The Status of Golf Courses in Singapore

Are you a fan of golf? You should read more because this concerns you. There are golf courses here which are in the brink of oblivion. The government finally decided which golf courses to phase out. This move will make way for improvements or redevelopments. It is sad to let go some of the golf courses you have come to know but it is necessary.

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There are fourteen private and three public golf courses here in Singapore. If golf courses are put together, they occupy about 1,500 ha of land which accounts for 2% of the entire Singapore. The government is very clear to state that some of the golf courses will be phased out for other uses. Here’s the status of some golf courses here in Singapore:

Changi Golf Club

The expiration of the lease of Changi Golf Club will be on December 31, 2021. The government already mentioned that a new lease will be offered and it will expire on December 31, 2040. The Club will live for many years.

Keppel Club

The expiration of the lease of Keppel Club will be on December 31, 2021. The government already mentioned that there will be no new lease for the club. The club will be converted instead.

Marina Bay Golf Course

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The expiration of the lease of Marina Bay Golf Course will be on July 13, 2024. Like the Keppel Club, the government did not offer Marina Bay Golf Course a new lease. It will also be converted.

National Service Resort & Country Club

The expiration of the lease of National Service Resort & Country Club will be on December 31, 2023. The government already confirmed that the club will be offered a new lease that will expire on December 31, 2040.

Orchid Country Club

The expiration of the lease of Orchid Country Club will be on December 31, 2023. The government offered another lease until December 31, 2030 but there will be no lease after that.

Seletar Country Club

The expiration of the lease of Seletar Country Club will be on December 31, 2021. The government offered another lease effective until December 31, 2040.

 

Sentosa Golf Club

The expiration of the lease of Sentosa Golf Club will be on December 31, 2021. The government offered a new lease in Serapong until December 31, 2030 and in Tanjong on December 31, 2040.

Singapore Island Country Club

The expiration of the lease of Singapore Island Country Club will be on December 31, 2021. A new lease will be offered until December 31, 2040. Its 18 hole course’s lease will expire on December 31, 2030.

Many Singaporeans love golfing but it consumes a greater part of Singapore. With the pending development, the government decided to convert these lands into industrial one so many Singaporeans can benefit from it not just the members of the golf club.

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