Thailand Golf Travel Mart 2018 In Phuket - Opening New Opportunities


Phuket, 24 July 2018 – Thailand has positioned itself as the world’s most favourite destination amid the forthcoming Thailand Golf Travel Mart (TGTM) 2018 at Duangjitt Resort and Spa in Patong, Phuket during 23-26 July 2018.

The event including golf tour operators and buyers from key international markets is organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) with the aim of meeting with world’s top named golf equipment suppliers and golf course owners from around the world.

Not only in South East Asia but among the foreign travellers as well, Thai cuisines has won the hearts. And the connection between the Golf and food aficionados is ages old. The promotion has also promoted gastronomical Golf feast after Thailand’s first Michelin Bangkok Guide. Thailand is expecting to launch another huge event in Phuket and Phang-Nga this year. 

The TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, Mr Tanes Petsuwan said, “Thailand excels at delivering a complete golf experience. Not only the diversity of courses and standardised amenities but also unique local experiences make Thailand competitive on both a regional and global level.”

“The TGTM 2018 will strengthen the country’s position as the world’s leading golf destination. This will also enhance a new image of Phuket as a rising golf destination as well as the global sports destination. In fact, Phuket has long catered to an extensive range of sporting experiences; such as surfing, marathon, triathlon, cycling, and so on, along with hosted various domestic and international competitions.”

Major Concerns During The TGTM

At the Golf trade festival this time, the issue of maintainability and condition effect have additionally been concerned for further action. The organisers are concerned about the derogatory causes of plastic use and thus, encouraging the delegates to bring or use a tumbler instead of plastic cups, glasses and containers to help nature grow.

Thailand Tourism golf industry has emerged to bring a huge revenue to the country. The Thai Tourism Industry has boasted 4,00,000 golfers to tee off in Thailand in 2016 and ended up generating revenue of 4.88 billion Baht. The spending on golf is ranked as the highest grossing activity in Thailand.

In TGTM 2018, more than 128 buyers have registered from around 30 countries with the majority from Asia and ASEAN region (62 and 35 buyers respectively). The inter-regional golf markets in Thailand is equally strong that help to develop the reputation and world-class golf experience.

From Europe and the USA, the industry is expecting 27 buyers to attend the event. The leading online golf reservation platform, Golfreserv has also marked its presence in TGTM. A group of 111 local sellers will be represented by Thai golf courses, hotels, tour operators and travel agents. They have been expected to promote and sell their products and services in TGTM.

The TGTM 2018 has also invited 41 media representatives from overseas to cover this prestigious event.  

Top 6 Reasons To Not Miss Hua Hin Golf Festival

The Hua Hin Golf Festival is celebrated every year during the period of August to September. The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s offices in Phetchaburi and PrachuapKhiri Khan provinces, in co-operation with the Phetchaburi-PrachuapKhiri Khan Golf Course Association, organizes this festival for Golfers and Golf lovers every year.

The Hua Hin golf festival has turned out to be very exciting and popular not only among the dwellers but golfers around the globe as well. Every year, it becomes a pool for the golfers who search Golf, vacation and luxe in affordable budget. 

Golfreserv has snatched the opportunity with the hope to provide Golf luxury to every golfer with a pocket-friendly price. And thus, come up with Golfreserv Hua Hin 2018 Series 1/2/3 on:

  • Friday, 24th August – Monday, 27th August 2018
  • Friday, 21st September – Monday, 24th September 2018
  • Friday, 28th September – Monday, 1st October 2018

At Just RM 2988 + get Minimum RM 200 OFF. 

But why you should visit the Hua Hin Golf Festival? Here are some top reasons to not miss the Hua Hin Golf Festival and trust me they are really convincing for a golfer:

Golfing In The Lap Of Nature

Golfing is extremely popular in Hua Hin, Thailand. Due to lush Golf Courses and top-notch services, the place is a perfect treat for a golf fan. Locales would suggest you visit:

  1. Springfield Golf Resort & Country Club – As it is designed by Jack Nicklaus, the golf course boasts the challenging curves for a golfer in Cha-am.
  2. Banyan Golf Club – The golf course is awarded ‘Best Golf Club Experience In Asia Pacific’, and ‘Best Managed Golf Course In Asia Pacific’ and has bagged many other awards as well.
  3. Black Mountain Golf Club – The course is listed in the US Golf Digest’s list of the Best 100 Courses Outside the United States.

Not just these, but there are other golf courses as well, which are ready to catch one’s attention.

Golf Tournament Prizes – Are Mind Blowing

With the cooperation of Air Asia and The Tourism Authority of Thailand, Golfreserv has brought up Hua Hin Golf Package filled with exciting gifts, awards and prizes for golfers or participants. This mini-tournament includes lots of lucky draw awards as well, from the Golfreserv and Tourism Authority Of Thailand.

Have you successfully done Hole in one? Well, the travel packages also include exciting gifts for such pro players. 

Dip In Price - Right Time To Play Better & More

One of the biggest reasons to visit Hua Hin an extreme dip in prices of things related to golf during the period-August to September. The sky-rocketing green fees also come down under 800 Indonesian baht during this time. Perfect for budget finders and golf aficionados as well as pros and amateurs, this festival is an open solution to all.

The regional tourism department also promotes golf to provide a valuable boost to assorted local businesses; otherwise, this period counts as the traditional low-season.

Not just golf courses but the amenities, pro shops, restaurants and the clubhouses also bring down their price ranges.

Stay On The 9th Cloud

Yes, the sub-heading captures the right sentiments of the golfers. The Hua Hin Golf Festival is the right time to choose Asia’s some of the top and most popular Golf club resorts and Hotels. One of the most famous is FuramaXclusive Sandara Hua Hin 4-star resort in Thailand which boasts terrace pool and Venice like architecture.

Just 2.5 hours drive from Bangkok, the hotel is not so far from Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park as well.

You can explore other hotels and hostels from 5-star to shared, all will be giving a huge amount of discount during this period.

Besides Golfing - The Activities Are Mesmeric

Kite-surfing is a huge fave in Hua Hin, Thailand and during the Hua Hin Golf festivals, the spot becomes the pool for several adventurers and sportspersons. If you are visiting Hua Hin during these days, kite-surfing will bring you a life bending experience and to attempt this you can also get kite-boarding lessons.

  1. If you wish to go beyond trekking and tripping, Hua Hin’s vineyard will an exclusive reason (other than golfing) to join the Golfreserv Hua Hin 2018 Series now. Not only you can taste the finest kinds of wines here but can also enjoy the luxurious scenery from the vineyard.
  2. And after golfing tournament, if you target to hit the trails and explore the land of Hua Hin, rent a mountain bike to enjoy the ecstatic land of Thailand.
  3. And last but not the least, don’t miss the bravest job of elephant ride in Hua Hin!

Exotic Cuisines To Spiff Up Your Golfing

The place is also famous for serving exotic dishes that are hard to miss by if you are already in Hua Hin. You can always expect tarnisher here because Thailand-ians love to showcase their gratitude through food. If you picture yourself as an epicure, don’t hesitate to taste assorted Thai spices; they are mesmeric.


Some of the cuisines that you just can’t miss are - Naeb Kehardt, Fried duck rice, Lod Chong, Thai Sushi, Rotee (not roti or roti canai) and Hot cruller. The list just not ends here but it’s up to you how do you like to enjoy your Hua Hin Golf Festival Trip.

Now, your true Golfer heart will surely want to join Golfreserv Hua Hin 2018 Series!

For further queries, ring us at +60 12350 1009 or mail us at 

Win the Prizes Worth RM10,000 at Golfreserv Hua Hin Golf Tournament

Package Price Excludes:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Caddy Tipping


Terms & Conditions:

1) All payments made need to be accompanied by proof of payment (i.e. bank-in slip/copy of payment receipt) and email to the customer support at

2) The participant(s) who are interested can make an online transfer or bank-in to Golfreserv Travel Sdn Bhd, Maybank Account - 5621 4240 7384.

3) For participants who make bank transfer payment, kindly send us the digital copy of your payment slip for our record by email us at After the confirmation of the payment, Golfreserv will email the details of the itinerary and travel to the participant(s).

4) No refund for any unused services.

5) The details itinerary would be informed to the interested participant only.

6) Registration is based on the first-come-first-serve basis by submitting this registration form. Click here! 

7) RM200 discount is only applicable for the first 5 customers only.

8) The event will be conducted according to the Rules of Golf as laid down by the R & A and the local participating club rules.

9) Golfreserv Travel Sdn Bhd shall not entertain the golfers who wish to change the itinerary and/or inclusions and/or travel/series dates in any case.

10) Golfreserv Travel Sdn Bhd holds the rights to change the itinerary which will be finally announced to the participants.

11) The decision of Golfreserv with the cooperation of Golf Course (Black Mountain Golf Club, Banyan Golf Club, Springfield Golf Resort & Country Club) of deducing the winners at the end of the Series 1/Series 2/Series 3 will be final.

July Welcomes Bridgestone ASEAN Amateur Open 2018


Bridgestone ASEAN Amateur Open has been commenced on 4th of April 2018. With much galore and excitement, golfers have participated in the events which were held on assorted courses. From more than 1300 players to venue arrangements, the Bridgestone event in April has experienced lush excitement from the troupe of golfers. The brand – Bridgestone, is striving to reach to the hearts of more golfers and standing from the rest of the brands.

The tournament with the partnership of ‘Prestige Golf’ has come up with online partners including Golfreserv, to provide an opportunity of setting maximum golfers under one umbrella.  The Golfreserv is serving and continue its constant and utmost support in the event as an online partner of Bridgestone ASEAN Amateur Open 2018. In April, May and June, we have covered – Sungai Long Golf & Country Club, Mahkota Golf & Country Club, Kedah Darulaman Golf & Country Club, Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club, Palm Spring Golf & Country Club, Grand Phnom Penh Golf Course and Ba Na Hills Golf Club Da Nang. The Bridgestone event will cover 18 venues to reach the Grand Finale on 4th & 5th October 2018 at Templer Park Country Club, Rawang and Glenmarie Golf & Country Club, Shah Alam. (We wish a huge rush and more competitive faces at the events!)  

In this humdrum, Golfreserv is bringing you some important and interesting facts about the upcoming venues (of July) so that you can prepare yourself with better training and skills.

Call Us (+60 3-9212 6695) & do the direct booking.

Here is a checklist what the golfers will be provided during on the even days:

Check out the Golf Courses/venues of Bridgestone ASEAN Amateur Open 2018 and explore how much glory these courses hold:

Shan Shui Golf & Country Club (Tawau, Sabah)

Shan Shui Golf & Country Club is one of the choicest clubs, nestling amidst of breathtaking mountainous visage of Tawau's verdant land. It is situated 15 kilometres from the Tawau town. The country club is an award-winning 18-hole championship golf course which has been designed by Nelson & Haworth. Enjoy the finest creation of the architect in Asia!

Launched in 1998, the 15th hole, ‘The Creek’ was named under the list of Best 500 Holes and Top 250 par 4s in the world by US Golf Magazine. If you are a nature lover and adventurous golfer, you must not miss playing in Shan Shui Golf & Country Club. The place also serves a natural habitat for many exotic wildlife tiers.

From A-class driving range to practice greens, the course proffers many excellent facilities as well such as pro-shop, swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna, cosy wooden chalet accommodations and Bridgestone ticket for 2018.

Templer Park Country Club (Rawang, Selangor)

One of the most prestigious golf courses in Malaysia, Templer Park Country Club gives place to the mightiest Bukit Takun limestone hills that spiffs up the look and mood of the golfers.

The Bridgestone tournament golfers will be welcomed with the mighty view of Bukit Takun hills and after that, with the thin veils of mist that can be observed even in a sunny day.

Do you know that Templer Park Country Club is based in a former mining wasteland which includes a beautiful blend of flat and undulating terrain?

Yes, this 18-holes course has an amazing layout of sand traps meander, fantastic giant lakes, and fairly grown Satiti greens. All these factors vehemently push your putting abilities to the par with their subtle breaks and true rolls.

Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Golf & Country Club (Shah Alam, Selangor)

Formerly known as Kelab Golf Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah and now, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Golf & Country Club lies at the heart of Selangor. The hilly valley of the Klang river with a view of Shah Alam, SAASGC was founded in 1994. This year the Bridgestone organisers in Malaysia, Prestige Golf is expecting a huge rush at the venues.

It is very easy to reach at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Golf & Country Club from Kuala Lumpur which is almost half an hour away. This 18-holes country club consists of three floodlit 9-hole loops, parkland courses with par 36. Strategically designed by architect Peter Thompson, two courses are joined to play golf - The Sultan Course with 3,230 meters and the 3,195-meter-long Alam Shah Course.

Get ready to spot several streams and ponds as water hazards to pull up your putting skills. Stop at the 2nd hole, the signature hole or the Dragon Hole is featured with the notorious elevated tee, across a wide brook to reach the elevated green surrounded by bunkers.

IOI Palm Villa Golf & Country Club (Kulai, Johor)

A great treat and attraction to the Singaporeans, IOI Palm Villa embraces some of the best views in Malaysia. Designed by Rick Robbins, this 4 star Club brags 27 holes and resort type structure. If you are confused between the Challenge mode & Leisure mode, with IOI Palm Villa Golf & Country Club, you can enjoy both. 

Spiff up your golf skills in this one of the top-most golf courses, IOI Palm Villa Golf & Country Club in Johor. Expecting much success with IOI Palm Villa Golf & Country Club, Bridgestone tournament is bringing an opportunity to the golfers to play at such a prestigious 3 nine golf courses – The Palm, The Putra and IOI.  As one of the premier amateur tournaments, the high difficulty pattern of this course will serve the right plate to the organisers and golfers’ golfing spirit. Not only Malaysians but it is a favourite golf course among the Singaporeans due to the convenience of travel and expectations.

Share us your contact number & Email Id to participate in Bridgestone ASEAN Amateur Open 2018. Fill up the quick form and you will be just one step away from the Bridgestone participation :)