Sembawang Country Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Sembawang Country Club Est. 1968

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Sembawang Country Club: Following its recent make-over, the course at Sembawang stretches to just under 6500 yards, and contains many excellent golf holes. Known locally as the Commando course, this nickname owes as much to the layout's significant elevation changes as to its original designers - 42 Commando Royal Marines (British Army). With New Zealand armed forces extending the course from 9 to 18 holes, don't however think you need commando-training to play here, just a reliable buggy (which is provided), and as straight and accurate a game as you can bring along. Together with the hilly terrain, you will also need to be prepared for some testingly tight holes, occasionally flanked by thick jungle (from where monkeys may watch your progress), or by water, or by the club's neighbours, the Singapore Air Force. After a thoroughly absorbing and testing front-nine, the stronger back-nine heads into even more undulating terrain, and into the layout's most attractive stretch of holes. The excellent par-4 11th and 12th holes occupy a very picturesque corner of the course, while the delightful island-green par-3 13th might be beautiful to look at, but has the potential to put a nasty blot on your card. Your work is not done as you climb up the short par-5 14th and then tackle the difficult long par-5 15th that starts with a blind tee shot. The closing hole on your adventure strewn round is a long par-3 played to a well-protected green in front of the clubhouse.

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Sembawang Country Club
249 Sembawang Rd (enter via Toranto Rd),
 Singapore 758352
Singapore
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Office   +65 6751 0320
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +65 6755 8418

Email  
Website   www.sembawanggolf.org.sg
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Hilly - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and military base
 
Designer: British Marines (42 Commando) built the front nine, New Zealand and Singapore armed forces collaborated on the back-nine. Since then many improvements and modifications have been made.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5846 5480 5100
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 71.6 69.8 72.9
 
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How2Get There?

20 km N of Singapore centre (Raffles Hotel area).
From downtown Singapore follow the Central Expressway (CTE) north as far as it goes, then head west on the Seletar Expressway (SLE). After approx 4 km take exit and head north on Upper Thomson Road (which becomes Sembawang Road). After 2 km go straight across at traffic light intersection with Mandai Ave / Yishun Ave 1. Immediately after junction turn left into Toranto Road (Sembawang CC Rd). Go through Air Force Base following signs to Sembawang CC.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays S$113 (also includes a set lunch); weekends S$153. Golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Closed Mondays.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at times, but is not advised.

Practice facilities
Excellent : including a 50-bay driving range.
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Did you know?

Sembawang actually comprises 20 holes of championship golf. Both nines have an extra hole, which can be brought into play if repairs are needed to another hole.

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Location

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Latitude: (1.417864)
Longitude: (103.815597)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Orchid Lodge (Resort Hotel) 4-star
1 Orchid Club Road, Singapore 769162
+65 6755 9811
www.orchidclub.com

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
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Golf within 10 km Sembawang; Seletar; Singapore Island.
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Swissotel, The Stamford 5-star
2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882
+65 6338 8585
www.swissotel.com

Swissôtel The Stamford is a deluxe hotel that boasts a prime Singapore centre location amid the diversions of the Raffles City shopping complex. As one of Southeast Asia's tallest hotels, it offers panoramic views of Singapore, Indonesia and parts of Malaysia. This large, busy, bustling hotel is just 20 minutes away from Singapore Changi International Airport.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Keppel; Marina Bay; Sentosa; Singapore Island.
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