SGA backs Keppel's plan to run Sime

Golfers playing at the Keppel Club. Ordinary members could share the SICC's Sime Course with the public if they choose to top up $5,350.
Golfers playing at the Keppel Club. Ordinary members could share the SICC's Sime Course with the public if they choose to top up $5,350. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2020, with the headline 'SGA backs Keppel's plan to run Sime'. Print Edition | Subscribe