With the opening of several new Chiang Mai Golf Courses, Chiang Mai is coming very close to being a golfer’s ‘heaven’. Chiang Mai boasts 13* full size (18 hole) golf courses, many of which are Championship Courses, *(If you include the neighbouring and easily accessible provinces of Lamphun and Lampang), together with a handful of [Read More…]
Chiang Mai is not just a city of culture but also a modern exciting city full of young students attending the many universities and colleges in the city. Chiang Mai therefore offers a great variety of sports including a selection of x-treme sports, martial Arts, including the famous Thai boxing known as Muay Thai, Soccer of course, Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Shooting, Bowling, indeed most of the sports that you can imagine are available in Chiang Mai together with a few lesser known sports like Takraw.
Chiang Mai Football Club, nicknamed the Lanna Tigers, have made a little bit of sports history. Chiang Mai Football Club finished 2nd in Thai Division 2 Northern Region in 2010 and therefore gained promotion to Division 1 for the 2011 season. Founded in 1999, the team was originally called Chiang Mai United but changed the [Read More…]
Muay Thai, also known as Thai Kickboxing is Thailand’s National Sport. Hugely popular for many Centuries in Thailand, Muay Thai now has a large International following. Muay Thai differs from Western Boxing in that strikes can be made with the hands, feet, elbows and knees so Thai Kickboxing is often referred to as “The Art [Read More…]