Commentary: Is golf dying in Singapore?

While the closure of golf courses to make way for the high-speed rail project presents short-term problems, the sport in Singapore may have other major issues to deal with as it wrestles with an uncertain future.  SINGAPORE: The first proper golf course that I'd ever swung a golf club on was Raffles Country Club (RCC). … Continue reading Commentary: Is golf dying in Singapore?

Raffles Country Club members ‘deeply disappointed’ by land acquisition announcement

SINGAPORE: Members of the Raffles Country Club (RCC) were surprised by an announcement on Wednesday (Jan 4) that the Government would acquire land the club sits on for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) and for a Cross Island Line depot. “Obviously we’re deeply disappointed to hear the news. I think we will work with … Continue reading Raffles Country Club members ‘deeply disappointed’ by land acquisition announcement

Jurong Country Club closes for good on Saturday

SINGAPORE: Jurong Country Club closes for good on Saturday (Dec 31), as it makes way for the new Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail, as well as the development of hotels, offices, residences and retail outlets. Members of the public got one last look at the 67-hectare site on Friday, before it opened for one last day … Continue reading Jurong Country Club closes for good on Saturday