Chiang Mai Golf Courses | Play Golf in Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai is often referred to as the “Rose of the North” because of its amazing flowers and tropical jungle, and its mountainous terrain encompasses the entire region. This backdrop provides you with some unique scenery to enjoy during your Thailand golf vacation.
Chiang Mai golf offers excellent golfing holidays of international standards, where traditions and way of life remain unchanged for centuries. At Golfasian we can arrange a customized Chiang Mai Golf Package, with plenty of activities and attractions to enhance every Chiang Mai golf experience. [Read more about Golf in Chiang Mai]
(host of 2013-14 Chiangmai Golf Classic)
The Alpine Golf Resort Chiang Mai comprises some 450 rai of land that nestles in a valley between the mountain ranges in the heart of the San Kamphaeng natural forests. It is undoubtedly one of the best golf courses in Chiang Mai. Hosting the Asian Tour 2013 and 2014 Chiang Mai Classic, Alpine was put on the professional circuit and further recognized for its world-class layout.
(good variety and great golf, Chiang Mai's best course!!)
The Chiang Mai Highlands Golf Club opened in 2005 and significantly added to the quality of Chiang Mai golf courses. The drive to Highlands from Chiang Mai leads through the stunning landscape, in an eastern direction passing rice fields and plantations into the mountains.
The Chiang Mai Highlands golf course is built on a 'power spot' - the hermitage of Kuba Sivichai (the revered monk who founded the famous Doi Suthep temple).
(nice layout in the shadows of Thailand tallest mountain)
Chiang Mai Inthanon Golf Course & Nature Resort is a 2009 built course south of Chiang Mai and surrounded by tropical fruit orchards. The Chiang Mai Inthanon golf course rugged design, various layout of holes, and condition of the Bermuda grassed course are excellent. Golfers get the feeling of being in a natural setting with clean mountain air.
(scenic course with many challenging holes)
Gassan Khuntan, located next to Khuntan National Park, is one of the most beautiful and at the same time most challenging courses in all of Thailand. Extensive landscaping combined with stunning natural scenery creates Kodak moments on many holes. But don’t get too distracted, full concentration is needed to handle the constant barrage of challenges.
(challenging course with lots of water hazards)
Gassan Lake City Golf Club located near Lamphun closed in 2013 for a complete renovation by the US design firm Schmidt-Curley. Then it reopened in late 2014 after being renamed Gassan Legacy.
New turf, drainage, and greenside hazards have been the focus.
(unique clubhouse, renovated course, & water hazards)
Partially opened in November 2006 as the Gassan Marina Golf Club, the course was at the time the third course in the Gassan Group. After a ten year closure, the Chiang Mai course re-emerged for the second time in 2017 under the Gassan Panorama Golf Club moniker.
At 7,761 yards, one of if not the most extended course in Thailand, its unique distinction comes from all 18 holes designed around the contour of a large lake in Chiang Mai.
(interesting course in scenic surroundings)
Opened in 2009 and located around 1 to 1.5 hours from Chiang Mai, Gold Canyon is in a wild and rural area not far from Lamphun. Gold Canyon is surrounded by orchards, woodlands, and canyons.
(excellent 9-hole layout close to Chiang Mai)
Located just a 30-minute drive south of Chiang Mai, Hariphunchai Golf Course is an excellent 9-hole, par-36 championship layout located only 6 km south over the Lamphun province border. Rolling hills and tall mountains including Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon, and Doi Wat Bhuddhabart surround the Chiang Mai golf course.
Famous Japanese golf course architect Yoshikazu Kato, who was also responsible for other excellent courses such as Blue Canyon Country Club in Phuket, designed Hariphunchai.
(old style Thai army course built in 1974)
Lanna Golf Club is laid out on an area of 700 rai. The course is conveniently located 10 minutes from the center of Chiang Mai and within the Lanna Sports Center. Lanna was one of the first Thailand golf courses in the country, and it is very popular with locals.
(strategic design with tree-lined fairways)
Mae Joe Golf Club located at Mae Jo University, the oldest agricultural college in Chiang Mai, is only a 20-minute drive from Chiang Mai. The course is very popular with golfers looking for an enjoyable layout.
Excellent views of Doi Suthep and other mountains surround the golf course.
(rural course with excellent mountain views and interesting holes)
Mae Moh Golf Course sits on a mountain overlooking a vast clay lignite mine in Mae Moh, just south of Lampang. The course itself is run and managed by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and is located 30 kilometers from Lampang or 125 kilometers away from Chiang Mai.
The first nine built in 1884, play along with the mountain ridge and offer spectacular views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
(resort course set in luxury housing estate)
The North Hill Golf Club was formerly a 9-hole private course which opened for play in 2011. In 2014, the Chiang Mai tract expanded to 18-holes and the following year opened for visitor play.
Mint conditions normally found at private members clubs make for smooth golfing.
(long favorite Denis Griffiths course)
Designed by Dennis Griffiths, the same architect as Thai Country Club in Bangkok, the Summit Green Valley layout is one of the best kept in Chiang Mai. Situated in the lowlands and only 20 minutes drive from the center of Chiangmai, Summit Green Valley manages to offer beautiful surroundings, air freshness, and various native landscaping unique to Northern Thailand. Hundreds of palm trees line the course, which affords nice views of the surrounding mountains.
(Peter Thomson designed parkland course in the scenic countryside)
The Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club & Resort, built in 1996 and around 40 minutes north of town, is one of the original modern-day Chiang Mai golf courses. The layout is well-suited for the amateur and professional golfer alike. The most striking feature if the golf course itself is the abundance of greenery and mature trees while still keeping in harmony with the natural scenery and rolling countryside.