The Magnificent Masters

The Magnificent Masters: Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Tom Weiskopf, and the 1975 Cliffhanger at Augusta
The Magnificent Masters: Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Tom Weiskopf, and the 1975 Cliffhanger at Augusta

The Magnificent Masters: Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, Tom Weiskopf, and the 1975 Cliffhanger at Augusta

The 1975 Masters Tournament always seemed destined for the record books. A veritable Hall of Fame list of competitors had gathered that spring in Augusta, Georgia, for the game’s most famous event

Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die

Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die: Golf Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations
Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die: Golf Experts Share the World’s Greatest Destinations

Fifty Places to Play Golf Before You Die: Golf Experts Share the World’s Greatest Destinations

There’s an incredible similarity between the mechanics of a fly cast and the swing of a golf club. Perhaps that’s why Chris Santella, author of Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die, can be found on the links when he’s not on the stream.

Book: The Flexible Golf Swing

The Flexible Golf Swing: A Cutting-Edge Guide to Improving Flexibility and Mastering Golf's True Fundamentals
The Flexible Golf Swing: A Cutting-Edge Guide to Improving Flexibility and Mastering Golf’s True Fundamentals

The Flexible Golf Swing: A Cutting-Edge Guide to Improving Flexibility and Mastering Golf’s True Fundamentals

For more than 400 years, the secret of the golf swing has been one of the most fascinating and frustrating mysteries known to mankind. Despite remarkable advances in golf club technology, golf instruction, and golf course conditioning, the average golfer’s handicap hasn’t changed in the past 30 years.

Free Mini Golf in Phuket this Father’s Day

Free Mini Golf in Phuket this Father’s DayFather’s day only comes once a year, and whilst most do like to get a present, except of course for socks, having fun on this special day is more important, and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, this year at Phuket Adventure Mini Golf dads and kids can celebrate for free.

This Father’s Day, 5th December 2013, fathers and their kids get to play a challenging and spectacular 18 holes miniature classic championship golf course surrounded by palm trees, bushes, water, bamboo and grey granite rocks, free all day.

72/44 Moo 3, Bangtao Beach Road, Soi 2, Cherngtalay, Talang Phuket 83110 Thailand
Phone: +66 (0)76 314 345
Mobile: +66 (0)80 147 2468 (English & Thai), +66 (0)87 268 1925 (English)

Free Mini Golf in Phuket this Father’s Day

Tiger Wood’s former coach to hold golf clinic in Phuket

Tiger Wood’s former coach to hold golf clinic in PhuketOn 30th July 2013 at Phunaka Golf Course in Chalong, Kamnung Singh-Aem from The Sport Association of Phuket together with Sawech Koysomboon from Phunaka Golf Course, Suracha Singh-Kajorn from Dragonkids Golf Academy and Teeraphan Chor-Prasertchoke from The Privilege Residences Patong hels a press conference to announce “The Hank Harney Seminar and Golf Clinic” which is to be held at Phunaka Golf Course on 11th August 2013.

Hank Haney is an American professional golf instructor best known for coaching Tiger Woods and two-time major championship winner Mark O’Meara. Haney owns and operates four teaching facilities in the Dallas, Texas area.

As a teacher Harney’s philosophy is to teach my students to become their own best teacher by getting them to understand the flight of the golf ball and how it relates to the swing, with emphasis on swinging the golf club on their own correct swing plane”.

Khun Teeraphan said “We would like to invite anyone who is interested in golf to come and participate in this great event by Hank Harney. He is a professional instructor and has coached many of golf’s major players as youths. This kind of activity really will place Phuket on the golfing map. Anybody interested in attending the event should contact Phuknaka Golf Course directly for more information.”

Tel: +66 (0) 76-521-911-5 or +66 (0) 864797717
Email: info@phunakagolf.com

Dates announced for 11th Phuket/Pattaya Amateur Ryder Cup

Dates announced for 11th Phuket/Pattaya Amateur Ryder CupOn 17th April 2013 at the Club House of Phuket Country Club, Phuket Golf Association President – Mr. Sathinphong Takuathung announced the dates for the upcoming 11th Phuket/Pattaya Amateur Ryder Cup.

Mr. Sathinphong said that the biannual Phuket/Pattaya Amateur Ryder Cup is held to boost the relationship between the popular east and west coast tourist destinations and is this will be the 11th event in 20 years. The 3 day event will see teams from the two cities battling it out in real Ryder Cup style with the team with the highest score after 3 days being announced the winner.

In addition to promoting travel and good relations between the two rival regions, the tournament helps promote Phuket as a premium, world-class centre for golf.

All 3 days of the tournament, held from 6th – 8th May 2013, will be played at Phuket Country Club.

Laguna Phuket Golf Club Offering Cut-Price Green Fees

Laguna Phuket Golf Club Offering Cut-Price Green FeesLaguna Phuket Golf Club offers Thai and expat golfers cut-price green fees of THB 1,800 for 18 holes during the current low season – less than half the usual THB 4,200 visitor rate. Available until October 2013, these green fees exclude caddy fee.

Players must book in advance and show either a Thai ID card or work permit copy on arrival. Call 076 270 991 or email golf@lagunaphuket.com for more information.

Meanwhile, the Club recently hosted the second match of the 2013 Phuket Pro Challenge, which was won by Shaun Malone.

The Australian – also winner of the Pro Challenge series first match – triumphed against a host of talented local golfers from around Phuket to pick up his THB 10,000 winner’s cheque.

Laguna Phuket Golf Club Offering Cut-Price Green Fees
Shaun Malone was presented with his 2013 Phuket Pro Challenge second match
THB 10,000 winner’s cheque from Praphan Khantakul of the Phuket Golf Association.

Laguna Phuket Golf Club’s Assistant Director of Golf Paul Wilson said: “We were delighted to host so many excellent players – thanks go to the Phuket Golf Association for organising this series of events to promote golf in Phuket.”

Laguna Phuket Golf Club Offering Cut-Price Green Fees
Thai and expat golfers can enjoy cut-rate green fees during the low season at Laguna Phuket Golf Club.