The Lakes Course at Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club is now scheduled to open for general play in January 2016.
This nine-hole course has been closed since May 2015 while it has been given a multimillion-baht facelift by leading Thai course designer Pirapon Namatra, well known for having created many courses including Banyan in Hua Hin, Santiburi Koh Samui and with IMG the Siam Country Club’s Waterside course.
Namatra said, “The work on Lakes has been extensive with new routing; a few more water hazards have also been added.
The work was actually ahead of schedule until the violent storms in October meant some of the landscaping needed more attention. Members are now expected to be the first to test out the new layout, and the club plans to host an official opening in late December before all 27 holes will be playable to all golfers in January.
Apart from the course upgrades and redesigns, their putting greens have also been increased in size and will become the biggest greens in Thailand.
Good news for players is the popular free carts on Tuesdays has been extended to the end of November. The club is also offering a new one-year membership for a limited number of players at 60,000 baht.
For more information, check out the new website www.phoenixgoldgolf.com.