Prem Golf Academy launches 5-day junior golf camps in Chiang Mai
The Prem Golf Academy, located on the campus of the Prem Tinsulanonda
School 25 kilometers north of the Chiang Mai, was created for anyone who
wishes to learn golf from beginner to tournament player in a relaxed and
fun atmosphere. The facility features the innovative V1 Swing Analysis
Technology, a classroom for theory instruction, a large putting and
chipping green, 6 covered chipping and hitting nets, short range
practice green with 6 covered hitting bays, long and short range bunker
shots, a water hazard green, fitness center, and a newly opened 350 yard
The services The Prem Golf Academy currently offers include private
instruction year round; weekly afternoon group instruction for men,
women and juniors; 3-day Short Game School; 3 to 5-Day Golf Schools for
adults; half day or full day and corporate golf clinics for groups up to
Now new to the Academy in 2009 will be the junior 5-day golf camps
offered from Monday through Friday throughout the year and during school
holidays. Junior golfers aged 10 -18 years will receive 20+ hours of
instruction in English, 6:1 student/teacher ratio, V1 Professional video
analysis, take home CD of their swing, daily luncheon buffet, daily
round trip transportation from Chiang Mai to The Prem Golf Academy, all
inclusive end of the week 9-hole tournament at a local golf course,
graduation ceremony, range balls, golf course transportation and much
more. Assistance with accommodation can be provided if requested.
“I am incredibly proud of the rapid growth the academy has enjoyed since
opening last January,” says Mike “Spike” Collier (Director of Golf at
the Prem Golf Academy. “The completion of our new facility and growing
instructional programs will take us to the next level and well on the
road to being the pre-eminent golf instruction academy in Thailand.”
For more information about The Prem Golf Academy, visit
www.premcenter.org (Sports Academies), email [email protected] or
call (+66) 0 53 301 500 (Ext 5415).
Chiang Mai cricket news
Story & Photos by Graeme Monaghan.
In a one-sided affair City Life cruised to victory over the U.N.
Irish Pub at the Gymkhana last Sunday. Batting first City Life were
shocked to lose three early wickets for only 10 runs; however, a solid
innings by George Harrison who made 47 from 83 balls steadied the ship
mid-innings. Later Noor Ul Huq put together 34 with two huge sixes.
pen portrait of City Life’s top scorer George Harrison.
The highlight if the innings was a late partnership of 55 by newcomer
Duncan McArthur and Mango Cools with 34 n.o. and 24 n.o. respectively,
both batsmen showing complete dominance over the tiring attack. Only
Wani Basharat with 3 wickets for 30 had any measure of success.
The Irish Pub were never in the hunt with the only significant
contributions coming from Sohil, 30 from 44 balls and Makki Assadi, a
typical 28 from 24 balls before he was brilliantly run out by a backward
throw from Duncan McArthur that made a direct hit. For City Life Asif
Kashoo picked up 2 wickets for only 5 runs.
Man of the Match went to Duncan McArthur who, apart from his batting,
claimed a wicket with his bowling plus his miraculous run out.
Next Week the U.N. Irish Pub will play the Chiang Mai Colts at the
Gymkhana starting at 10.30 am.
From December 13 until the 23, the International Women’s Under-19
tournament will be played at the Gymkhana Club. Twelve countries will be
competing including China, Oman, Malaysia, Nepal. Bhutan, Singapore and
most other S.E. Asian countries.
Two matches will be played each day beginning at 9.30 am and 1.00 pm.
Three Chiang Mai girls have been chosen to represent the Thailand team
in forthcoming matches. They are Donnatthaghan (Jeen) Janthatham;
Porntira (Oil) Olarikti and Teerapon (Parn) Kumlar.
Starlets Oil & Jeen, seen here after net
practice, will feature for Thailand
in the upcoming International Women’s Under-19 tournament.