Temasek Golf Courses
©Timothy Tan Xin Zhong, RKTBJ
Temasek has numerous golf courses
25 in total, ranging from simple driving ranges tochampionship 18-hole courses. In this document, we thoroughly profile six of the more highlyregarded world-class golf courses in Singapore
Laguna National Golf Course, Marina Bay Golf Course, Raffles Country Club Golf Course, Seletar Country Club Golf Course, Sentosa Golf Club Golf Course and Tanah Merah Country Club Golf Course.
Laguna National Golf Course
Laguna National Golf Course boasts 2 18-hole golf courses
a Classic Course and a Masters Course.Both have been the venue of numerous international golf tournaments such as the Singapore Open,the Caltex Masters and the Asian PGA Tour. In 2002, the Laguna National Golf Course also hosted
the “Ballantine’s Legends of Golf” Competition, the very first
European Seniors Tour ever to be held in Asia. The golf course alsoboasts a three-tiered driving range.The Masters Course is the more famous of the pair. Internationalgolf digests such as the Golf Digest International and Asian Golf Monthly have ranked it among the top courses in the world. It hasalso been given a 5-Star rating by the Straits Times, amongst a listof other awards and accolades.
Marina Bay Golf Course
Opened in November 2006, Marina Bay Golf Course is the only18-hole golf course located in the heart of town, providing astunning view of the city skyline. Unlike most other courses, itis open to the public, and unlike all other courses, night golfingis offered. The golf course also provides tremendous variety inthe length of its holes, numerous undulations and 91 potbunkers of varying sizes and depth, promising many hours of fun and enjoyment.
Raffles Country Club Golf Course
With “Nature” as its main theme,
Raffles Country Club has two 18-hole golf courses
the Palm Course and the Lake Course. Both are designed to be asnatural as possible, with their gently undulating terrain and open parkland.The Palm Course is commonly said to be a course for the thinking golfer, asplaying wildly would be dangerous here. This is probably due to itsstrategically placed bunkers, lakes and undulating fairways. It was thevenue for the Asian PGA Championship in 1997 and 1998. The other course,the Lake Course, was built in 1988 and lies along the Tengah Reservoir.