Tip To Stop Skulling When Golfing In Thailand

Hitting the ball thin, also known as skulling, is common among golfers in Thailand especially when hitting an approach shot from closely moved fringes or tight fairway lies. Thai golf courses with conditions and lies particularly prone to this are Siam Country Club, Plantation Course in Pattaya and Alpine Golf Resort in Chiang Mai. Skulling […]

Honda LPGA Thailand Ladies Golf Event Comes Back To Pattaya

The Honda LPGA golf tournament will return to Pattaya on February 26. After a 1 year absence, the event will be held once again at Siam Country Club. However, this time the golf tournament will be held on the more challenging Siam Country Club, Plantation Course instead of the 2007 tournament site, the Siam Country […]

8 Cost Saving Thailand Golf Holiday Tips (Part 2 of 2)

Here are 4 more cost saving ideas for your next Thailand golf vacation. 5. ACCOMMODATIONSWe are seeing some travelers stepping down this year from 5 star to 4 star hotels, and others from 4 star to 3.5 star.  And for those who do want to keep the same standard as before, some hotels are offering […]

8 Cost Saving Thailand Golf Holiday Tips (Part 1 of 2)

With all the economic gloom and doom these days, many golfers are looking for ways to save money on their next Thailand golf tour and yet still have a great golf holiday.  Over the next 2 posts I will summarize 8 ways our clients are doing just that: 1, TIMINGHotel prices can fluctuate significantly throughout […]

Singha Thailand Open 2009 & FREE Phuket Golf

The Thailand Open will make an emphatic return to the Asian Tour schedule from March 5 to 8 at the Laguna Phuket Golf Club and boast prize money of US$500,000. Having not been played since 2005 due to a lack of sponsorship the event is now back in full swing. The tournament welcomes on board […]

Short Putts In Thailand Golf

Here is another short putting tip. When golfing in Thailand and I have a putt of ten feet or less (which is practically every hole), I make a slight change in the stance I use for longer putts. I stand so that the ball which is off my left toe on all putts is an […]

Asian PGA Tour a Frequent Visitor to Thailand in 2009 (part 2 of 2)

Here are the Thailand professional golf events scheduled for 2009. Increasing parity between golfers from Asian and Europe was quite evident as well during The Royal Trophy held Jan 09 – 11 at Bangkok’s Amata Spring Country Club.  In a format very similar to The Ryder Cup, The Royal Trophy matches Asia against Europe.  The […]

Asian PGA Tour a Frequent Visitor to Thailand in 2009 (part 1 of 2)

 Asian PGA Tour players would do well to brush up on their Thai language skills, as the tour will be making several golf stops in Thailand during 2009 with the season beginning and ending in the Kingdom and more events along the way. Great Thai golf courses and weather, combined with world class accommodations and […]

A Dozen Reasons For A Golf Holiday In Thailand (Part 4 of 4)

Here is the final segment of the 12 reasons for a Thailand golf holiday article. 10. Accommodation. I know of no other place, be it for golf or not, that has a better selection and offers a better value of accommodations than Thailand, Even 3-star hotels are generally clean and comfortable with good facilities and […]

A Dozen Reasons For A Golf Holiday In Thailand (Part 3 of 4)

Continuing my 12 Reasons for a Golfing Holiday in Thailand, the first six of which were in the last 2 posts, here are the next three: 7.    Food. These days most people know how delicious Thai food can be and for many golfers in Thailand, enjoying local food is an important feature of their holiday. […]