The Top Golf Courses in Chiang Mai

The Top Golf Courses in Chiang Mai for Golf Lovers

Chiang Mai's location in the northern region of Thailand makes it a perfect place for a golf holiday owing to its mountainous terrain, tropical jungle and pleasant climate throughout the year. We have listed down the top 16 Golf Courses in and around Chiang Mai that are a must visit for golf enthusiasts.

1. Chiangmai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort

It is deemed one of the best golf courses in the Chiangmai highlands and has won several international awards including the title for the 'Best New Golf Course in Asia' by Asian Golf Monthly in 2017. It is situated at a distance of 30 minutes from the city of Chiang Mai and built on the hermitage of Kruba Srivichai, Doi Suthep temple.

It provides 5 different tee boxes to cater to all levels. Additionally, it has an onsite cottage-style accommodation that gives a typical countryside experience of living like a Thai local.

Contact: 053 261 354

Chiang Mai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort
Chiang Mai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort

2. The Alpine Golf Resort

It is the most popular golf course in Thailand that was recognized internationally for its world-class layout after the Asian Tour 2013 and 2014. It comprises around 450 rai of Land in San Kamphaeng natural forest and offers 4-star accommodation of its own.

Its design by the world famous golf course designer Mr. Ron M Garl was inspired by the hills and trees surrounding it including golden teak wood, mahogany, and other species. It also has an international restaurant and a day spa facility that makes it a perfect weekend vacation destination.

Contact: 053 880 888

The Alpine Golf Resort-Chiang Mai

3. The Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club

Located at a 40 minutes distance from Chiang Mai, the Royal Chiang Mai Golf club is surrounded by scenic beauty including waterfalls, streams, flora, and fauna. It is one of the original modern-day golf courses that is well suited for both amateur and professional players.

Wildlife, waterfalls, and streams are abundant around the golf course offering tranquility and a superb view. It was designed by the Five-time British Open Champion, Peter Thomson.

Contact: 083 568 9797

The Royal Chiang Mai Golf Club

4. The Summit Green Valley ChiangMai Country Club

It is located in the lowlands at a distance of 20 minutes from the city of Chiang Mai. The72-par  golf course is lined with palm trees which lends a picturesque view of the surrounding mountains and native landscapes that are unique to Northern Thailand.

It is the second golf course owned by the Summit Group, the first being Summit Windmill Bangkok. The Golf course has a wide fairway that has plenty of water and well-placed sand bunkers to make the landing areas narrow at every hole taking the difficulty level a few notches up. Each hole in the golf course has its identical tee-off for amateurs, professionals, and even lady golfers.

It even has high-quality lighting for night golf and is quite popular in Thailand for its beautiful Lanna Art. It also offers clubhouse, restaurant, and spa facilities. 

Contact: 053 298 222

Summit Green Valley ChiangMai Country Club

5. The Gassan Legacy Golf Club

It is situated near Lamphun at a 45-drive from Chiang Mai. The Golf Club has got new turf and drainage after it underwent a complete renovation in 2013. It is marked by rolling fairways, many mature trees, and water hazards. The club has challenging routes to the greens which is a treat for professional golfers.

Contact: 053 921 888

The Gassan Legacy Golf Club

6. Artitaya Golf & Resort

The Artitaya Golf and Resort- formerly known as Gold Canyon- is situated 50 km southeast of Chiang Mai. Surrounded by scenic green fields, orchards and canyons, it is an amazing getaway option for weekends. It is built on relatively flat and undulating terrain and hence, carts are compulsory there.

Unlike most golf courses, it has fewer bunkers and water but the difficulty level is balanced by the numerous trees that are in the middle of many fairways.

Contact: +668411148555

Artitaya Golf & Resort

7. Lanna Golf Course

It is situated at a distance of 125 km from Chaing Mai and is managed by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT). The facilities at the Mae Moh Golf course are not very luxurious but are adequate and suitable for the golfers, especially those who want to try somewhere off the usual tourist routes.

It has rental clubs, sauna, restaurant, pro shop, etc. The terrain is mostly flat and hence the carts are not needed. You can also enjoy the view of the Doi Suthep temple towards the west.

Contact: +66 53 221 911

Lanna Golf Course

8. Hariphunchai Golf Club

It is a 9-hole golf club located at a distance of 30-minutes south of Chiang Mai. It is surrounded by lofty mountains including Doi Suthep, Doi Walt, and Doi Inthanon.

It is facilitated with smooth-rolling greens and a well-manicured fairway. It was designed by the famous architect Yoshikazu Kato who had designed the Blue Canyon Country Club in Phuket.

Contact: +66 (0)53-096-222

Hariphunchai Golf Club

9. Chiang Mai Inthanon Golf Club and Natural Resort

Built south of Chiang Mai, The Inthanon Golf course and Resort is situated at a distance of 40 minutes from downtown Chiang Mai. It is surrounded on all sides by tropical fruit orchards. You can enjoy the scenic view of Doi Inthanon- the tallest mountain in Thailand.

It features expansive fairways and challenging bunkers that are very appealing to professional golf players. The resort is a contemporarily styled clubhouse with restaurant and locker room service.

Contact: 053 106 862

Chiang Mai Inthanon Golf Club and Natural Resort

10. Mae Jo Golf Resort and Spa

The 18-hole par 72-course golf club is located at a distance of 20 minutes from Chiang Mai city. It is spread across an area of 500 rai and has several elevated tee boxes that enable the visitors to have a panoramic view of the golf course and the surrounding greenery.

It features rolling fairways and some of the most challenging greens of the Northern Thailand region. It also has many local-fruit bearing trees such as Longan, Tangerine, Lychee, and Pomelo.

Contact: 053 354 431

Mae Jo Golf Resort and Spa

11. Gold Canyon Golf Resort and Spa

It is situated southeast of Chiang Mai at a distance of about 50 km in Lamphun. It gets its name from the canyons that surround it. It offers a scenic view of fields, woodlands, and orchards. The Golf Club has a fairly flat terrain and is a par 72 course.

It offers other basic amenities such as a clubhouse facility and a restaurant. Since it is located at a far-off distance, the services it offers are comparatively cheaper.

Contact: +1-480-982-9090

Gold Canyon Golf Resort and Spa

12. Mae Moh Golf Course

It is situated at a distance of 125 km from Chaing Mai and is managed by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT). The facilities at the Mae Moh Golf course are not very luxurious but are adequate and suitable for the golfers, especially those who want to try somewhere off the usual tourist routes.

It has rental clubs, restaurant, pro shop, etc.

Mae Moh Golf Course

13. Gassan Panorama Golf Club

Earlier known as the Gassan Marina Golf Club, it is one of the most popular golf courses located at a 30-minutes distance from Chiang Mai. It plays to 7,761 yards making it one of the longest golf courses in Thailand. The 18 holes designed around the large lake makes it very unique.

The golf course also offers an Arabian-style clubhouse which lends a luxury appeal to it besides a banquet hall, seminar room, and pro shop. Surrounded by the mountains of Northern Thailand, it offers an exquisite golfing experience.

Contact: +66 (0) 93 213  9995

Gassan Panorama Golf Club

14. North Hill Golf Club

It is located at a distance of 15 minutes away from Chiang Mai. It is an 18-hole, par-72 golf course that initially started as a 9-hole course in 2011. The terrain is mostly flat with no prominent elevation and is ideal for golfers who enjoy strategic golf.

It offers a pro-shop, spa, restaurant, and club house. It offers a pro-shop, spa, restaurant, and club house. It features Lush green tee boxes, fairways and greens that add the much needed serenity to the golf course.

Contact: +66 931305470 

North Hill Golf Club

15. Gassan Khuntan Golf Course

It is an 18 Hole par-72 golf course located around the famous Khuntan Tunnel at a distance of 45 minutes from Chiang Mai. It is surrounded by the Doi Khuntan National Park and is abundant in greenery.

It has many sharp doglegs, island greens, water carries, and steep-edged bunkers throughout the golf course which makes it very challenging even for the most professional golfer. It also offers other facilities such as clubhouse, pro shop, banquet rooms, swimming pool, Thai massage, fitness and international restaurant.

Contact: +66 (0) 53 507  006-8

Gassan Khuntan Golf Course

FAQs

There are approximately 16 golf clubs in and around Chiang Mai that are functional.
Golf courses in Chiang Mai are mostly Parkland and Link Golf courses.
It ranges from 1,600THB to 2,700 THB depending upon the other amenities.
Mae Moh Golf Course that offers golfing at 1,593 THB.
A tip of 300 - 400 Thai baht ($10-$12) is acceptable.

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