About 2-3 hours’ drive from Bangkok is Hua Hin, a popular beach resort with the Thai people since the 1920s, and where the Thai Royal family used to spend their summer holidays. Hua Hin is home to the highest density of high-class golf courses in Thailand. The Royal Hua Hin Golf Club was the country's first golf course when it opened back in 1924. It was expertly designed and is still very playable today.
Phuket, primarily known for its beaches and beach resorts, also has excellent golf courses. The island is home to Blue Canyon Country Club that has two 18 holes courses: the Canyon Course and the Lake Course. If you want a more relaxing day of golf, the flat and less challenging course at Laguna Phuket Golf Club might be a good option. The Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort and Spa is the newest golf course in Phuket.
Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand offers great courses and close proximity to culture, delicious cuisine and beautiful landscapes. Chiang Mai Green Valley Country Club is known for its challenging water obstacles while Chaing Mai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort is earning a reputation for being one of the best in the region. For golfers who are seeking a particularly challenging place to play, the Chang Mai Lamphun golf course is located in a hilly area