Robinswood Golf Club Debuts Claude Harmon III Performance Golf Academy

May 7, 2024

Robinswood Golf Club, part of Reignwood Group, proudly announces the launch of the Claude Harmon III Performance Golf Academy, the first of its kind in Thailand and only the third globally, joining its predecessors in the United States and the United Arab Emirates.

The Claude Harmon Performance Golf Academy, established by the Harmon family, has been at the vanguard of golf coaching for three generations and is renowned for shaping many of the world’s elite golfers. It is now helmed by Claude Harmon III, son of the legendary Claude “Butch” Harmon Jr., widely celebrated as the greatest golf coach in history, who mentored sports legends such as Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Greg Norman. Claude Harmon III himself has also made significant contributions to the game, having coached top-tier professionals including Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, and Meow-Pajaree Anantnarukarn, earning him recognition as one of the top five coaches in the United States for 2023-2024 by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Best Trainers.

MS. Woraphanit Ruayrungruang, CEO of Reignwood International Group, the developer of Robinswood Golf Club, expressed her enthusiasm about the collaboration, “Reignwood Group has leveraged its extensive expertise and experience in developing, designing, and operating internationally recognised golf courses, including Wentworth Club in Surrey, United Kingdom, and Reignwood Pine Valley in Beijing, China. These experiences are a blueprint for transforming Robinswood Golf Club into a world-class 18-hole golf course in Thailand, marking it as the third prestigious course within the Reignwood Group golf portfolio. We are dedicated to establishing the course as a hub for knowledge exchange and skill development, where world-class golfing expertise is imparted to Thai golfers of all levels.”

Additionally, Ms. Woraphanit Ruayrungruang expressed her excitement about the partnership. “We are immensely proud and delighted that Robinswood Golf Club has partnered with Claude Harmon to establish the Claude Harmon Performance Golf Academy, a first in Thailand and the third globally. This collaboration is a testament to our commitment to enhancing the golf industry and nurturing young talent in Thailand to achieve international standards. We have developed a comprehensive golf training program through this initiative, including KIS Reignwood Park, a premier international school in Reignwood Park. This program is designed to elevate young golfers from amateur levels to professional standing, mirroring the successful models seen in Dubai. These models aim to empower program graduates to secure numerous scholarships and further their education.”

Claude Harmon III, the third-generation heir and head of Claude Harmon Performance Golf Academy, also commented on launching the academy in Thailand, the first in Southeast Asia. “I am thrilled to collaborate with Robinswood Golf Club to introduce a state-of-the-art golf academy in Thailand. This initiative marks a significant milestone in the Thai golf industry. From amateurs to seasoned professionals, golfers of all ages will benefit from advanced coaching techniques, modern equipment, and direct guidance from experienced specialists. This comprehensive approach is designed to enhance the golfing skills of our students, preparing them confidently for higher levels of competition.”

With decades of experience and a dedication to advancing golfers’ skills globally, Claude Harmon III continues his family’s legacy of imparting profound golfing knowledge and expertise. His work has shaped the careers of many prominent golfers and inspired a new generation of athletes and coaches.