Golf courses in Hua Hin has been burnishing its reputation among golfers with outstanding Hua Hin Golf Courses since 1924. Developed as a holiday destination for royalty and elites in 1920, Hua Hin has attracted travelers with its unique culture, delicious food, sandy beaches, and world-class Hua Hin golf courses ever since.
As the birthplace of Thai golfing, golf courses in Hua Hin today boasts an extensive range of superb courses, and the luxurious beachside resort of SO Sofitel Hua Hin, ideally situated near these legendary golf courses, is proud to share in this rich Hua Hin heritage. For a purview of the exceptional golf in Hua Hin awaiting you while enjoying the sumptuous comforts at SO Sofitel Hua Hin, here’s a run-down of some of the finest nearby golf clubs.
Black Mountain Golf Club is one of the best designed and well-maintained Hua Hin golf courses you’ll ever play, with stunning mountain scenery, immaculately manicured greens and top-notch services. Golf Digest has ranked it among the best 100 golf courses in the world outside the US, and it has hosted several Asian PGA tournaments. Black Mountain Golf Club’s 27-hole resort comprises three different courses nestled in undulating foothills 12 kilometers west of Hua Hin and 40 minutes from beachside Cha-Am resort. Many natural creeks border crescent-shaped black granite mountains carpeted with lush vegetation, and these natural rocks and streams are deftly incorporated into the layout of this challenging course.
Black Mountain Golf Club
Address: 565 Moo 7 Nong Hieng Road, Hin-Lek-Fai, Hua Hin District, Prachaubkirikhan 77110, Thailand
Call: +66 (0) 32 618 666
One of the best Hua Hin golf courses, Banyan Golf Club, 53 minutes south of the hotel, opened just in 2008 on the site of a former pineapple plantation and thus boasts lots of elevated greens, sloping fairways, meandering creeks, and well-placed bunkers. Relic pineapple groves in some spots can make for some challenging shots off the fairways. All this makes it one of the most natural courses in Hua Hin, including Banyan trees and natural rock formations integrated into this well-designed course. Beautiful views of the mountains to the west and ocean views to the east bless Banyan Golf Club with one of the best layouts in Hua Hin.
Banyan Golf Club Hua Hin, Thailand
Address: 68/35 Mooban Hua Na, Nong Gae, Hua Hin, Prachuabkirikhan 77110, Thailand
Call: +66 (0) 32 616 200
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus designed Springfield Royal Country Club, which can assure you that this Hua Hin golf course is well worth a play. Mr. Nicklaus designed the original 18 holes in 1993, and an additional 9 holes were added in 2005. This championship course has hosted the Thailand Open and several other championships, so ‘challenging’ is the watchword at Springfield Royal Country Club. Accuracy is paramount on every hole to avoid the large bunkers, ample water hazards and difficult roughs with mature trees. The club’s founders put an emphasis on preserving wildlife on the property, so as a result, you can spot more than 100 species of birds around the golf course. The course is just 30 minutes from 5-star beachside resort on Rt. 37.
Springfield Royal Country Club, Thailand
Address: 208 Moo 2 Sam Phraya, Cha-Am District, Phetchaburi 76120 Thailand
Call: +66 (0) 32 709 222
Palm Hills Golf Club & Residence Hua Hin was the first international standard golf course in Hua Hin back since 1992. It’s blessed with wide fairways, forests, reasonable water hazards, mountain horizons, placid lakes, and sea views, with many colorful frangipani and bougainvillea trees dotting the links. Palm Hills Golf Club & Residence Hua Hin is an excellent choice for golfers of all skill levels and can be reached in 30 minutes from SO Sofitel Hua Hin, just 25 km south on Route 4.
Palm Hills Golf Club & Residence Hua Hin
Address: 1444 Phetchkasem Road, Cha-Am District, Phetchaburi 76120 Thailand
Call: +66 (0) 32 527 777
Majestic Creek & Country Club is set on a large tract of land 48 minutes from 5-star resort, with lakes, forests, and mountains, making it one of the favorite golf courses around Hua Hin and among locals golfers. The layout is criss-crossed by natural streams, which add to the challenge and beauty of the course. It’s suitable for golfers of all levels, but pros will enjoy the difficult and large water hazards. In its 27 holes, the course features undulating fairways lined with palm trees, giving it a very tropical feel. Majestic Creek & Country Club boasts Thailand’s longest Par 5 at 772 yards. All this space gives the feeling of exclusivity on the course, and players on adjacent fairways are rarely seen.
Majestic Creek Country Club
Address: 164 Moo 4 Thap Tai, Hua Hin District, Prachuabkirikhan 77110, Thailand
Call: +66 (0) 32 510 672
Milford Golf Club lies in a spectacular location about 40 minutes south of Hua Hin or 52 minutes from SO Sofitel Hua Hin. It’s nestled in the valley of a chain of mountains directly adjoining the coastline with fantastic sea views. These golf course near Hua Hin has a feel of a ‘links’ due to its seaside location and is surrounded on three sides by forested hills. The natural lie of the land makes for a large angle of elevation on most of the holes, which adds to the interest and challenge of the course. Milford Golf Club can be difficult, and even some of the local professionals have trouble matching par here.
Milford Golf Club
Address: 200/3 Moo 1, Paknampran, Ban Khao Tao, Pranburi District, Prachuabkirikhan 77110, Thailand
Call: +66 (0) 63 218 6636
SO Sofitel Hua Hin is blessed to be amidst so many world-class courses for enjoying golf in Hua Hin . For an adventure golf, the whole family can get in on, discover the magical forest layout at our SO Wonderland Adventure Golf Course. The 18 holes at SO Wonderland Adventure Golf are free of charge and exclusively for guests, open daily, and equipment is freely on loan.
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