Highway 331 , Khao Mai Kaeo , 20150 Bang Lamung , Chon Buri, Tambon Pong, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150, Thailand
With the investment of another 18 million US dollars, the new 27-hole golf course is ready for a “Trial Opening” with the name Siam Country Club Pattaya Plantation. The golf courses are designed by a well know Arizona based, Schmidt & Curley Design Inc. The “PLANTATION” name was given in the honor of the historic Sugar Cane, Tapioca, and Pineapple plantations, and each 9-hole is named accordingly. It didn’t take long for this layout, about four kilometers from the Old Course, to attract a major event. Exactly one year after opening in 2008, it served as site of the LPGA Thailand, won by world No.1 Lorena Ochoa.
The course winds between the natural water courses and terrain and its elevated position means the prevailing wind can cool you down on those hot days but will also have a dramatic effect on your shot-making. Many of the greens are elevated with steep run-off areas so great precision is required around the greens.
Don’t let the 1st, a 370 yard dog-leg left with bunkers protecting the tiger line, lull you into thinking this course is easy as you quickly wake up to the fact that the Plantation Course at Siam Country Club was set up to provide a stern test of golf. You will encounter long carries over water, blind approaches, awkwardly raised greens and undulating fairways where a flat lie is a rarity.
The golf course is in perfect condition, manicured fairways bordered by thick rough and then even thicker gorse, and greens that are super quick, with none of the wear and tear often found on other courses.