Golfing in Singapore

 

If you love golfing you will surely enjoy a game or two on one of Singapore’s world class golf courses or at one of the high quality driving greens. There are more than 20 great golfing venues spread around the country, and whilst some are open to members only there is also a selection that allows anybody to play. You will also find indoor simulators if the heat becomes a bit too much and crazy golf courses if you just want a giggle.

The golf scene in Singapore is so good that some of the golfing greats have taken a swing here! It’s well worth keeping in mind that, like many places across the world, the prices are often cheaper during the week than at the weekends. If you fancy a game of golf, or are looking for a venue for a corporate event, here’s the lowdown on some places to visit:

Marina Bay Golf Course

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Open to the public, this 18 hole course is handily located close to the city centre. It is a pretty challenging course, modelled after traditional courses in the sport’s home of Scotland. There are water features and bunkers to overcome during a game, and you can enjoy great views of Singapore’s iconic skyline as you make your way around the different holes. The course opened in 2006 and since then has become popular with visitors and locals.

Executive Golf Course

One of the cheaper places to have a game of golf, this course is located by the Upper Seletar Reservoir and features 9 holes. Offering a no-frills experience in pretty green surroundings, it’s good if your just looking for somewhere for a cheap and cheerful knock around. Equipment is available to hire and there are good services and facilities.

Sentosa Golf Club

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You’ll find two of the country’s most challenging and sought after golf courses on the island of fun – Sentosa. Both of Sentosa Golf Club’s courses offer amazing views out over the ocean and the lively port. They are well-maintained and promise a good day of golf. The club opened in 1974 and has many fine traditions associated with it. It is no wonder that it has attracted several eminent international players. It hosts the Barclays Singapore Open is and is known for being one of the best golf clubs in the whole of Asia. Different membership options are available.

Raffles Country Club

Easy to access, Raffles Country Club is just a short drive away from the central business district. Great views of the lake and forest can be admired from the club’s two 18 hole courses. There are various challenges for people with different ability levels.

Sembawang Country Club

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A perfectly manicured course, the Sembawang Country Club has gone through a lavish redesign and renovation to provide an incredible game of golf. You may also hear it referred to as the Commando Course – this is because it was designed originally by Commando Royal Marines from the British Army!

City Golf

For an indoor simulated experience it doesn’t get much better than City Golf. The high-tech simulator is within the tallest such arena in the country and there are also instructors available to help you to perfect your techniques. There are excellent views and loads of other facilities to enjoy.

LilliPutt

If you’re looking for a fun game with the family, LilliPut is perfect. A fabulous themed indoor 18 hole fun course is sure to put a smile on everyone’s face!

This is just a small selection of where you can get your golf game on in Singapore – enjoy!

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