4 Beautiful Golf Courses in Koh Samui That Are A Golfer's Paradise

A golfers paradise hidden in plain sight, Koh Samui is an ideal destination for a golfer looking forward to a vacation. After all, spending your vacation while enjoying yourself to the maximum is what helps one unwind and gain some peace of mind. With luxurious golf courses in Koh Samui, rapidly changing terrain, pleasant weather and an ardent fan following of golf, this beautiful place stands no further behind its western counterparts.

Now, let’s put those swings to test with these beautiful golf courses in Koh Samui!!

1. Santiburi Golf & Country Club

Established in 2003, this club is the pride of Koh Samui. Sprawling over 6,930 yards, this golf course is a par-72, 19 holes, offering various services. Built to seamlessly integrate the island's natural terrain with this beautiful golf course in Koh Samui, this one excels at it. With the lush greenery and palm trees adorning the course, this is a visually appealing experience that you are bound to love. Internationally recognized as a very high standard golf course, it has often hosted the Asian tour events. Overlooking the Gulf of Thailand offers a stunning view of the ocean.
Club facilities: Dining area, golf carts and practice sessions are the facilities offered. No night golfing facility and accommodation is available. 
Timings: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Santiburi Koh Samui, MaeNam

2. Ratchaprapha Golf & Country Club

Whenever needs improving your golf strokes when you are in Thailand, feel free to drop by this breathtaking golf course in Koh Samui. Apart from having a fun day of playing golf, it also offers many lessons ranging from beginner to intermediate to advanced. Coached by professionals, they zero in on and correct one’s inaccuracy alongside tutoring you. Packages can also be customized to suit one’s needs. 

Known for holding championships and pro events, this course is a par-72, 18 holes, and 6350 yards long. It's situated in a natural park with lakes and jungles.
Club facilities: No accomodation on premises but with prior intimation it can be arranged for. Lunch is also served. No night golfing facilities are available.
Timings: 06:30 AM to 06:00 PM
Location: Near Ratchaprapha dam, Khao Sok

3. Royal Samui Golf & Country Club

A par-36, nine holes course; this golf course in Koh Samui was created by a group of golf enthusiasts in 2006. With its length spanning over 3407 yards, this course challenges every pro golfer who wishes to ace it. With rapid changes in terrain, there are sudden elevations where holes are on higher or lower elevations of the hill, or rough patches turn up where the wind plays a role. Apart from testing your golf strokes to their limits and beyond, the course offers a stupendous view of the island. Located on the mountainside and occupying a major chunk of it, one can see mountains covered with greenery on one side and a seemingly endless sea view (Gulf of Thailand). The golf course is made amid the jungle and has several pathways leading off the course back to the resort. Usually played as 18 holes, several boulders present on the course adorn the field and add to the breathtaking panoramic view.
Club facilities: Golf carts are available. However, no caddie facilites are provided. Lunch is offered in a clubhouse where one can avail a room for a couple of hours.
Timings: 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Location: Surat Thani

4. Bophut Hills Golf & Country Club

Tucked away in the lush green hills of Bophut, this is a par-27, 9-hole course that was built in late 2006. Primarily meant for beginners, it might be a letdown for pros as it is quite small and has been strategically designed to favor the former. Level playing ground easily scored holes, and not so many other challenging aspects of a course make this undesirable for pros. Surrounded by trees on either side, this course is a hard take for the average golfer. 
Club facilities: Refreshments are served midway, along with lunch. There are no golf carts available. However, a caddy can be availed. Hotel, massage and spa services can also be availed.
Timings: 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Location: Bophut hills, Koh Samui, Thailand
As it's said - 'To find a person’s true character, play golf with them'. The golf courses in Koh Samui dominate various parts of the island and, alongside a good game, also offer views that will leave you believing that this indeed is paradise on Earth.

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