Golf Course in Khao Yai
Khao Yai Golf Club (The Mission Hills Khao Yai Golf Club) located in Khao Yai and designed by Jack Nicklaus in 1993 lays right at the foothills of the Khao Yai National Park. The course is well maintained and the 18 holes has undulating fairways and pretty much laid out on the flat fields only to be separated with mature palm trees. The club is well known in the area.
The Kirimaya Golf Resort and Spa was upgraded in 2005 from what was known before as the Khao Yai Country Club. The golf course is of champion standard and designed by Jack Nicklaus and is over 7,000 yards long. Set in the foothills of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khao Yai National Park it is surrounded by spectacular scenery with lust green surroundings. The Kirimaya Golf Course ranges from 4875 yards (women) to 7115 yards (tournament) and with its single-track layout. It also boasts a 5 Star resort on site with a high international standard. Without a doubt one of the best golf courses in Khao Yai!
Mountain Creek Golf Resort and Residence is a 27 hole golf course past the Khao Yai National Park. Thailand’s only Seve Ballesteros designed golf course is spread out over three nine holes loops, each of which have been named to follow their natural environments: highlands, creek or valley. The creek and valley are the most interesting of the three loops, while the highlands section plays relatively flat. The Mountain Creek golf course demands a combination of both power and accuracy. Hazards are strategically positioned throughout the Khao Yai golf course. Dense jungle frames many of the hotels forcing the player to keep the ball down the center else face a costly error. Holes which play to various distances from a short 330 yard par-4’s to a monster 550 yard par-5 will make the Mountain Creek golfer test every club in his bag. Off course facilities are first rate including practice areas, pro shop, and locker rooms. Thailand’s Mountain Creek at just 200 kilometers northeast of Bangkok is a good choice for those looking for a day out golfing among nature or as part of a full Khao Yai golf package.
Rancho Charnvee Resort & Country Club located in Khao Yai (about 2.5 hours north of Bangkok) boasts 18 holes. This course was designed by Bob McFarland, who decided to keep the course rather flat, but ensured that you will get enough fun out of it and that pretty much any type of golfer can enjoy this golf course in Khao Yai. If you are a golfer who likes a nice scenery, give this course a try as it's truly breathtaking, especially with the mountains of Khao Yai National Park in the background.
Make sure to use a solid drive for the first hole as you need to hit over a large lake. From thereon, the course goes uphill with a fairway that gets smaller to a small green. Prepare for the 4th hole which is Par 3 as it will certainly challenge you.
After your round you can enjoy a couple of beers or snacks with your friends from the clubhouse, enjoying the view over the adjacent lake. Unfortunately, this course has no driving range but makes up with first class changing rooms, kiosks and excellent food.
Overall, this course provides well maintained conditions and friendly trained personell. You will be sure to have a great time at Rancho Charnvee - Khao Yai Golf Course.