Phuket offers an excellent venue for golfing enthusiasts with world class and renowned championship courses. Blue Canyon Golf and Country Club (near airport) has hosted the Johnny Walker Championship on several ocassions. Laguna is hosting the Thai Open for three years from 2009. Other courses include Phuket Country Club, Loch Palm, Mission Hills and the new, but highly acclaimed, Red Mountain. Villa Apsara is an ideal retreat and location for a party of golfers.