RDGC is the standard golf course with 18 holes, par 72 on 360 rai of land. It is located in Bang Kradi district, Pathumthani province. The golf course design was simulated from the hills so that the golfer feel like playing golf in the mountain.
The golf business is operated by MBK Resort Public Company Limited (MBK-R) and Riverdale Golf and Country Club Company Limited (RDGCC). The detail of business is as follows:
The golf business in Phuket Province is operated by MBK Resort Public Company Limited (MBK-R), an indirectly which MBK indirectly holds 72.61%. MBK-R has two golf courses which are currently operating open for golfers business. These include Both of the Loch Palm Golf Course (LPGC) and the Red Mountain Golf Course (RMGC) is located in Kathu District, Phuket Province.
LPGC is a standard golf course with 18 holes, par 72, on an area of about 500 rai. It has been specially designed, taking into consideration the unique characteristics of its landscape. These include a large lake and a long line of fresh green palm trees which are the main elements of the golf course. For the convenience of golfers who need a warm-up before playing a round, there is a driving range located in the same area.
RMGC is MBK-R second golf. It is a new premium golf course with 18 holes, par 72 on an area of over 600 rai which is adjacent to the LPGC Golf Course. The new clubhouse equipped with full amenities is located at the foot of the hill where golfers can have a clear view of the whole landscapes. In addition, it provides golfers with golf driving ranges and other facilities including putting greens for practicing, which are well maintained and look like the real ones. The driving ranges and available facilities enable golfers to enjoy the game more than before.
The golf business in Pathum Thani Province is operated by Riverdale Golf and Country Club Company Limited (RDGCC), with a golf course that has been open since June 2010 called the Riverdale Golf and Country Club. Located in Bang Kradi District, Pathumthani Province, it is a standard golf course with 18 holes, par 72, on an area of about 346 rai. The golf course has been specially designed, based the concept of a golf course in the valleys. To achieve such an impressive landscape, it is necessary to dig over 10 meters down into the earth. The purpose is make the golfers feel that they are playing golf in the valleys. The design also includes creation of hills in order to make the game more challenging for the golfers. As regards the club house, it incorporates modern design features and is equipped with a full range of amenities. Looking from the club house, the golfers will enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the whole golf course as if they looked down from the top of a mountain. It also has driving ranges for golfers and a putting green which is maintained as well as real golf course in order to practice and get prepared before playing.
In 2011, the golf business has signed up for being a business alliance with 6 leading golf courses in abroad:
- The Singapore Island Country Club, Island Club Road, Singapore
- Tanah Merah Country Club Bintan Lagoon Resort, Changi Coast Road, Singapore
- Macau Golf & Country Club, IIha de Coloane, Macau
- Bintan Lagoon Resort, Jalan Indera Segara Site A12. Bintan Utara, Lagoi, Kepri, Indonesia
- The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei
- The Royal Salangor Golf Club, Malaysia
Being their business alliance has resulted in an increase in revenue from members of golf partnership under the provisions of a reciprocal agreement. Furthermore, the members also receive the privileges from our business alliances. During 2011-2012, we have planed to further expand the number of international alliances in order to increase the number of golfers visiting the course.
Besides, being a business alliance during in 2011-2012, we have hired MBK Hospitality Management Company Limited (MBK-HM), administrating the subsidiaries of MBK hotels business, to operate and improve golf courses quality and services to get the standard at the same level as leading golf courses which are able to greatly impress golfers.