The Royal Bangkok Sports Club, Bangkok
Categories: Golf Courses, Sports Complexes, Fun & Games, Outdoor Activities
The Royal Bangkok Sports Club is an exclusive sports complex and the first golf course of Thailand, located in Pathum Wan, Bangkok. There are two types of membership, descendant member and paid member. The number of members is limited at 12,500 accounts which also enable their spouse and children. By total area of 88.90 acres in the Bangkok downtown, this land worth have been estimated to more than 100 billion baht.HistoryIn 1890, Prince Devawongse Varopakarn, the foreign minister, was requested by Mr. Franklin Hurst, Englishman, to establish a race track and sports field. In 1892, Mr. Hurst was given a fifteen-year lease on Toong Sra Pratoom (ทุ่งสระปทุม) by the king and the club was formed as The Gymkhana Club (สโมสรยิมคานา) and Race Course Society (สมาคมแข่งม้า).In 1901, King Chulalongkorn established the Royal Bangkok Sports Club and took over the gymkhana club.Plan your visit to The Royal Bangkok Sports Club and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bangkok itinerary maker.
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This is a jewel in the heart of Bangkok. Although they only race on alternate weekends if you get the chance don't miss a fun filled day at the races. It's fun to walk around and take in the sights an... read more »
The club is situated 500m from Siam BTS station. There are tons of sports facility; swimming, golfing, fitness, tennis just to name a few. However the club is for member only and applying to it would ... read more »
We always visit the RBSC every time we come back to Thailand. In the old days we used to come here to play sports, golfing, swimming and dine in here everyday. Sadly we don't live in Thailand anymore.... read more »
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