Billiards

Billiards is The Tanglin Club’s oldest sport, dating back to the completion of the first clubhouse in 1867. Today, the Club’s Billiards Room is located next to the Wet Bar and has two immaculately maintained full size snooker tables and the services of a billiard marker.

The Billiards Section comprises many Members who are passionate about the sport. The Section organises Club tournaments, Member events, friendly matches, overseas trips to reciprocal clubs, participates in the National Snooker League and represents the Club as a Full Member of Cuesports Singapore.

Club tournaments come in different games and formats with many trophies to compete for throughout the year, including:

  • Snooker Championship for the Concorde Trophy;
  • Billiards Championship for the Joe O'Conner Trophy;
  • Volunteer Snooker Competition for the Graham Trophy;
  • Doubles Snooker Competition for the Andrew Alexander Webster Memorial Trophy; and
  • Snooker Handicap Competitions for the Ian Braslin Trophy, John C. Wilks Trophy and the Resolution Trophy.
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    The Billiards Section welcomes Members of all playing ability to join Billiards Section. Section Members are allocated a snooker handicap according to their ability. In match play, the handicap difference between players is used to determine the number of points the high handicap player should receive from the low handicapper during the playing of their match.

    Section Sub-Committee

     

    Convenor:                  Mr Chong Zhi Cheng

    Treasurer:                    Mr Chay Kok Fun

    Captain:                     Mr K. K. Chong

    Members:                   Mr Ong Ken Lun

                                        Ms Tan Su Sie

                                        Mr Alex Yew

    Regular Activities

    Billiards Section Night

    Every Wednesday

    6.30pm

    Information

    Billiards Room Opening Hours

    Sunday to Thursday: 12 noon to 1.00am

    Friday to Saturday: 12 noon to 2.00am

    Dress Code

    (a) Club Standard

    Gentlemen: Shirt or polo shirt with collar; trousers; with closed type shoes.

    Ladies: Dress, or skirt or trousers with suitable top; with shoes.

    (b) Proper jeans and smart trainer or similar shoes are permitted.

    Table Charges

    $4.28 per hour

    $10.70 per hour (if there is a guest playing)

    Joining the Billiards Section

    To join the Billiards Section, please fill out and submit a registration form available at the Sports & Recreation Department or contact Raj at raj@tanglin-club.org.sg

    Section Fee

    Adult Member: $10.00 per month

    Junior Member: $5.00 per month