Our reviews of the best Phuket Golf Courses on the Thailand holiday beach resort island of Phuket, on Thailands Anderman coast.
We have visited or played each of the Phuket Golf Courses listed in this review. if you would like to play any different Phuket golf courses, please contact us and we would be pleased to arrange it for you.
Phuket Golf Courses
Blue Canyon Country Club
Straddled in a secluded, verdant valley against a magnificent back drop of the majestic Pha Nang Mountains and Andaman Sea, Blue Canyon Country Club offers two award winning 18 hole championship golf courses: the Canyon course and the Lakes course. The Lakes course is an enjoyable resort course where water comes in to play on many holes. Its big brother the Canyon course has hosted a number of Professional golf tournaments over the years, most notable of these in recent years have been the Johnnie Walker Golf Championships held on the Canyon course twice and without doubt one of Asia’s most prestigious tournaments. The Canyon’s course have a number of spectacular par 3 holes and imposing drives over ravines on what has been the number one of Phuket golf courses over the years.
Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort
This unique Nicklaus Design course offers a stimulating round, both to the eye and to the game. Paspalum Sea Isle grasses, selected for their ability to thrive in the local soils and for their striking colours, together with the vast stretches of immaculate white sand bunkers, make a bold accompaniment to the soft blues of the sky and turquoise sea. Several peculiar features along the course create a sense of fun and excitement while at the same time testing the skills of each player. Hole 18 has 2 greens allowing you to choose an alternative end to your game, and the greens for holes 2 and 5 sit alongside each other on the same island in one of the many water features. With first class facilities including a driving range with 5 target greens and the luxurious spa, surrounded by lush forested hills and stretching out to the refreshing clear sea, its easy to see why the popularity of this new addition to Thailand’s top golfing destinations continues to rise. It is the newest addition of premium golf course in Thailand, located on the calmer north eastern coast of Phuket island, just 9 kms from Phuket airport, nestling below a panoramic range of mountain peaks and breathtaking ocean views. Measuring a challenging 6,806 yards from the tournament black tees, or a handful 6,308 yards from the regular blue tees, the golf course is filled with the best selected Paspalum grass for fairways and greens.
Loch Palm Golf Resort
The Loch Palm Golf Club Phuket has recently undergone extensive renovations which have brought it up to compete with some of the best courses in Thailand. Formerly known as the Phuket Century Country Club, this charming course, which gently moulds itself around the natural environment, will challenge golfers of all abilities. The new design layout winds its way between refreshing lakes and rows of shady palm trees before taking you into the hills to traverse the slopes, requiring players to keep tight control of their shots as they hit uphill and downhill. Taking you across ravines and over plateaus with smooth slopes and exciting changes in elevation, the Loch Palm Golf Course is as invigorating to play as it is to gaze upon. Nestled around Crystal Lake, the largest on of Phukets Golf courses, and surrounded by lush vistas of the rolling hills, the Loch Palm Golf Club Phuket provides one of the most relaxing and revitalizing rounds of golf available on the island. With the magnificent views, challenging layout and capacious clubhouse, the Loch Palm Golf Club Phuket promises to leave you satisfied and invigorated.
18 hole, par 72 6,555 yard
Laguna Phuket Golf Club
Laguna Phuket Golf Club is an 18-hole, par-71 resort course, designed by Max Wexler and David Abell, which challenges golfing enthusiasts of all abilities. Measuring 6,654 yards the course features a wealth of scenic lagoons, coconut groves and undulating fairways, set against the dramatic backdrop of the surrounding mountains and Andaman Sea.
** Please note from July 2013, Laguna Phuket Golf Club will be undergoing a full course restoration taking approximately 18 months. The aim is to keep the course one of South East Asia’s top golf courses. While redevelopment is in process 9 holes will remain open for play. The project is due to be completely re opened 1st January 2015.
Phuket Country Club
Phuket Country Club established in 1989, is the first and one of the finest Phuket golf courses, built over a reclaimed tin mine site. The stunning beauty and elegance of the course, together with the typical Thai charm and hospitality will make your golfing here a joyful & memorable occasion. The course has been extended to a 27 hole complex in recent years and is still an excellent golf course.