Laguna Golf Phuket
Challenging course, with a premium on accuracy. Water on the first 11 holes and 15 of 18 holes — so wayward shots are punished. Interesting variety of holes and green complexes; the difficulty of the course tests your mental stamina and shot-making ability.
Designer: Max Wexler and David Abell (original); Paul Jansen (renovation)
Course Opening: 1993 (original); 2015 (renovation)