Golf: Keppel Club potential takeover of SICC's Sime course key to keeping game accessible, grooming talent

Membership prices for SICC, which are about $200,000, were unlikely to drop given news that the club had to forgo one course was made in 2014.
Membership prices for SICC, which are about $200,000, were unlikely to drop given news that the club had to forgo one course was made in 2014.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM GOOGLE MAPS

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Golf Association (SGA) has welcomed news that Keppel Club has been offered the opportunity to operate Singapore Island Country Club's (SICC) Sime Course as a hybrid members-public facility.

This potential move, which is being negotiated between both clubs, is important to ensure the game remains accessible to the masses and also develop a pipeline of budding talent, noted SGA general manager Jerome Ng.

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