Tanah Merah Country Club (Tampines course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Tanah Merah Country Club (Tampines course) Est. 1988

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Tanah Merah Country Club (Tampines course): Here at Tanah Merah, you will find two of Singapore's finest championship golf layouts, the Tempines course (open to visitors) and the Garden course (for members and their guests). Not only are there two courses, but the arguably more charming Tempines course can be configured in two different ways. The 18-hole "Original" layout is utilised for three months at a time, after which time holes 5, 6, and 7 are rested, and three "spare" holes (inserted as holes 12, 13 and 14) are brought into play, forming the Tempines "New" layout. Whichever (18-from-21 hole) configuration you play, the Tempines, like the Garden, is a classy, excellently presented parkland layout, where many tree-lined fairways, rocky-fronted water hazards and strategic bunkering combine to create a golfing oasis - par excellence. Created from essentially flat terrain, the earthmounding and fine array of trees gives each hole its own individual character. Where the tree-line gets a bit tight, the need for accurate driving is added to an ever-present demand for good course management. On the front-nine (Original course) a drainage canal must be crossed at the par-5 6th and again, more dangerously, on the long par-4 7th. As far as water is concerned, that's about it ...... until you set out on the back-nine ! It is on the more open back-nine (on either layout) that attractive small lakes come menacingly into play. The first four holes of the inward nine will severely test your nerve near water, while the 17th is an excellent island-green par-3. Located at the airport end of Singapore, some intrusions from the outside will inevitably be heard, but not in a way that will detract from the quality of golf on offer at Tanah Merah.

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Making Contact

Tanah Merah Country Club
Xilin Avenue,
 Singapore 486798
Singapore
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Office   +65 6542 4256
Pro Shop   +65 6542 3040
Fax

  +65 6542 4257

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

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Urban environment and woodland.
 
Designer: Original design by Max Wexler. Later improvements by Chris Pitman (1994).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6421 5635 4904
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.9 69.6 71.3
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Garden course (6721 metres / 7350 yards from back tees).
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How2Get There?

15 km E of Singapore centre (Raffles Hotel area).
Take the East Coast Parkway (ECP) heading east from downtown Singapore. Take exit 2B (Tampines) and head north on Xilin Ave. After o.4 km golf entrance is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekday tourist golf package S$190 (Tues-Fri only). [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Tanah Merah is a private club. International visitors can book to play on the Tampines course on Tues-Fri.   Booking for the Weekday Tourist Golf Package should be made through the concierge service of leading hotels, up to three days in advance. Handicap required. Guests may only play on the Garden Course if hosted by a member.
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Other Information
Golf carts compulsory.
Caddies available.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Tanah Merah, meaning "red earth", has hosted several major competitions, on both the Tampines and Garden courses, including Asian Tour events, co-sanctioned European Tour events and women's professional tour events (see the Where2Golf.com Encyclopaedia of Golf > Tournaments > by Venue > Tanah Merah). The clubhouse and sports facilities are top-class , and include swimming pools, tennis and squash courts, fitness centre, pool, table tennis, basketball and excellent restaurants offering many varieties of cuisine.

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Location

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Latitude: (1.327569)
Longitude: (103.971235)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Changi Village Hotel 4-star
1 Netheravon Road, Changi, Singapore 508502
+65 6379 7111
www.changivillage.com.sg

Modern, comfortable and very well run hotel located in Changi village, on the eastern side of Singapore. Approx 20 km from downtown Singapore.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Tanah Merah; Laguna National; National Service Resort.
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Golf within 30 km Seletar; Orchid; Sembawang; Singapore Island; Marina Bay.
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Raffles Hotel 5-star
1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673
+65 6337 1886
www.singapore-raffles.raffles.com

The wonderful and legendary Raffles Hotel of Singapore. Starting from its humble "Beach House" beginnings in 1887, declared a national monument in 1987, the hotel was restored and reopened in 1991. Today Raffles Hotel stands as a jewel in the crown of Singapore's hospitality industry, renowned and loved for its inimitable style and unsurpassed excellence in service and facilities. Excellent restaurants and bars are plentiful. Be sure to visit the Long Bar - home of the world famous cocktail, the Singapore Sling.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Keppel; Marina Bay; Sentosa; Singapore Island.
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Golf within 30 km All other golf clubs in Singapore.
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