The new putting green at Black Mountain is opened. A summer of course upgrades is coming to an end as all golf course improvements are finished. Thailands best golf course is ready for high season.
International flights to and from Hua Hin is close to reality as early as the end of the year. The airport authority has received a proposal from the Malaysian low-cost carrier Air Asia to operate daily flights between Hua Hin and its major hub in Kuala Lumpur.
The driving range at Black Mountain will be upgraded in July.
– The goal is to make it look more like the golf course, says Black Mountain course manager Richard Halls.
During the renovation period in July the range will be closed.
– We will renovate the grass hitting areas and the target greens, add some bunkers for visual effect, make adjustments to the drainage system, add some arrogation and mow fairway shapes to the area, says Halls.
Black Mountain has had the great fortune to have won numerous prestigious awards since it’s opening ten years ago.
The annual Asian Golf Awards is a combination of golf fans and expert panel voting in many categories, including Best Golf Course in Asia and Best Golf Course in Thailand.
Thailands best professional golfer and Black Mountain player Thongchai Jaidee hosts the Thongchai Jaidee Foundation Tournament which started today and will end Sunday.
In conjunction with the pro-am-dinner on Wednesday night an auction raised 1.6 million baht to the foundation. Read more
Black Mountain sponsored star Thongchai Jaidee of Thailand made it another week to remember for Black Mountain after he held off a strong challenge from England’s Graeme Storm to win the Porsche European Open in Germany on Sunday.
Thongchai’s third win in Europe comes straight on the back of Sweden’s Rikard Karlberg, another Black Mountain sponsored player, victory in Italy last week.
March 11: Black Mountain sponsored star Pelle Edberg of Sweden will head into the weekend rounds of the True Thailand Classic in pole position after he carded a sparkling second round five-under-par 67 on Friday. Read more
Pelle Edberg of Sweden fired a superb seven-under-par 65 to trail the first round leader Peter Uihlein by one-shot at the True Thailand Classic presented by Chang on Thursday. Read more
Thai hero Thongchai Jaidee is prepared to be the pride of his nation by winning the True Thailand Classic presented by Chang which is played at the beautiful Black Mountain Golf Club. Read more