Posts Tagged ‘chiang mai golf package’

High Season-A Little Late

Friday, February 10th, 2017

 

High Season-A Little LateHangDong

Usually the Koreans and Japanese arrive late December to early January to play golf in the warmer climate of ChiangMai and often frequent the cheaper courses where they often play in groups of 6,something they could never do,or even think of doing in their home countries.

Anyway,this year just when it looked like there was going to be little or no “high season” golf they arrived in early February and off they go in their large groups playing 5-6 hours for 18 holes on a short course! It appears though that the invasion is relatively short lived as it is anticipated that by the end of February in to early March the mass exodus will occur and normality will return.

Can”t blame them, cheaper by far than their home countries ,weather much better and no silly rules on many of the golf courses. Can also be fun to join up with the smaller groups to find that golf is very much an international sport and language.

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Some of the Top Viral Golf Videos Of 2016

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

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This is why I mow my own lawn.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Lee Trevino:

Why I Mow My Own Yard

(A true story; you got to love him.) 

 

One day, shortly after joining the PGA tour in 1965, Lee Trevino, a  professional 
golfer and married man, was at his home in Dallas, Texas, mowing his front lawn, as he always did. 

A lady driving by in a big, shiny Cadillac stopped in front of his house, lowered the window and asked, “Excuse me, do you speak English?”   

Lee responded,  “Yes Ma’am, I do.”   

The lady then asked, “What do you charge to do yard work?”  

Lee said, “Well, the woman in this house lets me sleep with her.”  

The lady hurriedly put the car into gear and sped off.

 

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High Season Prices

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

This time we will be showing both “tourist” prices and discounted prices for residents.

PLEASE CHECK WITH EACH COURSE FOR TEE TIMES AND ANY PRICE CHANGES

High Season Prices – Thai Residents in Blue, Non Residents: Red

Alpine 

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB1,800

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB6,150

The ex home of The Chiang Mai Golf Classic

Gassan Legacy ( Formerly Lake City)

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart. November THB1,600

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB2400

Gassan Khuntan

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB1500

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB2400

Gold Canyon

TBA

Highland

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart. November THB3050

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB4750

After 1pm

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB1500

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB3900

Inthanon

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart  THB1200

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB2400

There are specials in the afternoon,call 053-267116

Lanna Golf Course

Special Promotion (non member)

Mon – Fri: Green Fee,Caddy Fee walking THB850

Mon/Wed/Fri: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Cart THB1300

Until 15th November

Mae Jo

November

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB2750

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB4,200

There is a special for a group of players in the pm, call Mae Jo 053-354431 for more info

North Hill Chiangmai (Mezzanine)

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB1500

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB2860

Tel : 053 908 999

Royal Chiangmai

November

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart.  THB1500

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB3400

Stardome

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart. THB1600

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB1600

NIGHT GOLF 9 HOLES AFTER 6.00 PM.
PACKAGE 750 Baht (GREEN FEE + CADDY/RF + GOLF CART) 

Summit Green Valley Chiangmai Country Club

 

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart. November THB2,600

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB4,000

Night Golf after 4pm (Not Monday)

Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart  THB1300

Non Residents: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB2,000

Night 9 Holes: Green Fee,Caddy Fee,Golf Cart THB1,600

Telephone: 053-298222

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More golf funnies!

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Golf can best be defined as an endless series of tragedies obscured by the occasional miracle, followed by a good bottle of beer.

Golf – You hit down to make the ball go up. You swing left and the ball goes right. The lowest score wins, on top of that, the winner buys the drinks.

Golf is harder than baseball. In Golf, you have to play your foul balls.

If you find you do not mind playing Golf in the rain, the snow, even during a hurricane, here’s a valuable tip …your life is in trouble.

Golfers who try to make everything perfect before taking the shot rarely make a perfect shot.

A ‘gimme‘ can best be defined as an agreement between two golfers …neither of whom can putt very well.

An interesting thing about Golf is that no matter how badly you play, it is always possible to get worse.

Golf‘s a hard game to figure. One day you’ll go out and slice it and shank it, hit into all the traps and miss every green. The next day you go out and for no reason at all you really stink.

If your best shots are the practice swing and the ‘gimme putt’, you might wish to reconsider this game.

Golf is the only sport where the most feared opponent is you.

Golf is like marriage, if you take yourself too seriously it won’t work, and both are expensive.

The best wood in most amateurs’ bags is the pencil.

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 Why Golf Is Better Than Sex…

#10… A below par performance is considered damn good.

#09… You can stop in the middle and have a cheeseburger and a couple of beers.
#08… It’s much easier to find the sweet spot.
#07… Foursomes are encouraged.
#06… You can still make money doing it as a senior.
#05… Three times a day is possible.
#04… Your partner doesn’t hire a lawyer if you play with someone else.
#03… If you live in Florida , you can do it almost every day.
#02… You don’t have to cuddle with your partner when you’re finished.
And the NUMBER ONE reason why golf is better than sex…..
#01… When your equipment gets old you can replace it.

 

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For Your Amusement

Sunday, June 19th, 2016
 For Your Amusement
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Chiangmai Golf Festival 2016 May – June 2016

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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list Green Package note Contact
1 Summit Green Valley Chiang Mai Country Club. 1000 0 5329 82222-3
2 The Royal Chaing Mai Golf Resort  – 1200 Green fee + Caddie 0 5384 9301-5
3 Alpine Golf Resort Chiang Mai 1200  –  – 0 5388 0888
4 Chiang Mai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort. 1200  –  – 0 5326 1354-9
5 Chiang Mai Inthanon Golf and Natural Resort.  – 1200 Green fee + Caddie + Cart 0 5326 7115-6
6 Maejo Golf Resort & Spa 1000 0 5335 4431-2
7 North Hill Golf Club   – 1200 Green fee + Caddie 0 5390 8999
8 Stardome Golf Club  – 1200 Green fee + Caddie + Cart
9 Gassan Khuntan Golf & Resort  – 1200 Green fee + Caddie + Cart 0 5350 7006-9
10 Gassan Legacy Golf Club  – 1200 Green fee + Cart 0 5392 1815

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Changes in the rules of golf

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

 Changes in the rules of golf

The 2016 Rules of Golf changes have been revealed by the R&A and USGA, and include a number of alterations.

The 2016 Rules of Golf changes take effect on January 1st 2016, and come after a four-year review cycle and a collaborative effort between The R&A and the USGA. The new updates also come after CONGU announced plans to change the way handicaps are calculated, making it a busy few months for golf’s ruling bodies.

The most significant 2016 Rules of Golf changes include:

If your ball moves at address there is no longer an automatic penalty
Rule 18-2b (Ball Moving after Address) has been withdrawn. This means that if a ball at rest moves after you address it, you are no longer automatically deemed to have caused the ball to move. A one-stroke penalty under Rule 18-2 will still be applied only when the facts show that the player has caused the ball to move.

GM verdict: This is a great common sense move. If you’ve done nothing to cause your ball to move it seems unfair to be penalised.

No longer an automatic DQ for submitting an incorrect card
A new exception has been introduced to Rule 6-6d (Wrong Score for Hole) to provide that a player is not disqualified for returning a lower score for a hole than actually taken as a result of failing to include penalty strokes that the player did not know were incurred before returning their card. Instead, the player incurs the penalty under the Rule that was breached and must add an additional penalty of two strokes for the scorecard error. In all other cases in which a player returns a score for any hole lower than actually taken, the penalty will continue to be disqualification.

David Rickman of the R&A explains why they changed the Rules of Golf

GM verdict: This has been introduced after a few high profile incidents of players signing score without knowing they’d incurred a penalty. Possibly one for the Tour pros!

Modification of penalty for use of artificial devices or equipment
The penalty for a player’s first breach of Rule 14-3 (Artificial Devices, Unusual Equipment and Abnormal Use of Equipment) during the round has been reduced from disqualification to loss of hole in match play or two strokes in stroke play. The penalty for any subsequent breach of Rule 14-3 will continue to be disqualification.


Prohibition on anchoring
As announced in May 2013, the new Rule 14-1b (Anchoring the Club) prohibits anchoring the club either “directly” or by use of an “anchor point” in making a stroke. The penalty is loss of hole in match play or two strokes in stroke play.

Discussing the changes, David Rickman, executive director Rules and Equipment Standards at The R&A, told GM: “We continually look at ways we can improve and clarify the Rules of Golf. The R&A and the USGA collaborate closely and we consult with our respective national and international advisory members to produce a code of Rules that is relevant to all golfers around the world.”

Printed copies of the new Rules of Golf are now available from the USGA and The R&A. More detailed information on the 2016 Rules of Golf changes and the complete Rules of Golf can also be found at randa.org.

 

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North Hill – Driving Range

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

North Hill – Driving Range

North Hill, nice driving range with comfy chairs ,couches to relax between shots.

40 ball tray for 35 baht, 3 for 100 baht.

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Early morning not the best time to go as the range faces directly in to the sun until around 11 am Will not be pleasant in the hot season, the other downside is they play loud music for some strange reason!

 

 

 

The North Hill course itself was almost deserted, probably because the green fee is 1500 baht for Thai residents, 4 times the price of the nearby Hangdong  golf course which is currently very busy but suffering from complete lack of control.

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How do you warm up?

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

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