Mountain Shadow Golf Club
|Course Designer:||Ronald Fream|
|Course Information:||18 holes par 72 (6722 yards)|
|Location:||Chonburi, halfway between Bangkok and Pattaya|
|Facilities:||Driving Range, Restaurant|
|Distance to Pattaya:||41 Mins|
Mountain Shadow Golf Club Description: (challenging and scenic Donald Fream design)
Mountain Shadow Golf Club, formerly the Natural Park Hill Golf Club and part of the Panya group, was re-opened 2004 after a complete renovation, including the club house. Located halfway between Bangkok and Pattaya, the Ronald Fream designed Mountain Shadow is a very pretty course crafted out of a former mango plantation with beautiful flowers and trees providing a backdrop to every green.
Fairways and greens are kept in excellent condition. Utilizing water hazards, dog-legs and four island greens to good effect, the relatively short 18-hole course is well suited for golfers of all levels.
Greens are fast and generally have large undulations making reading the correct line especially important. The narrow palm tree lined fairways make it a challenge to recover from errant tee shots. Adding to the difficulty is also the relative long distance between the tees and the fairways. Shorter tee shots often wind up in the difficult to hit out of semi rough.
Both the 6th and 14th holes are especially challenging. The two dogleg par 5's have greens tucked behind huge water hazards. Careful approach shots are required to avoid a watery penalty.
The clubhouse has a nice restaurant serving a wide variety of dishes at reasonable prices and a well stocked pro shop in the lobby.