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Founded by golf enthusiast Jeanette Sim, Singapore Ladies Golf Association (SLGA) was established in 1979 with its main aim being to act as the governing body for ladies golf in Singapore.

One of the Association’s first international collaborations was being part of the inaugural group of Asean ladies golf associations to launch the Queen Sirikit Cup tournament. SLGA also to help Singapore host the very first leg of the Kosaido Ladies circuit, an event for lady professionals which has attracted top golfers such as Laura Davies and Liselotte Neumann.

Since its formation, the SLGA has introduced inter-club leagues and started the Evergreens, a section for senior lady golfers, with competitions and social games being organised for Evergreens on a regular basis.

The SLGA, also continues to develop female golfing talents in Singapore via its Junior’s Programme.

VISION To advance ladies’ golf interest in Singapore.

MISSION To encourage and promote ladies golf interest in Singapore through:

Promoting

of the SLGA Amateur Golf Championship, and all other championship meets or golfing meetings and events in Singapore, but excluding individual Club Championships

Promoting

of representative matches against other countries

Working

as far as possible in co-operation and maintain liaison with, similar Associations of other countries.

Upholding

the Rules of Golf as approved for the time being by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, subject to such local rules as fall within the Recommendations for Local rules made by the Rules of Golf Committee, or that are necessary to meet climatic conditions.

Providing

arbitration, or other means, whereby disputes and/or differences may be settled concerning golf in Singapore.

Obtaining

affiliation with International Golf Societies and other organisations established for the promotion of the sport

Raising

and administering funds for the furtherance of the above objectives.

Doing

all that the Association considers necessary, or desirable, in the interest of its members.

Encouraging

all Clubs to embark on a solid Junior Programme to realise the potentials

executive-committee

Office Bearers and Patrons

Patron Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Jeanette Sim
President lyn-sen Ms Lyn Sen

  • Director of Medical Group
  • Lady Captain, Sentosa Golf Club
  • SGA Executive Board Member
  • Golfing for 27 years
  • Committee Member of Kidz Horizon Appeal, a charitable Organisation.
  • Represented Singapore in Golf, Soft Ball and Athletics.
Vice President
Honorary Secretary gkh-profile Ms Goh Kui Hwa

  • Psychotherapist and Counselling Psychologist
  • Director of the Youth Golf Programme (IPC Charity Status) served till July 2017
  • Ladies Club Representative and Handicap Committee, Laguna National Golf Country Club
  • SGA Executive Board Member
  • School Advisory Board, Yishun Town Sec School (20 years)
  • Hon Secretary, (PSG) School Of The Arts (2 years)
  • 2008 Queen Sirikit Cup Team Captain
  • 2005 SEA Games Team Captain
  • Green Committee, Laguna National Golf Country Club (6 years)
  • Chairman of (PSG) CHIJ Katong Primary (8 years)
Honorary Treasurer Lily-ChuaB Ms Lily Chua

  • Social Concern & Outreach Committee member of Faith Church
  • Management Committee member (2015-2017) of Faith Acts (IPC Charity Status)
  • Ladies Committee, Sentosa Golf Club
  • Company Secretary of NSK International (S) Pte Ltd & NSK Singapore (Pte) Ltd.

 

The Members of the Executive Committee in Chronological Order

Year President Vice-President Hon. Treasurer Hon. Secretary
1980/81 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Winifred Lim Ms Kee Bee Khim Mrs T Ratnayeke
1981/82 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Tay Wee Keng Mrs Lily Phua Mrs Winifred Lim
1982/83 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Tay Wee Keng Mrs Lily Phua Mrs Winifred Lim
1983/84 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Tay Wee Keng Mrs Lily Phua Mrs Winifred Lim
1984/85 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Maria Sam Mrs Winifred Lim
1985/86 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Nellie Chin Mrs Lily Phua Mrs Winifred Lim
1986/87 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Lily Phua Mrs Jeanie Tan Mrs Winifred Lim
1987/88 Mrs Jeanette Sim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Lily Phua Mrs Winifred Lim
1988/89 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs O G Leow Mrs Lily Phua Mrs Winifred Lim
1989/90 Mrs Jeanette Sim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Nellie Chin Mrs Winifred Lim
1990/91 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Catherine Chua Mrs Jean Ang Mrs Nellie Chin
1991/92 Mrs Jeanette Sim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Nellie chin
1992/93 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Jean Ang Mrs Catherine Chua Mrs Nellie chin
1993/94 Mrs Jeanette Sim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Nellie Chin Mrs Nellie chin
1994/95 Mrs Jeanette Sim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Alina Chay Mrs Dorothy Lim
1995/96 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Alina Chay Mrs Nellie Chin Mrs Dorothy Lim
1996/97 Mrs Jeanette Sim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Alina Chay Mrs Dorothy Lim
1997/98 Mrs Jeanette Sim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Dorothy Lim Mrs Dorothy Lim
1998/99 Mrs Jeanette Sim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Judy Chok Mrs Dorothy Lim
1999/00 Mrs Winifred Lim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Nellie Field Mrs Pat Rodrigues
2000/01 Mrs Winifred Lim Ms Lai Mee Lan Mrs Judy Chok Mrs Pat Rodrigues
2001/02 Mrs Winifred Lim Ms Lai Mee Lan Ms Maggie Lo Dr. Janice Khoo
2002/03 Mrs Winifred Lim Ms Lai Mee Lan Ms Maggie Lo Dr. Janice Khoo
2003/04 Mrs Winifred Lim Ms Tham Kwai Fong Ms Belinda Young Dr. Janice Khoo
2004/05 Mrs Winifred Lim Dr. Janice Khoo Mrs Glenis Lee Ms Belinda Young
2005/06 Mrs Winifred Lim Dr. Janice Khoo Ms Marvane E Mrs Maureen Goh
2006/07 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Susan Gan Ms Maggie Lo Mrs Dorothy Lim
2007/08 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Susan Gan Ms Maggie Lo Mrs Dorothy Lim
2008/09 Mrs Jeanette Sim Mrs Susan Gan Mrs LamLian Suan Mrs Dorothy Lim
2009/10 Mrs Lam Lian Suan Ms Marvane E Miss Maggie Lo Ms Leow Nyek Koon
2010/11 Mrs Lam Lian Suan Ms Marvane E Miss Maggie Lo Ms Leow Nyek Koon
2011/12 Mrs Lam Lian Suan Ms Marvane E Ms Loh Ju Fern. Ms Leow Nyek Koon
2012/13 Mrs Lam Lian Suan Ms Marvane E Ms Loh Ju Fern Ms Gillian Sim
2013/2014 Ms Loh Ju Fern Ms Marvane E Ms Joyce Lam Ms Gillian Sim
2014/2015 Ms Loh Ju Fern Ms Marvane E Ms Joyce Lam Ms Meenah Fong
2015/2016 Ms Loh Ju Fern Ms Marvane E Ms Angela Tay Ms Goh Kui Hwa

 

1st AGM was held on 24 Nov 1980

The SLGA was registered as a society on 29 Feb 1980 with its official address at 114 Watten Estate, Singapore 664373. The official address has been changed several times since.

 

Club Position
Changi Golf Club Lady Captain Ms Felicia Tan
Keppel Club Lady Captain
Lady V Captain
Ms Olivia Chung
Dr Howe Wen Li
Laguna National Golf and Country Club Lady Club Representative Ms Goh Kui Hwa
National Service Resort and Country Club Lady V Captain Ms Jenny Chong
Orchid Country Club Lady Captain Ms Maureen Teo
Raffles Country Club Lady Captain Ms Elvina Wong
Seletar Golf Club Lady Captain
Lady V Captain
Ms Angelia Lim
Ms Agnes Loi
Sembawang Country Club Lady Captain
Lady V Captain
Ms Emily Lee
Ms Evelyn Lim
Sentosa Golf Club Lady Captain
Representative
Mrs Lyn Sen
Ms Jacqueline Chew
Singapore Island Country Club Lady Captain Ms Jeannie Lau
Tanah Merah Country Club Lady Captain
Lady V Captain
Ms Gillian Sim
Mrs Jasmine Chew
Warren Golf & Country Club Lady Captain
Lady V Captain
Ms Catherine Kwek
Ms Katie Tan
EXCO President
Vice President
Hon Treasurer
Hon Secretary
Mrs Lyn Sen

Ms Lily Chua
Ms Goh Kui Hwa
Sub Committee
Celia Teh
Jackie Williams  

Changi Golf Club

Location
Changi Course – Red Tees

 

Jurong Country Club

Location
Jurong Course – Red Tees

 

Keppel Club

Location
Keppel Course – Red Tees
Keppel Course – White Tees

 

Laguna National Golf and Country Club

Location
World Classic – Red and White Tees
Masters Course – Red and White Tees

 

Orchid Country Club

Location
OCC Course – Red Tees
OCC Course – White Tees

 

Raffles Country Club

Location
Palm Course – Red Tees
Lake Course – Red Tees

 

Sentosa Golf Club

Location
Serapong and Tanjong Course – Red Tees

 

Seletar Country Club

Location
Seletar Course – Red Tees
Seletar Course – White Tees

 

Sembawang Country Club

Location
Sembawang Course – Red and White Tees

 

Singapore Island Country Club

Location
Bukit Course – Red Tees
Bukit Course – White Tees
Island Course – Red Tees
Island Course – White Tees
New Course – Red Tees
New Course – White Tees
Sime Course – Red Tees
Sime Course – White Tees

 

Tanah Merah Country Club

Location
Garden and Tampines Course – Red Tees

 

Warren Golf and Country Club

Location
Warren Course – Red Tees
Warren Course – White Tees

 

SINGAPORE LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION

1. NAME

The Association shall be called the “SINGAPORE LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION”.

2. PLACE OF BUSINESS

Its place of business shall be at “249 Sembawang Road, Singapore 758352” or such other address as may subsequently be decided upon by the Committee and approved by the Registrar of Societies.

3. OBJECTS

The object of the Association shall be :-
(a) To encourage and promote the pursuit of the game of golf.
(b) To promote the Singapore Ladies Amateur Open Championship and any other Championship meetings or golf meetings in the Republic of Singapore but excluding Clubs’ Championships. To fix the conditions of participation and play therein, and to offer, procure, give or contribute towards prizes and awards.
(c) To initiate, develop, support, promote, arrange and/or organize in Singapore ay professional ladies golf matches, competitions and tournaments, and any events associated with professional ladies golf, to fix the conditions of participation, and to offer, procure, give or contribute towards prizes and awards.
(d) To promote representative matches against other countries.
(e) To work as far as possible in co-operation with and to maintain liaison with similar Associations of other countries.
(f) To uphold the Rules of Golf as approved for the time being by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews subject to such local rules as fall within the Recommendations for Local Rules made by the Rules of Golf Committee, or are necessary to meet climatic conditions.
(g) To afford means whereby disputes and difference concerning golf in Singapore may be settled.
(h) To obtain affiliation with International Golf Societies and other organizations established for the promotion of the sport.
(i) To raise and administer funds for the furtherance of the above Objects.
(j) To do all other things which the Association considers necessary or desirable in the interest of its members.

4. MEMBERSHIP

Membership of the Association shall be limited to Golf Clubs in Singapore (including
any other Club which has a golfing section and possesses a golf course of not less
than 9 holes. A member of the Association is hereinafter referred to as an Associated Club.

5. APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

A Club wishing to join the Association shall apply in writing to the Honorary Secretary giving full particulars of the Club and its course. The application shall be considered by the General Committee and if approved by the General Committee such Club shall thereupon become an Associated Club, subject to confirmation at the next ensuing General Meeting.

6.1 GENERAL COMMITTEE

(a) The affairs of the Association shall be managed by a General Committee consisting of the President, Vice-President, Honorary Secretary, Treasurer and Representatives from the Associated Clubs appointed pursuant to Rule 6.1(b) below.

(b) An Associated Club shall be entitled to appoint up to two representatives as members of the General Committee (“Representatives”), who shall be the Lady Captain and Vice Lady Captain of each Associated Club. If there is no Vice Lady Captain, the Lady Captain of such Associated Club may appoint any member of its general committee (or equivalent committee) to be a Representative.

(c) At all meetings of the General Committee at least one half of the General Committee members present shall form a quorum. All questions shall be decided by a majority of votes of those present at the meeting of the General Committee. A member co-opted by the President pursuant under Rule 6.2(d) below shall not be entitled to vote at a meeting of the General Committee but shall be counted towards the quorum. In the event of an equality of votes, the President shall have a casting vote.

(d) The General Committee shall exercise all powers necessary to ensure the full and proper administration and management of the affairs of the Association for the purpose of carrying out the objects of the Association, except those powers which are expressly required by these Rules to be exercised by the Association in General Meetings.

(e) The General Committee may meet as often as necessary for the dispatch of business and carrying out the objects of the Association.

MANAGEMENT

(g) A resolution in writing, signed by all of the members of the General Committee, shall be as valid and effectual as if it is has been passed at a meeting of the General Committee duly convened and held, notwithstanding that such signing may take place at different times or places.

6.2 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

(a) The President, Vice-President, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of the Association, all of whom shall be Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents, shall constitute the Executive Committee.

(b) The Executive Committee shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting, and nominees for the post of the Executive Committee may be Representatives or non-Representatives. All nominations must be proposed and seconded by members from an Associated Club, and the nomination shall be delivered to the Honorary Secretary within fourteen (14) days after the date of the notice calling for the Annual General Meeting. All officers except the Honorary Treasurer may be re-elected to the same office for a subsequent term subject to a maximum of three (3) consecutive terms. The Honorary Treasurer can hold office for a maximum of one (1) term. The term of office of the Executive Committee is two (2) years commencing from 1st July immediately following the Annual General Meeting which elected the Executive Committee.

(c) Should a vacancy occur during any year in the office of President, Vice-President, Honorary Secretary or Treasurer, the Honorary Secretary (or in the case where the office of the Honorary Secretary is vacant, such other Executive Committee member as directed by the President) shall notify all Associated Clubs of such vacancy and call for nominations as soon as practicable. All nominations must be proposed and seconded by members from an Associated Club, and the nomination shall be delivered to the Honorary Secretary within fourteen (14) days after the date of the notice of vacancy and call for nominations. Should an election be necessary by reason of the number of nominations received, the Honorary Secretary shall convene an Extraordinary General Meeting for the purpose of voting. The member of the Executive Committee so elected shall hold office until the end of that term.

(d) The President shall have the power to co-opt not more than four members from any Associated Club to the General Committee of which not more than two such co-opted members can be from the same Associated Club.

(e) The Executive Committee may appoint a sub-committee or sub-committees as it thinks fit, comprising members of the Associated Clubs, and may delegate to any sub-committee such part of its duties and powers as it deems fit. An Executive Committee member shall, ex-officio, be a member of every sub-committee so appointed. The duties of Executive Committee are as follows:

1) The President shall chair all General Committee and Executive Committee meetings. She shall also represent the Association in its dealings with outside persons.

2) The Vice-President shall assist the President and deputise for her in her absence.

3) The Honorary Secretary shall keep all records, except financial, of the Association and shall be responsible for their correctness. She will keep minutes of all General Committee and Executive Committee meetings. She shall maintain an up-to-date Registry of Members at all times.

4) The Treasurer shall keep all funds and collect and disburse all moneys on behalf of the Association and shall keep an account of all monetary transactions and shall be responsible for their correctness.

7. GENERAL MEETINGS

(a) The annual general meeting of the Association (“Annual General Meeting”) shall be held within three (3) months after the end of the financial year. Any other General Meeting (“Extraordinary General Meeting”) shall be held whenever convened by the Honorary Secretary at the instance of the Executive Committee or on the request in writing of Representatives representing not less than 6 Associated Clubs.

(b) Each Associated Club shall be entitled to send such number of delegates as determined pursuant to sub-paragraph (d)(2) below to attend a General Meeting (“Delegates”), who shall be appointed by their respective Associated Clubs before the date fixed for the General Meeting and their names be submitted to the Honorary Secretary in writing at least seven (7) working days before the relevant General Meeting.

(c) Twenty-one (21) clear days’ notice shall be given for any General Meeting together with the agenda for the General Meeting. If any Associated Club wishes to table any special business at such meeting, it shall, within five (5) days of the notice of General meeting, submit to the Honorary details of the matter or terms of the resolution to be tabled. The Honorary Secretary shall have the right to reject any submission, whether or not made within the stipulated timeframe. Any amended notice shall, at least fourteen (14) clear days prior to such General Meeting, be circulated to all Associated Clubs.

(d) The following persons shall be entitled to attend and vote at all General Meetings:
(1) Members of the Executive Committee.

(2) Delegates from each of the Associated Clubs. Each Associated Club is entitled to appoint one (1) Delegate for each nine hole golf course it has. Each Delegate shall have one (1) vote at a General Meeting

For avoidance of doubt, members of the Executive Committee shall count as Delegates of their respective Associated Clubs for purposes of this Rule. Each Delegate shall only be entitled to represent one (1) Associated Club, and shall state the name of such Associated Club she represents.

(e) At any General Meeting a quorum shall be six (6) delegates exclusive of members of the General Committee. Each question shall be decided by a majority of those present and voting on the question, provided that in the case of any question involving the removal of any Club from the Association or an alteration of these Rules, the requisite majority shall be two-thirds (2/3) of those present and voting. In addition the Chairman shall have a casting vote.

(f) The business of the Annual General Meeting shall be conducted in the following order:

(1) To confirm the Minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting and/or any Extraordinary General Meeting.

(2) To receive and adopt the reports of the Executive Committee and the Annual Report and audited Financial Statement for the previous year.
(3) To receive and adopt the reports of the Executive Committee and the Annual Report and audited Financial Statement for the previous year.

(4) To confirm membership of a new Associated Club, where applicable.

(5) To appoint a firm of certified public accountants to be auditors for the Association in accordance with Rule 15 hereof. They will be required to audit each year’s account and present a report upon them to the Annual General Meeting. They may be required by the President to audit the Association’s accounts for any period within their tenure of office at any date and make a report to the General Committee.

(6) To consider any further business duly brought before the meeting.

(g) A resolution in writing, signed by all the appointed representatives of the Associated Clubs, as entitled under the Constitution, shall be as valid and effectual as if it has been passed at a meeting of the Association duly convened and held, notwithstanding that such signing may take place at different times or places. However, such resolutions by writing shall not be used to amend any part of the Constitution of the Society.

8. OBSERVERS

(a) Each Associated Club is entitled to appoint up to two (2) members not being a Delegate) to attend the Annual General Meeting solely as observers (“Observers”).

(b) An Observer may speak and ask questions at the Annual General Meeting. Any question to be raised by an Observer at the Annual General Meeting (not relating to items tabled at the Annual General Meeting) must first be submitted to the Honorary Secretary at least (14) days before the date of the Annual General Meeting. The Observer who submitted the question must be personally present at the relevant Annual General Meeting for the question to be raised and answered.

(c) An Observer shall not be entitled to vote at an Annual General Meeting.

9. FINANCIAL YEAR

The financial year of the Association shall commence on 1st April of each year.

10. SUBSCRIPTIONS

(a) There shall be no entrance fee.

(b) An Associated Club shall pay annual subscription payable in advance not later than 30th June of each year. The subscription payable shall be $1,000/= for each nine- hole course that the Associated Club possesses.

(c) A Club which becomes a member of the Association pursuant to Rule 5 after the month of April in any year shall pay a proportionate part of its annual subscription for that year.

11. CHAIRMAN

At all meetings the President shall take the Chair and in her absence the Vice-President. Should both be absent a Chairman shall be elected from among those present.

12. ALTERATION OF RULES

The Association shall not amend its Constitution without the prior approval in writing of the Registrar of Societies. No alteration or addition/deletion to this Constitution shall be passed except at a general meeting and with the consent of two-thirds (2/3) of the voting members present at the General Meeting. Twenty-one days’ notice of any such meeting specifying the proposed amendment shall be given to all Associated Clubs.

13. BYE-LAWS

Subject to confirmation at any Annual or Special General Meeting the General Committee may make, alter or repeal bye-laws consistent with these rules for regulating all or any of the following matters and generally for carrying out the object of the Association:-

(a) The condition of play for the Singapore Ladies Open Amateur Championship
and any other Championship meetings or golf meetings in the Republic of Singapore but excluding club Championships.

(b) The standardization of handicaps in accordance with USGA and SGA.

(c) The management, control or supervision of Championships and competitions held under the aegis of the Association.

14. INTERPRETATION

In the event of any question or matter arising out of any point which is not expressly provided for in the rules, the General Committee shall have power to use their own discretion.

15. AUDIT

The accounts of the Association shall be audited annually by an approved firm of Accountants to be appointed at the Annual General Meeting and no partners or employee of this firm shall be eligible to sit on the General Committee.

16. RESIGNATON

An Associated Club wishing to withdraw from the Association shall give two months’ written notice thereof to the Honorary Secretary. There shall be no refund of subscriptions.

17. PROHIBITIONS

(a) Gambling of any kind, excluding the promotion or conduct of a private lottery which has been permitted under the Private Lotteries Act Cap 250, is forbidden on the Association’s premises. The introduction of materials for gambling or drug taking and of bad characters into the premises is prohibited

(b) The funds of the Association shall not be used to pay the fines of members who have been convicted in Court.

(c) The Association shall not engage in any Trade Union activity as defined in any written law relating to trade unions for the time being in force in Singapore.

(d) The Association shall not hold any lottery, whether confined to its members or not, in the name of the Association or its office-bearers, General Committee or members unless with the prior approval of the relevant authorities.

(e) The Association shall not indulge in any political activity or allow its funds and/or premises to be used for political purposes.

(f) The Association shall not raise funds from the public for whatever purposes without the prior approval in writing of the Assistant Director Operations, Licensing Division, Singapore Police Force and other relevant authorities.

18. DISSOLUTION

(a) The Association shall not be dissolved except with the consent of not less than three-fifth of the persons eligible to attend General Meetings in accordance with Rule 8(d) hereof, expressed, either in person or by proxy at a General Meeting convened for the purpose or by postal vote.

(b) In the event of the Association being dissolved as provided above, all debts and liabilities legally incurred on behalf of the Association shall be fully discharged and the remaining funds shall be divided amongst the Associated Clubs in Singapore in the same proportion as they are required to contribute annual subscription in accordance with Rule 10(b) hereof.

(c) A Certificate of dissolution shall be given within 7 days of the dissolution to the Registrar of Societies.

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