Singapore’s First Par-Six in the Pipeline

Marina Bay will boast Singapore's first par-six.
Marina Bay will boast Singapore’s first par-six.

Singapore: Marina Bay Golf Course will convert its fourth hole into a 664-metre par-six as the public golf course turns 10 this year.
Course upgrading works, including a reconfiguration of the fifth hole, are targeted for completion by the end of June.
“As Marina Bay Golf Course reaches its 10th-year milestone, we are excited to be the first golf course to offer a par-six in Singapore. The course upgrading works will definitely complement the clubhouse renovations in offering a renewed and refreshing experience to our guests,” said Ng Ser Miang, Chairman of NCI Golf Pte Ltd.
With the transformation of the fourth hole from a par-five to a rare par-six, golfers can look forward to a new level of playing experience.
Long hitters may have an advantage if they play consistently, even from the new black tee box. With the existing pond coming into play near the newly-relocated green, this hole will be even more challenging than before.
Meanwhile, the fifth hole, with its undulating green, will be reconfigured into a 180-metre par-three. Bunkers will come into play near the front of the green while shots that go long will result in balls rolling off the green.
The course upgrading works will be carried out in two phases over 19 weeks. During the first phase, there will be the creation of a temporary green for the fourth hole and new tee boxes for the fifth hole. The redevelopment works for the second phase include the construction of a new cart path, tee box and green for the fourth hole.
As part of the plans to rejuvenate the entire golfing experience, Marina Bay Golf Course has recently unveiled its new clubhouse facilities after a three-month long renovation.
Guests now arrive to a newly designed reception, contemporary lobby and upgraded facilities at the clubhouse. A premier lounge has also been created to cater to special guests.
To enhance the dining experience of guests, The Canopy Café at level two has undergone a facelift and has introduced a new Japanese Fusion Tapas and Sake Bar with delectable menu offerings in a relaxed indoor setting.
Thee new reception area at Marina Bay.
The new reception area at Marina Bay.

“These enhancement works underscore our commitment to continually drive satisfaction levels and to be the choice golfing facility for the public. We want to thank our guests for their long-standing support and to welcome them to an even better Marina Bay Golf Course,” added Ng.
To celebrate its 10th year of operations, Marina Bay has introduced a lucky draw for patrons who spend a minimum of S$50 in a single receipt at the golf course and at participating merchants from now until May 31. A total of 10 prizes stand to be won, with the top prize being unlimited weekday green fees worth more than S$5,000.
In the coming months, other initiatives such as six balls-per-flight, premier services and flexible tee time bookings will be rolled out.

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