Golf Club Memberships in Singapore (2023)

Sihan Chia

Sihan Chia

Last updated 05 April, 2023

Having a golf club membership is not just a gateway to a healthy lifestyle. It's also a great avenue for forging strong social ties and building rewarding relationships in your network.

For a small land scarce city-country, it is somewhat surprising to learn that Singapore has dedicated 1500 hectares of land to 17 golf courses.

Considering that there may be some environmental benefit to maintaining golf courses, members could inadvertently be contributing to the country's biodiversity. 

There are several benefits to joining a golf club in Singapore.

Apart from having a place to host social gatherings, it's also the perfect environment to ease off a hectic week. With blue skies, fresh air and a vast expanse of green before your eyes, it's hard to stay wound up while you focus on tee-off. 

Golf club memberships are classified under three categories: local memberships for Singaporeans and permanent residents; foreign memberships for non-PR; and corporate memberships. Membership transfer listings are publicly available online. 

When it comes to the most expensive country club to join in Singapore, it's a toss-up between Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore Island Country Club and Tanah Merah Country Club. Read on to find out more about their membership fees and benefits. 

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Sentosa Golf Club  

Possibly one of the most sought-after memberships, golfers can tee off at not one but two award-winning courses, The Serapong and The Tanjong.

Sentosa Golf Club also recently became known as the world’s first carbon-neutral golf club.

This was after the Club offset 5,000 tonnes of CO2, the annual equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions from 12.4m miles driven by an average petrol powered car and CO2 emissions from 630 homes’ energy usage. 

For newbie golfers, make a beeline for the Academy where you'll get support from experienced golfers to refine your technique and analysis via Trackman data. 

You'll also receive a highly personalised fitting experience at the Titleist National Fitting Centre, which is nothing less than a state-of-the-art facility.   

Food-wise, there's a host of fine-dining experiences waiting, from local favourites to Western and exquisite Japanese cuisine. Your taste buds will be spoilt for choice. 

Membership fee: from $500,000

Address: 27 Bukit Manis Road, Singapore 099892
Website: https://www.sentosagolf.com/
Contact: +65 6373 7113 / 6373 7105
Email: sgc_golf@sentosagolf.com


Singapore Island Country Club 

One of the oldest golf clubs in Singapore, SICC is a historic institution with its roots tracing back to 17 June 1891. It is also the place where the first Singapore Open Championship was held in 1905. Needless to say, this club holds a significant spot in Singapore’s golfing history. 

Located near the Mandai Nature Reserve, the peaceful surroundings are great for honing your golfing technique. The golf course is also planning redevelopment which will mean a better future golfing experience. 

Foodies will like the fact that there are seven F&B outlets within the compound to put those hunger pangs at rest. From alfresco to poolside dining, there is also a Cantonese fine dining restaurant, cafe and bar to suit your preference. 

Membership fee

Term: S$28,800 (subject to GST) per year

Ordinary: From S$300,000 based on the open market (under Transfer/Sales Listing)

Corporate: Purchasable from the open market and from The Straits Times (classified advertisements listed under “Club Membership”).

Transfer fees apply to the following membership types. 

Ordinary (Transferable) Membership
Membership Transfer Fee
For transfer of a Local or Foreign Ordinary (Transferable)
Membership to a Local Person
$40,000
For transfer of a Foreign Ordinary (Transferable)
Membership to a Non-Local Person
$60,000
Corporate (Transferable)
Membership Transfer Fee
For transfer of a Local or Foreign Corporate (Transferable)
Membership to a Local Corporation
$70,000
For transfer of a Foreign Corporate (Transferable)
Membership to a Non-Local Corporation
$100,000

All members have to pay a S$300 deposit and a monthly subscription fee based on the following membership tiers:

  • Ordinary Member / Corporate Nominee of Corporate Member: S$180

  • Spouse: S$30

  • Absent Member (subscription fee is due and shall be payable on each current month): S$90

Address: 180 Island Club Road Singapore 578774
Website: https://sicc.org.sg/
Contact: 6431 8371/2
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⚡Flash Deal⚡: Get an Apple iPhone 15 128GB (worth S$1,311) or 40,000 Max Miles (worth a one-way Business Class to Japan/Korea)+S$300 or an upsized S$1,100 cash when you successfully apply for a Citigold account and make a S$250,000 deposit within 3 months of account opening and maintain these funds until gift fulfilment. Also, apply through SingSaver and enjoy 3.1% p.a. on a 6-month SGD Time Deposit (equates to S$3,875 cash reward!). Valid till 18 July 2024. T&Cs apply.


Plus, get additional welcome rewards on top of the above offer (T&Cs apply):

- Get additional S$500 Cash Reward from Citibank when you apply for a Citibank Mortgage loan with min. loan size of - S$800,000 within 3 months of account opening
- Get additional S$250 Cash Reward for every S$50K purchase of investment and/or insurance from Citibank
- Get additional S$100 Cash Reward from Citibank when you complete an Investment Risk Profile and Fact Find
- Get additional S$100 Cash Reward from Citibank when you hold a valid Primary Citibank Credit Card


Seletar Country Club 

With the accolade of "Best Renovated Golf Course in Asia Pacific 2020", golfing enthusiasts will be in for a treat.

Its rich heritage traces back to 1930, when the club was first established.  

What makes the Seletar Country Club membership a huge draw is the diversity in facilities and activities meant to engage the whole family.

If you're not planning to golf, you can still work up a sweat at a state-of-the-art gymnasium. There is also a karaoke, bowling centre, resort-style swimming pool, reading room, entertainment room and tennis courts to while away your downtime. 

Other facilities include a theatrette for talks and seminars, as well as cable programmes for members and their families to enjoy at the Seletar Terrace.

From yoga to pilates to music jam sessions, members get plenty of opportunities to interact with one another and build closer bonds. 

There are three types of membership: Ordinary (Transferable), Social (Transferable) 
Seletar Lifestyle Membership. 

Category of Membership Entrance Fee Transfer Fee Monthly Subscription
Ordinary (Transferable)   $21,600 $172.80
Foreign (Transferable) $81,000 $32,400 $172.80
Corporate Ordinary (Transferable)   $21,600 $172.80
Change of Corporate Nominee   $5,400  
Social (Transferable) $12,960  $5,400 $86.40
Associate Golfing (Spouse)    –  $27.00
Junior Extension      $172.80
Junior Golfing    – $21.60
Social Term (Child) $2,592 (2 year)
$5,184 (4 years)
N.A.
Seletar Lifestyle Membership $3,240 (1 year)
$5,400 (2 years)
$6,480 (3 years)
N.A.

The fees above are inclusive of 8% GST.

Address: 101 Seletar Club Rd, Singapore 798273
Website: https://www.seletarclub.com.sg/
Contact: 6486-0882 / 0884
Email: membership@seletarclub.com.sg


Changi Golf Club

Set in the eastern end of Singapore along the Changi coastal region, the Changi Golf Club has an idyllic vibe that attracts golfers of all stripes. 

A beginner-friendly environment, you have the option of warming up your muscles and swinging at the practice net before taking your first tee shot. 

The gamut of facilities include a Golfers' Terrace and Lounge, The Cove Karaoke, The Creek Function Room, a Card Room, and a Pro Shop.

After a day on the fairways, you’ll want to relax by the scenic Sunset Terrace over a drink or bbq. It overlooks the South China Sea with the occasional fiery sunset for a stunning backdrop for your photos. 

Membership fee: from S$11,800

Transfer Fee: S$4,320.00

Social golfing membership: S$888


Address: 20 Netheravon Rd , Singapore, Singapore 508505, Singapore
Website: https://www.changigolfclub.org.sg/c/
Contact: +65 6545 5133
Email: golfing@changigolfclub.org.sg


Tanah Merah Country Club

One of the more established clubs in Singapore, there are two 18-hole golf courses under the club.

The stars are the brilliantly designed Garden Course and the Championship-grade Tampines Course by Robert Trent Jones II (RTJ II). 

Since its official opening in 1984, the Club has played host to premiere events including the Singapore Open, Johnnie Walker Classic, Tiger Skins, Lexus Cup and the HSBC Women’s Champions.

Apart from the welcoming clubhouse atmosphere, members will also benefit from exclusive Access to reciprocal and affiliated clubs outside of Singapore. 

In addition to exclusive club events and facilities, the expansive sports complex also offer weekend warriors a chance to sweat it out. Take your pick from the Olympic-size swimming pool, tennis and squash courts and indoor outdoor gymnasiums. 

Membership fee: S$195,000

Ordinary Membership transfer fee: S$32,400 transfer fee + S$216 monthly subscription

Corporate: $32,400 transfer fee + $16,200 nomination fee


Address:
1 Tanah Merah Coast Road Singapore 498722
Website: https://www.tmcc.org.sg/contact-us/
Contact: 6592 0343 / 6545 1731
Email: membership@tmcc.org.sg

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⚡Flash Deal⚡: Get an Apple iPhone 15 128GB (worth S$1,311) or 40,000 Max Miles (worth a one-way Business Class to Japan/Korea)+S$300 or an upsized S$1,100 cash when you successfully apply for a Citigold account and make a S$250,000 deposit within 3 months of account opening and maintain these funds until gift fulfilment. Also, apply through SingSaver and enjoy 3.1% p.a. on a 6-month SGD Time Deposit (equates to S$3,875 cash reward!). Valid till 18 July 2024. T&Cs apply.


Plus, get additional welcome rewards on top of the above offer (T&Cs apply):

- Get additional S$500 Cash Reward from Citibank when you apply for a Citibank Mortgage loan with min. loan size of - S$800,000 within 3 months of account opening
- Get additional S$250 Cash Reward for every S$50K purchase of investment and/or insurance from Citibank
- Get additional S$100 Cash Reward from Citibank when you complete an Investment Risk Profile and Fact Find
- Get additional S$100 Cash Reward from Citibank when you hold a valid Primary Citibank Credit Card


Orchid Country Club

One of the more well-connected golf clubs, members get to travel and play as the Club has extensive reciprocal and access arrangements with over 90 reputable clubs in more than 20 countries in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and Europe.

Boasting an award-winning 27-hole course, designed under the guidance of late former President of Singapore, Mr Ong Teng Cheong, the sprawling 100-hectare terrain makes for a truly luxurious golfing experience. 

There are 3 9-hole courses to tee off from - Aranda, Vanda, and Dendro, all named after Singapore's national bloom. 

Set amidst the picturesque waterways of the Sungei Seletar Reservoir, what's lovely about this club is its popularity with wedding receptions and golfing championships alike. The fitness and sports programmes are also a hit with members too. 

Membership fee

Term Individual Membership: S$9,000

Transfer Fee (for membership expiring on 31 Dec 2030): S$10,800 (inclusive of 8% GST)

Transfer Fee (for membership expiring on 31 Dec 2023): S$8,640 (inclusive of 8% GST)

Term corporate: One-year floating membership at - 
$7,800* – 1 card
$11,700* – 2 cards
$15,600* – 3 cards
$19,500* – 4 cards

*Fees are inclusive of GST at 8% on/after  1 Jan 2023. Terms and conditions apply.


Address:
1 Orchid Club Rd, Singapore 769162
Website: https://www.orchidclub.com/
Contact: 6750 2123/180/158
Email: membership@orchidclub.com


Warren Golf and Country Club

Founded by the late Brigadier Derek Warren of the British 18th Signal Regiment on 1 May 1962, the club started off with a 4-hole golf course before expanding to a 9-hole course. 

Today, it has an 18-hole championship golf course with an impressive range of social and recreational facilities. 

Designed by golf course architects Nelson & Haworth, the terrain is well designed around some challenging holes due to the layout which comprises some long lakes. 

The sports facilities are extensive too, from squash, bowling, table tennis, billiard & pool, gymnasium, swimming tool and tennis courts. 

Membership fee: S$21,500

Transfer Fee: S$10,800


Address:
81 Choa Chu Kang Way, Singapore 688263
Website: https://warren.org.sg
Contact: 6586 1245


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