106 / 8 Moo 4, Beung,
Sriracha, Chonburi 20230
27 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Woodland and open countryside.
Above distances are for the Mountain-Lake (A-B) combination. The Valley-nine (C), at 3619 yds from back tees, is longer and rated tougher than the other two nines.
25 km NE of Pattaya
To the east of Chonburi, head south on route 7. Pass the Laem Chabang intersection and turn left off route 7 at km marker 32. After 6 km golf entrance is on your right, just after Burapha GC.
Laem Chabang International Country Club: Comprising three nine-hole loops - Mountain (A), Lake (B) and Valley (C) - there are few Stay&Play golf venues in Thailand to rival Laem Chabang. The 27-hole Jack Nicklaus signature layout is complemented by comfortable onsite accommodations located alongside the large clubhouse.
The downhill doglegging par-4 1st on the Mountain-nine, requires you to squeeze the ball through a lush "canyon" of vegetation and rocky outcrops. A tough start perhaps, but as with many holes at Laem Chabang, there's more space out there than you at first think. The par-3 2nd, a wonderfully water-fronted downhiller, is as charming as short holes get ... just make sure you clear the water. From there on, you will be challenged by the course's natural undulations, occasional water hazards and excellent sprawling bunkers that protect the front and sides of many nicely elevated greens.
The presence of water doesn't overwhelm the layout here, as it can on many other Thai courses. That said, the opening four holes on the more technical Valley-nine are menacingly defended by three large connected ponds. Elsewhere, when water does occasionally occur, it does so with knee-trembling impact.
Beautifully maintained and presented, this is a golf course that effortlessly combines its man-made features with a lush planting of flowers and shrubs, rocky outcrops and jungle vegetation ... a reflection of the natural splendour found in the surroundings hills. With many scenic views from the course, it all fuses harmoniously into an excellent golfing experience and one that is uniquely Asian.
Stay & Play at Laem Chabang: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory. Caddies used by all players.
Laem Chabang CC is one of Thailand's most prestigious Stay & Play golf venues, with renowned golf facilities, comfortable accommodation, excellent conference and sports facilities, and a large restaurant (Rom Pho). Just across the road from Laem Chanabg are the two championship courses of Burapha Golf Club.
106/8 Moo 4, Beung, Sriracha, Chonburi 20230
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Laem Chabang's Golf Lodge Hotel offers 40 modern and comfortable guest rooms, as well as beautiful panoramas over the golf course and the Chonburi countryside beyond. This is a ideal central location from which to explore the many excellent golf courses in the provinces of Chonburi and Rayong.
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