Thana City Golf & Country Club

Course Data
LocationBangkok, Thailand
Yardage6966yards  Par 72
Course Rating 
Playing Date11 Feb. 2004
DesingnerGreg Norman
Golf CartYes
Overall Rating
Course Layout
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Greens Conditions
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Landscaping & Views

The course uses lakes and many bunkers strategically placed on the flat terrain. This is Greg Norman’s debut course design. The par 4s, 9th and 18th, are especially challenging and fun to play.

5th  Par 5 533 yards
A slight dogleg to the right par 5. The right of this entire hole faces the lake and the fairway bunkers are in play. A creek runs from the front of the green to the left of the green.
9th Par 4 440 yards

A long par 4 with water on the right. The second shot is over the water to an island green. The left side of the same lake is this 9th hole and the right side is the 18th. Both holes have about the same distance, similar layouts and excellent designs. The biggest difference is whether the water hazards are right or left.

12th  Par 3 174 yards

A par 3 in an idyllic setting. A creek slants from the front of the green to the left of the green, so the left side of the green is dangerous but the right side is also protected bunkers. There is another bunker at the back of the green and beyond it an OB.

18th  Par 4 442 yards

A beautiful finishing hole with water on the left. The second shot is over the water. The green is surrounded on three sides by bunkers and on the fourth side by water.


19th  hole

It takes less than one hour by car from Central Bangkok.

Greg Norman has designed about 50 golf courses all over the world mainly in Australia. The best in Asia is Nirwana Bali GC with an excellent reputation. Others are Laguna Bintan GC, River Side GC, Tering Bay G&CC in Indonesia, Mission HillsGC – Norman Course, Kai Kou (Xiamen) GC in China, Shirasagi in Japan and Jade Palace in Korea.