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Best Golf Courses in Pattaya, Thailand’s No 1 Golfing Destination

July 23, 2013

Pattaya was recently voted as the number one golfing destination across Asia and Australasia, which is excellent news for golfing enthusiasts coming to the resort to stay in one of our vacation ownership villas.

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The area’s first-class golfing facilities were given the thumbs up by IAGTO, the leading golf association in the world which is involved in 80 per cent of all golf tourist bookings in Asia and Australasia.

Pattaya – one of Absolute’s premier destinations –has a staggering 20 golf courses within 50km of the city, offering golfing fans a huge selection in terms of greens, cost and proximity to their vacation ownership apartment or villa.

It would be impossible to list all of Pattaya’s 20 golf courses so we have selected five of our favourite clubs for those of you hoping to tee off on your next Thai vacation club holiday.

BANGPRA INTERNATIONAL GOLF CLUB 
This Japanese designed golf course is one of the oldest in the area, having been founded in 1958. It’s a wonderful and picturesque course, with plenty of trees to keep the sun off your back whilst enjoying 18-holes.
 BURAPHA GOLF CLUB
This club situated approximately 30 minutes’ drive from the centre of Pattaya boasts not just one but two 18-hole courses, promising to keep even the most passionate golfer busy on holiday here.
EASTERN STAR COUNTRY CLUB AND RESORT
This excellent links course was designed by Trent Jones Jnr and caters to players of all levels and handicaps. The club, approximately 45 minutes from Pattaya, is set on 530 acres of parkland and boasts a swimming pool and several restaurants.
LAEM CHABANG INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY CLUB
This course situated within half an hour of the centre of Pattaya was designed by Jack Nicklaus and opened in 1994. The course is wonderfully varied and includes some particularly challenging sections.
PATTANA SPORTS CLUB
The newest addition to Pattaya’s collection of courses is this excellent club which also boasts an Olympic swimming pool and football pitch amongst its facilities. The course is particularly challenging.

If you are planning a holiday club visit to Thailand with Absolute and would like more information about any of these golf clubs, or any others in Thailand, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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