Golf in Chiang Rai is one of the best kept secrets in the golfing fraternity and the playing conditions, especially during the winter months is like playing golf in springtime in Europe. The mornings are especially cool and often quite cold by local standards and even during the middle of the day temperatures remain ideal. This wonderful weather, combined with the natural environment and rich local culture make Chiang Rai a perfect golfing escape.
It is hard to believe that Chiang Rai is home to one of the best courses in all of Thailand and Santiburi Golf Club is often rewarded with awards for being one of the best golfing venue in Thailand and it is difficult to find better value for a courses of his quality anywhere else in Thailand. If you are not sure when is the best time to visit to get the best weather then you can get more information here. Also check out our 10 money saving tips for golfing in Thailand.
Santiburi Golf Club
Designed by world-renowned courses architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., Santiburi Country Club is often referred to as one of the best layouts in Thailand and remains in superb condition year round. One of the joys of playing here is that it is very rarely crowded and during the week you may be the only person on the course. Golfers who tour Thailand on holiday often rate this courses the best they have played during their golf trip. The green fees are very reasonable and offer excellent value for money.
Waterford Valley Golf Club
One of the best things about playing golf at Waterford Valley Golf Club is the drive to the courses through the beautiful countryside as the courses is located around 40 minutes from the centre of Chiang Rai in the Wiang Chiang Rung Hills at the Southern end of the Waterford Valley. This courses is not in the same class as its more illustrious neighbour but it is still a very playable course and its elevated location offers wonderful views over the surrounding countryside. Playing this golf courses feels like a walk in the countryside as it meanders through the picturesque local scenery.
Happy City Golf Resort
Happy City Golf Resort is the newest golf offering in Chiang Rai and is a rather unusual design with three loops of nine holes named Mountain, Lakes and River courses. Unusual features include a windmill and a large green in the shape of Thailand. Lots of long water carries, elevated greens and winding and undulating fairways.
Tee Times in Chiang Rai
It’s pretty easy to get on the golf courses in Chiang Rai and its made even easier when you book using the Golfsavers booking engine, What’s even better is that our rates are the cheapest around.