Best golf courses: Thailand

Thailand: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
On application
Bangkok
Garl, Ron

Visitors?

On application

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Ron Garl

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Garl, Ron

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Ron Garl

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Chonburi
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Chonburi

Designer

Lee Schmidt (Schmidt-Curley Design).

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Bangkok
Thomson, Perrett & Lobb

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Peter Thomson, Ross Perrett & Mike Lobb.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Boonyarattanveg, Chird

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Chird, Boonyarattanveg
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Palmer, Arnold

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Arnold Palmer
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chonburi
Japan Golf Promotion

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chonburi

Designer

Japan Golf Promotion. Original design dates from 1958; course redesigned in 1987).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Hua Hin
Namatra, Pirapon

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hua Hin

Designer

Thai course architect Pirapon Namatra of Golf East.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Schmidt-Curley Design (Lee Schmidt & Brian Curley).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Hua Hin
Ryan, Phil

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hua Hin

Designer

Phil Ryan
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Phuket
Kato, Yoshikazu

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Yoshikazu Kato
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Phuket
Kato, Yoshikazu

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Yoshikazu Kato
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kanchanaburi
Youdan, Steven

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kanchanaburi

Designer

Steven Youdan & Art-anan Yomchinda
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Graham, David

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

David Graham & Gary Panks
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Graham & Panks

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

David Graham & Gary Panks
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Subrungrueng, Thanawat

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Thanawat Subrungrueng
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Griffiths, Denis

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Denis Griffiths

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Dale, David

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

David Dale of California-based Golf Plan.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Lee Schmidt (Schmidt-Curley Design).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chonburi
Takenaka, Thai

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chonburi

Designer

Thai Takenaka
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kanchanaburi
Yomchinda, Artanan

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kanchanaburi

Designer

Artanan Yomchinda
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Saraburi
Rogers, John William

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Saraburi

Designer

John William Rogers
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Raeng-Po, Pravit

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Pravit Raeng-Po
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Raeng-Po, Pravit

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Original design by Pravit Raeng-Po; renovated by Lee Schmidt of Schmidt-Curley Design (2014).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Raeng-Po, Pravit

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Pravit Raeng-Po
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chonburi
Thomson, Peter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chonburi

Designer

Peter Thomson

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Daengchuang & Srisuphachaiya

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Pongsak Daengchuang and Prasan Srisuphachaiya
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chonburi
Dye, Perry

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chonburi

Designer

Perry Dye
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Saraburi
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Saraburi

Designer

Jack Nicklaus
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Saraburi
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Saraburi

Designer

Jack Nicklaus
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Jack Nicklaus

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Phuket
Wexler, Max

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Max Wexler & David Abell
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Hua Hin
Packard, Roger

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hua Hin

Designer

Roger Packard
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Hua Hin
Packard & Fream

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hua Hin

Designer

Roger Packard (Desert-nine); Ronald Fream (Links-nine).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Poellet, J. Michael

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

J. Michael (Mike) Poellet
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Packard, Roger

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Roger Packard
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Packard, Roger

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Roger Packard
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Jack Nicklaus
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Phuket
Klangvisai, Dr. Sukitti

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Dr Sukitti Klangvisai
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Thirawat, Seni

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Seni Thirawat
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Hua Hin
Klangvisai, Dr. Sukitti

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hua Hin

Designer

Dr Sukitti Klangvisai
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kanchanaburi
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kanchanaburi

Designer

Jack Nicklaus

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Phuket
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Jack Nicklaus

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chonburi
Fream, Ronald

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chonburi

Designer

Ronald (Ron) Fream
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Thirawat & Schmidt-Curley

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Original design by Seni Thirawat (1993); modifications by Schmidt-Curley Design (Lee Schmidt & Brian Curley) (2003).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Weekends restrictd
Bangkok
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Weekends restrictd

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kanchanaburi
Kobayashi, Mitsuaki

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kanchanaburi

Designer

Mitsuaki Kobayashi
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Hua Hin
Wexler, Max

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hua Hin

Designer

Max Wexler
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Saraburi
Refram, Dean

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Saraburi

Designer

Dean Refram
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Fream, Ronald

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Ronald (Ron) Fream
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Gussan Co.

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Gussan Co.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Griffiths, Denis

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Denis Griffiths

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Phuket
Klangvisai, Dr. Sukitti

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Dr Sukitti Klangvisai
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
V-Entertain Co.

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

V-Entertain Co.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Bangkok
Poellot, J. Michael

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

J. Michael Poellot
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Thomson, Peter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Peter Thomson & Mike Wolveridge
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Phuket
Morrow & Tikkanen

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Jonathan "Jon" Morrow and Al Tikkanen (of Morrow-Tikkanen Design).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Private club
Bangkok
Garl, Ron

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Ron Garl
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Rsrt guests only
Bangkok
Baird, Gary Roger

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Gary Roger Baird
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Morrow & Tikkanen

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Jonathan "Jon" Morrow and Al Tikkanen (of Morrow-Tikkanen Design).
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Kanchanaburi
Yomchinda, Artanan

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kanchanaburi

Designer

Artanan Yomchinda

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Thomson, Peter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Peter Thomson
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Miyazawa, Chohei

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Chohei Miyazawa
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Saraburi
Nelson & Wright

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Saraburi

Designer

Robin Nelson & Rodney Wright
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Hua Hin
Robins, A.O.

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hua Hin

Designer

A.O. Robins
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Chonburi
Sumitomo Construction

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chonburi

Designer

Sumitomo Construction
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kanchanaburi
Yomchinda, Artanan

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kanchanaburi

Designer

Artanan Yomchinda
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Koh Samui
Thiele, Edward

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Koh Samui

Designer

Edward Thiele (front-nine) & Pirapon Namatra (back-nine)

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Izumu & Schmidt-Curley

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Original design by Isao Izumu (1971); significant renovations by Lee Schmidt (Schmidt-Curley Design) (2007).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Lee Schmidt (Schmidt-Curley Design).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Schmidt-Curley Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Brian Curley (Schmidt-Curley Design).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
IMG Course Design

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

IMG Golf Course Design
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Local staff

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Designed by St Andrews 2000 staff.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Khon Kaen
Namatra, Pirapon

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Khon Kaen

Designer

Pirapon Namatra

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Phuket
Dye, Perry

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Perry Dye
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Hua Hin
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Hua Hin

Designer

Jack Nicklaus
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Pattaya
Muirhead, Desmond

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Pattaya

Designer

Desmond Muirhead
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Dye, Pete & Perry

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Father/son team of Pete & Perry Dye
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Chiang Mai
Griffiths, Denis

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Chiang Mai

Designer

Denis Griffiths
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Faldo, Nick

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Nick Faldo
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Klangvisai, Dr. Sukitti

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Dr Sukitti Klangvisai
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Bangkok
Griffiths, Denis

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Denis Griffiths
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
(Closed in 2011)
Phuket
Dye, Perry

Visitors?

(Closed in 2011)

Nearest city

Phuket

Designer

Perry Dye
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Norman, Greg

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Greg Norman
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
On application
Saraburi
McFarland, Robert

Visitors?

On application

Nearest city

Saraburi

Designer

Robert (Bob) McFarland
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Hills, Arthur

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Arthur Hills
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Fream, Ronald

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Ronald (Ron) Fream
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Bangkok
Fream, Ronald

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Bangkok

Designer

Ronald (Ron) Fream

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