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Phuket golf: Phuket Island for Golfers

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For golfers, Phuket Island is a paradise of world-class golf courses overlooking beautiful beaches and lush tropical forests. Many visitors to Phuket Island go for the water and beaches but for golfers, Phuket Island has much more to offer. Only one hour south of Bangkok, Phuket is Thailand's most popular resort area. It also has some of the best golf courses in the world including the Blue Canyon Country Club (Site of the 1998 Johnny Walker Classic), the Thai Muang Beach Resort, Banyan Tree Club, Loch Palm Golf Club, and the Phuket Country Club.

The features of the many golf courses on Phuket Island are what draw so many golfers each year. Most caddies on Phuket Island golf courses are women and they offer superb service. The caddies of Phuket Island are friendly, knowledgeable and usually attractive. They dress in colorful outfits and sun bonnets and tend to the every need of each golfer.

Another great feature of Phuket Island golf courses are the ample rest areas. On most golf courses every third hole has a shaded gazebo where you can rest, enjoy fresh fruits, food, drinks, and the beauty of the course. Phuket's golf courses are also laid out according to Feng Shui and golfers routinely get to see Thai religion and design integrated into each course.

One of the best features of the golf courses on Phuket Island is that almost all of them are open to the public. Visitors are welcome to play and treated with hospitality. The greens fees are also a great feature that golfers can appreciate, they are usually well under 75 EUR and many spectacular courses charge half that.

Most golf courses have resorts and hotels associated with them and they feature every imaginable amenity. Golfers cannot go wrong on a trip to Phuket Island, with all the great features and beautiful golf courses; Phuket Island is truly a golfer's paradise.

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010