Golf Courses in Phuket
Blue Canyon Country Club Canyon Course
Blue Canyon Country Club Canyon Course is set within a spectacular landscape surrounded by freshwater lakes, a plentiful variety of trees, and natural canyon. Narrow fairways and numerous doglegs call for precision where all 18-holes require accuracy and create a challenging course. There are three dining options at the club, namely Café @ The Range, which serves light, tasty meals; Golfers Terrace, perfect for a snack and a chat before or after a game; and Canyon Restaurant for an elegant, fine dining option. In addition, there is a spa and beauty salon at the club.
Blue Canyon Country Club Lake Course
Blue Canyon Country Club Lake Course lies in a landscape full of water features that create an aquatic challenge at all but one of its holes. Canyons are filled with water, while lakes provide a natural backdrop with woodland and rubber trees surrounding the rest of the course. This course is famous for its 18th hole, which is considered one of Asia’s finest finishing holes.
Laguna Phuket Golf Course
Laguna Phuket Golf Course is currently being revamped to become a world-class five star facility, expected to be complete by January 2015. Therefore, its former 18-hole course has been reduced to 9-holes for the time being but still provides a pleasing game of golf. There is a Club House, which contains a driving range, tennis courts, golf shop and the Banyan Café, which serves a range of international dishes.
Loch Palm Golf Course
Loch Palm Golf Course in Kathu is one of Phuket’s most popular due to its central location and idyllic landscape, which caters to all levels of player from beginning through to professional. The beginning of the course and its first 9-holes lie along the Crystal Lake, where thereafter the remaining 9-holes enter into a hilly forested area. There is a putting green, driving range, golf shop, as well as a restaurant with a menu full of both Thai and international options.
Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort & Spa
Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort & Spa boasts being a world-class championship 18-hole establishment where players enjoy an exquisite view towards the clear blue waters of the Andaman Sea, as well as lush green jungle in the hills surrounding the course. There is a PGA coach on site for those that wish to brush up on their game, as well as a business centre, restaurant and spa that form part of the facilities of this exclusive club.
Phuket Country Club
Phuket Country Club was the very first golf course to be built in Phuket back in 1989 and lies on a former tin mining site. A number of golf championships have been held at the course, including Phuket Thailand Ladies Masters in 2005 and Phuket Asian Senior Masters the following year. There are two courses at Phuket Country Club, one being 9-holes and the other, called the Old Course having 18-holes.
Red Mountain Golf Club
Red Mountain Golf Club is another of Phuket’s courses that is set in a former tin mine and has gained a high reputation since opening in 2007. It offers a challenge to players of all levels with waste bunkers, deep ravines and flooded gullies, in addition to its varying elevation throughout. A Club House, putting green, golf shop and restaurant all add to the appeal of this popular course.