Top Superstars Open New Golf Course
World Ranked Number 37, Kiradech Aphibarnrat along with LPGA star Thidapa Suwannapura and a host of other professional golfers, officially opened the new Lakes course at Phoenix Gold Golf and Country Club in Pattaya today.
Pirapon Namtra the well known Thai designer, created this new nine hole course in a record eight months, having also re worked the club’s other 18 holes, Mountain and Ocean courses.
Namatra was also responsible for designing Banyan Golf Resort in Hua Hin, Santiburi in Koh Samui plus he helped build Siam Country Club’s Waterside.
Employing a team of over 200, Namatra’s company Golf East has now completed over THB100 million of upgrades at the club since 2012.
Kiradech Aphipbarnrat agreed that the new nine holes would be a fun course to play for Professionals and tourists, and he was happy to be able to attend the opening after driving back overnight from the recent tournament in Khao Yai.
Thidapa Suwannapura, whose home is also in Pattaya, recently overcame a painful hip injury to claim a creditible 2nd place at the Dubai Omega Ladies Masters on the Ladies European Tour. For her courageous efforts, the Club has made her an Honorary Member, which allows her to practice whenever she is in Thailand.
Phoenix Gold Golf and Country club said that the new Lakes course will be open to all golfers from January 1st 2016.
For more information visit www.phoenixgoldgolf.com