Golf In Pattaya – Golf Courses A-Z

Pattaya golfGolf has probably become the most popular waste of time for a large number of expats, foreign tourists and Thais alike, and has emerged as a typical specialty of the Eastern seaboard. If you’re a golf enthusiast and on vacation in Pattaya, a golf tour should definitely be on your must-do list.
Pattaya and other nearby provinces along the East Coast, feature more than 20 of Thailand’s finest golf courses, all in tropically evergreen landscapes. Most golf courses are situated within a 60-minute driving distance from Pattaya’s city centre and the most popular hotels and resorts.
Many of the golf courses in the region have been designed by some of the world’s most famous names in golf course design, such as Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Nick Faldo, or other world-class golf course architects.

Whereas in many Western countries golf is still deemed an elitist sport for exclusively the rich, and club membership fees are too costly to make it affordable for the average working man, golf in Pattaya, though perhaps not as cheap as a decade ago, is still extremely well-priced and affordable for any Western visitor.
Green fees from less than 500 Baht and usually not exceeding 3,000 Baht also explain the ever-growing popularity golf enjoys in Thailand’s upper middle class.

Due to the constantly warm tropical climate with a never-ending golf season throughout the year, and an influx of thousands of golf-crazy expatriates, golf has become the most popular leisure activity here at the Eastern seaboard. If you don’t have your own vehicle or don’t want to waste your money on a taxi to get to the golf course, there are many specialized tour agencies that offer regular golf tours, as well as a handful of bars and pubs in Pattaya that double as golf club houses and organize regular tours for their patrons.
For the less experienced players, or tourists who just feel like fine-tuning their swing, there are also several driving ranges right within Pattaya’s city limits.
For an extensive listing of golf courses, driving ranges and golf societies in and around Pattaya, please scroll down on this page.

Pattaya Golf Societies

For more detailed information on Pattaya’s golf scene, golf courses around Pattaya and golf events, we’d recommend you to have a look around the websites of Pattaya’s friendly golf societies:

  • International Pattaya Golf Club (IPGC)
    The International Pattaya Golf Club organizes and coordinates competition golf in and around Pattaya, with weekly scheduled competitions and “major” tournaments. On behalf of its members, the IPGC also negotiates with local clubs to achieve the best discount rates for competition green fees and offers advice when necessary. Among others, the following golf societies currently comprise the IPGC.
  • Pattaya Golf Society (PGS)
    The Pattaya Golf Society (PGS) plays Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and can be contacted at the Elephant Bar on Soi Buakhao (near Soi 21) or via their website
  • The Alternative Gentlemen’s Golf Society (TAGGS) can be contacted at The Haven Hotel on Soi 13, off Pattaya Beach Road. They play Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • The Jomtien Golf Society can be contacted at Siam Cats bar on Jomtien Soi 5 off Jomtien Beach Road. They play every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
  • The golf group at The Links Hotel on Soi Buakhao departs at 9.30 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.

Driving Ranges in Pattaya

  • Diana Driving Range
    Diana Garden Resort, 209/ 112 Moo 6, North Pattaya Road, Tel. 038-415 212
  • Green Way Driving Range
    Sukhumvit Road (Jomtien), about one kilometre south of Tesco Lotus, Tel. 038-232 083
  • Harold’s Golf Driving Range, Academy & Pro Golf Shop
    Pratamnak Road Soi 4 (near the Asia Hotel), Tel. 038-250 658
  • Pattaya Driving Range
    Pattaya 3rd Road, between North Pattaya and Central Pattaya Road, Tel. 038-370 462/3
  • Pride Driving Range
    Sukhumvit Road, opposite the junction with Central Pattaya Road,Tel. 038-488 349
  • Tommy Driving Range
    Thepprasit Road, Jomtien Beach, Tel. 038-251 564

Golf Courses In & Around Pattaya A-Z (Chonburi Province)

Disclaimer: This page has been updated last in January 2015 according to information provided on the websites of the listed golf courses. Where such information was not available, green fees and other rates indicated here may no longer be up-to-date. All golf clubs listed here offer reduced green fees for members and their guests.

  • Asia Pattaya Hotel
    Pratamnak Road Soi 4 (between South Pattaya and Jomtien Beach)
    9-hole golf course
  • Bangpra International Golf Club
    45 Moo 6, Bangpra, Sri Racha (45 minutes north of Pattaya), Tel. 038-341 149/50, 038-341 405
    18 holes, par 72, 7393 yards
    Green fee: 900-1,800 Baht (weekdays), 1,200-2,800 Baht (weekends)
    Caddy fee 300 Baht (18 holes), 200 Baht (9 holes)
    Originally opened in 1958 and set amongst lush jungle covered hills, this golf course was redesigned in 1987 and features natural hazards such as trees, ponds and lakes flanking many of the fast greens, and spectacular yet often difficult holes.
  • Burapha Golf Club
    Sri Racha district (30 km northeast of Pattaya), Tel. 038-372 700
    36 holes, par 144
    Green fee: 2,200 Baht (weekdays), 2,700 Baht (weekends, holidays); caddy fee 350 Baht
    Exquisitely located in Sri Racha’s rolling countryside and set in a skillfully landscaped tropical environment, the Burapha golf club features two 18-hole golf courses and world-class facilities.
  • Chonburi Century Country Club (Pattavia Century Golf Club)
    Highway 331 Km 72, Ban Bueng, Chonburi, Tel. 038-411 923-6
    18 holes, par 72, 6991 yards
    Green fee: 100 Baht (weekdays), 400 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 200 Baht
    Developed on a hilly green country, this course is usually not very crowded and offers great value for money.
  • Crystal Bay Golf Club
    502 Moo 10, Bangpra, Sri Racha, Chonburi 20210, Tel. 038-349 370/81
    27 holes, par 108
    Green fee (visitors): 2,000 Baht/weekdays, 2,500 Baht/weekends; caddy fee 220 Baht
  • Greenwood Golf Club
    88/8 Moo 6, Ban Bueng, Chonburi 20220, Tel. 038-263 158–9
    27 holes (3 x 9 holes)
    Green fee: 700-800 Baht (weekdays), 900-1,400 Baht (weekends); caddy fee: 350 Baht
  • Khao Kheow Country Club
    220 Moo 12, Sri Racha (about 45 minutes north of Pattaya),Tel. 038-318 000
    27 holes, par 72/36, 7077 yards
    Green fee (visitors): 2,000 Baht (weekdays), 2,500 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 250 Baht
    This course has numerous large ponds, bunkers and hills surrounding the greens and fairways and catches a strong sea breeze; a challenge both for amateur and professional players.
  • Laem Chabang International Golf Club
    106/8 Moo 4, Laem Chabang (about 30 minutes north of Pattaya), Tel. 038-372 273
    27 holes, par 108
    Green fee (visitors): 3,000 Baht (weekdays), 3,500 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 350 Baht
    Rated as one of Thailand’s top golf courses, this world-standard championship course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and has hosted many professional tournaments. With its numerous bunkers and sand banks, water hazards and natural hazards, like rock formations, lakes, ponds and creeks, this beautiful course seriously challenges anybody’s playing skills.
  • Mountain Shadow Golf Club (Panya Hills Golf Course)
    159/1 Moo 2, Saensuk Road, Chonburi City, Tel. 038-349 371/4
    18 holes, par 72
    Green fee (visitors): 2,000 Baht (weekdays), 2,500 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 220 Baht
  • Pattana Golf Club & Resort
    99/89 Moo 9, Khaokhunsong district, Sri Racha, Tel. 038-318 999
    27 holes, par 72, 73
    Green fee (visitors): 2,000 Baht (weekdays), 2,500 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 300 Baht
    Opened in 2004 and set in an impressive natural environment, the Pattana Golf Club is a grand resting place for golf and nature lovers.
  • Pattaya Country Club
    55 Moo 2, Highway 331 (15 kilometres east of Pattaya)
    18 holes, par 72
    Green fee (visitors): 1,400 Baht (weekdays), 2,000 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 350 Baht
  • Phoenix Golf & Country Club
    111 Moo 9, Huay Yai (about 15 km southeast of Pattaya), Tel. 038-239 391-6, 038-239 400
    27 holes, par 108
    Green fee (visitors): 2,000 Baht (weekdays), 2,500 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 250 Baht
    Beautifully landscaped with eucalyptus, bamboo and bushes and set on a wooden hilly terrain, this golf course provides some serious challenges even for experienced golfers and is generally rated as one of the best courses in the region.
  • Pleasant Valley Golf & Country Club
    41/62 Moo 9, Bang Phra, Sri Racha, Tel. 038-110 778-9
    18 holes
    Green fee: 900-2,000 Baht (weekdays), 1,200-3,000 Baht (weekends)
  • Plutaluang Royal Thai Navy Golf Course
    Plutaluang, Sattahip district (about 30 km southeast of Pattaya)
    36 holes, par 72, 10169 yards
    Green fee (visitors): 800 Baht (weekdays), 1,200 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 220 Baht
    Set amongst the green hills of Sattahip’s lush countryside, this character course was designed by the Thai navy in 1969 and demands physical and mental skills as well as accurate play. Due to its reasonable prices, this is one of the region’s most popular courses both with Thais and expats.
  • Siam Country Club
    Soi Siam Country Club, off Sukhumvit Road (15 minutes from Pattaya),Tel. 038-909 400
    Green fee (visitors): 3,600 Baht (weekdays), 4,200 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 400 Baht
    Originally designed by I. Izumi and opened in 1971, this course was completely renovated to international championship standards and re-opened in 2007. The wonderfully landscaped “old course” has hosted several international tournaments and is rated as one of the finest and toughest to play courses in the region. The new “Plantation” course with 27 holes opened in 2008.
  • Sri Racha International Golf Club
    284-285 Moo 6, Sri Racha (north of Pattaya), Tel. 038-338 375-8
    18 holes, par 72, 7019 yards
    Green fee (visitors): 1,500 Baht (weekdays), 1,800 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 200 Baht
    Located amidst the rolling green hills of Sri Racha’s countryside, this Gary Player-designed course is relatively short with many par-fours and beautifully maintained greens and bunkers.
  • Treasure Hill Golf & Country Club
    222 Moo 7, Sri Racha district (north of Pattaya), Tel. 038-420 766
    18 holes, par 72
    Green fee (visitors): 900 Baht (weekdays), 1,200 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 200 Baht
    Developed on a green hillside in a beautiful tropical scenery, this fast course offers challenging golf on rolling fairways and provides great value for money.
  • Young Navy Golf
    Bang Saray, Sukhumvit Road (south of Pattaya)
    9-hole golf course

Golf Courses at the Eastern Seaboard A-Z

Disclaimer: This page has been updated last in January 2015 according to information provided on the websites of the listed golf courses. Where such information was not available, green fees and other rates indicated here may no longer be up-to-date.

  • Bangpakong Riverside Country Club
    49 Moo 2, Banpoh, Chachoengsao 24140, Tel. 038-500 500
    18 holes
    Green fee (18 holes): 1,500 Baht (weekdays), 2,500 Baht (weekends)
  • Eastern Star Golf Club & Resort
    241/5 Moo 3, Ban Chang, Rayong, (between Sattahip and Rayong), Tel. 038-630 410-3
    18 holes, par 72, 7134 yards
    Green fee (visitors): 1,500 Baht (weekdays), 2,100 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 350 Baht.
    Beautifully carved out of a coconut palm plantation and meandering through the lovely residential areas of the Eastern Star Country Club, the gently undulating fairways and greens feature 65 bunkers, 11 lakes and more than 2,200 coconut palm trees.
  • Emerald Golf Club
    Sukhumvit Road, Ban Chang, Rayong (45 minutes from Pattaya), Tel. 038-941 111
    Green fee: 1,200 Baht (weekdays), 1,800 Baht (weekends, holidays); caddy fee 300 Baht
    Generally top-rated as one of the region’s most challenging and entertaining 18-hole courses with some very spectacular holes. Great value for money.
  • Great Lake Golf & Country Club
    Dok Krai Reservoir, Rayong province (Highway 36). Tel. 038-622 630
    18 holes, par 72
    Green fee (visitors): 500 Baht (weekdays), 800 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 200 Baht
    Located on the scenic banks of the Dok Krai reservoir in Rayong, this Nick Faldo-designed golf course features 120 bunkers and provides great value for money.
  • Rayong Green Valley
    9/36 Moo 7, Ban Chang, Rayong (45 minutes from Pattaya), Tel. 038-893 838-46
    18 holes, par 72, 7096 yards
    Green fee (visitors): 2,300 Baht (weekdays), 2,800 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 300 Baht
    This intelligently designed and beautifully landscaped course is lodged on the slope of a rocky hill and makes maximum use of the natural features; one of the most picturesque settings for an enjoyable and testing round of golf.
  • Royal Lakeside Golf Club
    150 Moo 3, Bang Pakong (Bangna-Trat Highway Km 51), Tel. 038-573 275-8
    18 holes, par 72
    Green fee (visitors): 1,350 Baht (weekdays), 1,550-2,550 Baht (weekends)
    Situated at the mouth of the Bang Pakong river and designed around a magnificent white club house, this well-maintained golf course enjoys a constantly refreshing sea breeze and is easy enough to play to provide an enjoyable experience for less experienced players, too.
  • St. Andrews 2000
    Ban Chang, Rayong province (along route 3376), Tel. 038-030 660-2
    18 holes, par 74, over 7700 yards
    Green fee (visitors): 2,800 Baht (weekdays), 3,500 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 350 Baht
    Beautifully located in Rayong’s picturesque hilly countryside, St. Andrews 2000 was created to replicate the famous St. Andrews golf course in Scotland. The result is an extremely demanding course and a tough test for any player. Generally rated as one of the region’s best and most challenging course, St. Andrews 2000 aims at experienced golfers with a handicap of 18 or lower.
  • Soi Dao Highland Golf Club & Resort
    Chantaburi province (near the Cambodian border; approx. three hours from Pattaya)
    18 holes, par 72
    Green fee: 1,000 Baht (weekdays), 1,600 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 250 Baht
    Located in Chantaburi’s scenic mountains that mark the kingdom’s natural border with Cambodia, this challenging world-class course was designed by the highly esteemed golf architect Denis Griffiths. The course provides spectacular mountain views, challenging holes and great value for money.
  • Wangjuntr Golf Park
    129 Moo 6, Wangjuntr, Rayong (Chonburi-Ban Bueng-Klaeng Highway 344, Km 65)
    36 holes, par 72
    Green fee: 2,800-4,200 Baht (weekdays), 4,200-5,250 Baht (weekends); caddy fee 300 Baht
    The Wangjuntr Golf Park is embedded in a pristine landscape as tailor-made for a perfect game of golf and was ambitiously designed to the championship course standards of the PGA tour. The “Valley Course” and the “Highland Course” are reputably among Thailand’s two most challenging golf courses and an “open wildlife zoo” in one.

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