Santiburi offers an aesthetic feast for the golf connoisseur. The golf course is world class, yet it is playable and enjoyable for golfers on every skill level. Set into the contours of a valley, it offers a superbly landscaped golf course that winds beneath a canopy of magnificent shade trees, across crystal clear lakes and streams, reflecting turquoise skies and pearl white clouds above, and the lush green foothills and mountains of Chiang Rai in the distance. Good fairways and greens well protected by bunkers. The best course in Northern Thailand and not to be missed. To play golf at Santiburi Country Club in Chiang Rai, call the golf experts at Golf Orient. We can recommend the best hotels and after-golf activities as well as a tee time at this, Chiang Rai’s best golf course.
This 18 hole, 7,000, par 72, masterpiece is widely regarded as one of the best conceived, and conditioned golf courses in Asia. This brainchild of Khun Santi Bhirombhakdi, the owner of Thailand’s Singha Beer, is an exquisite example of understated elegance. Santiburi offers an aesthetic feast for the golf connoisseur.
Away from the heat and bustle Bangkok, Chiang Rai is located in the far north west of Thailand. It’s it known as the Golden Triangle between the beautiful mountains along Thailand western’s border and the Mekong River. A visit to Santiburi in Chiang Rai is a delightful experience year round.
Chiang Rai’s first and grandest golf course was designed by one of the world finest, Robert Trendt Jones II. For a stunning experience, tee off early one winter morning the first few holes are a dream as the light fog shroud the course in blanket of white. As the sun burn away the fog, the rolling fairway set amidst the Chiangrai hill, prepared with bunkers, lakes and trees come into shaper definition.