Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club & Resort
18 holes par 72 (6969 yards)
Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club & Resort Information
|Holes / Par / Yardage:||18 holes par 72 (6969 yards)|
North of Chang Mai towards Phrao
40 minutes from Chiang Mai
|Closed on:||Open everyday|
|Max. golfers per group:||Weekday: 5 |
|Golf Cart:||THB 700 , 900(shared)|
|Golf Set:||THB 700|
|Golf Shoes:||THB 100|
|Facilities:||Accommodation, Massage, Restaurants, Sauna, Swimming Pool|
(Peter Thomson designed parkland course in scenic countryside)
Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club & Resort, built in 1996, is one of the original modern day Chiang Mai golf courses. Located around 40 minutes directly north of the city, 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 tress whilst still keeping in harmony with the natural scenery and rolling countryside.
Set within a valley and surrounded by mountains, Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club & Resort is a course of natural beauty and incorporates waterfalls, streams, and an abundance of landscaping. The Chiangmai golf course was constructed on the site of a former fruit orchard and as such has one of the largest varieties of tress that can be found on any Thailand golf course. Literally thousands of flowering and native trees with different fragrances and colors throughout the year dot the course and line every hole. The higher Chiang Mai altitude provides a cooler, less humid climate, clear air, and gentle breezes. There is a plethora of wildlife including many species of local birds.
Royal Chiang Mai was designed under supervision of five-time British open Champion, Peter Thomson. The short 6969 yard course is missing a set of back (black tees), but it more than makes up for the lack of distance with clever use of many of the elements from a British links style course; including bumpy & gently rolling fairways, numerous pot bunkers, and closely mowed areas around the greens. This shorter course rewards ball placing accuracy rather than long shots and ensures a challenging game for both beginner and golf professional alike.
Strategically placed and high-lipped greenside bunkers come into play on every hole. Moreover, elevated greens means that the distances to the greens are deceptive and there is a tendency to under club. Lakes, streams and waterfalls come into play on most holes. All of the par-3’s can be considered signature holes, but the best hole on the course is by far the long par-5 seventh. Walk away with par and it is a sign of a good score to come.
All 18 holes on the entire course blend well together to offer a unique challenge in natural settings. After the round there is a beautiful view from the clubhouse. Although having seen better days and definitely not the highlight of the golf course, the clubhouse features a full range of facilities including a golfer’s terrace. There is also an onsite golf resort, albeit catering more to locals than overseas visitors.
Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club & Resort is especially well-suited for golfers looking for a relaxed day out in natural settings.
You can also combine this golf course with other courses for your next golf holiday.
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