Phuket Country Club is the first champion standard golf course with 18 holes in Phuket Island. It is located in the distance of 12 minutes drive from Phuket town. The 9 holes of 18 are laid out on a hilly country and the rest 9 holes are laid out a flat field. The out courses of 9 holes are arranged with up and down fairways, players are requested to hit accurate shots on fairways away from O.B. zones. At present the new 9 holes with a club house is completed near the old course.
Lock Palm Golf Club is the golf club with 18 holes and operated as the newly renovated golf course taken over from Phuket Century Country Club. It takes about 15 minutes from Phuket town by car. The 18 holes are well assigned around the Lake in the course and players enjoy the challenging and exciting golf with a good view. 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 1400 rai 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. Scars left from the tin mine era have been imaginatively incorporated into the overall scheme, creating a unique character at the same time as establishing an indelible link with an important era in the Island’s past.
Designer Jon Morrow, has 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.
Laguna Phuket Golf Club is the golf course with 18 holes developed at Laguna Phuket. In this area there are many famous resort hotels such as Banyan Tree, Sheraton Grande, Dusit Laguna Resort Hotel and Laguna Beach Hotel. The golf course is one of the resort facilities for guests staying in hotels. The 18 holes are laid out on a flat field and separated with many trees.
Blue Canyon Course
The original 18 holes, 72 par course were designed by Yoshikazo Kato in 1991. This championship course has featured in many major golf tournament including the Johnnie Walker Classic. The Canyon Course was designed with minimal disruption to the natural landscape.
This feature, along with the use of existing canyons and rubber plantations helped create the masterpiece that the Canyon Course is renowned today. The Canyon Course has an intriguing mix of narrow tree-lined fairways requiring accurate tee shots.
A number of dog legs demand precise shot making, and there is a selection of testing Par 3's. These features, along with numerous water hazards, long carries the and beautifully manicured fairways, all lend themselves to one of Asia's most sought after golfing destinations.
Golf Course Summary: Designed by Yoshikazo Kato, Opened 1991, 18 holes, 72 par, Total Yardage Black 7179, Blue 6664, White 6330, Fairways - Zosyia Matrelia, Greens - Bermuda Tiff Dwarf Grass.
Design Features: Use of natural canyons and rubber plantations, Each hole designed with its own uniqueness, Manicured landscaping, blending naturally into the environment, Large, fast undulating greens, 4 Tee layout catering for professionals & amateurs alike, 87 Bunkers covering key landing areas and green surrounds, Championship standard course, Walking course with caddies.
Awards: Asian & Pacific Golf Resort of the Year - by Hertz International Golf Travel Awards - London 1999 & 2000, Member of the Finest Golf Clubs of the World, Awarded - Top 500 Best Holes in the World for its par 3, 17th hole on the Canyon Course, Hosted the 1994 and 1998 Johnnie Walker Classics, Hosted for the Honda Invitational in 1996, Welcomed world ranked players like Tiger Woods, Greg Norman & Ernie Els.
Following the success of the challenging Canyon Course, the Lakes Course opened in 1999, offering a whole new challenge to the game of golf with water hazards on 17 out of 18 holes. It is a mixture of water-filled canyons created by open cast mining with its natural land flow left relatively unchanged.
The Lakes Course has been designed to cater for a broader range of golfers with Silver Tees being added between Red and White Tees. With Blue and Black Tees, a total of five sets of Tees offer a complete golfing experience, for all golfers' standards. From the Championship Tees, target driving areas are set at 270 yards to accommodate today's long hitters, enabling the Lakes Course to be the venue for world class tournaments; with the confidence that the challenge will meet the very best golfers from around the world.
Its front 9 holes run through a landscape of lakes and natural canyons, whilst the back 9 weaves its way through scenic lakes and soft whispering woodlands of rubber trees. Gentle winds at 10mph constantly add a challenging dimension to any game.
Golf Course Summary: Designed by Yoshikazo Kato, Opened 1999, 18 holes, 72 par, Total Yardage Black 7129, Blue 6415, White 6014, Fairways - Zosyia Matrelia Grass, Greens - Bemuda Tiff Dwarf Grass, Sand Base - 300 mm.
Design Features: Land flow relatively unchanged, Front 9 run through a landscape with lakes and natural canyons, with the back 9 weaving its way through a rubber tree plantation, Water comes into play 17 out of 18 holes, Large, mildly undulating greens, 5 Tee layout catering for professionals & amateurs alike, 34 Bunkers covering key landing areas and green surrounds, Championship standard course, Walking course with caddies
Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort & Spa is a new golf course. This championship golf course by Nicklaus Design allows the golfer to enjoy the true Phuket Experience. With incredible ocean views, this course is well worth playing when traveling through Thailand. Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort & Spa centrally located just 20 minutes from Phuket International Airport, 30 minutes from Phuket town, and 50 minutes from Patong.
Golf Course Summary: Designed by Jack Nicklaus, Opened June 2004, Located just 20 minutes from Phuket International Airport.
Golf Course Facilities: Resort & Spa, Kiosks with food & beverage services, Men locker & shower rooms, Women lockers & shower rooms, Restaurant, Pro-shop & Rental items, All women caddies, Chipping, putting green & driving range.