Best golf courses: Singapore

Singapore: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Singapore
Fream & Bates

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Original design by Ron Fream, with a major 2006/07 revamp by Gene Bates Golf Design.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
(Closed in 2018)
Singapore
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

(Closed in 2018)

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr., with more recent improvements by Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Private club
Singapore
Wexler, Max

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Original design by Max Wexler. Later improvements by Chris Pitman (1994) and Phil Jacobs (2018).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
(Closed in 2018)
Singapore
Jones II, Robert Trent

Visitors?

(Closed in 2018)

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Jr.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Singapore
Johnston, Andrew

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Original design by Frank Pennink with later improvements by Chris Pitman and Max Wexler. Major redesign carried out by Andrew Johnston & Matt Swanson in 2016, which produced the Tanjong course.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
(Closed in 2016)
Singapore
Pennink & Parslow

Visitors?

(Closed in 2016)

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Original design by Frank Pennink, with subsequent improvements by Max Wexler. Substantial improvements and modifications by E&G Parslow & Assocs (Ted & Geoff Parslow) (2011).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Singapore
Jacobs, Phil

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

18-hole course (now closed) at original Bukit Chermin location designed by Chris Pitman (1977), later reworked by Ronald Fream. Course at "new" Sime Rd location: original designer unknown; revamped by South African course designer Phil Jacobs (2022).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Private club
Singapore
Thomson, Peter

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Opened as a 9-hole course (1982). Original 18-hole design by Peter Thomson, Mike Woveridge & Ron Fream (1984). Later improvements by Max Wexler (1992), Phil Jacobs (2005, and 2015 due to airport expansion) and Robert Trent Jones II (2019).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
O/seas visitors
Singapore
Dye Designs

Visitors?

O/seas visitors

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Cousins Andy Dye and Perry Dye of Dye Designs (1993); full redesign by Andy Dye (2010) and renovated in (2017).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
O/seas visitors
Singapore
Dye Designs

Visitors?

O/seas visitors

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Cousins Andy Dye and Perry Dye (of Dye Designs)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekends restricted
Singapore
Nelson & Haworth

Visitors?

Weekends restricted

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Robin Nelson & Neil Haworth designed the current course when the club moved from its original 9-hole Folkestone Road layout.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Singapore
Wexler, Max

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Original design by Max Wexler, with 2006/07 improvements designed by Ted Parslow.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Weekdays only
Singapore
Pitman, Chris

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Designed by Chris Pitman, with guidance from the late President of Singapore, Ong Teng Cheong.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Singapore
Jacobs, Phil

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

South African designer Phil Jacobs.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Singapore
British Marines

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Singapore

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.

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Singapore
Pitman, Chris

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

Original design by Chris Pitman; major redesign by Golfplan (Kevin Ramsey and David Dale) in 2018.

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Singapore
Various

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Singapore

Designer

BUKIT location: Bukit course (original design by James Braid of Scotland, 1924; Braid did not personally visit the site); Sime course (now operated as the Keppel Club; designer unknown).
ISLAND location: Island course (original design by Peter Robinson, 1932; rebunkered by Peter Thomson); New course (original design by Frank Pennink, 1970; remodelled by Peter Thomson, 2002; includes the former Millennium-nine designed by Peter Thomson, 2001).

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124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

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Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

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Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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