Chiang Rai Golf Courses | Play Golf in Chiang Rai
Just over 160 kilometers to the north of Chiang Mai is the city of Chiang Rai. Originally designated as the capital of the ‘Lanna Kingdom’, this was subsequently transferred to Chiang Mai, and the city’s status declined. Nowadays golfers traveling to Chiang Rai can enjoy 3 internal standard golf courses. Santiburi Chiang Rai in particular is one of the best courses in all Thailand, while the other two are enjoyable as well. For golfing holidays away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, Chiang Rai provides the ideal setting for great golf and relaxation. Try one of our Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai golf packages with private river boat travel between both northern Thailand golf destinations. Chiang Rai is also great if you like to combine golf and spa or just want a taste of authentic Thai culture. Golf tours in Chiang Rai, offer a completely authentic Thai golf adventure. [Read more about Golf in Chiang Rai]
(interesting 29-hole Korean-managed course)
Happy City Golf Resort is sprawled over 1200 rai and located in the Northern Thailand foothills just outside Chiang Rai. The Korean owned Chiang Rai golf resort plays as the world’s only 29-hole golf course. Locally designed and built by Thai golf professionals, three 9-hole courses are named Lakeside, Mountain Breeze, and River.
(beautiful Robert Trent Jones Jr. course is among the best in Thailand)
Santiburi Country Club was the first Chiang Rai golf course. The Chiang Rai Robert Trent Jones Jr designed Santiburi Country Club is laid out over vast fields with excellent placement of holes and an abundance of water hazards and bunkers. The golf course is widely regarded as one of the best conceived and maintained golf courses in Asia.
(hilly, challenging, and scenic layout)
Set in the Wiang Chai Hills Waterford Valley Golf Course is 40 minutes from the city of Chiang Rai in one of Thailand’s most attractive and most cooling areas. The Waterford golf course is mostly flat as it is built upon a plateau, surrounded by lush valleys and mountains. The beautiful mountains of the North provide a pleasant distraction to a day on the fairways, which trees, shrubs, and bushes surround themselves and make this par 72 layout one of the most scenic in Thailand.