The Kingdom of Wonder


Across the last 20 years, Golf in Asia has developed at an incredible rate. China has boomed with over 700 golf courses being built in the last decade and that trend has sent shockwaves around Asian tourist boards. Thailand is still the #1 golf destination in the region of SE Asia, with revenues in excess of $2 billion being reported last year.As for Cambodia, it is now the 2nd fastest growing golf destination in Asia, featuring several world class golf courses in close proximity and the breath-taking Angkor Wat Temple, which is located close to all three golf courses in Siem Reap. Over the past decade Cambodia has witnessed a steady influx of golf courses and golf tourists, who make up the main numbers of golfers on the courses as its golf product tries to break away from its elitist reputation. The number of courses is now up to eight, with plans in place to double this number in the coming years.
One of Cambodia’s star golf courses is Angkor Golf Resort. Here, its the heritage and unique traditions that make is stand out from the crowd, as Cambodia forms one of the world’s great new golf destinations.
The beauty of Cambodia truly lies in the richness of its traditions. The elegance of golf comes from its strategy, honour and skill. As the winner of 6 Majors and 39 tournaments, the legendary Nick Faldo is considered to be Europe’s greatest golfer. At Angkor Golf Resort he has triumphed yet again. At once classic and contemporary, “the Faldo course” is a masterpiece of natural beauty and athletic challenge.
Cambodia’s first PGA standard championship golf course is a lengthy 7,230-yard, par 72. But inside these numbers is inspiration. With an emphasis on strategy, and an ironclad commitment to protect the stunning natural surroundings, Nick Faldo has unveiled all his internationally acclaimed talents within a short distance of the world famous temple complexes of Angkor Wat.
The Angkor Resort golf course is sure to offer enjoyment for all players and will have golfers coming back time and time again. Don’t miss Angkor Golf Resort’s 300 meter long driving range; a great practice facility to tune up before your next round! The Angkor Golf Club is the place to play on all Cambodia golf holidays.
Immerse yourself in the splendour and excitement of Siem Reap and play the round of golf that will long live in your memory as a truly unique experience.

Previous articleCascais Cool
Next articleDG Travel 24 – December 2014