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  • Thailand News

    Ex-Man United and Liverpool stars swap stadiums for fairways

    Former Manchester United and Liverpool football icons traded their legendary kits for golfing attire, hitting the lush greens of the prestigious Royal Hua Hin Golf Course in a star-studded get-together. The illustrious gathering, uniting luminaries from two of England’s footballing powerhouses, marked a delightful sojourn for the retired sports heroes, who basked not only in the challenges of Thailand’s oldest…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya preps to tee off with Honda LPGA Thailand 2024 tourney

    Pattaya, Chon Buri is set to host the world-renowned Honda LPGA Thailand 2024 tournament. Organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the event will feature 72 of the globe’s top female golfers, all vying for a total prize of US$1.7 million (62 million baht) from February 22-25. Honda has also promised a brand-new Honda Accord e:HEV, e:HEV RS variant,…

  • Thailand News

    Royal Thai Air Force relinquishes Kantarat golf course for public projects

    A recent decision by the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) opened up new prospects for public project development. The RTAF consented to relinquish its Kantarat Golf Course, situated between the runways of Don Mueang Airport, for state project development, as revealed by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin. In a social media post, the prime minister expressed gratitude towards the RTAFforce’s initiative…

  • Thailand News

    Royal Thai Air Force faces job loss concern over golf course handover

    The head of the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) expressed concerns over potential job losses that could result from the return of two military golf courses to the government. The Kantrarat and Thupatemi golf courses, which provide welfare services to military personnel, are currently under the scrutiny of the military commission, which suggests that such facilities should be managed by…

  • Best of

    Topgolf Megacity: The perfect venue for your next corporate event

    With 4 floors of play, food, and fun, Topgolf Megacity is the ultimate spot for your corporate events! Topgolf Megacity is a sprawling entertainment destination that truly has it all. Located next to Mega Bangna, it features 102 climate-controlled golf-hitting bays, VIP bays, private event spaces, bars, a restaurant, and a lounge. Whether you’re planning to strengthen your team’s bond…

  • Events

    Join in the month-long New Year celebration at Topgolf Megacity with the Golden Ball Extravaganza

    Topgolf Megacity is gearing up to kick off the New Year with a month-long celebration like no other! From December 1st to December 31st, Topgolf is excited to announce the return of the Golden Ball Campaign, which is here to spread holiday cheer. More than 50 golden golf balls per day will appear at any of the 102 bays, waiting…

  • Things To Do

    Golfing in Thailand: the best golf courses in the Land of Smiles

    Although Thailand is often thought of as a beach destination, it is also home to some of the best golf courses in the world. From the stunning views of Hua Hin to the challenging terrain of Ayutthaya, there is a golf course for every type of player. And with so many great options, it can be hard to decide which…

  • Lifestyle

    5 Best places for golf in Koh Samui

    The best of Koh Samui’s golf courses combine challenging greens and well-maintained fairways that integrate into some of the island’s most beautiful settings. In many of these spots, sweeping beach and forested scenery serve as a backdrop to your swing. However, aside from these there are other more family-friendly courses and driving ranges that let your practice your technique. We’ve…

  • Thailand News

    Golf dreams dashed: Thailand’s rising star disqualified from US Women’s Open after 5-hole fiasco

    Thailand‘s Natthakritta Vongtaveelap endured a brief appearance at the US Women’s Open after the precocious golf star was disqualified after completing just five holes. The disqualification yesterday came as a result of her caddie using a rangefinder, which violated the local golf rule implemented for the championship, prohibiting the use of distance-measuring devices. While a single breach would have incurred…

  • Best of

    From mini golf to driving range, here’s where to golf in the heart of Bangkok

    If you’re eager to test your putting skills, or simply longing for leisure alongside friends and family amidst Bangkok’s urban charm, dive into the world of mini golf and driving ranges. Fun-filled experiences await, catering to golf enthusiasts and amateurs alike. We’ve done the legwork, so get your game face on and swing into action at these top 5 mini…

  • World News

    Greg Norman’s LIV rebel tour breaks barriers, sells out in Australia

    Despite facing opposition from traditionalists and sparking a civil war within the sport, the rebel LIV Golf tour has been embraced by many in Australia, evidenced by tickets selling out for the nation’s inaugural event this week. Greg Norman, the tour boss, has long desired to see top-level golf become a regular feature in his home country. Australia has experienced…

  • News

    Golf’s ruling bodies clash with pros over plans to reduce golf ball distance

    Some of the world’s top professional golfers slammed plans by golf’s ruling bodies to impose restrictions on the distance that golf balls can travel during elite tournaments. US PGA champion Justin Thomas and former US Open champion Bryson DeChambeau both publically voiced opposition to the move proposed by the R&A, and the United States Golf Association USGA). The plans have…

  • News

    Former football star Bale shines on PGA Tour debut at Pebble Beach (video)

    Former football star Gareth Bale stunned the sports world yesterday with a jaw-dropping shot Tiger Woods would have been proud of as he eased into his new life as a golfer. The 33 year old made a strong start in his PGA Tour debut at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Teaming up with professional golfer Joseph Bramlett, the duo dominated the…

  • Things To Do

    Best golf destinations in Koh Samui 2022

    All the golfers know that golfing isn’t just a sport but an experience. Golfing offers the whole package, good exercise, beautiful scenery, great company and off-course entertainment. Koh Samui, one of the most beautiful islands globally, affords you the best-golfing experiences. The best of Koh Samui’s golf courses combine challenging greens and well-maintained fairways that integrate into some of the…

  • Travel

    Top 5 Best places to golf in Thailand 2022

    If you’re living in Thailand or are planning a trip here, you should not miss out on experiencing these golf courses. The beautiful golf courses provide seasoned golfers with challenges and also give beginner golfers memorable experiences. Here are the top five golf courses you should try when you’re in Thailand. Disclaimer: The prices are subject to change. We recommend readers to check the official website…

  • Thailand Travel

    Thailand’s top 7 golf resorts

    Golfing in Thailand is one of the most beautiful activities to try as the backdrop of a tropical jungle is truly magnificent. Moreover, the hotels in Thailand feature on-site golf courses that are definitely fit for a king. Here, even novice players can enjoy a game as riding around and viewing the scenery may be just as exciting as hitting…

  • Expats

    Tourism Authority of Thailand aims to attract expat golfers

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand is poised to organise golf events targeted at Thailand’s expatriate community as part of efforts to restore confidence in domestic tourism under the banner “Stay Play Safe”. Minister of Tourism and Sports Phipat Ratchakitprakarn says that the motivation behind the campaign is “to re-energise a sector that has been badly hit closures and restrictions brought…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

    Thai Airways has submitted a rehabilitation plan in accordance with a Central Bankruptcy Court order after the the receiver’s appointment last September. The airline’s acting president says the rehabilitation plans aim to fully restructure and help the national flag carrier to regain profits. The company has revealed its planned recovery to the media and says the savings and new profit…

  • Visa Information

    Golf ASQ facilities to be announced next week – green alternatives to mandatory quarantine

    Now golfers will be able to come to Thailand, and presumably non-golfers, if they want to wander around large patches of manicured lawn during their 14 days of mandatory quarantine instead of the confines of a hotel room. The golf quarantine alternative could be used in conjunction with any of the visas allowing travellers back into Thailand at the moment,…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Everyone welcome, Golf quarantine approved, 775M for Pattaya | December 9

    All countries welcome – Thailand open for business Come one, come all. You’re all welcome back. In response to the dismally low take-up of the Special Tourist Visa, the Thai government has U-turned on a stipulation that only those from “low-risk” countries can apply to re-enter the Kingdom. The special tourist visa is now available to all, regardless of the…

  • Covid-19 News

    Play 18 holes during your quarantine in Thailand – new STV proposal

    Quarantine, whilst wandering around a golf course, maintaining social distancing of course. That’s the latest STV proposal tabled for consideration by the CCSA to expand the current Special Tourist Visa and quarantine restrictions for golf tourists who may visit Thailand and do their quarantine in a secure golf course, whilst enjoying a few rounds at the same time. The proposal…

  • Crime News

    Lop Buri mass shooter gets death penalty

    The Court has handed down the death penalty to the school director who shot and killed 3 people before robbing a Lop Buri gold shop in January. He was found guilty on 3 counts of murder and 1 count of attempted murder. The court says 38 year old Prasittichai “Golf” Khaokaew entered the Robinson shopping mall in Lop Buri with a…

  • Economy News

    Hundreds left jobless as Air Force cancels golf club contract

    Hundreds of people were left jobless in Chiang Mai yesterday after Wing 41, a property owned by the Royal Thai Air Force and the location of the Star Dome Golf Club, put up a sign cancelling its contracts with all renters. According to Wing 41, all contracts expired yesterday and as of today Star Dome will no longer be open…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thailand re-opens its doors tomorrow

    Thailand springs back to life tomorrow (Sunday) with the alcohol sales ban being lifted and a raft of shops and services allowed to re-open, but under strict guidelines. Expect a lot of taking of temperatures, hand sanitisers at the entry of all shops, and the need to adhere to social distancing guidelines and the wearing of face masks. The list…

  • Việt Nam

    Tiger Woods chia tay người phụ trách truyền thông

    Ảnh: VnExpress Greenspan đã có hơn 10 năm gắn bó với Woods vói tư cách là phát ngôn viên kiêm Phó Chủ tịch Tập đoàn đa ngành TGR Ventures do Woods sáng lập. Ngày 2/1, người đại diện của golfer người Mỹ là Mark Steinberg đã chính thức xác nhận rằng Greenspan sẽ thôi việc ở cả hai vai trò…

  • World News

    Asia’s most challenging golf courses

    Golfers fall in love with courses for their beautiful views, world-class services, and impeccable layouts. Some golfers also have a love to hate relationship with all those courses that really test their ability. The Golfscape team has been researching the most challenging courses to play in Asia with the help of journalists, professional golfers, and course designers. Take a look…

  • Thailand News

    Two Koreans drown in freak golf buggy accident in Phitsanulok

    FILE PHOTO Two South Korean men have drowned after their golf buggy collided with one driven by their wives in northern Thailand today. The Guardian reports that the group were on a ferry on Wednesday preparing to cross the river that runs through the course in Phitsanulok province when the men were accidentally rammed by their wives in another. The…