If you have ever played golf in Asia, you will almost certainly have heard about Thailand’s stunning Black Mountain Golf Club, tucked away in the foothills on the outskirts of the royal town of Hua Hin. Black Mountain, the brainchild of Swedish entrepreneur Stig Notlov, is a world-renowned multi-award winning destination resort, which has hosted many high profile international golf tournaments, including Asian Tour and European Tour events. Anybody is welcome to come and play the golf course, and all of Black Mountain’s recreational facilities are available to everyone, with the newly expanded practice and training facilities, suitable for all ages, and used by the Black Mountain International School.
THE BLACK MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY
Having been voted “Best Course in Thailand and Asia Pacific” by Asian Golf Magazine, and ranked No. 59 in Golf Digest’s World Top 100, interest is growing in Black Mountain as both a vacation destination and a place to build a second home from home. “Since opening in April 2007, Black Mountain’s philosophy has not changed. We strive to be the best golf course in Asia Pacific and maintain ranking amongst the best courses in the world”, said Black Mountain Managing Director Harald Elisson.“At the same time, on a personal level, we gain a lot of satisfaction looking after our members and guests, always trying to deliver the ultimate and most enjoyable golfing and lifestyle experience”. Harald added, “Many people are choosing to take up residence here at Black Mountain, where they enjoy the unique concept on offer”. Namely to live on the best golf course in Asia and be part of an eclectic and exclusive community of like-minded people. People who appreciate the luxury, the stunning surroundings and attention to detail that is Black Mountain’s signature. We feel that Black Mountain is more than a golf club, it is a place where people live and participate in a wide range of activities (as well as golf) and enjoy a great sense of belonging.”
LIST OF FACILITIES
Championship Golf Course
Golf Academy: Full tuition/practice facility with GC Quad &Trackman™
Restaurant & Fine Dining Resort
The list of professional golfers who have made their home at Black Mountain, including Johan Edfors, Rikard Karlberg, Pelle Edberg and Thongchai Jaidee is a testament to Black Mountain’s sound ethics, philosophy and appeal. You will sometimes bump into them fine-tuning their game at our extensive short-game practice area & the driving range, or out on the course warming up for their next tournament.
27 HOLE FACILITY
2017 saw the opening of the “West Course” at Black Mountain. Nine great new holes crafted at the foot of the mountains adjoining the existing championship course. Here you will find some exciting new opportunities to acquire your very own luxury course-side villa among tranquil surroundings.
The string of awards garnered over the years confirms the philosophy of continual improvement and seems to indicate success towards reaching sought-after goals of quality & excellence:
• “Golf Experience of the Year 2020”IAGTO – The Global Golf Tourism Organisation
• “Best Resorts in Asia” Golf Digest Editor’s Choice 2019, 2020
• “Ranked No. 59 in Golf Digest’s World Top 100”Golf Digest Magazine 2018
• “Number 1 Golf Course in Thailand 2016”US Golf Digest Magazine
• “Diamond Award for Excellence 2015” (IAGTO)
• “Best Course in Thailand”(Asian Golf Monthly 2011 – 2017)
• “Best Course in Asia Pacific”(Asian Golf Monthly 2014 – 2017)
• “Best Sports Event Venue in Thailand 2017”(Asia’s Sports Industry Awards)
Since opening in 2007, Black Mountain has hosted a string of televised high profile events:2009 & 2010 – The Black Mountain Masters (Asian Tour)2011 – The Royal Trophy2014 – The King’s Cup (Asian Tour)2014-2019 – Thai LPGA Championship2015 & 2016 – Thongchai Jaidee Foundation / All Thailand / ADTBlack Mountain are also recognized for bringing the European Tour to Hua Hin, 2 years in a row, possibly the biggest international sporting event the region has seen:2015 & 2016 – The True Thailand Classic (European/Asian Tour)
EUROPEAN TOUR DESTINATION
Black Mountain’s quality of facilities and property portfolio earned the club the status of “European Tour Destination”, taking position amongst the most elite courses on the European Tour.
The new international school at Black Mountain is also a well-received addition to facilities available. Catering for ages 2 to 18, with lessons based on the UK curriculum, taught by UK qualified teachers, the school is now attended by over 200 students.
Black Mountain have an attractive selection of properties to offer, overlooking the golf course, from two to four bedrooms, on one to four floors, all with swimming pool in the landscaped garden and built to the highest standards. Black Mountain is proposing that your dream home really can become a reality, along with a place in the wonderful community that has formed at the golf club.
THE ULTIMATE GOLFING & LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCE
Black Mountain claims not only to be about golf. They are a truly family-friendly, lifestyle destination resort with something for everybody. You and your family can spend time at the delightful Water Park where the thrilling slides, lazy river, giant wave pool and Wibit floating playground will give you a time to remember again and again. If you’re feeling energetic, you can try your hand at wakeboarding or water skiing on the private lake. Maybe a game of tennis, volleyball or paddle tennis even. When all of that has left you exhausted, you can pop into the Spa for a relaxing treatment, to put you in shape for the next day’s activities. And most importantly not to forget the amazing clubhouse restaurant and the five-star dining experience waiting for you there. Just visiting for a short break? Black Mountain also has the village-style Resort Villas accommodation. Check into one of the private pool villas and enjoy the luxury and tranquillity of the stunning surroundings.
A factor contributing to Black Mountain’s popularity is undoubtedly, the location. Hua Hin is arguably Thailand’s most attractive and interesting travel destination. There is everything here that anyone could want; a wonderful environment, excellent beaches, a great choice of dining options, entertainment and colourful history. Also, being the holiday destination of the Thai Royal Family for the past 90 years makes Hua Hin a very special place. With no traditional rainy season to speak of, Hua Hin has perfect year-round golfing weather, plus a collection of great courses that appeal to golfers of all levels as well as families. With these perfect ingredients for a memorable golf holiday, it’s no surprise that Hua Hin was recently named “Golf Destination of the Year” in Asia/Australasia. After their first visit and experience of Hua Hin, many people keep returning for the golf, beaches, sightseeing and its many and varied activities. The Thai architecture, stunning coastline, local vineyards, cultural monuments and temples make up just a few of the local attractions waiting to be explored.