Golf: Study shows there are 46,000 golf-club members in Singapore while country clubs annual revenue is $238m

Overall, Singapore has 80,000 golfers and SGA aims to boost profile of the struggling sport

Singapore will have 13 golf courses, public and private, by 2021, down from 22 in 2001. Keppel Club and Marina Bay Golf Club are also due to shut when their leases expire in the next decade.
Singapore will have 13 golf courses, public and private, by 2021, down from 22 in 2001. Keppel Club and Marina Bay Golf Club are also due to shut when their leases expire in the next decade.PHOTO: MARINA BAY GOLF CLUB

The Singapore Golf Association (SGA) announced yesterday the findings from the first Singapore Golf Industry Report that it hopes will help guide efforts to boost the struggling sport's profile here.

The study was conducted by Golf Business Advisory Services, a specialist independent golf industry advisory firm based in Melbourne, Australia, and supported by British Open organisers The R&A.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2018, with the headline 'Study shows there are 46k golf-club members'. Subscribe