Cambodian Golf: Planning An Extraordinary ‘GolfCation’ in Siem Reap

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A gateway to the Angkor ruins, the resort town of Siem Reap is a cultural jewel with its historical significance and jaw-dropping architectural beauty. Fringed by intricately designed stone structures, delicate carvings and divine temples, this region is a traveller’s haven with its rich fusion of historical brilliance, natural beauty and fine golfing facilities.

Sought-After Golf Courses In Cambodia’s Siem Reap For Global Golfers

Golf is quickly emerging as a budding sport in Cambodia, so it’s no wonder that world-class Cambodia golf courses are coming up in the region. Since this sport is a relatively new experience for local and international golfers, this Golfasian guide is designed to help you plan a perfect golf holiday to Siem Reap in Cambodia.

Angkor Golf Resort

Cushioned in a lush green setting just 30 minutes from the city, this topnotch golf course has been designed by golfing great and six-time major winner Nick Faldo. Opened in 2008, Angkor Golf Resort is one of the latest and most exciting golf courses in Cambodia to deliver alluring landscapes amidst challenging holes. The golf course provides an exciting challenge to experienced and novice golfers thanks to its water hazards and strategically placed bunkers – requiring strategy and thinking for good golf scores. The golfing green has a bevy of subtle crinkles, encouraging golfers to plan an array of approach shots. Spread over 7209 yards, this 18-hole golf course offers first-rate Paspalum turf for outstanding playing conditions through the year. Featuring an unbeatable backdrop setting with top-class golfing facilities, the Angkor Golf Resort is set to rival the best golf courses on the international golfing arena.

Phokeethra Country Club

Managed by the Sofitel Group, Phokeethra Country Club is another testament to the first-class golfing facilities being made available for local and international golfers in Cambodia. Ridged deeply in Cambodian history and culture, the refurbished ‘Roluh’ bridge situated between the 10th tee and 9th green dates back to the Khmer empire of the 11th century. Established in 2007 and spread over 7145 yards, this 18-hole golf course played host to the 2010 Cambodian Open and the 2009 Johnnie Walker Classic. Boasting a luxurious green colour that not many golf courses can rival, the Paspalum grasses elevate the beauty of the sweeping greens and sprawling fairways, while creating an enabling environment for year-round golfing. Represented by challenging sand traps and pristine natural lagoons, avid golfers will relish the challenges posed by the Phokeethtra Country Club golf course. The challenging caliber-layout displays water on all holes but one, giving this course a picturesque feel without compromising on its challenging environment. The five-star Phokeethtra Country Club takes Cambodian golfing to a new level by bringing world-class experiences to the Siem Reap region.

Siem Reap Booyoung Country Club

Established in 2009 amid a glorious natural landscape spread over 7114 yards, Siem Reap Booyoung Country Club built by high-profile Japanese designer Kentaro Sato is the latest international-quality golf complex to fringe the region. Since its inception, Siem Reap Booyoung Country Club has been a highly sought-after golfing destination, playing host to several well-known local golf tournaments. Featuring a celebrated blend of palm-tree fairways, curving creeks, green bunkers and challenging tees, this golf course compels golfers to maintain high levels of concentration for executing accurate shots till the end. Immaculate Paspalum grass ensures prime golfing conditions throughout the year, providing an exceptional golfing experience to advocates of the game.

Treasure Your GolfCation With Exhilarating Stay Packages

These Siem Reap golf clubs are spectacularly fitted with a delightful blend of budget and luxurious accommodation, dining and entertainment to cater to all types of golfing enthusiasts. Guests seeking to combine their love for the sport with a thrilling vacation will find Siem Reap a desirable destination for their next golf holiday. Golfasian provides a myriad of exciting Cambodia golf holiday packages, allowing you to find something that ties in with your golfing and vacation needs flawlessly.

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