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Chiang Mai Golf Festival tees off next month

Chiang Mai Golf Festival tees off next month

The Alpine Golf Resort will be host to the first lg of the tournament on Sunday, May 1. (Photo/Alpine Golf Resort)

The “Chiang Mai Golf Festival 2011” will be held through May –June this year at selected golf courses in and around Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Lamphun provinces.

The event is being supported by Chiang Mai Provincial Authority, Chiang Mai Tourism Business Association, TAT, and the Thai Golf Course Association, and will provide a challenge to help stimulate or boost sport and tourism during the low season.

A price of only 800 baht per person will be offered for every golf course involved in the promotion and a golf competition will be held on every Saturday and Sunday, starting from May 1 and will run until Saturday, July 2. It will take place at twelve of the selected golf courses in the area.

A cost of 1,000 baht will be levied on Saturday & Sunday competition days to include green fee, free give away, lucky draw entry and dinner (caddy fee not included). Meanwhile all fourteen of the participating golf courses, which are listed below, are offering the cut price green fee rate of 800 baht on a daily basis for the duration of the event until June 30 (Note - not available at those courses when organized events are taking place).

The event kicks off at the Alpine Golf Resort in Chiang Mai on Saturday, May 1, with a shotgun start at 12.30 p.m. For more information, call 053 248 604, 053 248 607 from 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. or TAT Call Center Tel. 1672 from 8 a.m. -8 p.m. or visit the official tournament website at

Chiang Mai Golf Festival 2011
(Participating courses & contacts)

1 May 2011 at Alpine Golf Resort – Chiang Mai - Tel: 0-5388-0888

7 May 2011 Chiang Mai Inthanon Golf and Natural Resort - Tel: 0-5326-7115-6

14 May 2011 Gold Canyon Country Club - Tel: 053-560-333

21 May 2011 Chiang Mai Highlands Golf & Spa Resort - Tel: 0-5326-1354-9

28 May 2011 Chiang Mai Lanna - Tel: 0-5321-1911

29 May 2011 Santiburi Country Club Chiang Rai - Tel: 053-662-821-6

4 June 2011 Gassan Khuntan Golf Club & Resort - Tel: 0-5350-7006-9

11 June 2011 Royal Chiang Mai Golf Resort - Tel: 0-5384-9301-6

18 June 2011 Star Dome Golf Club - Tel: 0-5399-9666

12 June 2011 Waterford Valley Chiang Rai - Tel: 0-5395-3440

25 June 2011 Mae Jo Golf Club & Resort - Tel: 0-5335-4431-2

2 July 2011 Summit Green Valley Chiang Mai - Tel: 0-5329-8220-3

The Chiang Mai Gymkhana Club - Tel: 0-5324-1035

Gassan Marina Golf Club - Tel: 0-5326-6700-1