Chiang Mai golf resorts to offer ‘green fee discounts’
Play golf at a discount rate at the Chiang
Golf and Spa Resort from now until June 30.
Chalermsak Suranant, director of the Tourism Authority of
Thailand (TAT) Chiang Mai office, announced last week that several golf
resorts and courses in Chiang Mai have banded together to offer ‘green
fee discounts’ until June 30. TAT is supporting and publicising the
initiative, aimed at an already strong niche market. Golf courses in
Chiang Mai are of international standard, and attract players from all
over the world, benefiting the city’s economy in general as well as
specific tourism and golf-related businesses.
The ‘Lanna Golf’ promotion will be offered by the Green Valley Country
Club, (053-298222), the Chiang Mai Highland Golf and Spa Resort, (053-26
1354-9), the Maejo Golf Club and Resort, (053-354431-2), the Royal
Chiang Mai Golf Resort, (053-849301-6), and the Shrine Golf Resort,
Further details can be obtained by calling the above numbers, or by
contacting the local TAT office on 053-24 8604 or 053-248607.
The Chiang Mai Challenge Adventure Race 2009
If you’re feeling energetic this week,
this is for you. The second edition of the
series of 1 day challenging adventure races in
the Amazing Thailand series takes place on
Saturday, May 9 and will test your imagination
and stamina with tasks such as biking, running,
swimming and kayaking amongst the stunning
mountain scenery surrounding Chiang Mai city.
Chiang Mai Challenge Adventure Race 2009 takes
place this coming Saturday, May 9.
You don’t have to super-fit, (although it
probably helps…) or amazingly young, but
previous experience of the activities planned
and a good few recent visits to the gym, plus a
healthy sense of self-preservation, would seen
to be a good idea! You’ll need a team mate, of
course; the race starts and finishes at the
Green Lake Resort, and takes around 3-6 hours to
Competitor categories are Men, Women, Mixed,
Masters, (combined age over 80 years), and
Seniors, (combined age over 100 years). For full
details and information about how to register
for the race, please visit