Photo of Marina Bay Golf Course

Marina Bay Golf Course

80 Rhu Cross,

Singapore 437437

  • Office

    +65 6345 7788
  • Pro shop

    +65 6345 7788
  • Fax

    +65 6348 1923
  • Academy

    Star Golf Academy (+65 6346 5771)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and seaside.

  • Designer:

    South African designer Phil Jacobs.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6493
5619
5133
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.7
68.9
71.4

At the same location:

Above distances are for the "A" course configuration; the 18 holes at Marina Bay can also be configured in a different order, known as the "B" course. In addition to the 18-holes, there is also a 6-hole putting course.

Location

Latitude:

1.293444

Longitude:

103.871698

How to get there:

2 km E of Singapore centre (Raffles Hotel area).

From the East Coast Parkway (ECP) on the south-east side of Singapore, take exit 13 (Fort Road), and follow direction Fort Road. After 200 metres turn left into Tanjong Rhu Road and follow signs for 2.5 km to Marina Bay Golf Course.

Marina Bay Golf Course

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 2006

Marina Bay Golf Course represented a breakthrough in Singapore when it arrived in 2006 - the island's first (and much needed) public-access championship golf course. Located just a short sand wedge from the sea (which is only briefly glimpsed at the par-4 5th) this new and attractive layout brims with links-like features, inspired by the classic courses of Scotland.

Most notable among Marina Bay's links credentials are the deep, revetted-style bunkers that fiercely guard the greens and fairways. Appearing at just about every hole, and often three or more at a time, these fearsome sand traps will often cost you a stroke, requiring a sideways shot out.

The layout's links character is further reinforced by square cut tee-boxes, rolling-undulating fairways, sea breezes and a relative lack of trees. With many water hazards in play and shiny silver floodlights outnumbering the trees, there are however a few notable departures from a pure Scottish thoroughbred. The island-green par-3 13th is a rare bird on a natural seaside links course, as is the par-6 4th ... the only par-6 hole in Singapore.

As you get further into the inner-loop of the back-nine, you may feel the need to see more variety and a change of view from the ever-present Singapore city skyline. You may also be getting a bit bunker weary. If scenic variations are not on hand, then there is always the chance to admire the excellent green-keeping and course presentation, very high-quality for a public-facility. Ah, the joys of links golf, albeit without too many sea views!

2024 closure: coincident with the expiry of its lease in 2024, the golf course at Marina Bay will close to make way for a residential development.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Night golf available.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.

Green fees

Overseas visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays S$130; weekends S$225 (including golf carts).

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory; carts are fitted with GPS. Two and three-wheel golf scooters also available.

Practice facilities

Excellent (including a 114-bay 4-tier covered driving range).

Did you know?

Located on the south side of Singapore island, close to the downtown area, Marina Bay is home to many attractions that have been built on the reclaimed land of the Marina Centre and Marina South areas. Water levels in the Bay are controlled by the Marina Barrage.

Published ranking

2020 Golf Digest rating: 14th best course in Singapore.

Where2Stay

  • The Ritz Carlton Millenia, Singapore5-star

    7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799

    +65 6337 8888

    Visit website

    The garden oasis of the Ritz-Carlton Millenia is strategically located in the heart of Marina Centre, overlooking Marina Bay. This 32-story hotel includes spacious guestrooms, a 4,200 piece contemporary art collection, and award-winning gardens featuring tropical plants, rocks and waterfalls around the swimming pool.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Keppel; Marina Bay; Sentosa; Singapore Island.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      All other golf clubs in Singapore.

  • Orchid Lodge (Resort Hotel)4-star

    1 Orchid Club Road, Singapore 769162

    +65 6755 9811

    Visit website

    The 69-suite Orchid Lodge boasts top-quality accommodation and excellent leisure and conference facilities including one of the largest Grand Ballroom's in Singapore. The concierge can arrange tee-times for you on the Orchid Country Club 27-hole course.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Orchid CC

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Sembawang; Seletar; Singapore Island.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      All other golf clubs in Singapore.

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