Santiburi Samui Golf & Resort


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

Photos Santiburi Samui Golf & Resort

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf says: 

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.

List of courses in Thailand

Map of courses in Thailand
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

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

  +66 (0)77 421 709

Email  
Website   www.santiburi.com
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6881 6041 4981
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.
Caddies used by all players.
Practice facilities
Limited
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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).

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (9.560316)
Longitude: (99.976605)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

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.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Santiburi Samui CC
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
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.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Santiburi Samui CC
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
 
Where2Golf spotlights


Tournaments:
WGC-HSBC Champions The final WGC event of 2019 sees Xander Schauffele defending the title he won last year at Sheshan International, China.
LPGA Shanghai:  also in China, the LPGA Tour makes a return visit to Shanghai where Danielle Kang defends.
 
Who's Who: 
Nicolas Colsaerts:  the big-hitting Belgian won the prestigious French Open title at Le Golf National, recorded his first European Tour win in over seven years.
Danielle Kang:  gave herself a well-earned 27th birthday present by successfully defending her Buick LPGA Shanghai title.

Where2Golf redesign fundraising campaign Sep 2019
Latest golf course reviews
The Welcombe Hotel : provides an excellent Stay & Play opportunity, just a mile out of town from William Shakespear's birthplace in the centre of Stratford. From the layout's higher elevations you will enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Read more...
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
 
Most popular golf course videos