50 Moo 9 Poeng,
Banglamung, Chonburi 20150
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain.
Rural countryside and woodland.
Original design by Isao Izumu (1971); significant renovations by Lee Schmidt (Schmidt-Curley Design) (2007).
The four championship courses at Siam CC are: OLD course (par-72; 7162 yds from back tees; rating 74.5); WATERSIDE course (par-72, 7454 yds, rating 75.7; 1.5 km east of Old course); PLANTATION course (27-hole; Sugar Cane, Tapioca & Pineapple nines; SC-T combo is par-72, 7488 yds, rating 76.1; 4 km east of Old course); ROLLING HILLS course (par-72; 7267 yds; 3 km south of Old course).
16 km E of Pattaya City.
From the Sukhumvit Road (route 3) in north/central Pattaya, follow the signs for Siam CC / Map Pra Chan Reservoir.
The Old course at Siam Country Club benefitted from a major refurbishment in 2007, catapulting it into the top echelon of golf courses in Thailand. What had always been a pleasurable course to play became a beautiful and immaculately maintained layout, with stunning fairway and greenside bunkering its main feature.
The holes on each nine descend gently downhill from the stylishly refurbished clubhouse, quickly arriving at the lowest part of the course, before moving gently uphill to the back of the property. From there each nine again winds its way back downhill, then finally up again to the clubhouse. The lower mid-section of the course is where you'll encounter the only water hazards, created by a wide, lily-covered creek that runs across the course. It comes into play at the 2nd and 8th holes, and again at 15, 16 and 17 on the back-nine.
Several parallel running holes are separated by a good width of semi-rough and a pleasant line of trees. The often dome-shaped greens, are accompanied by some seriously steep-run-offs, ensuring your short game skills are tested to the full. With no real estate in sight, and a pleasant mix of rural and wooded environments beyond the course, Siam Country Club is undoubtedly one of Thailand's best quality layouts, worthy of the top-level professional events it attracts.
Siam Country Club now offers four excellent championship courses. The original and much revered Old course opened for play in 1971. Located just a few kilometres to the east is the Plantation course, which dates from 2008. The most recent additions are the Waterside course (2014), located between the Old and Plantation layouts, and the Rolling Hills course (2020), which sits just below the Old course.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts and caddies are compulsory.
Siam Country Club was founded by Dr Thaworn Phornprapha in 1971 as the first private golf course in Thailand. Dr Phornprapha was the founder of Siam Motors Company, which was granted exclusive rights to the Nissan automobile brand in Thailand in 1952.
Both the Old and Plantation courses have hosted numerous top-level events, not least the Thailand Open and the LPGA Tour's "LPGA Thailand" tournament (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Siam CC).
2020 Golf Digest rating: 2nd best course in Thailand.
437 Phra Tamnak Rd, Conburi, Pattaya 20150.
+66 (0)38 259 888Visit website
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