Located just 18 km from Bangkok off Bangna-Trad Highway, Lakewood Country Club is set in serene and verdant parkland next to Huachiew Chalermprakiet University.
Home to the finest 27-hole world-class golf course designed by Michael J. Poellet (USA), Lakewood is only 10 min. away from Suvarnabhumi International Airport, which makes it convenient for golfers to drop by for a round of golf upon arrival or before departure.
Lakewood golf course is home to over 50 species of beautiful plants and trees as well as other flora and fauna. More than 5,000 trees dot the fairways. The golf course is well maintained all year round and has excellent drainage making it a good choice in any season.
With a challenging yet balanced mix of risks and rewards, Lakewood provides golfers a unique and memorable experience! Thanks to the beautiful and awe-inspiring layout and its close proximity to the international airport, Lakewood has long been the most sought after golf course among Thais as well as foreigners, expatriates and tourists alike!
|Course Detail||27 Holes, Par 72 , Range 7145 yards|
|Course Designer||J. Michael Poellet Golf Design Group|
|Course Address||99/1 Moo 11, Bangna-Trad Highway (KM. 18), Bang Chalong, Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan Province, Thailand 10540|
|Course Access||45 min|
|Course Phone Number||(+66) 2312-6278-86|
|Visitor Rate (Weekday)||2,300|
|Visitor Rate (Weekend)||3,300|
|Course Facilities||Pro Shop ,Restaurant ,Locker Room ,Spa|
|Google Map||Google Map|
LAKE COURSE 1
To play at the right side of the fairway will be easier to carry the ball to the green. The sand pitch on the left side of the green is a problem for golfer who hit the ball through the left side of the fairway.
LAKE COURSE 2
Carrying the ball through the left side of the fairway will be easier to be on green but the distance is distinctively far. To play across sand pitch needs to be very careful in order to be on green.
LAKE COURSE 3
To be very confident is the most important part to play at the long par 3.
LAKE COURSE 4
You should have your eyes fixed at the sand pitch on the right side of the fairway. The long stroke golfer can aim at the sand pitch on the left side of the fairway. Be careful of the sand pitch in front of the green.
LAKE COURSE 5
To hit the ball across the sand pitch will make 2 shots possible. The second shot should be at the left side of the sand pitch or across it if you want to cut it short.
LAKE COURSE 6
To hit the ball through the left side of the sand pitch , the long stroke golfer can hit the ball across the sand pitch to be on green easier.
LAKE COURSE 7
To choose the right number of iron shaft plays the very important part as the flags from the front to the back part were very far up to 3 shafts length. If you are not confident, choose the longer shaft.
LAKE COURSE 8
To play at Par 5 hole, patience is the important tactic trying to avoid the water and not to cut it short. You should drive through the right hand and hit the ball to the left hand side on the second shot.
LAKE COURSE 9
To play safe in order to carry the ball up on green, you should drive the ball to the left hand side. To drive the ball to the right hand side will shorten the distance but beware of the sand pitch. This pitch on the green is quite difficult.
WOOD COURSE 1
To play through the right hand side is easier to carry the ball on green but to play through the left hand side is safer but you have to carry the ball across the sand pitch in front of the green.
WOOD COURSE 2
Try to avoid sand pitch at the right side of the fairway as the sand pitch at the left side can be carried across. For the second shot, you should drive to the right side of the fairway to be on the narrow green easily.
WOOD COURSE 3
Tee-off to the right hand side is quite safe but the left side is the best for the long stroke golfer. To choose the golf club for the second shot is very important to avoid a small sand pitch in front of the green.
WOOD COURSE 4
If you are not quite confident, you should aim at the left side of par 3 hole because the sand pitch on the left hand side is safer than the right which is surrounded by the lake. As the green is a tortoise shell curve, you have to be very confident.
WOOD COURSE 5
The lake on the left hand side and the sand pitch on the right make it very difficult. Try to avoid sand pitch on the right side of the green because it is rather steep.
WOOD COURSE 6
You should hit the ball to the left hand side, for the second shot should go to the left hand side to avoid the water. However, you can putt 2 times for par 5 hole.
WOOD COURSE 7
To play safe, you should hit the ball to the left side of the lake because it is risky to hit the ball across the bush to be on green. Don't do it because it is very steep.
WOOD COURSE 8
Try to avoid deep sand pitches around the green.
WOOD COURSE 9
To place the ball at the right place is very important for par 4. Aim at the sand pitch at the right side of the fairway if your are not JOHN DALY.
ROCK COURSE 1
Aim at the left side to be on green easily otherwise you have to hit the ball across the sand pitches around the green.
ROCK COURSE 2
At Par 5 pitch you can drive 2 shots. If a golfer drives through the sand pitch at the left side of the fair way, please be careful of the sand pitches around the green.
ROCK COURSE 3
The long stroke golfer should be careful at the left side of the fair way because the ball may fall into the water, you should play through the right side. You should pick the golf club very carefully to carry the ball up to the green as the ball will fall most of the time on the middle of the green as it is very steep.
ROCK COURSE 4
The lake and sand pitches will make the drive way very narrow down. If you use the driver, please pick up the shorter one to get better result. Please be careful of the obstruction on the left side of the green.
ROCK COURSE 5
The lake will be an illusion for golfers in general. If they are not very careful the balls will fall in the sand pitches. Please be careful at the illusion of this pitch.
ROCK COURSE 6
To drive through the left side of the fair way, the ball may fall in the sand pitch but easy to get on the green. To play safe on the right side, you must be careful of the water and the sand pitch on the right side of the green.
ROCK COURSE 7
Aim at the sand pitch on the left hand side of the fair way, you will have very slim chance to fall in the sand pitch unless you are JOHN DALY. You must drive the ball across the lake on your second drive. If you are not sure, aim at the left side because of the shorter distance.
ROCK COURSE 8
The green is quite long and narrow, you should be careful in choosing the golf club. To play through the left side of the green will help carry the ball on green sometimes.
ROCK COURSE 9
To putt the ball into this pitch need to be precise. Place the ball at the right place before tee-off to avoid the water at the right hand side and the sand pitch on the left. The green is almost surrounded by the water, so please be confident.
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