Thailand Teams Golf Classic

March 17th – 23rd  2024



World class golf courses : Five star hotels : Your own personal caddy : Great tournament
Limited to 28 Golfers 

Note from Richard Ellis – I have been running professional and amateur golf events at numerous destinations around the world for more than 25 years. Over the past 10 years we have been running this event in Thailand. 

Thailand is a world class golf destination where you will find some of best championship and resort courses in Asia with hotel accommodation to match. We have a great tournament and 5-star tour planned, you don’t have to have a single figure handicap to play. If you enjoy the challenge of playing great championship courses and don’t mind a few side bets and a good laugh, we would love to see you. 

Thailand Golf Classic Tour 

Will take place March 17th – 23rd 2024 at the seaside town of Hua Hin and Thailand’s capital city Bangkok.

The Thailand Golf Classic tour is an annual tournament , this year it wiil be played over 5 rounds on some of Asia’s finest courses, this is an individual and team’s tournament, invitations are for teams of (4 players) to compete. The event is limited to the first 7 teams entered (28 players), for those people who don’t have a team and wish to enter individually the organisers will endeavor to place you into a team for the  team’s event.

All competitors will stay at the beautiful Hilton Resort & Spa in Hua Hin for 5 nights during the tournament then onto the Westin Grande Hotel in Bangkok for 1 night. The tournament package includes 6 night’s accommodation, daily full breakfast, transfers to all golf courses, 5 rounds of golf including your own cart and personal caddy, lunch and drink on course, special players gift pack, excellent  prizes, welcome cocktail party and final night prize presentation function.

The tour kicks off on the 17th March, on arrival at Bangkok Airport competitors will be met and transfer to Hua Hin, we travel by coach down the motorway about 2 ½  hours south of Bangkok to Hua Hin, a former fishing village on the Gulf of Thailand and home to the Thai Royal family. These day’s Hua Hin is a thriving town with great waterfront accommodation, numerous restaurants and has become a fantastic golf destination with 6 championship golf courses, including two world class layouts, both voted the best in Asia over the past 9 years Banyan Resort and Black Mountain, Black Mountain is the venue for a European tour event. Accommodation has been reserved at the five star Hilton Resort & Spa for the first 5 nights.

As most people will have traveled for more than 12 hours to get to Thailand, day one is an afternoon round at Palm Hills Golf Course. This is a round where the team play together in a best ball and individual competition, it’s not part of the tournament.

The Thailand Golf Classic tournament 

Will take place March 19th , 20th & 21st  the first round will be played at  the excellant Jack Nicklaus designed Royal Springfield , second round at Banyan Country Club and final round at Black Mountain. After four rounds  on fantastic golf courses it will time to present the prizes at the tournament dinner.

The next morning, we travel back towards Bangkok and a round at one of Asia’s best new course “Nikanti” we played this course on last five trips to Thailand, it’s amazing. After golf and dinner, we make our way the Westin Grande Hotel in Bangkok city for our final night in Thailand. The hotel is in the centre of Bangkok next to Terminal 21 one of the cities best shopping complex’s

Read on to find out all the details and how you can be part on this great golfing experience

Competitions  As with most golf tours there will be a fair number of side bets taking place. There will be separate competition for every round on the tour and to give everyone a chance of winning we will adopt a special handicapping procedure.

Handicaps-  Everyone will play the first round of the tour on their normal club handicap, after each round players will be re-handicapped down or up depending on their previous day’s score. The maximum handicap movement will be 2 strokes a day.

The betting fund (prize pool) there will be prize pool set up with all players expected to put in (500 Bhat) $20 a day. Daily prize money will be for first, second and third stableford , all prize pool money will be collected on day 1

Calcutta There will be a Calcutta held in conjunction with final round at Nikanti Country Club. The format for the Calcutta will be a team’s two ball best ball stableford. Once the draw is completed the teams will be auctioned.

The tournament will be run by Richard Ellis and his Pacific Golf Management team. Pacific Golf has over 25 years in golf event management and organises some of the largest pro-am and amateur tournaments in Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands.

If you enjoy playing world class golf courses in a competitive tournament environment, top class accommodation, a few side bets and having a great time -- then enter today or better still get three of your friends or club members to enter as well and make up a team.

You may be interested in extending your trip by taking in our pre- tour option in Vietnam , see details on our web site

If you would like to join the 2024 tour contact us today and enter as an individual or better still, arrange a group of 4 players (your team). phone +64 21989996

The Tournament Package March 17th – 23rd   

  • 5 night’s accommodation at the Hilton Resort & Spa Hua Hin
  • 1 night accommodation at the Westin Grand Hotel Bangkok
  • 5 Rounds of golf at championship courses, including your own caddy & cart
  • Entry into the Thailand Golf Classic tournament
  • Tournament cocktail party at the Hilton Resort & Spa  
  • Tournament prize presentation function & drinks
  • Tournament players gift pack 
  • All ground transfers, from airport to hotels and golf
  • Richard Ellis tournament and tour director 


*Cost Twin Share - $AUD2783.00 $NZ2977.00

*Cost to upgrade to a single room for the 6 nights is only - $AUD857.00 - $NZ917.00

There could be an extra charge for transport from Bangokok Airport if you need an individual private transfer.

Cost is based on an exchange rate of 21 Thai Bhat equals $NZ1.00 and .93 cents Australian = $NZ1.00, the cost could change due to currency fluctuations.


The Golf Courses 

The golf course we will be playing on this tour are listed below, if you go on line and Google Golf Courses in Thailand and enter the courses name you will find a full description and layout of each course.
Palm Hills Hua Hin ,  Springfield  Royal Hua Hin, Banyan Country Club Hua Hin - Black Mountain Golf Resort Hua Hin, Nikanti Country Club, Bangkok .

Tour Itinerary

March 17th Arrive Bangkok and transfer to the Hilton Resort & Spa Hua Hin for 5 nights

                6.30pm – 7.30pm Welcome cocktail function with food at the Hilton beach bar area.

March 18th     7.00- 8.00am Breakfast

                10.00am Transfer to Palm Hills Country Club for round 1 of Golf                 

                5.00pm Transfer back to the Hilton

                6.00- 7.00pm Drinks at the Tug Boat bar, optional, own cost               

March 19th   7.00- 8.00am Breakfast

                8.30am Transfer to Royal Springfield GC for round 1 of the Thailand Golf Classic                

                3.00pm Transfer back to the Hilton

                6.00- 7.00pm Drinks at the Tug Boat bar, optional, own cost

  March 20th 7.00- 8.00am Breakfast

                 8.30am Transfer to Banyan Country Club for round 2 of the Thailand Golf Classic                

                3.00pm Transfer back to the Hilton

                6.00- 7.00pm Drinks at the Tug Boat Bar, optional own cost.      

March 21st  7.00- 8.00am Breakfast

                 8.30am Transfer to Black Mountain Country Club for round 3 of the Thailand Golf Classic                

                3.00pm Transfer back to the Hilton

                6.30 – 8.00pm Tournament prize presentation food & drinks at the Hilton     

March 22nd  7.00 - 8.00am Breakfast,

                8.30am depart Hilton and transfer to Nikanti Golf Course Bangkok, Calcutta on final round                                                                
                               early dinner after golf.

                6.30pm Arrive Westin Grand Hotel Bangkok

March 23rd   Breakfast at leisure   Transfer to Bangkok Airport for homeward journey