Lam Lukka Country Club - AB Course

Course Data
LocationBangkok, Thailand
Yardage7012 yards Par 72
Course Rating73.1
Playing Date23 Jul. 2006
DesignerRoger Packard
Opened1994
CaddyYes
Golf CartYes (can be driven on fairways)
Rating
Overall Rating
4.45
Course Layout
5
Difficulty Level
4
Greens Conditions
4
Fairways Conditions
5
Landscaping & Views
4
 

There are 36 holes including the CD Course. The CD Course is a little shorter but water comes into play on 15 out of 18 holes, so the best strategy is accuracy rather than power play. The AB is more orthodox and longer with a little wider fairways and strategically placed water hazards. Most greens are small requiring accurate approach shots. Overall, it has a challenging layout.



A view from the clubhouse

A view

Flowers of lotuses

 
2nd  Par 5 554 yards
A slight dogleg to the left. Waters on both sides and bunkers come into play on the tee and second shots. The green is small and shallow.


2nd Par 5 554 yards (3)

2nd Par 5 554 yards (2)

2nd Par 5 554 yards (1)
 
3rd  Par 3 160 yards

3rd Par 3 160 yards (2)

3rd Par 3 160 yards (1)
A beautiful par 3 over water. The green is small, narrow and double-tiered.
 
5th  Par 4 385 yards

5th Par 4 385 yards (2)

5th Par 4 385 yards (1)
An almost straight hole with water on the left. Bunkering on the fairway is superb.
 
7th  Par 4 428 yards

A straight hole lined with palm trees. A pond on the left of the fairway is beautiful. The green seen from 5th hole over the lake is picturesque.


7th green seen from the 5th hole

7th Par 4 428 yards (2)

7th Par 4 428 yards (1)
 
11th  Par 5 525 yards
A slight dogleg to the left. Lakes on both sides come into play off the tee. For longer drives, the narrower the landing area becomes as it is greatly squeezed by lakes on both sides. A long hitter can reach the green in 2, but unless he hits a precise drive, the water waits for his errant shot and he can end up with a bogey instead of a birdie.
 

11th Par 5 525 yards (3)

11th Par 5 525 yards (2)

11th Par 5 525 yards (1)
 
14th  Par 4 410 yards

14th Par 4 410 yards (2)

14th Par 4 410 yards (1)
A straight hole with OB on the left and trees on the right. The landing area off the tee is narrow because of the trees on both sides. A clump of trees behind the green is beautiful.
 
15th  Par 4 374 yards

15th Par 4 374 yards (2)

15th Par 4 374 yards (1)
A straight, relatively short par 4. The second shot is over water onto a slightly elevated green. The green is shallow and double-tiered with strong undulations.

17th Par 4 420 yards

17th Par 4 420 yards (2)

17th Par 4 420 yards (1)
A dogleg to the right, surrounded by trees. A long bunker on the right corner comes into play off the tee. There is water on the right side of the green, to which a right to left hitter pays attention.

18th  Par 5 559 yards
A dogleg to the left with a lake running on the right. There is another water hazard in front of the green, which limits landing areas of the second shot for a long hitter.
 

18th Par 5 559 yards (3)

18th Par 5 559 yards (2)

18th Par 5 559 yards (1)
 
19th hole

Restaurant

It takes a little over 1 hour from central Bangkok by car.
Another Roger Packard designed course in Thailand is The Imperial Lake View H&GC.