Golf was introduced to Thailand over a hundred years ago during the reign of King Chulalongkorn. Once played only by nobles, it is now popular among the mainstream society, and hosts over a half million foreign golfers annually. This growth is a testament to Thailand’s award-winning golf courses, low costs, friendly caddies, and beautiful landscapes.

Thailand has over 200 courses, many planned by world renowned designers like Arnold Palmer, Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus, and Gary Player. Thailand has also hosted a wealth of international competitions including the Asian Tour International, Honda LPGA, Johnnie Walker Super Tour, Volvo Masters of Asia, and the Thailand Open.

Nicknamed “The Golf Capital of Asia,” Thailand is a country with tropical weather, great food, friendly people and amazing golf experiences. Regardless in which region of Thailand you find yourself, you can probably find a convenient course, wi th a complement of knowledgable caddies ready to go.

Three Easy Steps on How to Use the 72 Hours Amazing Golf Destinations

1. Choose what you want to do, whether it is sunbathing on pristine beaches, dining at seaside eateries, or relaxing beside resort pools, the choice is yours.

2. Mix and match or follow one of the recommended map routes.

3. Many of the shops, spas, hotels, and restaurants listed in this book offer Special Privileges to MasterCard cardholders. All you need to do is present your card to be eligible. If you misplace this book, don’t worry, you can easily find another at one of the many English-language bookstores in Bangkok.