167 Moo 2 Onuar, Mae On, Chiang Mai 50130 Thailand
Set in the foot-hills east of Chiang Mai, Chiangmai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort features a magnificent 27-hole championship golf course, providing golfers with the additional pleasure of magnificent mountain views on every hole.
Designed by award winning architects Schmidt-Curley Golf Design, in its infancy Chiangmai Highlands was heralded by Asian Golf Monthly as one of the Best New Courses in Asia and is now regularly voted among the top 10 courses to play in Thailand.Chiangmai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort has since attracted more awards including Best Value Golf Experience, Top 3 ranked Course in Thailand, and a nomination for Best Golf Resort in Asia by The 2015 Asian Golf Awards. With 19 Private Resort Villas, The Spa at Chiangmai Highlands, condominiums plus a tasteful housing development, Chiangmai Highlands has become the premier golf holiday destination in the north of Thailand.
The combination of first class facilities, friendly Lanna Thai service and world class championship golf with immaculate playing conditions has earned Chiangmai Highlands Golf and Spa Resort a reputation for delivering a legendary golf experience.
The course was, designed by Schmidt Curley, opened December 2005. The course features paspalum fairways and Tiff eagle greens which translate to greener fairways and faster more consistent greens for the golfer. The bunker styles are typical of a Schmidt-Curley design, deep and severely penalizing to the errant shots but beautiful to the golfer’s eye especially early in the morning and late in the afternoon.
The greens at Chiangmai Highlands typically run between 9.5 and 10.5 on the Stimp-meter. The greens are firm and fast but hold a well struck iron shot. Many greens slope away from the fairway putting more emphasis on strategy and local knowledge.
The approach areas around green complexes often feature closely mown areas giving the golf many options of playing either a chip-and-run, pitch shot or even putting the ball up onto the green surface. Imagination is a terrific asset when trying to get up and down at Chiangmai Highlands.