The Blue Canyon Country Club – A World Class Venue For Golf

The Blue Canyon Country Club in Phuket is renowned as one of the most prestigious, exclusive and thriving golfing establishments in the area. Positioned in a calm and peaceful valley, Blue Canyon directly overlooks the beautiful and famous hills of Phuket. It has been the hosting venue for several international golfing championships.

For instance, it has hosted the Johnnie Walker Classics in 1994 / 1998 and the Honda Invitational in 1996. Blue Canyon is home to two world class 18-hole championship golf courses, which are Canyon Course and Lakes Course. Canyon Course was designed by the famous Yoshikazo Kato in 1991. This beautiful 72 par course was featured in the Johnnie Walker Classic championships. Created with minimum harm to the natural landscape, Canyon Course features its natural canyons and rubber plantations. Each hole at this golf course is created with its own unique features. Following the achievements of the initial Canyon Course, the Lakes Course opened a few years later in 1999. 17 out of this challenging 18-hole golf course features water hazards.

This too was the brainchild of Yoshikazo Kato. The Blue Canyon Country Club is not merely renowned for its world class golf courses. The Golfer’s Lodge Clubhouse offers an extensive array of Japanese, Thai and delectable international cuisine. There are further facilities such as a spa, sauna and massage facilities. This all inclusive golf club includes a golf School, tennis courts and swimming pools. The Blue Canyon Country Club boasts many international laurels under its belt.

Among its numerous awards are Best Golf Course in Asia by FinanceAsia in 2008, 2006 and 2003, Best Golf and Spa Destination by SpaAsia in 2005, Most Popular Course in Asia by Golf Vacations in 2004, Asian and Pacific Golf Resort of the Year by Hertz International Golf Travel Awards in 2000, Top 500 Best Holes in the World by Golf Magazine and much more. Several golfing idols have displayed their skills at the Blue Canyon Country Club including Tiger Woods.

Both leisure travellers and golf enthusiasts can visit this fascinating golf course by staying at a conveniently located Phuket Hotel or a lavish Phuket Resort.