phuket's only resort-based 18-hole, par 71 golf course. Situated on the exclusive Bang Tao Bay on the western shore of Phuket, the golf course measures 6,654 yards from the back tees and 5,464 yards from the forward tees.

Designed to challenge players of all abilities, the award winning Laguna Phuket Golf Club features a wealth of tropical scenic lagoons, coconut groves and generous, undulating fairways set against a stunning backdrop of mountains and nearby sea. The terrain is relatively flat and water comes into play on most holes.

Laguna Phuket Golf Club is located within the Phuket Laguna Complex in Bang Tao Bay.

Green Fee: 3,800 B (18 holes), 2,200 B (9 holes).

Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa Tel: 076 310 888
Web: http://www.missionhillsphuket.com
Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand

Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort & Spa offers a golf experience quite unlike the other courses on the island. With a 9 hole night course recently built in the nearby foothills to accompany the existing 18 hole course which spreads out along the coast, the Mission Hills Phuket is fast becoming a 'must' on the list of Thailand's top golf resorts.

The Mission Hills golf course, designed by Jack Nicklaus is cradled by hills on one side and scenic coastal views along the rolling fairways, with sea breezes to help or hinder your play.

Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort & Spa is located in the northeast of Phuket, just 15 minutes from Phuket International Airport and about 50 minutes from Patong.

Green Fee: 3,800 B (18 holes), 1,900 B (9 holes).