After a strenuous day of training at AKA Thailand many guests look for ways to relax and do something un-combat-sportish. One of the things that Phuket is known for are their beautiful golf courses. Some people love golfing to relieve stress and any of these places will definitely suffice.
The Red Mountain Golf Course
It is a new premium golf course with 18 holes, par 72 on an area of over 600 rai which is adjacent to the LPGC Golf Course. The new clubhouse equipped with full amenities is located at the foot of the hill where golfers can have a clear view of the whole landscapes. In addition, it provides golfers with golf driving ranges and other facilities including putting greens for practicing, which are well maintained and look like the real ones. The driving ranges and available facilities enable golfers to enjoy the game more than before.
Mission Hills Phuket Golf Club Resort and Spa
A championship world-class 18 hole golf course created by the one and only Nicklaus Design; Mission Hills Phuket Resort is a golfer’s dream situated on the paradise isle of Phuket. This Phuket Airport Hotel is located amongst mangroves with phenomenal ocean views, golfers play against a picture postcard backdrop featuring bunkers filled with white sand contrasting starkly against the lush green fairways and turquoise Andaman Sea.
Ocean views and regular sea breezes do however come at a price at this Phuket Hotel, with water coming in to play at seven holes. Plus what time of day you choose to play can turn a following zephyr into a stiff headwind, luckily a Phuket golf lesson is readily available should you need advice.
Katathong Golf Resort and Spa
If you are looking for a real test of your golfing ability, Katathong Golf Resort and Spa is ranked as one of the most challenging golf courses in Phuket. A modern golf course, created by a local designer in 2015, Katathong Golf Resort and Spa requires a bit more of a journey than the two courses highlighted above, being north of Phuket and it takes about an hour to get there by car.
This course was also a former tin mine and you get a taste of its past as you play your way around the course, spotting traditional mining equipment which was left behind when it was abandoned in the 1900’s.