September2020: Thailand is one of the most popular choices and a favorite destination for golf enthusiasts from all over the world. With beautifully landscaped golf courses in the capital city Bangkok, to the stunning beaches ofHuaHin, Krabi, Phuket, Rayong, KohSamui, and to the beautiful mountainous countryside of Chiang Mai, Chiang RaiKhaoYai etc. Thailand has an amazing assortment of golf courses with an extraordinary diversity of landscapes.
Destination diversities and vast choices of golf courses along with modern facilities and excellent infrastructure has helped golfing trips increase significantly in Thailand. To further promote Thailand as a Golfers’ Paradise, TAT participated as destination partners for the Corporate Team Challenge 2020, organized by Golf Plus and SLW Golf. The tournament took place on 26th September at ITC Golf Course in Manesar, Gurgaon. 72 avid golfers participated in the 18-hole tournament that included top Corporates & CEOs.
With extensive branding on event backdrops, promotional material, golf balls, and on course presence, the event was a great way to reach out to keen golfers in India and talk to them about the various golf courses, resorts, and world-class golfing facilities that Thailand has to offer. TAT New Delhi Director, Mr. Vachirachai Sirisumpan welcomed the participants and also distributed prizes and invited them to Thailand for a great golfing holiday when international travel resumes.
Every year, a whopping 600,000 golfers visit this Golf paradise to try their hand at some of the 300 odd designer golf courses in Thailand. Many of the courses are designed by the biggest names in the business from Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Robert Trent Jones, Peter Thomson, Phil Ryan to a host of American, Japanese, Australian, and British designers. Thai designers too have taken to the trade in a big way and the Banyan Golf Club in Hua- Hin, the finest in all Thailand is designed by a Thai Golf architect.
However, no mention of Thailand’s golf experience is complete without mention of the caddies. What makes a golfing experience in Thailand unique & special is that most of the golf caddies are women who are extremely professional, talented, and of course warm and hospitable.