2017 Golfasian Golf Ryder Cup: Europe vs. Rest of the World
1 & 3 November 2017 in Pattaya, Thailand
Pattaya City is an internationally well-known seaside resort, Pattaya is also a vibrant city by night and by day. Pattaya offers a colourful potpourri of mixed nationalities from near and far. Pattaya has a vast range of tourism-related activities. Pleasures of Pattaya range from relaxing on the beach, to sea-based sports, to visiting the scores of local attractions in and around Pattaya / Chonburi.
The half-moon-shaped Pattaya Beach is 4 kilometres long with a road running parallel to the beachfront. From middle-section to the southern end of Pattaya Beach are many restaurants, bars, department stores, souvenir stores, as well as other places of entertainment.
For the golfing tourist, there are 40 courses within 1 hour’s drive of central Pattaya, The courses in these regions are of international standard, equally challenging and designed by luminaries like Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo, Pete Dye and Peter Thompson. The region’s top courses, Siam Plantation (for the last 3 years has won the best maintained golf course in Asia), and Siam Old Course (host to the LPGA event each February) are must play courses while you are here.
Adding to the golfing popularity of Pattaya, it was voted in 2012 the No 1 golf destination outside Europe and America.