Bangkok is establishing itself as a world-class golf destination and both the number and the caliber of golf courses, resorts and packages available are rising to meet the demand of the international traveler.
With more than 50 top rated golf courses in the immediate Bangkok area, there is a course suited for all levels of play. Focusing on stellar service and traditional Thai hospitality, the golf courses in and around Bangkok offer world-class golfing at very reasonable rates and are within an easy distance of the center of the city.
Bangkok has turned special attention toward luring the international golfer, and as such many of the area’s golf courses have been upgraded and offer a variety of clubhouse amenities and services, and golf resorts are providing the ultimate in convenience with stay and play packages.
Golf packages in Bangkok often include transportation to and from the course, green fees, caddie fees and golf carts where available. A sample package might include transportation from the airport to your hotel via private limousine, several night accommodation including breakfasts and several rounds of golf including all fees and limousine transfers, then return transportation to the airport.
Many of the area’s golf courses maintain strict member only policies to their prestigious clubs, there are a large variety of championship courses that are open to the public. Scenic courses abound, offering a variety of levels of challenge and many of these courses have been designed by the world’s greatest including Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Nick Faldo and more. Some of the area’s courses such as: Thai Country Club, Bangkok Club, Pinehurst and Alpine have already hosted PGA tournaments while other courses such as Vintage, Lam Luk Ka and Suwan have tournament ready courses just waiting for the chance to host the PGA.
There are a variety of Golf and Spa Resorts in the Bangkok area that offer world-class accommodation and on-site dining, various spa and fitness facilities, luxurious surroundings and of course, stellar golf. Many of the larger resorts offer both 9 and 18 hole courses where you’ll find experienced caddies, tournament level greens and exemplary service and hospitality.
The golf packages offered by these larger resorts often include spa services such as a massage and full use of the recreational facilities that often include pools, tennis courts, fitness center, steam rooms, saunas and hot tubs.
Golf is becoming so prevalent in Bangkok and the number of visitors to the city for the purpose of exploring the courses increases steadily. As a result, there are a variety of companies who specialize in providing you with the best possible golf package for your needs and level of play. You can dine at the choicest restaurants, play on the best courses and sleep in the best hotels all prearranged and details taken care of and nothing left for you to do but relax, and enjoy your game!