2023 LIV Golf Singapore: Everything You Need To Know About Sentosa Golf Club
For the first time ever, LIV Golf heads to Singapore this week for the 5th event in the 2023 season. The tournament will be played from 28-30 April and is taking place at The Serapong at Sentosa Golf Club.
If you're not familiar with the venue, you've come to the right place as we've got everything you need to know about this stunning course.
Sentosa Golf Club
Sentosa Golf club is situated on the island of Sentosa just off Singapore's southern coast. With spectacular views of the Singapore skyline the club is famous for being one of the world’s most sustainable golf clubs.
Opened in 1974, the club is home to two world-class championship golf courses – The Serapong and The Tanjong. This week's LIV event will take place on The Serapong.
Prior to this week's event, Sentosa Golf Club has hosted several high profile events including the Barclays Singapore Open, Asia Pacific Amateur Championship, HSBC Women’s World Championship and Open Championship Qualifiers.
The Serapong: By the numbers
Regarded as one of the world's finest golf courses, The Serapong's layout is renowned for its fast contouring greens, iconic signature holes and stunning views of Singapore itself.
1982 year opened
71 is the par
7,406 yard course
2022 winner of 'Asia’s Best Golf Course' at the World Golf Awards
55th in Golf Digest’s ‘World’s Greatest Golf Courses' 2022-3
#1 Named Singapore’s 'Best Golf Course' in Golf Digest’s Best Courses in Every Country list 2022-2
17 LIV Golf League members have competed in professional tournaments at Sentosa Golf Club, including past Singapore Open champions Ian Poulter (2009) and Sergio Garcia (2018)
7th time Phil Mickelson will play at Sentosa. The HyFlyers GC captain last played here in 2012
3-7 holes are known as the Dragon's Tail
495-yard third is the longest par 4 on the course and considered the Serapong’s most difficult hole
5th hole on The Serapong is its signature hole. Situated in the belly of the Dragon’s body, it's a tough 486-yard par 4 with picturesque views of the Singapore skyline.