Golf, is one of the many activities you can do when visiting Koh Samui. The island is definitely a home to a number of top class golf courses around Thailand. In this article, we will take a closer look at these golf courses to help you choose the best one for you.
1. Santiburi Samui Country Club
This amazing golf course is an on hill golf course with a beautiful design that is in harmony with the natural beauty of its surroundings. Each hole has been perfectly positioned along different altitudes of the natural hills which make an up and down hill golf game. More to it, golfers are able to enjoy a magnificent view of the beaches and oceans almost all the time. The Golf Course has a driving range with a capacity of 25 people.
- Green Fee: 3,000 THB
- Caddie Fee: 200 THB
- Golf Cart: 550 THB
- Rental Club: 700 – 1,400 THB
- Rental Shoes: 150 THB
2. Royal Samui Golf and Country Club
This golf course is located in between Chaweng and Lamai. The views in this golf course are quite breathtaking with sea views on all nine holes. The course is quite challenging and only experienced golfers can attempt to shoot par. Golf carts, a pro shop, and caddies are all available for visiting golfers. The road leading to the golf course can however, be quite challenging at times especially when it’s raining.
- Green Fee: 1300 Baht
- Caddie Fee: N/A
- Golf Cart: 800 Baht
3. Bophut Hills Golf Club
Bophut hill golf club is a beautiful 9 hole golf course with a Pirapon Namatra Design. The golf course has championship quality greens and caddies available to carry your clubs and find your balls. This golf course is made complete with a clubhouse with a full bar, restaurant and other amenities where you can bite a snack or have a drink after enjoying your game.
4. Samui Golf Club and Driving Range
Samui golf club is beautifully located in the hillside. It has a unique atmosphere that will definitely enchant you and your friends. What you will surprisingly find out is that what are found in the golf club are actually a driving range and putting green and not really a course. They offer a driving range that covers 250 yards and a putting green place where you can practice and sharpen your golfing skills. Professional golf teachers are also available for your own convenience. Also available is a Golf Pro Shop with a number of golf equipment and accessories available for rent or sale.
- Rental Club + 100 Balls: 600 Baht
- 100 Balls 100 Baht
- Rental Shoes: N/A
- Rental Cloves: Free
- Instruction 1 hour: 1000 Baht
5. Samui Football Course
If you want something completely new and different then try out the Samui Football Golf. This version of golf promises you a whole new unique experience that will leave you in stitches. The course has been well designed to match anyone’s ability to be able to play competitively. It combines football and golf and uses bigger holes and footballs instead of the regular golf holes and balls. No experience is needed to play this one. Just make sure you come in good moods and ready to have some fun.