Golf Courses in Isaan (UNDER CONSTRUCTION APRIL/MAY 2015)
SOME INFORMATION ABOUT THESE PLACES (information was provided by many expats in Isaan, like Brian from Cuckoo’s Nest, Sebastian from Isaan Lawyers, Tom from Isaan-Live.com, Ian Turner, Brian Christie, Steve Hall, and others)
- Dancoon Golf Course
- Dinosaur Course at Yang Talat
18 holes. Price is 400 baht with caddy. (more info?)
(Pictures of Steve Hall)
- Agricultural Course
- Ubonrat Dam Golf Course
- Mukdahan city 6 holes Golf course
- Phu Kratea Golf Course
Nakhon Ratchasima (also called Korat):
There are several driving range in Korat. One is located at Second Army Corps (14.956459, 102.081645) one very near there at Tiger Golf Course (Par 9 – location 14.943709, 102.067743) and a nicer one located near Hermitage Hotel. (14.960110, 102.121685)
- In Hua thaley, it is called “Aeksima driving range”
Soi Taosura 25, Phet Ma Tu Kla road,Tambon Hua talay, Nakhonratchasima 3000
Phone: 044 230 077
Korat has a Golf Society: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Korat-Golf-Society/659421690800826
Korat has lots of Golf Course, especially near Khao Yai. Khai Yai is actually 100 km from the city of Nakhon Ratchasima but there are also many around Pak Chong or Si Khiu. Here are some:
Here are few of the gold courses in Nakhon Ratchasima province:
- Bonanza Golf & Country Club
Holes / Par: 18/72
Designer: Bob McFarland
Bonanza Golf & Country ClubEnjoy on of Khao Yai’s finest place on a 3,000 rai plot of land, Adjacent to the Asean heritage Khao Yai national park. Bonanza Golf & Country Club an international standard golf course in amidst of valley in Khao Yai. It is part of the Bonanza Khao Yai Hotel. Bonanza Golf & Country Club (18 Holes 7,480 Yards, Par 72) A 18 Holes mountainous golf course designed by a famous American Golf Course Architecture, Bob McFarland. The Bonanza Club House is quit unique, built in log country home style where found only in Thailand. Service inside the pleasant clubhouse are good, including Diving range, Golf cars, Caddies services and the pro shop provides everything that golfers need, from professional golfing equipments to a comfortable waiting space while waiting for tee off. The shop is also a miniature cafe serving beverages and light snakes. If this suits you, there is also a place for paying your green fees.
- Crystal Golf Course
2 Moo 3 Kokgroad, Muang Nakhonratchasima Phone: 093 323 9694 or 044 305 600
- Friendship Meadows Country Club
Designer: Nelson & Haworth Golf Architects Pte Ltd.
Friendship Meadows Country ClubThree nine-hole layout are featured here. Set in beautiful rolling countryside, this undulating terrain needed little landscaping to make it a superb test of golf. Distances are short, but the narrow fairways and judicious placement of water and sand demands placement of water and sand demands accuracy. Varied fairway lies need care, especially on approaches to the well-bunkered greens. It is possible to make the trip from Bangkok in the morning, play a round in the afternoon and return to the capital in the evening. Service inside the pleasant clubhouse is friendly. Those who play golf at this course will not be disappointed.
- Kirimaya Golf Club
Designer: Jack Nicklaus
Kirimaya Golf ClubThe exclusive 18-hole championship golf course – designed by Jack Nicklaus – is set within natural surroundings with panoramic views of Khao Yai’s lush greenery and mountains. The course ranges from 4,875 yards (ladies) to an incredible 7,115 yards (tournament) and with its single-track layout, golfers feel as if they are the only ones on the entire course for a truly memorable golf experience.
An easy drive from hectic Bangkok, the Kirimaya offers an instant escape from crowded city life. Here, on the edge of Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the chic elegance of contemporary living blends seamlessly with natural beauty. The clubhouse overlooks a lake and facilities are geared to suit all the family, including Club House (with locker rooms and Proshop), Indoor & Outdoor Spa Pavilions, Fitness Room, Restaurant Outlets and Executive Boardroom/Classroom Conference. Accommodations are also available.
Accommodation is available on site at the Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa
- Korat Country Club Golf & Resort
Holes / Par: 18/72
Designer: Jack Nicklaus
Korat Country Club Golf & ResortThis 18 hole golf course grew from strength to strength over the years and has matured into a dependable golf course with clients nationwide. This beautiful golf course set in the Khao Yai mountains has five different tee boxes to choose from. The course rewards smart course management and punishes errant shot making. Expansive contouring, pristine lakes and a wide variety of bunker styles and shapes gives each hole a new and exciting challenge. The greens tend to be slick and three putting is common. The added bonus of playing golf here is that there is usually a breeze. Clubhouse facilities are good, including two swimming pools, but there is no hotel on site.
- Khao Yai Golf Club
Designer: Jack Nicklaus
Established in 1993, the Khao Yai Golf ClubKhao Yai Golf Club (formerly Mission Hills Golf Club Khao Yai) is a two-hour drive from Bangkok. The misty mountains near Khao Yai National Park provide a spectacular backdrop to the undulating fairways. The 18-hole golf course, scenic hotel and club house. The 450 rai of golf course is designed by Jack Nicklaus. There are five sets of tees and the course is a tough test at 7,058 yards from the back tees. The course is beautifully maintained. There are some difficult dog-leg holes, especially the par five second and twelfth. There is a palatial clubhouse with wonderful views. The resort hotel is of five-star standard. The average temperature is always 7 degrees Celsius lower than elsewhere in the area.
- Mission Hill Golf Club
Khao yai golf club (Mission hills)
151 Moo 5 Moosi, Pakchong, Nakhonratchasima 30130
Phone: 044 297 258-9 or 081 977 1952
- Mountain Creek
Mountain creek golf resort and spa
99/9 Moo 12, Mittraphap road, KM 91, Tambon Ladbuakhao, Amphur Sikhui, Nakhonratchasima 30340 Phone: 044 756 100 to 105 or 0857 739 773 Web: www.mountaincreekthailand.com
Mountain CreekMountain Creek Golf Resort and Residence is hosting a 27 hole course designed. The entire development was designed by Seve Ballesteros – former world no. 1 and winner of five Majors including two Masters titles, spreadout over three sections of nine holes, each of which have been named depending on their natural environments, highlands, creeks or valleys. It demands a combination of both power and accuracy, with thestrategic positioning of hazards and dense forest forcing the player to focus on each and every shot, as one error can be very costly. It opened in 2011.
This course will test every club and trick in your bag. A recreational and spa facilities, outdoor concert zone, shopping center and other appealing amenities. An expansive club house acts as the central hub, from which each of the courses begins and finishes. Surrounding Mountain Creek is even more to choose from with internationally recognized wineries, World Heritage national parks, historical Khmer sites and cultural Thai silk creations to explore.
- Rancho Charnvee Resort & Country Club
Designer: Bob McFarland
Rancho Charnvee Resort &Country ClubLearning by experience a touch of class. Golf Rancho Charnvee Resort & Country Club, Beautiful natural surroundings, And purity of air. Dong Phaya Yen mountains, Khao Yai National Park, Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima province. Gateway to the northeast border. Ranncho Charnvee is an 18-hole layout in the Khao Yai National Park area. The rather flat Bob McFarland resort course is fun to play and caters to golfers of all abilities and as with other Khao Yai golf courses, views from the course are often stunning. The clubhouse sits in front of a small lake. There is no driving range but the changing rooms and kiosks are first rate and the restaurant serves good food. This combined with well-trained staff and well-maintained course conditions will insure that golfers in Khao Yai will enjoy playing at Rancho Charnvee.
- Seoul Siam Resort & Country Club
Designer: Dr. Sukitti Klangvisa
Seoul Siam Resort & Country ClubThis beautiful golf course set in the Khao Yai mountains. The course rewards smart course management and punishes errant shot making. Expansive contouring, pristine lakes and a wide variety of bunker styles and shapes gives each hole a new and exciting challenge. The greens tend to be slick and three putting is common. The added bonus of playing golf here is that there is usually a breeze. Clubhouse facilities are good, including Swimming pools, sauna, Korean restaurant, fitness center and putting green.
- Toscana Valley
Designer: Bob McFarland
Toscana ValleyA brilliant setting for a coveted lifestyle, Toscana Valley offers diverse rage of recreational activities. The 18-holes Toscana Valley Golf Course at Khao Yai ascribes its handsome design to renowned golf course architect Bob McFarland.
Complimented by the stunning Khao Yai backdrop, the charming ambience resembles the environment of Toscana Valley, Italy, available exclusive for residents.
Toscana Valley Golf Course was developed by the same team of experts responsible for creating world-class golf courses such as Green Valley Golf Course (Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Rayong; Thailand), Windmill Country Club (Bangkok), Saint Andrews Hill 2000 (Rayong), Lotus Hill View Golf Club (China) and Guangzhou International Golf Course (China).
- Panorama Resort and Golf Club
Panorama golf and country club
68 Moo 10 Tambon Nongyakhao , Sikhiu Nakhonratchasima 30140
Phone: 044 436 298-300
Web : www.panoramacountryclub.com
Designer: Golftect Corporation Ltd. & Emk Consultants of Florida Inc.
Panorama Resort and Golf ClubThis 18-hole golf course lies in pleasant rolling countryside along route 2 from Nakhon Ratchasima to Pak Chong, about three miles from the capital. The course here follows the natural contours of the terrain, taking advantage of a mountain rimmed valley. Set in pleasant rolling countryside the course is often pleasantly breezy. Designer Ronald Fream has provided some challenging tee shots, particularly the 10th, blind over a valley and across the face of a hill. The clubhouse overlooks a lake and facilities are geared to suit all the family. Accommodations are also available.
- Rooks Korat Country Club
622 Moo 12, Korat Pakthongchai road, bam lang ruek Nakhonratchasima
Phone: 044 249 060
- Suranaree Army Golf Course
Rajadamnoen Rd,.Suranaree CampNakhon Ratchasima 30000
Phone :044 341 389
- Tiger Golf Course
Suebsiri Road, Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima 30000
Located in the west of the city, this 9 hole (with a special “short distance” extra hole) is convenient located if you don’t want to travel too much and live in Nakhon Ratchasima.
- Victory Park Golf & Country Club, Nong Khai
Green Fees: Member’s Guest (Week Day) – Baht Member’s Guest (Week End) – Baht Visitor (Week Day) 1000 Baht Visitor (Week End) 1800 Baht Caddy Fee: 250 Baht
- Prapasri Golf Course
- PK Golf (Driving Range)
- Chat Rat College Driving Range
- Sisaket Golf:
- Ubon Wing 21
For more pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/50651722@N03/sets/72157651599951619/
- Ubon Army Golf:
(info missing + not on map is it Suppasit Prasong?)
For more pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/50651722@N03/sets/72157652004024842/
- Ubon Bon Suan:
(info missing + not on map)
For more pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/50651722@N03/sets/72157652011402081/
- Sinrindhorn Dam:
- Nong Samrong Golf Course
- Si Thani Golf Forest
- Udon Resort Golf Course
- Wing 23 Golf Course
For more pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/50651722@N03/sets/72157651599977819/