Khao Kheow Country Club


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Khao Kheow Country Club Est. 1992

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Khao Kheow Country Club: Golf holes with equal measures of visual enjoyment and visual intimidation, seems to be a hallmark of Pete Dye designs. At Khao Kheow he has created yet another stunning golf course, this time in a wonderfully natural and rural setting. Picturesque jungle-clad hills provide a 360-degree backdrop. With three nine-hole loops to choose between (A, B and C), there is no end of excitement and many great golf holes to be played. Each nine is well maintained, provided you stay on the usually undulating fairways and the lightish, though clingy semi-rough - beyond these two cuts of grass the dense vegetation is something you'd rather not know about. The biggest challenge thrown down by Dye is hitting the typically small greens. In this case small really does mean small, and each is heavily guarded by distinctive bunkering, pronounced earthmounding and water in several cases. Each nine has its own potentially card-wrecking holes. On the A-nine, the par-4 7th occupies a wonderfully rural setting, but standing on the tee you'll see a wide expanse of water running from tee-to-green, and a much thinner sliver of fairway also gently doglegging its way to the hole. The B-nine contains one of the best island green par-3's you'll ever play. Simplicity itself. Just the green sitting out there, surrounded by water, with a beautiful jungle-covered limestone hill as a backdrop. The same hill, this time with the clubhouse in front of it, also beautifully frames the par-4 9th. With Dye's multiplicity of bunkering styles matched by a pleasant variety of trees lining the way, this is one of the region's lesser known, but "must play" gems. Scenic splendour and golfing challenge evenly matched !

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Making Contact

Khao Kheow Country Club
220/15 Moo 12, Bangpra,
Sriracha, Chonburi 20210
Thailand
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Office   +66 (0)38 318 000
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +66 (0)38 318 049

Email   info@khaokheowgolf.com
Website   www.khaokheowgolf.com
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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
 
Designer: Perry Dye
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7077 5780 5049
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 68 68.9
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the A + B nines. The C-nine is slightly shorter at 3472 yards (back-tees).
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How2Get There?

25 km SE of Chonburi
To the east of Chonburi, head south on route 7, and exit at km marker 15. Turn left just after entrance to Khao Kheow Zoo. After 6 km you will come to golf entrance.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2017 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays Baht 2,000; weekends Baht 3,000. Caddy fee Baht 350; golf cart fee Baht 600. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts available for hire.
Caddies used by all players.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Adjacent to the golf club is Thailand's largest zoo, the internationally renowned Khao Kheow Open Zoo. Blended together here are natural forests, wild animals, a bird aviary and responsible animal management. Sponsored by HM Queen Sirikit, and recognized for its animal management and operations, the zoo has features that make it a great day trip for the entire family. More than 300 species and 8,000 animals populate the 5,000 rai sanctuary. Six of the newer residents of the zoo are rare white tigers exchanged by the Memphis Zoo in the USA. Khao Kheow is described as a "wildlife bank" as many animals are on the endangered species list. The zoo is know for success in breeding some of these endangered animals.

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Location

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Latitude: (13.205552)
Longitude: (101.039543)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Mercure Hotel Chonburi 3-star
934 Sukhumvit Road, Bangplasoi Muang, 20000 Chonburi
+66 (0)38 781 363
www.mercure.com

The 148-room Mercure Chonburi is an international standard hotel situated in the centre of Chonburi, the gateway city to Thailand's eastern seaboard.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Amata Spring
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Golf within 30 km Royal Lakeside; Bangpra; Crystal Bay; Mountain Shadow; Khao Kheow.
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Bangpra Resort Hotel 
45 Moo 6, Bangpra, Sriracha, 20210, Chonburi.
+66 (0)38 341 149 - 50
www.bangpragolf.co.th

Onsite accommodation for visiting golfers.

Golf at this hotel Bangpra
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Golf within 10 km Khao Kheow; Crystal Bay; Mountain Shadow.
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Golf within 30 km Burapha; Laem Chabang.
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