Pattaya Golf Courses Provide a Wealth of Variety
Pattaya is famous for its sunny beaches, great restaurants and exciting nightlife. What many first-time visitors to the city don’t realize is that it is Pattaya’s golf courses also make it a golfer’s paradise.
Surrounding the city of Pattaya are well over 20 championship, eighteen-hole golf courses. Some of them feature layouts designed by such golf legends as Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Gary Player. Most all of them are well under a half-hour’s drive of the city center.
Pattaya Golf Courses Grew with the City’s Rising Popularity
The growth in Pattaya’s golf courses came as a result of the city and area becoming a favorite weekend destination for Bangkok’s wealthier residents. That growth, coupled with the area’s booming tourism industry and abundant land surrounding the city have made the region one of the foremost golf destinations in the Asia-Pacific region.
The sheer number of golf courses means that you have a wide variety to choose from. The quality of the courses is underlined by the fact that Pattaya’s golf courses have hosted the Asian leg of the PGA tour.
High Season is Coming Up – Better make those Tee Time Reservations
The low greens fees charged in Pattaya are another lure to overseas golf enthusiasts. A round of golf can be had for as little as US $18 (not including cart or caddy). This makes the area an extremely popular golf destination.
With high season just around the corner, it is well worth making tee time reservations now, while you are planning a holiday to Pattaya. Some of the courses even have their own resort, meaning the more hard-core enthusiasts can immerse themselves in a golfing holiday. Whether you are a scratch golfer, or rarely break 100, Pattaya has something to offer everyone who enjoys teeing off for a round of golf.