Santiburi Samui Golf & Resort


5-star : simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.
   Santiburi Samui Golf & Resort Est. 2003

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Santiburi Samui Golf & Resort: Just because you are on Koh Samui, one of Thailand's most popular holiday destinations, don't think the island's golf course will treat you with kid gloves. This course is as tough, natural, quiet, undulating, tight, breezy and spectacular as golf gets in the entire Kingdom. Not for the faint-hearted and it may have high handicappers struggling at times. From first to last there are stunning views of the ocean, which is 2-3 kilometres away, back down the hill and across a wide and expansive coconut palm plantation. Every hole here is also accompanied by significant elevation changes. The front nine contains two fabulous plunging par-3's, while the back nine zig-zags its way up the jungle clad hillside, eventually reaching the most spectacular view of them all, at the tee-box of the signature hole, the superb (and again plunging) par-5 17th. Although generally tight and testing, the holes here are very well laid out, with excellent bunkering as well as palm trees and indigenous jungle giving each hole great style and definition. Two blind drives at the par-4 16th and par-5 17th add to the challenges, but this is not a course for golfers who want an easy-going stroll in the park. Target golf is required on occasions, and if good course management and straight hitting is getting you onto the greens in one piece, then get ready for some roller-coaster putting. Maintenance standards here at Santiburi Samui are generally excellent. The golfing challenges are as tough as any Thai course serves-up. The views ? About as spectacular and breathtaking as you'll see from any golf course in Asia.

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Making Contact

Santiburi Samui Golf & Resort
12/15 Moo 4, Baan Donsai, Mae Nam,
Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84330
Thailand
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Office   +66 (0)77 421 700 - 8
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +66 (0)77 421 709

Email  
Website   www.santiburi.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Hilly - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Tropical jungle.
 
Designer: Edward Thiele (front-nine) & Pirapon Namatra (back-nine)
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6881 6041 4981
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
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How2Get There?

3 km W of Koh Samui airport.
Located on the north coast of Koh Samui, on route 4169. Turn left into the mountains at Mae Nam 5, direction Santiburi Samui Golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes (all days): 3,350 Baht; caddy fee 250 Baht; compulsory cart fee 750 Baht. Discounted Stay&Play packages available for guests staying at the Santiburi Samui Resort. [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 compulsory.
Caddies used by all players.
Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

This course is part of the Santiburi Group, which operates the following four championship golf courses in Thailand: Santiburi Samui (on the island of Koh Samui); Santiburi Country Club Chiang Rai; Royal Hua Hin and Singha Park Khon Kaen (all covered on Where2Golf.com). | Santiburi Samui has recently played host to the Bangkok Airways Open, an Asian Tour event (see our Encyclopaedia of Golf > Tournaments > by Venue > Santiburi Samui).

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Location

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Latitude: (9.560316)
Longitude: (99.976605)
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Santiburi Resort 5-star
12/12 Moo 1, Mae Nam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84330
+66 (0)77 425 031 - 8
www.santiburi.com

A member of the Leading Small Hotels of the World group.

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Bo Phut Resort & Spa 
12/12 Moo 1, Bo Phut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320
+66 (0)77 245 777
www.bophutresort.com

Part of the Santiburi Group, this boutique resort is situated in the north of Koh Samui. The resort is a perfect combination of distinctly designed accommodation in a wonderfully natural setting. Its seven acres of indigenous plantations are located right alongside a superb beach.

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