Phuket (Thailand) – March 23, 2017 (travelindex.com) – Six-time Major Winner and Laguna Golf Ambassador Sir Nick Faldo held a golf clinic for property owners at the Laguna Golf Academy Phuket on Saturday 11 March 2017. Laguna Golf Academy Phuket features three dedicated swing rooms, fully equipped with the latest video analysis and training equipment, complemented by a team of experienced PGA Golf Instructors.
During the golf clinic, Sir Nick shared his knowledge on a variety of aspects, including technical golfing skills and physical conditioning for golfers. “I’m delighted to see Laguna Golf Phuket promoting the game with this new teaching facility for keen golfers. I always enjoy visiting Laguna Phuket integrated resort with this 18-hole golf course, luxury award-winning Banyan Tree and Angsana resorts, spas and restaurants,” enthused Sir Nick Faldo.
The golf packages available include Laguna Golf Academy Phuket’s Half Day and Full Day with the Pro experience which can be combined with on-course play. For those longer term visitors or residents, there are monthly academy packages which include golf lessons and unlimited practice facility usage during the term.
Mr Paul Wilson, AVP/Group Golf Director of Laguna Golf added, “We are excited to expand into the golf instruction market with Laguna Golf Academy Phuket. Our objective with this facility is to create a world-class learning environment for golfers of all abilities. Golf can be such a social sport, providing endless networking or team building opportunities, not to mention the health benefits and all round fun!”
During his stay at Banyan Tree Phuket, Sir Nick spent time exercising at the pristine beach and practising his game at Laguna Golf Phuket. Between training sessions, Sir Nick also found time to enjoy sunset cocktail at Cassia Phuket and the Sunday Brunch at Banyan Tree Phuket.
Sir Nick added, “I’ve been visiting Banyan Tree Phuket for over 20 years now. I’m impressed by the management vision to keep developing and enhancing this already world-class integrated resort. Laguna Phuket has everything an avid golfer, or non-golfer, could wish for… I can’t wait to return again later this year and look forward to working further with the Laguna Golf Academy Phuket.”
Laguna Golf Academy Phuket includes a well-stocked pro shop, 8 covered public hitting spaces, split-level grass tee with up to 20 hitting spaces, 3 specific short-game greens, fairway and greenside practice bunkers.
About Laguna Golf Phuket
Following a comprehensive course revamp and named “Thailand’s Best Golf Course” for 2 consecutive years and “Asia’s Best Golf Course” by World Golf Awards, Laguna Golf Phuket is a truly enjoyable, playable yet challenging 18-hole, par 72 golf course that appeals to golf enthusiasts of all abilities, situated in the heart of Asia’s first integrated resort – Laguna Phuket, with convenient accessibility by complimentary shuttle service from the surrounding hotels. Thoroughly re-designed and re-opened in 2015, the new landscaping with great emphasis on natural surroundings and wildlife provides golfers a whole new golfing experience. During the game, a tranquil journey into the native cultural experience with infused local elements creates a unique sense of place. The Thai villa-designed clubhouse offers a host of luxury facilities, including a well-stocked Pro Shop, locker rooms and international dining options. The on-site golf academy offers ultimate premium practice facilities and a wide range of teaching packages by a team of experienced PGA instructors.