Golf in Bangkok area

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Bangkok golf courses offer great value for money with many excellent golf clubs offering a high level of service at very competitive prices. Golf tours and holidays have grown rapidly across Thailand, particularly in Bangkok where there are scores of delightful golf courses and clubs within easy reach of the city centre. Most of them have been renovated and developed to world-class standards. 

Indeed, Bangkok is now a hub of international golfing activities and offers the perfect combination of city and leisure facilities. Excellent clubhouse amenities, challenging scenic courses and smiling, friendly service ensure that a golfing holiday in Bangkok is a golfer's paradise.

They say golf is a great game: sometimes rewarding, often frustrating but highly addictive. For new golfers, it’s not so hard to get started. Hopefully the following suggestions can help you avoid some of the common pitfalls

Whether you’re a borderline pro or of more modest talents, Bangkok has a fairway for you. There are approximately 50 golf courses dotted around the capital. Many were crafted by world class golf design talent and regularly play host to prestigious world-stage golf tournaments.
A good place to start is to find out about the right equipment. Once you've spent a few thousand baht on a set that doesn't suit your style, you're stuck with it or might find a buyer for it if you're lucky - but at a likely loss. If you really want your own clubs starting off, get a half set, generally comprising five irons and perhaps two woods and a putter. Normally the irons are the odd numbers 3, 5, 7, 9 and a wedge. These clubs are more than enough to get you started. Since most driving ranges will have clubs for hire, a better alternative is to try out a few different ones first. Or consider borrowing one or two clubs from your friends. The shortest iron (nine iron) or a wedge are the best clubs to start and practice with. It will give you the feeling of hitting the ball in the air and should be fairly straightforward.

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