A championship world-class 18 hole golf course created by the one and only Nicklaus Design, Mission Hills Phuket Resort is a golfer's dream situated on the paradise isle of Phuket. This Phuket Airport Hotel is located amongst mangroves with phenomenal ocean views, golfers play against a picture postcard backdrop featuring bunkers filled with white sand contrasting starkly against the lush green fairways and turquoise Andaman Sea.
Ocean views and regular sea breezes do however come at a price at this Phuket Hotel, with water coming in to play at seven holes. Plus what time of day you choose to play can turn a following zephyr into a stiff headwind, luckily a Phuket golf lesson is readily available should you need advice.
A Situated on Phuket's North East coast, Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort is just 10 minutes from Phuket International Airport and 30 minutes from Phuket City. Whether you are visiting Phuket for a family holiday, business trip or weekend break, the island has plenty to see and do once you've finished on the golf course. Glittering temples, diving in tropical seas, dining on seafood caught daily, relaxing on white sands or pottering round a local market or mall, there are enough attractions to keep everyone amused – night and day!
Golfers playing at tropical Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort will enjoy the wide range of facilities and services on offer. In addition to the vast array of superior equipment ready for hire, golf enthusiasts can also brush up on their game with a private lesson from a fully qualified PGA Coach or become a member and benefit from unlimited rounds of play and discounts at the spa, business centre and restaurants. Families who would like to play together will be pleased to know that children may also participate in golf, whilst off the course there are a host of other amenities including a fitness room, swimming pool and five-star spa to keep non-golfing family members amused.
Enjoy the wonderful game of life at Mission Hills Phuket Golf Resort.
This medium length par 4 should allow the golfer to get off to good start and hopefully get ahead of the golf course. The fairway bunkers along the left side of the golf hole protect the landing area for tee shots. From here the golfer has the best angle into the green. Those bailing out to the right side of the fairway will have to contend with the right greenside bunkers.
This medium length par 5 requires two well placed shots in order to give the golfer a comfortable third shot into the island green. For those wishing to get on the green in two, a tee ball hit down the left side of the fairway over the sandy waste will give them the best angle into the green. The island is shared by the green on hole # 5 and is large enough to tempt even the most conservative golfers.
The fairway on this hole is split into two areas by bunker in the middle of the fairway. The best angle to enter the pin is to hit it long and left off the tee or over the bunker in the middle of the fairway. Those golfers are wishing to try a shorter iron into the green. A fairway collection pad behind the green will hopefully catch any errant shots for those trying to avoid the canal in front.
The first of the ocean holes, this medium length par 3 has spectacular view into the Andaman Sea beyond the green. The green sets up as an island of grass in a sea of sand and should present a unique golfing experience. This golf hole sets up best with a slight draw around the front greenside bunker especially if the pin is black left. For the golfers that bail out to the right, they will find a very tricky pitch back to the green from an uneven lie.
This par 4 plays back to the island green from island tees in a huge sandy waste. The best tee shot is to hit if far enough to get above the strong elevation change that runs through the middle of the fairways. Those golfers hugging the side of the fairway will have the best angle into the green and take advantage of the green contours. Those hitting a week drive may want to use the bail-out area down the left side of the lake for their second shot and go for an up and to save par.
The best tee shot for this hole depends upon the pin position. The best side of the fairway to place their tee shot is the same side of the green that the pin is located. A bunker to the right and the canal to the left protect both sides of the fairway. The long hitters to will find a very narrow fairway to contend with and may choose to hit a 3-wood here. The green is separated down the middle by a spin requiring the golfer to land their second shot on the same side of the spine as the pin in order to avoid 3 putting.
This is the longest par 3 on the course at 230 yards from the back tees. The lake is very far from the green and should not present much trouble for most golfers. The best shot is a left to right shot started at the bunker on the loft. The approach area of the green also allows for player to hit a bump and run shot of the green and work the ball to the back right pin areas. Those golfers that miss the green to the left will have a deep fairway hollow to chip back across the green from.
This is a first of two holes without any bunkers in play from the tee shot and will require the golfer to play on either side of a group of trees in the middle of the fairway. Tee balls hit down the left side to the narrow landing area give the golfer the best angle into the green with a shorter iron. Those hitting to the right will have to hit it far enough to get beyond the trees and have an open shot to a well protects and shallow green.
This medium length par 5 will require a tee ball hit over the carry bunkers on the left side of the fairway in order to be in position to go for the green in two. A small lake and another carry bunker at the second landing area create the need for a right to loft ball trajectory to set up the best shot. Those wishing for a more conservative approach should find little trouble down the right side.
This long par 4 will require the golfer to hit their tee shot as long as possible in order to have the best angle into the green. Those hitting shorter by catching the elevation change in the fairway will have to come in over some greenside bunkers on their second shot. A small target bunker is placed for the best aim down the fairway and should only present trouble for longer hitters.
This short par 3 is fashioned after the famous redden green complex in Scotland and requires the golfer to hit a right to left tee ball to front part of the green or approach area. From there the ball should release and feed to the back and left pin areas. Placement is critical here to avoid stopping short or running over the back into the fairway hollows beyond the green.
The longest par 4 on the golf course, this hole will require two big hits in order to reach the green and make par. Hitting a tee shot along the left side of the fairway close to the bunkers will give the shortest and best angle into the green. The green is protected by a lake down the right side and a deep hollow to the left for those bailing away from the water. Anyone finding themselves in this hardest hole on the golf course and is best played conservatively to avoid any big numbers.
This is the longest par 5 on the golf course and offers more great views into the Andaman Sea. The best tee shot is played down the left side of the fairway to cut off the most distance and the second half of the hole sets up as another island of grass on a sea of sand. This is a three shot par 5 and will require the golfer to choose a club carefully for their second shot to leave the perfect distance for their third shot into the green. The green is slightly convex and will require a well placed third shot to stay on the putting surface.
After the previous two holes, this short par 4 will be a welcome site for most golfers but will need to be respected due to a very tricky green complex. This is another golf hole where the best side of the fairway to winter the green from depends upon the pin position. Unlike hole # 6 the best tee shot will be played on the opposite side of the fairway from the pin position.
The shortest par 5 on the golf course, this hole should present the opportunity for golfers to make up any lost ground with a well placed tee shot down the left side for the best angle into the green in two. Those wishing to play a more conservative approach can play short of the right approach bunker or carry the bunker on the loft greenside shorter pitch shot to a well guarded green. Anyone caught in the left greenside bunkers will have a tricky up and down to a shallow green with canal beyond.
This short par 3 requires a well placed tee shot to a relatively narrow green guarded by bunkers and the canal. The green slope from right to left and will accept a high left to right shot trajectory as the best angle of approach.
The shortest par 4 on the golf course with the second tee shot on the course without any bunkers requires the tee shot to be placed along the right edge of the fairway in order to avoid the deep hollow on the left. From The left side, the green will be blind on the second shot so most golfers may choose to hit 3-wood here in order to make sure they leave an open second shot into the green. The green complex is slightly convex on the left half and forces the golfer to challenge the right greenside bunker to avoid rolling off the putting surface into the bail-out area to the green.
This finishing hole sets up a variety of options to most golfers. If playing to the right green complex, the golfer will need to place their tee shot between the lake and the bunker in the middle of the fairway for the angle into the green. For those playing to the left green complex, the golfer can choose to carry the middle fairway bunker or place their tee shot as close to the left fairway bunker for the best angle and shortest distance to the green. The green contours allow for a second shot to be placed short and left of the green and should feed the ball to the back and right pin areas.