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14 Golf Courses In Singapore Including Country Clubs & Driving Ranges

Golf courses in Singapore


The thought of playing golf may scream “atas sport” to many because of its fancy equipment and country club memberships. But, even for those who’ve only had experience playing a casual game of mini golf, it can still be pretty accessible thanks to public golf courses in Singapore with onsite equipment rental.

Now, you might not be able to play a la Tiger Woods, but if you’d like to try your hand at teeing, here are golf courses for players of every level:


1. Champions Public Golf Course – Challenging hilly course


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Nestled in the heart of Bukit Timah, Champions Public Golf Course offers both 9-hole and 18-hole options. These are complemented by a sheltered 66-bay driving range, which is where you can practise your swings no matter rain or shine. 

You’ll be greeted by lush greenery, which lets you enjoy golfing away from the hubbub of city life. With narrow fairways and hilly greens to conquer, the course is rather challenging and would probably suit those with a little more experience.

Equipment rental: No, but they have a pro-shop to purchase everything from clubs to sunscreen.
Price: $35 (9-hole on weekdays) | $60 (9-hole on weekends and public holidays) | $52.50 (18-hole on weekdays) | $90 (18-hole on weekends and public holidays)

Address: 60 Fairways Drive, Singapore 286966
Opening hours: 7am-6pm, Daily (golf course) | 7am-11pm, Daily (driving range)
Contact: 6463 0332 | Champions Public Golf Course website


2. Marina Bay Golf Course – Panoramic views of Singapore’s skyline


It’s no secret that most country clubs have special rates for members, but Marina Bay Golf Course is the only public 18-hole course, meaning you don’t have to fork out extra to play here. You can also golf against a chio backdrop of the Singapore skyline and Marina Bay up till 10pm – perfect for an after-work R&R golfing sesh for CBD workers.


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Golf courses are usually equipped with tons of exciting features to ramp up gameplay like bunkers – sand-filled concave depressions, and water hazards – streams and ponds that you have to hit over. But other than these features, this course is generally flat so beginners can still try their hand at it. 

Plus, if you’re looking to practise your swing, check out their 4-tier driving range that can accommodate up to 114 golfers at one time. The range also has large touch-screen consoles with advanced tracking technology where you’ll be able to track your performance and progress

Equipment rental: Rental of clubs and shoes available at MST Golf shop.
Price: $52.50 (9-hole on weekdays) | $72.50 (9-hole on weekends and public holidays) | $75 (18-hole on weekdays) | $120 (18-hole on weekends and public holidays)

Address: 80 Rhu Cross, Singapore 437437
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 6.15am-10pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 6345 7788 | Marina Bay Golf Course website 


3. Orchid Country Club – Wide range of facilities


If you’d like to include golf as part of your weekend jaunt, consider Orchid Country Club that’s located in Yishun. That way, you can plan activities like a staycation in their 4-star resort, or take a dip in their Olympic-sized swimming pool after a game or two. Other facilities include a childcare centre for kids while you’re out golfing.

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In golf, a handicap is a measure of your golfing potential so that players of different levels can compete. For those playing here, non-members will need to pay $10.80 to undergo a quick certification right before starting the game.

Equipment rental: No
Price: $100-$120 (18-hole on weekdays) | $220 (18-hole on weekends and public holidays)

Address: 1 Orchid Club Road, Singapore 769162
Opening hours: 9am-6pm, Daily
Contact: 6755 9811 | Orchid Country Club website 


4. Mandai Executive Golf Course – Beginner-friendly course


For golf newbies, Mandai Executive Golf Course is the place for you to go. The course offers a good variety of par 3 and par 4 holes, which are quite beginner-friendly.

If you’re just starting out on learning golf jargon, a par is an expectation of the number of strokes a golfer needs to finish their putt. Simply put, par 3 holes should only take 3 strokes to sink the ball into the hole.


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The place has a driving range available to grind swinging techniques, as well as Chip and Putt – a type of mini golf in which the distance between holes are shorter than a normal game of golf.

Equipment rental: Yes
Price: $30 (9-hole on weekdays) | $40 (9-hole on weekends and public holidays)

Address: Upper Seletar Reservoir, Mandai Road Track 7, Singapore 779384
Opening hours (golf course): 7am-7pm, Daily
Opening hours (driving range): Tue-Sun 7am-11pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 6456 6533 | Mandai Executive Golf Course website 


5. Laguna National Golf & Country Club –  Attached to resort


If you’ve ever wondered why the word ‘Laguna’ was in Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore, that’s because it’s within the same grounds as Laguna National Golf & Country Club. It’s a convenient setup for golfers looking to spend a weekend golfing without travelling back and forth from home.

You can tee off with your kakis in one of their two 18-hole championship golf courses at your own convenience. Non-easties can also rejoice since it’s just a mere 15-minute ride away from Jewel Changi, so you can finally have an excuse to drop by after all that shopping and dining. 

Equipment rental: No, but you can shop for equipment at The Shop at Laguna National.

Address: 11 Laguna Golf Green, Singapore 488047
Opening hours: 8.30am-6pm, Daily
Contact: 6542 6888 | Laguna National Golf & Country Club website


6. Changi Golf Club – Sea views in the East


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For Easties looking for a challenging golf fix, Changi Golf Club should be on your list. You’ll have to conquer a 9-hole hilly course on undulating ground, which really puts your swings and putts to the test despite being a shorter course.

Located right next to the sea, this 9-hole golf club is a peaceful and scenic place for you to soak your troubles away with a round or two of golf.

Equipment rental: No, but there is a pro-shop available.
Price: $64.20 (9-hole on weekdays) | $128.40 (18-hole on weekdays)

Address: 20 Netheravon Road, Singapore 508505
Opening hours: Mon 12pm-7pm | Tue-Sun 7am-7pm
Contact: 6545 5133 | Changi Golf Club website 


7. The Singapore Island Country Club – Multiple courses



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The largest and most established golf country club in SG, The Singapore Island Country Club boasts multiple courses you can choose from. Its most popular one, the Bukit Course, is an 18-hole championship course that has hosted various international events, along with a driving range for you to touch up on your skills.

Alternatively, you can go for the Island Course, a hilly and picturesque 18-hole golf course that also has a 2-tier driving range and 66 practice bays.

Address: 180 Island Club Road, Singapore 578774
Opening hours: 6.30am-9.30pm, Daily
Contact: 6459 2222 | The Singapore Island Country Club website 


8. Sentosa Golf Club – Scenic golf course with food available


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Sentosa Golf Club is quite a big deal among golfing circles. It’s won international golf awards and hosted tournaments like the HSBC Women’s World Championships. The club offers 2 courses to choose from: The Serapong and The New Tanjong. You’ll be treated to stunning water views surrounded by trees, which makes this place an oasis from the bustling CBD area.

And yes, you can get food here, with the likes of Golfers’ Terrace serving an array of local cuisine like chicken rice and fried carrot cake. There’s also Panamericana, a bar-grill serving American food like Southern-style chicken and Canadian black cod.

Equipment rental: Yes, golf clubs can be hired from the Golf Department and shoes from the Sentosa Golf Club Pro Shop.
Price: $350 (weekdays) | $480 (weekends and public holidays)

Address: 27 Bukit Manis Road, Singapore 099892
Opening hours: 6.30am-7pm, Daily
Contact: 6275 0022 | Sentosa Golf Club website


9. National Service Resort & Country Club – For NSmen only



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If you’re an NSman or a family member of one, the golf courses at National Service Resort & Country Club are a good option as memberships here are exclusive to NSmen only.

They have 2 courses available – the main one is located in Changi, next to their big bungalow chalets and other facilities so you can play during a staycay. However, you can also visit the course at Kranji if it’s more convenient for a quick round of golf.

Equipment rental: No, but you can visit the Transview Pro-Shop or Golftitude Fitting Studio for equipment and accessories.
Price: Full list of NSRCC golfing prices.

NSRCC Changi
Address: 10 Changi Coast Walk, Singapore 499739
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 7am-10.30pm | Fri-Sat 7am-1am
Contact: 6542 8288

NSRCC Kranji
Address: 50 Neo Tiew Lane 3, #01-01, Singapore 718828
Opening hours: 7am-5.15pm, Daily
Contact: 6795 2300

National Service Resort & Country Club website


10. Sembawang Country Club – Located in the heartlands


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Tucked away in Khatib, Sembawang Country Club would be a convenient spot for Northies to swing by to golf. If you’re up for a challenge or looking to go pro, head here to level up your skills. It’s built for more experienced golfers with its narrow fairways, multiple water hazards, and bunkers. 

They also have a driving range and SingaGolf Academy – an indoor golf simulator with statistical data to monitor and improve your handicaps.

Equipment rental: No but they have a pro shop for golf gear and apparel.
Price:
$163 (18-hole on weekdays) | $213 (18-hole on weekends)

Address: 249 Sembawang Road, Singapore 758352
Opening hours: 7am-11pm, Daily
Contact: 6751 0320 | Sembawang Country Club website 


11. Seletar Country Club – Peaceful countryside vibes


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Seletar Country Club overlooks the lower Seletar Reservoir and the Johor Straits, so expect to be whisked off to an idyllic countryside scene with its lush green landscape and man-made waterfalls around you.

They’ve also got a range of sports facilities available, from bowling to martial arts courses, and you can definitely dine in after at one of their 4 restaurants.

Equipment rental: No
Price:
Full list of Seletar Country Club prices.

Address: 101 Seletar Club Road, Singapore 798273
Opening hours: 7am-9.30pm, Daily
Contact: 6418 4812 | Seletar Country Club website 


12. Bukit Batok Golf Centre Driving Range – Large bays for guests


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Though a little ulu, Bukit Batok Golf Range is worth visiting due its smaller crowds and larger bays with anti-slip mats that help you focus solely on your shots. The range is designed with undulating streams and palm trees, so you don’t have to practise your swings just looking at a wide stretch of green. 

The place here also offers a small bistro and beer garden if you want a drink with your friends after practice.

Equipment rental: No, but you can visit Pan-West to shop for equipment.
Price: $5-$8/100 balls

Address: 2 Bukit Batok West Avenue 7, #01-08 CDANS Bukit Batok Golf Range, Singapore 659003
Opening hours: 7am-12am, Daily
Contact: 6567 4800 | Bukit Batok Golf Centre website 


13. PAR Golf Driving Range – Located in Punggol


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If you’re a beginner who only has an interest in golf but doesn’t own the equipment, the affordable 2-tiered PAR Golf Driving Range has got you covered. The driving range offers equipment rental – perfect for those starting out.

Besides that, those living in the North-East area would really dig this convenient heartland location if they’re down for a low-cost and quick practice sesh.

Equipment rental: Yes

Address: 60 Punggol East, Singapore 828825
Opening hours: Sun-Thu 7am-11pm I Fri-Sat 7am-12am
Contact: 6686 6281 | PAR Golf Driving Range website


14. Keppel Club – Bunkers for novices & experienced golfers


You’ve probably heard of Keppel Club if you’re an avid golfer – it’s Singapore’s oldest golf club that’s been open since 1904. The place hosts a 2-tiered driving range with 52 bays, so you can practise your swings first before heading into their 18-hole golf course.

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Its longstanding popularity is all thanks to the challenging course, featuring plenty of bunkers and steep terrains that make it difficult to judge where your ball might land after a swing. Be sure to look out for their par 5 holes, which are some of the most challenging ones you’ll find in Singapore.

Equipment rental: No, but you can head to their pro shop for golf equipment and accessories.
Price: $60.13 (9-hole on weekdays) | $85.21 (9-hole on weekends and public holidays) | $97.09 (18-hole on weekdays) | $159.43 (18-hole on weekends and public holidays)

Address: 239 Sime Road, Singapore 289685
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 7am-9pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 6375 5567 | Keppel Club website


Bonus: Kulnari Mystery Golf – Murder mystery-themed mini golf & bar



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For those who prefer a more thrilling version of golf, Kulnari Mystery Golf is the place to go. You’re not only golfing at this 1920s-themed, 18-hole golf course, but you’ve got a murder mystery to solve along the way. 

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Once you’ve reached the 9th hole, you can expect a cool in-house bar too. Take a seat here as you indulge in light bites while enjoying a wide range of drinks – there’s fruit juices, cocktails, and of course, alcohol too.

Address: 51B Circular Road, Singapore 049406
Opening hours: Tue-Fri 12pm-10.30pm | Sat-Sun 10.30am-10.30pm (Closed on Mondays)
Contact: 8126 5509 | Kulnari Mystery Golf website


Places to golf in Singapore


With this list of golf courses to visit, you’ll definitely find a range you’ll love – whether you prefer scenic views, convenience, or one based on your skill level. So, even if you’re not the best at golf, have a swing at one of these golf courses.

For other to-do activities, check out:


Cover image adapted from: Marina Bay Golf Course, mapio.net
Originally published on 13th March 2021 by Megan Khoe. Last updated by Iffah Nabilah Norhisham on 24th July 2023.

Megan Khoe

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