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Best Golf Courses in Singapore
Golf in Singapore
With Singapore quickly becoming an Asian hub for golfers around the region and around the world, golf courses are springing up across the country like wildfire. Even in the land scarce tropical island, there are more than fifteen golf and country clubs in the city state and there are no fewer than twenty five golf courses in Singapore.
The garden state also hosts major golf events like the Lexus Cup, a professional tournament for women golfers sanctioned by the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) Tour. The Singapore Masters, atournamentsanctioned by both the Asian Tour and the European Tour. The prestigious Singapore Open, an Asian Tour golf tournament. With these tournaments and countless more held in Singapore, the high amount of purse (over five million USD) is attracting the major names in the sport.
Mention of a golf course to any Singaporean with golfing experience and The Laguna National Golf and Country Club comes to mind. Situated at the corner of the island off Changi Coast Road, the Laguna consists of two championship 18-hole courses, the Masters course and the Classic course. Having hosted big-name events in the golf tournament, namely the Caltex Masters (with Ernie Els and Nick Faldo) and the Singapore Masters, the Laguna National is one of the premiere golf courses in the city state. Both courses designed by the world renowned Dye Design, the Laguna National has won several accolades and is ranked one of the best in the world by several digests. To top it off, the Laguna National boasts a three-tiered driving range to improve your swing and correct your techniques.
Sentosa Golf Club
Home to one of the richest tournaments worldwide The Singapore Open, the Sentosa Golf Club runs two world class 18-hole courses, the Tanjong and the Serapong course. Located on the resort island of Sentosa off the southern tip of Singapore, golfers will be taken away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and thrown into the tranquil peace that Sentosa is famous for. The Tanjong course is known to challenge even the most hardened golfers with its barrage of natural hazards and its narrow landing areas on fairways. Overlooking the South China Sea, the Tanjong course provides golfers with scenic beauty and endless fairways. Just be sure to avoid the monstrous towering trees when you tee off! The Serapong course is an absolute gem to behold for any golfer in the world. It hosts the annual Singapore Open and has been awarded the highest honors in the golfing scene. Awarded the Number One course in Asia and the Number One Host Venue in the Asian Tour by the Asian Golf Review and the Asian Golf Monthly, the Serapong course is a definite visit for traveling golfers around the world.
Marina Bay Golf Course
Located strategically in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, opened in 2006, the Marina Bay Golf Course is open completely to the public, making it entire accessible for anyone and everyone with a passion for the sport. Laden with bunkers, over 90 of them, the Marina Bay Golf Course will provide even the champion golfer with plenty of excitement. With the scenic view of the Singapore business district skyline looming in the distance, golfers will not only be entertained by the challenges put up by the course, they will be provided with a spectacular field of vision.
These are just a few of the plenty of golf courses being offered in the tropical city. So, if you’re a golfer, isn’t it time you head on over to Singapore? For your reference and convenience, the names, addresses, contact details, rates and other specifics of the Golf Courses are given below.
EXECUTIVE GOLF COURSE
Upper Seletar Reservoir
Mandai Road, Track 7
Tel: 6556 0600 Fax: 6556 0680
Course: 9 holes, 1425m, Par 29.
Green fees: weekday $21; weekend:
CHANGI GOLF CLUB
20 Netheravon Road
Tel: 6545 5133 Fax: 6545 2531
Course: 9 holes, 2378m, Par 34.
Green fees: weekday only: $40
(off Eng Neo Avenue)
Tel: 6468 7233 Fax: 6468 7047
Course: 9 holes, 1887m, Par 32
Green fees: weekday $42.80;
MARINA BAY GOLF COURSE
80 Rhu Cross
Tel: 6345 7788 Fax: 6348 11923
Course: 18 holes, 6542m, Par 72.
Green fees: from $45 to $185
Day and night golfing
ROYAL TANGLIN GOLF COURSE
Tel : 9101 7301
Course: 9 holes, 973m, Par 27.
Green fees: weekday: $16; weekend $20
WARREN GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
81 Choa Chu Kang Way
Tel: 6586 1245 Fax: 6586 1235
Course: 18 holes, 6234m, Par 71
Green fees: from $30 to $170
LAGUNA NATIONAL GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
11 Laguna Golf Green
Tel: 6541 0200 Fax: 6542 9289
Master course: 18 holes, 6400m, Par 72
Classic course: 18 holes, 6200m, Par 72
Green fees: weekday: $130
ORCHID COUNTRY CLUB
1 Orchid Club Road
Tel: 6750 2112
Dendro course: 9 holes, 3262m, Par 37
Aranda Course: 9 holes, 3051m, Par 36
Vanda Course : 9 holes, 3012m, Par 36
TANAH MERAH COUNTRY CLUB
25 Changi Coast Road
Tel: 6542 3040 Fax: 6542 9294
Garden Course: 18 holes, 6402m, Par 72
Tampines Course: 18 holes, 6437m, Par 72
Green fees: from $123.60 to $247.20
SELETAR COUNTRY CLUB
101 Seletar Club Road
Tel: 6486 0801 Fax: 6481 0311
Course: 18 holes, 6381m, Par 72
Green fees (member’s guest only):
weekday: $110; weekend: $180
10 Bukit Chermin Road
Tel: 6273 5567/68 Fax: 6278 1448
Course: 18 holes, 5917m, Par 72.
Green fees: weekday $141; weekend
NATIONAL SERVICE RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB
10 Changi Coast Walk
Tel: 6542 8288 Fax: 6545 6508
Airforce Course: 9 holes, 3200m, Par 36
Navy Course: 9 holes, 3085m, Par 36
Army Course: 9 holes, 3015m, Par 36.
Green fees: $88 - $198
SEMBAWANG COUNTRY CLUB
249 Sembawang Road
(next to Sembawang Air Base)
Tel: 6257 0642 Fax: 6755 8418
Course: 18 holes, 5980m, Par 72
Green fees: weekday: $113.30;
RAFFLES COUNTRY CLUB
450 Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim
Tel: 6861 7655 Fax: 6861 5563
Lake Course: 18 holes, 5819m, Par 72
Palm Course: 18 holes, 6081m, Par 72
Green fees: weekday only: $123.60
SENTOSA GOLF CLUB
27 Bukit Manis Road
Tel: 6275 0022 Fax: 6275 0005
Serapong Course: 18 holes, 6493m,
Tanjong Course: 18 holes, 6420m, Par 7
Green fees: from $120 to $185.40
JURONG COUNTRY CLUB
9 Science Centre Road
Tel: 6560 5655 Fax: 6567 1900
Course: 18 holes, 6219m, Par 72.
Green fees: from $118.45 to $180