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The seventh HSBC Women's Champions event will be staged at the Serapong Course of the Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore from February 27th - March 2nd 2014.

 

 
 Sentosa Golf Club 

 27 Bukit Manis Road
 Singapore 099892

 

 Tel: +65 6275 0090

 Fax: +65 6275 0654

 


 2014 Official programme
To view our 2014 official online programme, click here. (Flash player required). The 2014 official programme  will be avilable here soon.
 Getting around Singapore


Singapore is well-served by an affordable public transport system.

 

Singapore 's rail transit system, the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is an efficient and convenient mode of transport. Three MRT lines cover Singapore from end to end, with fares ranging from SGD 1.00 - SGD 2.00 for single-trip Standard Tickets.

The public buses complete the MRT system to bringing you around Singapore. With most of the buses being air-conditioned, this is another comfortable way of exploring Singapore. The fare on public buses range from SGD 0.70 to SGD 1.40 on non air-conditioned buses and SGD 0.80 to SGD1.70 on air-conditioned buses.

 

Please click here for further information and maps of the MRT.

Visitors can also purchase The Singapore Tourist Pass for unlimited travel on the MRT and basic bus services.

 

 How to get there

 By Public Transport:

 

MRT
Alight from HarbourFront MRT Station, head towards HarbourFront Bus Interchange at Exit A (opposite VivoCity). A shuttle bus service will be provided running every 15 minutes to Sentosa Golf from 8am to 5pm. Sentosa Island admission charges will apply.

Taxi


Outside Sentosa
Alight at HarbourFront Bus Interchange (opposite VivoCity). A shuttle bus service will be provided running every 15 minutes to Sentosa Golf from 8am to 5pm. Sentosa Island admission charges will apply.

 

In Sentosa
Drive onto the island and turn right at the second round-about. There will be a drop-off point for taxi drop offs and pick-ups on Sentosa Island next to the Sentosa Office, 33 Allanbrooke Road, S(099981). Sentosa Island admission charges will apply.

By Private Vehicles:

 

Drop-off


Outside Sentosa
Alright at HarbourFront Bus Interchange (opposite VivoCity). A shuttle bus service will be provided running every 15 minutes to Sentosa Golf from 8am to 5pm. Sentosa Island admission charges will apply.

In Sentosa

Drive onto the island and turn right at the second round-about. There will be a drop-off point for taxi drop offs and pick-ups on Sentosa Island next to the Sentosa Office, 33 Allanbrooke Road, S(099981). Sentosa Island admission charges will apply.

 

Self Drive


All spectators coming for the event can either park at VivoCity carpark or Beach Carpark in Sentosa Island, parking charges and Sentosa Island admission charges will apply.

Parking is also available at:

 

Seah Im Car Park

Car park charges:  $0.50 for every 30-minute block from 0700-2200

 

VivoCity

Weekday charges:  $1.20 for the first hour, $0.60 for every subsequent 30-minute block, up to 1800.
Weekend charges:  $1.40 for the first hour, $0.70 for every subsequent 30-minute block, up to 1800.

 

Shuttle buses are available to ferry guests from Seah Im Bus Terminal (opposite VivoCity) to the Sentosa Golf Club Public Entrance every 15 minutes.

 

*Gantry charges
 
                                       0700-1159    1200-1400    1400-1700
Weekday (per car)                 $6.00            $2.00          $6.00
Weekend (per car)                 $7.00            $2.00          $6.00
Weekday (per taxi)                $5.00            $2.00          $5.00
Weekend (per taxi)                $6.00            $2.00          $5.00

 

 

Driving in Singapore
A valid driving licence from your country of residence or a valid International Driving License is required for driving in Singapore.

The following Car Rental Counters are available at the Changi Airport Arrival Halls:

Terminal 1
Avis - (65) 6545 0800

Terminal 2
Avis - (65) 6542 8855
Hertz - (65) 6542 5300

Terminal 3
Avis - (65) 6447 9011
Hertz - (65) 6446 7211

The counter operating hours are from 0700 hrs to 2300 hrs.

 

Official Airline
Now is a great time as a registered delegate of HSBC Women's Champions 2014 to experience Singapore Airlines. Fly on the world's most awarded airline and en route enjoy KrisWorld, your personal inflight entertainment system and the inflight service even other airlines talk about. For bookings, visit www.singaporeair.com and enjoy attractive airfares to Singapore.


For a limited time only, delegates can contact the nearest Singapore Airlines office, for enquiries on your flight arrangements.

 

Changi Airport
Changi Airport has 3 terminals - Terminals 1, 2, 3. For more information on Changi Airport, please visit www.changiairport.com . A passenger service charge of SGD 21 may be payable during check-in if it has not been incorporated in the air ticket or absorbed by your airline.

 

 

 Map

Please click here for a map of directions to Sentosa Cove Car Park.

 Visitor information

 

Visa
Foreigners who do not require visas for entry and are visiting Singapore as tourists may generally be given up to 30-day social visit passes upon their arrival in Singapore.

Information on visa requirements can be found here.

Currency
The local currency is Singapore dollars and cents. Notes come in denominations of SGD 2, SGD 5, SGD 10, SGD 20, SGD 50, SGD 100, SGD 500, SGD 1,000, and SGD 10,000. Coins come in denominations of 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents and SGD 1.

Brunei currency is acceptable at par with the Singapore currency, all banks in Singapore are obliged to accept the Brunei currency notes and coins at par for deposit.

Money Changers
Money can be changed at banks and hotels. Licensed money changers can also be found at most shopping complexes and can be identified with the sign "Licensed Money Changer". Visitors are discouraged from changing money with unlicensed money changers. An online currency converter is available here.


Banking

Banking hours are Mondays to Fridays: 1000 hrs to 1500 hrs. Saturdays: 0930 hrs to 1300 hrs (some banks are open until 1500 hrs). Selected banks may also open from 0930 hrs to 1500 hrs onwards.


Weather

Singapore has a warm and humid climate throughout the year. The daily average temperature ranges from 24 degrees Celsius to 31 degrees Celsius.


Drinking Water

It is safe to drink water straight from the tap in Singapore. However, bottled water is also widely available in supermarkets and convenience stores if you prefer it.

Electricity
Singapore voltage is 220-240 volts AC, 50 cycles per second. The power plugs used in Singapore are of the three-pin, square-shaped type. Do remember to check the voltage of the item against the acceptable voltage in your home country when shopping for electrical items.

Free Wi-Fi in Public Areas
Visitors can enjoy free wireless broadband access in Singapore by signing up for Wireless@SG, a broadband programme developed by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) Si

   
 Spectator guide to watching the HSBC Women's Champions 2014


Sixty three of the world's best female golfers are here at Sentosa Golf Club from February 27th to March 2nd but the HSBC Women's Champions is more than just a fantastic golf tournament. Here's some important information that will help you to have a great day out for the entire family...

 

Golf is a game of etiquette for both players and spectators so there are some important rules to remember when following the action at ' Asia's major':

 

- NO CAMERAS OR MOBILE PHONES: no cameras, mobile phones or other messaging or photographic equipment are permitted on the course at any time. Flashes, ringtones and beepers are an annoyance to everyone, especially the players.

 

- OBEY THE MARSHALS: they are there to ensure the event runs smoothly for so please follow their instructions to ensure that everyone enjoys the world class golf.

 

- STAND STILL DURING PLAY: The slightest movement or distraction can affect the players concentration so help them to play their best by remaining motionless when they are taking a shot.

 

- KEEP QUIET DURING SHOTS: Please refrain from making any noise when the players prepare and are about to take their shot so they can be at the top of their game. However please feel free to celebrate & commend them if they hit a good shot.

 

- NO AUTOGRAPHS DURING PLAY: Please do not disturb the players during play and they will be more likely to spend time signing autographs after their hard work is done.

 

- STAY BEHIND THE ROPES: The boundaries help everyone get a good view of the action without affecting play. Stay off the fairways and greens unless directed by a marshal at a crossing point.

 

- BE RESPECTFUL TO ALL: Let's follow the players' example of good sportsmanship – whether they are your favourite or not, all the players deserve respect and encouragement.

 

- ENJOY YOURSELF: Enjoy the battle of the champions from the comfort of the public catering area near the 8th tee and relax with a Stella Artois at the chill out zone

 

   

  Spectator off-course attractions

 

HSBC'S WORLD OF SPORT

 

Overview
This year HSBC's World of Sport is back and for the first year at Sentosa Golf Club we have lots of activities for the public to try and enjoy in the new village. HSBC's World of Sport represents HSBC's portfolio of sport sponsorship across the world, and in this year's village we've included a Wimbledon themed mini tennis court, just in case you fancy a change to golf!

 

HSBC Registration
Registering to play on the activities within the village is quick and easy and allows you to participate in any of the activities completely free of charge; you'll even receive a free HSBC gift.

 

HSBC Ultimate Bunker Challenge
Can you conquer the ultimate bunker? We're offering you the opportunity to play out of the most notorious bunker in golf history. The Road Hole bunker has played host to many Open Champions and now you have the opportunity to experience it too. 

 

HSBC Golf Simulator
Imagine yourself teeing off with one of the professionals as you play a simulated hole in the nearest the pin competition. With great prizes on offer, the golf simulator is always a crowd pleaser.

 

HSBC Photo Experience
Take away some memorabilia from the tournament by having your picture taken as a caddy to one of the top players.

 

HSBC Putting Challenge
Always a popular activity, just putt it into the hole. Easy. It's open to everyone to enjoy and practise some putting!

 

HSBC Coaching Nets
What better way to spend 15 minutes than getting a free golf lesson from a professional golf coach?

 

HSBC Mini Tennis
Why not have a go playing tennis on our Wimbledon themed mini tennis court? It's the perfect way to soak up the atmosphere whilst you practise your best shots! 


Please click here for a map of the site including where you can find HSBC's World of Sport.

 

 Spectator information


Phone and Camera Usage information

 

Cameras and phones will be permitted in certain authorised areas OFF the golf course. These areas include the off course tented village zones, putting green, practice ground and short game areas and will be clearly designated with the following sign.

Areas where cameras and use of phones are NOT permitted will be marked with the following sign.

Please observe these rules as they are in place to ensure an acceptable competitive environment for the professionals golfers and to provide an enjoyable and comfortable experience for you and your fellow spectators.
 
Any serious infringement of these rules that disturbs the golfers competition will require the organisers to deal with individuals in an appropriate manner, which may ultimately result in exclusion from the course. 

 

 

 

Cameras

Cameras do provide a disturbance to the players due to the clicking sound of the shutters and automatic flash settings in overcast conditions. Therefore all cameras, including cameras on phones etc should not be used in the prohibited zones (ON course) marked with the following signage.

Cameras can be used in the OFF course designated zones.

Please still be aware of any potential disruption to the players and please respect the requests and wishes of the players and officials and should they ask you not to continue we respectfully ask you to stop using your camera.


Accredited media are permitted to use cameras that are clearly marked with the official designation

 

Phones

THESE SHOULD BE SWITCHED TO SILENT/VIBRATE WHEN ON THE PROPERTY OF THE GOLF COURSE.

Calls are permitted in the OFF course zones indicated by the following sign. BUT please always check that your call will not disturb the golfers or your fellow spectators. Please still be aware of any potential disruption to the players and please respect the requests and wishes of the players and officials and should they ask you not to continue we respectfully ask you to stop using your phone.





Calls are not permitted anywhere in the zones marked by the following sign.

Please remember that these rules are designed to make your visit for you and your fellow spectators more enjoyable.

   
 Corporate hospitality information

 Details on the 2014 HSBC Women's Champions hospitality packages will be published here soon.  

 

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