Set between the Siam Country Club’s Old and Plantation courses, the facility’s latest Waterside golf course opened in 2014 and was laid out by IMG Golf Course Design. The Waterside’s finishing stretch is sparkling.
The East course is the championship layout at the 36-hole Lam Luk Ka Golf & Country Club. Host to the Thailand PGA Championship in 2002, the East course is located just a short drive by car from Bangkok’s vibrant metropolis.
One of Gary Player’s rare Asian designs, the course at Lotus Valley Golf Resort lies 50 miles to the east of Bangkok, with water featuring to a greater or lesser extent on every hole.
The championship course at Suwan Golf & Country Club opened for play in 2005 and can be stretched out beyond 7,100 yards. Built by the Thai company Weeyos Design, Suwan hosted the 2011 Thailand Open won by Australian Andre Stolz.
Designed by Ron Fream, the Lagoon (A) and Palm (B) nines form the premier 18-hole course at Panya Indra Golf Club but the Garden nine (C) should not be regarded in any way as inferior.
Set out close to the Chonburi - Pattaya Highway, the East and West 18-hole layouts at Burapha Golf Club were designed by Gary Panks and touring professional David Graham to make the very most of the rolling terrain.
Set within the site of a former sapphire mine in Bophloi, the Blue Sapphire Golf Resort is a 36-hole golf complex where the Ocean course is considered the more challenging of the two 18-hole layouts.
Designed by specialist shaper Jay Savastano in the early 1990s, the course at Watermill Golf Club & Resort is marketed as a “Dye Design” and even sports its own island green at the signature one-shot 11th.
Laid out in two separate 9-hole circuits, a number of the fairways at Royal Ratchaburi Golf Club hug the contours of two mountains – Khao Rang and Khao Chonglao – while others wind their way around several sparkling lakes.
The course at Dynasty Golf & Country Club is a 1993 Denis Griffiths creation which debuted three year before the American’s critically acclaimed layout at Thai Country Club appeared on the golfing scene.