Handicap & PC Tests
HANDICAP & PC TESTS

HANDICAP & PC TESTS

Orchid Country Club members may obtain their Handicap or PC right here at the Club.

A Handicap Certificate will enable you to play at all golf courses.

Prerequisites to qualify for a Handicap Test are:

  • Golfing members of Orchid Country Club (Individual/Corporate/WTGM).
  • Have attended the Golf Workshop.
  • Have submitted a minimum of ten 9-hole scorecards or five 18-hole scorecards for handicap computation showing a maximum handicap index of 24.9 for men & 36.0 for ladies.
  • Home Club must be OCC. (Corporate Union)

To pass the Handicap Test, candidates must:

  • Be able to score 52 or less (for men) & 58 or less (for ladies) for the 9-hole test.
  • Have the ability to pitch, chip & putt.
  • Have sufficient knowledge of Golf Rules & display proper Golf Etiquette.

The golf Proficiency Certificate enables you to play at Orchid Country Club on weekdays and in the evening of weekends/public holidays.

A Golf Workshop will be held to acquaint you with the requirements for the PC Test and thereafter, the Handicap Test. It is also to provide you with the basic knowledge of Golf Rules and Golf Etiquette. Through the workshop, you will be better equipped for the tests. The tests are usually scheduled on the second Saturday of alternate month. To find out about the upcoming class schedules, please check with the Golfing Department at 6750 2111.

After attending the Golf Workshop, you will have to pass a written theory test. The PC test is conducted on weekdays at the Driving range at 10am and 4pm daily. Those interested are advised to book a test date early by calling Golf Registration at 6750 2111. Please refer to the table below for pricing on Golf Workshop and PC.

To pass the PC Test, candidates must:

  • be able to hit the ball reasonably well and get it airborne using different clubs for distances of 30m, 50m, 100m, and 150m. For each distance, three out of five balls must be airborne.
  • Have sufficient knowledge of Golf Rules & display proper Golf Etiquette.

Members will enjoy greater convenience golfing at Orchid Country Club (OCC) and Marina Bay Golf Course (MBGC)! Proficiency Certification from Star Golf Academy at MBGC will now be recognized by OCC and vice-versa.

The following Golf Workshop and Proficiency Certification rates* will apply:

Membership TypeGolf WorkshopProficiency Certification
Golfing Gold$10$10
Golfing Silver$10$10
Corporate Golfing Gold$10$10
Weekday Term Golfing$10$10
Corporate Golfing Union$20$40
Social$15$30

*subject to prevailing GST.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOOKING OF TEE TIMES TO PLAY ON 15 & 16 AUG 2020 (SAT & SUN)

Booking of tee times to play on 15 & 16 Aug 2020 (Sat & Sun) will open on 7 Aug 2020 (Fri) at 12pm.

Here is the link to the booking form: https://forms.gle/eBZoY97ogq7uKtE5A

To allow more members to play, one member is only allowed to book 1 tee time for the weekend.

We would like to reiterate that all forms must be duly completed with all the players’ membership numbers and full names as per one’s OCC membership card. OCC members who have MGK members playing in their flights must also provide the full names and membership numbers for these members. For guests, please provide the guests’ full names as per one’s NRIC. Any submissions that do not follow these instructions will be disqualified.

BOOKING OF TEE TIMES FOR WEEKDAYS & MON/TUE EVENING 9-HOLE WALKING

All BOOKINGS OF TEE TIMES FOR WEEKDAYS & MON/TUE EVENING 9-HOLE WALKING shall be done via Google form. Requests for tee time bookings via phone calls, emails, and over the counter will cease. This arrangement will be in place until further notice.

This is the link to the google form: https://forms.gle/if6Q6gARMkctx3vV7

Please read and take note of the terms and conditions before accessing the online booking form 👉🏻 https://tinyurl.com/y2z3aqun

OPENING OF DRIVING RANGE TO VISITORS ON WEEKDAYS

We have been monitoring the utilisation of the Driving Range. With effect from 3 Aug 2020 (Mon), the Driving Range will be open to visitors on weekdays only, subject to a maximum of 50 pax as regulated by the authorities.

You can call our Driving Range at 6750 2198 to check on the occupancy rate before heading down to avoid disappointment.

TGIF NIGHT GOLF

We are excited to be launching TGIF Night Golf on the 3rd and 4th Fridays of July (17 and 24 July). Make your Friday nights a perfect end to a work week! These TGIF Night Golf sessions are launched on a limited-time basis, so don’t miss it! Read more here>>

GOLF RESULTS

Click to view your monthly medal results here:

2020
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Now, your Handicap update is just a mouse-click away! Click below to download the CHS application.