Royal Lakeside Golf Club

150 Moo 3 Bangna-Trad Hwy km 51, Tarkham,

Bangpakong, Chachoengsao 24130

  • Office

    +66 (0)38 573 275 - 9
  • Fax

    +66 (0)38 573 281

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential and a lagoon.

  • Designer:

    Sumitomo Construction

SSS or slope






How to get there:

16 km N of of Chonburi

From the Sukhumvit area of downtown Bangkok, take the elevated Bangna-Chonburi Expressway (route 34), direction Chonburi. Take exit 4-07, and after crossing Bangnakong river, make a u-turn at km marker 53. After o.5 km take small exit left into frontage road and turn left at km marker 51 just before the river. After 1 km golf entrance is on your right.

Royal Lakeside Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1993

Royal Lakeside Golf Club: Although located only half a kilometre from the wide Bang Pa Kong River, from the course you will not see anything of this mighty waterway (which flows down from the Khao Yai region into the Bight of Bangkok). Instead, a 20-metre wide lagoon, which encircles the course, is constantly in view. The lagoon provides a useful buffer zone, protecting the villas on its opposite bank from any wildly wayward tee shots.

There is quite an open feel to Royal Lakeside, created by good-width fairways and light semi-rough that makes ball-finding relatively easy. The golf course is uniformly flat, with only a few ripples of earthmounding to the sides of the fairways. However, this doesn't mean the golf is uninteresting. Plenty of palms, eucalyptus and many other tree varieties, combine with an array of flowers, shrubs and occasional streams, to create a garden-like quality to many parts of the course.

The main hazards to avoid are expansive bunkers though relatively shallow bunkers, which line many fairways and protect the greens - not least the profusely bunkered par-3's. Water hazards also need factoring into your course management, whether in the form of ditches crossing some fairways or the 360-degree perimeter lagoon.

From the 9th tee you will see a small lighthouse marking the entrance to Royal Lakeside's marina, while the par-4 5th gives a wonderful view of another impressive structure - the dome topped clubhouse. The dome is as impressive as the quality of service inside this distinctive clubhouse.

List of courses: Around Bangkok


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Caddies used by all players.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Royal Lakeside is very popular with Japanese golfers, especially at weekends. The palatial, dome-topped clubhouse could be a distant cousin of the clubhouse found in England's Stoke Park Club (where James Bond famously played his match against Goldfinger, in the film of that name).


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