Jl. Perigi Raja, Lagoi Bintan Resorts Bintan Utara, Kepulauan Riau 29152 Indonesia

Welcome to RiaElite!

Welcome to the RiaElite page where we bring you news of Members only events and programmes. We hope you find this informative and helpful as you plan
your upcoming golfing trips out to Ria Bintan Golf Club! We look forward to being of service to you.

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 Christmas is almost here,
how’s your shopping going?

With the year-end holiday season soon upon us, have you started on your Christmas shopping? If not, why not consider some of our golf merchandise from the Ria Bintan Po Shop to make ideal gifts for your golfing friends and family! Choose from select golf brands and golf attire including Calvin Klein, Adidas, Under Armour, PG, Titleist and more! Choose from golf shirts for men and women, to caps, visors and towels. Price starts from IDR 180,000. Sizes and colours while stocks last!

In order to arrange the delivery to you in time for Christmas, please contact Ms. Ruth Siagian at +62 812 6080 0364 and confirm your order with payment to be made by latest 10th December 2021.

The merchandise should arrive in Singapore by mid-December and you will receive your items by 22nd December 2021.

Order now!

29 November 2021

Ria Bintan Golf Club is now
CovSafeSG Certified

Alongside CHSE certification and maintenance of all safe golf protocols in and around the Club, Ria Bintan was recently awarded CovSafeSG certification in October 2021. This certification recognises the club’s safety protocols meet stringent health and safety standards as set out by CovSafeSG.

CovSafeSG certification includes the necessary standards and set of international ruled known as COVID Management Manual from ISO 45005 blended into a newly developed set of protocols, and audited to international standards.

Your health and safety are of utmost importance to us!

29 November 2021

Send in your Festive Photos
to be featured!

With the festive year-end season coming soon and because we miss you here at RBGC, please do send us photos of your celebrations wherever you may be and we will feature them in Ria Bintan’s Instagram and FB accounts, and future newsletters! Team RB wishes you a very happy, safe and healthy December! You may email your photos to membership@riabintan.com or DM us on Instagram and FB.

29 November 2021

Scorecards for Handicap Maintenance

If you have been golfing in this past one and half years (even at other golf clubs!), you may send in your scorecards via WhatsApp or email to the Team RB so that your handicap can be maintained. This is an exclusive service we are providing you, our dear EGP members! Please send to membership@riabintan.com

29 November 2021

Ria Bintan Pro Shop Merchandise Comes to You!

Missing RB golf shopping? We have now brought the Pro Shop to you here in RiaElite, just exclusively for EGP Members!

For your online shopping pleasure, here are some new golf accessories and attire that you can order via our online Order Form, and the items will be shipped to you in Singapore. Choose from caps, shirts, shoe bag and more! And don’t forget your exclusive 20% Members’ Discount for Pro Shop purchases!

Specially selected for you:

Calvin Klein

  1. Performance Baseball Cap in washed, vintage twill cotton for an extra soft feel.
  2. Deluxe Golf Shoe Bag to carry your shoes and footwear in spacious and organized comfort.
  3. Monogram Polo t-shirts for a smart look on and off the greens.
  4. Campus Polo T-shirts for men and women in a modern slim-cut look and feel.
  5. Performance Cotton Pique Women’s Polo T-shirt for easy care and longer wearability.

Titleist

  1. Performance White Cap for golf and your outdoor lifestyle.

Black Clover

  1. Premium Clover Caps in stylish colours and designs.

Adidas

  1. Ladies Polo with Ria Bintan logo in various colours, made with lightweight recycled fabric for a comfort fit and sustainable style.

Footjoy

  1. Women’s ProDry Interlock Sleeveless Shirt in easy care fabric and anti-microbial finish.

For all of these items do click HERE for more details, information, pricing and Order Form. Confirmation is subject to availability and delivery will take 2 to 3 weeks from date of order. 

To enjoy 20% off merchandise at Pro Shop, please enter the promo code “EGP” upon check-out.

If you would like to view more items, please call Team RB at +62 770 692 842 or WhatsApp Ms. Ruth Siagian at +62 812 6080 0364

31 August 2021

Safe Golf at Ria Bintan

Ria Bintan Golf Club has been in Safe Golf operations mode
for 2020 and 2021.

Ria Bintan Golf Club was awarded the CHSE (Cleanliness, Health, Safety and Environment) certification by the Ministry of Tourism Indonesia in November 2020, and receives officials from the relevant ministries of Indonesia for regular inspections for safe golf protocols.

This update is also to inform all EGP members that the staff and management at Ria Bintan have participated in the vaccination program and are fully vaccinated to keep them, and guests safe.

31 August 2021

Scorecards for Handicap Maintenance

If you have been golfing in this past one and half years (even at other golf clubs!), you may send in your scorecards via WhatsApp or email to the Team RB so that your handicap can be maintained. This is an exclusive service we are providing you, our dear EGP members!

Please send to membership@riabintan.com

31 August 2021

Flashback RB Good Times!

As Team RB has missed you so much, this special video has been compiled! Sweet memories of our good times together with you here at RBGC…take a look and see if you can see you or your friends having fun at Ria Bintan!

Also…for our next video, we’ve love for you to send in photos of any new sport or activity you have taken up during the past year or so…with a short comment to tell us what it is and how you got into it. We will include this into the next EGP members video for your viewing pleasure! Send photos and captions to membership@riabintan.com

31 August 2021

Left to right – Vita Carolin – Sales & Reservation Officer, Ruth Siagian – Sales & Membership Assistant Manager, Gytha Annisa – Sales Officer

Say Hello to the Membership Team!

Many of you will have missed Ms. Ruth Siagian when she was away for several months on maternity leave. Ruth is now the proud and doting mum of the new bundle of joy in the family, Yesua! Congrats and welcome back Ruth!

In recent months, the Ria Bintan team also appointed Ms. Gytha Annisa to the Membership, Sales & Marketing Team. Gytha comes with experience with a few hospitality brands in Indonesia, and her hobbies include travelling, and trying out new dishes!

Ms. Vita Carolin is the newest member of the team, has hospitality experience and will focus on sales and reservations. Her hobbies include music, photography and meeting people!

They hope to say hello when you next visit!

25 May 2021

Ministry of Tourism visits
Ria Bintan Golf Club

In recent weeks, Ria Bintan Golf Club was visited by the officials of the Ministry of Tourism, including Mr. Ngurah Swajaya – Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Mr. Ida Bagus – Directorate General of American and European Affairs (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Ms. Nia Niscaya – Deputy of Tourism Ministry Marketing (Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy), Ms. Siti Nugraha Mauludiah – Ministry of Foreign Affairs Expert Staff (Ministry of Foreign Affairs). They spent time at RBGC touring and inspecting all safe measures and protocols put in place in operation at the golf club.

RBGC was very pleased to have them tour the club, golf course and premises, and thanks to them for certifying Ria Bintan for safe golf for all guests!

25 May 2021

RB22 Merchandise Sales

When Ria Bintan Golf Club launched their new range of RB22 golf merchandise such as golf caps, towels and visors, a little competition was run to see who would be the top spender/shopper! We are pleased to announce that the winner of a lovely bottle of Prosecco DOC Extra Dry Cantina Montelliana goes to Mr. Robby Bola, congratulations! Thanks for shopping with Ria Bintan and we hope you enjoy the golf accessories!

The bottle of bubbly was kindly sponsored by Enjoy Italy Asia thanks EIA!

25 May 2021

Unlimited Driving Range Balls
for Your Golf Practice

For members and golfers spending a little more time with us at Ria Bintan, you are very welcome to the driving range on site where you can groove your drive and shot making either from the range bays, or hit off the turf for real feel! Range balls will be provided to you, unlimited! Always a good idea to warm up too before going out on your round!

25 May 2021

TeeBites Restaurant Awaits You with Local and International Favourites!

TeeBites Restaurant has revamped and refreshed its menu with delicious and favourite local dishes to whet the appetites of golfers and guests! Choose from local delights such as Ayam Penyet, Nasi Goreng Hijau or even the newly added Indonesian style Sup Buntut or Oxtail Soup!

International favourites include Hainanese Chicken Rice or Singapore Laksa, and snacks and beverages too!

You may view the menu here:  TeeBites Menu

25 May 2021

Hurry Hurry! Your Special EGP Discount at Enjoy Italy Asia
ends 31 May!

Enjoy-Italy, established in Singapore since 2014, offers a meticulous selection of Italian wine and food products in Singapore and the Southeast Asia region, with a mission to let aficionados enjoy a unique tasting experience, pampering their palates with premium Italian offerings.Having established very personal relationships with wineries, farmers and suppliers in Italy, Enjoy-Italy are proud to be their sole representative in South East Asia for a wide range of fine wines, craft beers and food.

Exclusively for EGP Members only, Enjoy-Italy is pleased to offer you a very special 30% discount off the following three wines. Offer good between now and 31 May 2021, while stocks last!

Masca del Tacco Pinot Nero Rosi 2017, retailing at $52.50, now for you at just $35.00! Read more here: NEW ARRIVAL PINOT NERO ROSI’ (Rose’) IGP Puglia 2017 Abv 13%

Stefano Antonucci Verdicchio CASTELLI DI JESI DOC CLASSICO SUPERIORE 2013, retailing at $68.00 now for you at just $44.00! More information about this white here: White wine Verdicchio Jesi Superiore Antonucci 2013

La Vis Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 that retails at $69.50 now specially for you at $45.00! Read about this red here: Red wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Interested EGP members must email Enjoy-Italy directly at info@enjoy-italy.asia for orders to enjoy these special prices.

Saluti! Enjoy!

25 May 2021

Member’s Quiz

How well do you remember and know Ria Bintan Golf Club?
Refresh your memory and complete the quiz on the left! Winners with all the correct answers will stand a chance to win the grand prize – a bottle of Prosecco Doc, Extra Dry 11%, kindly sponsored by Enjoy Italy Asia!
 

28 Feb 2021

Limited Edition RB22 Merchandise

To commemorate Ria Bintan Golf Club’s 22nd birthday and also to celebrate RBGC being awarded Luxury Lifestyle Awards’ Best Luxury Golf Club in Indonesia, we have launched a series of limited-edition merchandise for your shopping pleasure! Celebrate with us by ordering these items and step out in style for your next golf game! Limited Edition, While Stocks Last! Remember to input your membership number in the order form to enjoy a 20% discount!

Link to RB22 merchandise: https://www.riabintan.com/rb22merchandise/

28 Feb 2021

TeeBites

When you are next at Ria Bintan Golf Club, enjoy your lunch or a snack at TeeBites!

Chefs Heri and Berson will cook up international and local Indonesian favourites to whet your appetite! Check out Ayam Cabe Hijau (chicken with green chili), Mee Goreng Special, to international favourites like Singapore Laksa, Hainanese Chicken Rice and Spaghetti Aglio Olio, just to name a few. We will be so happy to welcome you back once the travel restrictions are lifted!

BBQ and Seafood BBQ packages are also available!

TeeBites operates from 8am to 5pm daily.

28 Feb 2021

RBGC Awarded CHSE Certification

Ria Bintan Golf Club is happy to share that it has been awarded the CHSE (cleanliness, health, safety and environmental sustainability) certification from the Ministry of Tourism Indonesia.

CHSE Certification provides assurance and instills confidence to travelers when they are visiting tourist destinations in Indonesia, and it was created in line with recommendations from global organisations, including the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), as well as the Health Ministry of Indonesia. Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Wishnutama Kusubandio has urged more hotels and restaurants in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, to obtain cleanliness, health, safety and environmental sustainability (CHSE) certification.

Source:https://en.antaranews.com/news/161304/hotels-restaurants-should-get-chse-certification-to-regain-confidence

28 Feb 2021

Ahoy there, EGP Members, let’s head out to sea!

Thank you for your kind interest,

this promotion has ended.

Stuck in Singapore with no where to go? Why not charter a private yacht and head out to sea with your best buddies!Specially arranged for EGP members of Ria Bintan only – Marina at Keppel Bay is pleased to offer you a very exclusive 20% discount off charter trips out on The Admiral yacht. This 54 footer beauty is a luxury yacht with 3 cabins, and boasts ample indoor comfort and space for its passengers.

For up to a maximum of eight (8) passengers (phase 3 restriction applies) in your group, choose from the 2.5 hour or 4 hour cruise trips out to Singapore’s surrounding southern islands either on weekdays or weekends. Various rates apply, starting from (discounted) $556.40 nett for 2.5 hours, to $770.40 nett for the 4 hour cruise. Public Holidays surcharges also apply.

You will get to enjoy the panoramic views of Lazarus Island, St John’s Island, Sisters’ Islands, and Kusu Island and seeing Singapore’s stunning skyline from out at sea!

The 4 hour cruise allows you and your friends to enjoy the pristine beach and waters at Lazarus Island. Full details are appended HERE for your information.

Food and beverage to be provided by guests with no corkage charge for alcoholic beverages.

Sun, sand, sea aboard The Admiral with your best buddies, what are you waiting for!

For enquiries, please email enquiry@marinakeppelbay.com or contact +65 63038448

Terms and conditions apply.

28 Feb 2021

Enjoy Italy Asia

Enjoy-Italy, established in Singapore since 2014, offers a meticulous selection of Italian wine and food products in Singapore and the Southeast Asia region, with a mission to let afficionados enjoy a unique tasting experience, pampering their palates with premium Italian offerings.

Their motto - With Love and Gratitude

"With Love" is our commitment to our customers and share the love for our country’s delicious bounty. "Gratitude" is for the trust given to us by the producers who are passionate and devoted to cultivating their traditional skills and crafts. 

Enjoy-Italy has established very personal relationships with wineries, farmers and suppliers in Italy and are proud to be their sole representative in South East Asia for a wide range of fine wines, craft beers and food.

Exclusively for EGP Members only, Enjoy-Italy is pleased to offer you a very special 30% discount off the following three wines. Offer good between now and 31 May, 2021, while stocks last!

Masca del Tacco Pinot Nero Rosi 2017, retailing at $52.50, now for you at just $35.00! Read more here: NEW ARRIVAL PINOT NERO ROSI’ (Rose’) IGP Puglia 2017 Abv 13%

Stefano Antonucci Verdicchio CASTELLI DI JESI DOC CLASSICO SUPERIORE 2013, retailing at $68.00 now for you at just $44.00! More information about this white here: White wine Verdicchio Jesi Superiore Antonucci 2013

La Vis Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 that retails at $69.50 now specially for you at $45.00! Read about this red here: Red wine Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Interested EGP members must email Enjoy-Italy directly at info@enjoy-italy.asia for orders to enjoy these special prices.

Saluti! Enjoy!

28 Feb 2021

Winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards in the category of TOP 10 The Best Luxury Golf Clubs in Indonesia

Ria Bintan Golf Club is a proud winner of Luxury Lifestyle Awards in the category for The Best Luxury Golf Club in Indonesia!

After a thorough nomination process from the organisers at Luxury Lifestyle Awards, Ria Bintan Golf Club was awarded as one of the best in Indonesia!

Mr Goh York Lin, President (Indonesia), Keppel Land, said, “We are very pleased that Ria Bintan Golf Club has been recognised by Luxury Lifestyle Awards as The Best Luxury Golf Club in Indonesia in 2020. Our two award-winning golf courses, designed by Gary Player, have hosted numerous delighted golfers and successful events over the years. To this day, golf enthusiasts continue to regale about our spectacular Ocean Course Holes 7 and 8, the renowned Par 3 Hole 9 and the picturesque Hole 10, which sits along a pristine beach.”

Mr John Yap, General Manager, Ria Bintan Golf Club, said, “We are delighted that Ria Bintan Golf Club has been recognised as The Best Luxury Golf Club in Indonesia, which is testament to the dedication and hard work that goes into making the Club one of Asia’s top golfing destinations. This award will spur us further as we seek to provide the perfect golfing experience for our guests.”

Click here to check out the full press release. 

22 Oct 2020

Team RB send messages to EGP Members!

Mr. Zulkhairi – Golf Course Maintenance

We have recently installed the hands-free ball picker, where golfers don’t need to pick the ball from the cup. With this, golfers can simply use the putter to lift the catch and retrieve the ball without touching it. We have implemented that rakes are removed from the bunkers and moved onto the buggy. The only person to rake the bunkers is the caddy, again minimising contact all round. GCM staff have daily briefings are always reminded on health protocols. Green conditions are well maintained and there are no dull areas, even during the rainy season.
 
For our beloved members, we are abiding by all health protocols, please don’t hesitate to come back. We strive to always maintain better course condition to let you have the best experience at Ria Bintan Golf Club.
 

Ms. Fransiska – Senior GRO

We have implemented new hygiene measures, with regular training for employees such as frequent hand washing, social distancing, avoidance of contact and regular cleaning of high-touch areas such as Guest Relations Desk. The GRO area and hotel lobby are regularly disinfected. Guest Relations staff work in mask and gloves. Hand sanitiser and disinfectant products are always available. Room keys are disinfected on a regular basis before/after each check-in/out.
 
To our beloved members “We miss you very much, your second home is waiting. We seriously cannot wait to welcome you all again at Ria Bintan. Till then, please stay safe, stay home and keep social distance”.
 

 


 

Ms. Eka – Golf Operations

To guard against Covid-19, we always sanitise every golf bag, as well as disinfect all buggies. Our operating hours are from 8 AM – 5 PM. We observe strict distancing hence single buggy and single caddy is implemented for the health and safety of all. We all know that we are in a difficult time, but we believe that we will get through this. Ria Bintan is prepared to welcome our beloved members back.

 

Ms. Lina – Proshop

In the Proshop we have a strict routine – thoroughly clean the Pro Shop areas, check inventory, and do reports. We miss the guests coming from the ferry, especially the members of Ria Bintan who register and shop at the Pro Shop. We miss preparing course tickets for the group. We hope that Covid-19 passes so that we can all return to normal activities.
                                                 Stay safe and healthy.
 

 


 

Ms. Anggi – Restaurant

The world is facing a deadly virus that is very disruptive and detrimental to everyone in terms of health, economy, and humanity. For this reason, Ria Bintan Golf Club is very strict according to the established health protocols from the guests, employees, and even all the environmental areas.
Unfortunately, our overseas guests are also unable to visit Indonesia at this time. We miss the guests who come here to visit and play golf, especially the Members who come here often. We really miss them. Do you miss Ria Bintan our beloved members?
We hope this situation will get better and we can meet all of you. Please, always take care of your health.
 

Mr. Denny – Lodge

In the last few months, we focus on maintenance and cleaning of our Lodge with disinfectant. All towels, TV remote control and other guest items and amenities are sanitised, wrapped and sealed. We also make sure that hand sanitiser is provided in every room.
 
To all our EGP members, when the ban is lifted, don’t be afraid to come back to Ria Bintan, we’ll give you our best always with all the health protocols in place.
 
 
 
 

Mr. Mungalim – Driving range

We’ve been working to maintain the greens and also made changes at the Driving Range area. There are benches but no umbrellas, following Government guidelines to capture sunlight for prevention of Covid-19 infection and to keep ourselves healthy. Golfers can practice on the grass with no green mat and umbrella, and besides this, we maintain practice under the roof as well.
 
During this Pandemic, operating hours are from 8 am to 5 pm, we are on standby and the driving range is always open 7 days a week. For all our lovely members, we are waiting for your return.
 
 

Mr. Ichwan – Men’s Locker

For safe measures during this pandemic, there is no more sharing of amenities such as cotton buds, deodorant, mouthwash and combs. We also no longer provide face towels and welcome drinks. We conduct regular spraying of disinfectants in the locker area. Lockers are spaced and safe-distanced, in each section, a maximum of 5 lockers are in use and all others not in use.
 
To our members, we miss you and look forward to welcoming you back. Please do not have a doubt to come since we have implemented the health protocols and are ready to serve you again!
 


 

Safe Golf at Ria Bintan Golf Club

The Management and team at Ria Bintan Golf Club are dedicated to the proper deployment of safe protocol procedures for all guests. To ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff, a whole range of safety measures have been implemented around the clubhouse, lockers, restaurant, spa, on the golf course and at Ria Bintan Golf Lodge.

All staff on duty are required to mask-up and temperatures are recorded twice daily. Cleaning and sanitisation of the whole property are carried out regularly, especially in areas with frequent touch-points. Safe distancing is practiced in all guest areas and hand sanitisers are placed throughout the property. Golfers and staff are encouraged to sanitise their hands frequently.

Out on the golf course, each golfer rides single in the buggy with one caddy, and only the caddy rakes bunkers after bunker shots. Hands-free ball lifter gadget is installed on all the greens to reduce contact.

Please watch the video here.

At Ria Bintan Golf Lodge, all rooms are cleaned and sanitised thoroughly before and after guest use. High touch-points such as doorknobs, TV remote control, light switches, etc. are sanitised frequently.

TV remote control, fresh towels, bedroom slippers and toilet bowl are disinfected and sealed for safe use. Toiletries and amenities are provided in sachets.

All bookings and payment have to be made in advance for cashless and safe transactions. Golfers have to book in advance and no walk-ins will be entertained.

All this and more for your safe golf at Ria Bintan!

For more information please visit out Safe Golf page here.

22 Oct 2020

RB Hygiene Kit

Upon the safe re-opening of borders for international travel between Singapore and Indonesia, Ria Bintan Golf Club will be taking all necessary precautions for your golf trip. Safe entry and temperature checks will be done when you arrive at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to check in for your ferry ride to Bintan.

Because we care, Ria Bintan Golf Club will also be providing golfers with a Hygiene Kit prior to check-in for your ferry trip. This specially made kit includes a face mask and wet wipes contained in a reusable zipper pouch, all for your safety and comfort.

22 Oct 2020

Safe-Mode Golf at RBGC

 

Ria Bintan Golf Club has been the only golf course in Bintan that has remained open for golfers in these past months. Operations went into heightened and stepped up mode since March, and remains at this level to ensure the safety and health of our guests and staff. 

The Management and team at RBGC remain alert to the proper deployment of procedures and processes during this time. As a result, RBGC management team has implemented a whole range of safety measures at/around the clubhouse and on the golf course.

All guests visiting the club are reminded to maintain social distancing, and to sanitise their hands as often as possible the sanitiser liquid provided in all public areas.

All Ria Bintan staff reporting to work and on duty take care to follow these guidelines, such as:

Temperatures are recorded twice daily and staff on duty are required to mask-up. They are required to use hand sanitisers frequently and regularly. 

Cleaning and sanitisation of the whole property are carried out regularly especially in areas of frequent touchpoints.  


ON GOLF COURSE

As they go about their duties, all caddies are all required to mask-up. Out on the course, and for safe distancing, each golfer rides single in one buggy with one caddy.

Caddies are required to sanitise the buggy before each golf game, and thoroughly wash the buggy after the golf game. Hand sanitiser is provided in the buggy for use.

A bunker rake is kept in the buggy and only the caddy will rake the bunker after a bunker shot.


LOCKER ROOMS 

For golfers heading to the locker rooms and showers, please be assured that the assignment of lockers, benches, basins, toilet and shower facilities all follow safe distancing guidance. All lockers are sanitised before and after each golfer’s use and hand sanitisers are placed conveniently for easy access by all.


TEE OFF RESTAURANT

At Tee Off Restaurant, all staff on duty also have their temperatures recorded twice daily and are required to mask-up.

Safe distancing for seating and table arrangement is marked out for guests. Furthermore, tables and chairs are cleaned and sanitised after a golfer leaves and before another is seated for their meal or refreshment. 

Your health and safety is of utmost importance to us, so let’s practice and play safe golf! 

4 June 2020

Circuit Breaker Fun & Antics…what our members get up to! 

 

Earlier this month, we asked our dear members what they have been up to at home during this time of Circuit Breaker with no golf in sight!

Several of them have kindly shared their photos and stories with us! Thanks so much and here we go!

Robby & Julie share what they’ve been up to:

We’ve been busy celebrating our dogs’ birthdays at home, dressing up our dogs as humans, Julie has been baking bread and even I’ve been cooking!

Mrs Aileene Thangaveloo shares:

I have been COOKING all kinds of yummy food besides running out for packed food! Also having COFFEE daily, and evening WINEOCLOCK to relax a bit!

I go for after-dinner WALKS for exercise and chased the SUPERMOON!
On some days I go to our little garden and practice CHIPPING because I miss GOLFING @riabintan !!!
Oh and finally on 13 May I could go and have a HAIRCUT! LOL!

Mr. Suppiah Thangaveloo shares:

Covid -19 Pastime – All dressed up chipping at the patio on range mat.
Truly sharpening short game whilst missing golf at Ria Bintan!

Mr Fraser MacDonald says:

Have been busy with practice at home Putting Green, not quite the same as Ria Bintan!

Mr Simone Johnson says:

Here is my keep busy project. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon. Largest model produced at 7541 pieces. This is 25hrs of building so far.

4 June 2020

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 Members Quarterly Medals – Important Updates!

Our Medals for January 2020 which were held over is now set and confirmed to take place on 7 March 2020! Third Edition Medals will be held on 7 March 2020, day trip. Get set for a day of golf, good eats, prizes and goodie bag! All members and members guests can participate!

Upcoming dates to keep track of:
– Fourth Edition Medals will be held on 16 – 17 May, 2020, overnight trip.
– Final Playoff for 16 winners & runners-up (combined four medals winner & runners-up results) – will be held on 13 June, 2020.
Block the dates and do join us!

Click [HERE] to register for the March Medals.

Note: Further to completion of this first four (4) Medals for members, the next allocation will begin and run into 2021.

28 February 2020

 Road to Spring City Trip –

Important Update!

For all members and those in the running to win the trip to Spring City later this year, please be advised that there has been a slight change of plans for travel, due to the current COVID 19 outbreak.

In consultation with members on their thoughts and comments on this matter, the Management has decided that this trip will be postponed to a new date in 2021, to be advised later. Our members and golfers’ health and well-being is of utmost importance to us, and we seek your understanding in this travel postponement.

All Medals for this year, and next, will be completed at Ria Bintan as planned, and this trip will then involve all eight (8) potential winners from the 2 years’ medals events. These winners will be hosted on an all-expenses paid trip for golf in Spring City, Kunming.

All other EGP members and guests will be welcome to join the trip too, with travel packages and itinerary specially arranged for you! Do keep a lookout for our updates in each newsletter or communications from the Membership team!
28 February 2020

 Golfing Around the Region

As esteemed members of Ria Bintan, you get to golf at other golf clubs around the region for your leisure and enjoyment.

Ria Bintan is constantly in contact with clubs in Indonesia, Malaysia and elsewhere to tie up this arrangement for you. First up, we would like to confirm that the following clubs look forward to welcoming you, and the terms of reciprocity for your kind attention are as follows:

  • Horizon Hills Golf & Country Club (Johor Bahru, Malaysia)
  • Kota Permai Golf & Country Club (Selangor, Malaysia)

Visiting RB members get to enjoy complimentary green fees on weekdays and Sunday afternoons (subject to availability)

  • Limited to 8 times per calendar year.
  • You may bring up to 3 guests on each occasion, subject to members’ guest rates.

For any further enquiries do get in touch with the Ria Bintan Membership team!
Look out for more clubs to be added to the list in the future!
28 February 2020

 Driving Range for your

Practice Pleasure!

Hot off the press! Ria Bintan has most recently made some improvements to our Driving Range so that your practice session is fun and comfortable!

New tables with large, shady umbrellas have been installed, alongside chairs, a golf set rack and unlimited range balls for as long as you can hit! These have been positioned so that your little bay area is a relaxing zone for you to work on your swing, and you even get to hit off the actual turf!

Feel free to order drinks too, from Tee Off restaurant and it will be served up at your bay.
Golf practice has never looked so good!
28 February 2020

A Good Night’s Sleep –

Gold for Golfers

Many golfers love to tee-off in the freshness of an early morning and in order to do that, a good night’s sleep and rest is key! Ria Bintan recognises this golden rule and has recently brought in new pillows for the Ria Bintan Golf Lodge! Each Lodge room is furnished with four (4) pillows, 2 softer and 2 firmer ones, so that guest preference is catered for!

Check them our on your next stay and play golf trip for sweet dreams and sweeter golf!

28 February 2020

Complimentary Transfer Service

 

Speaking of stay and play trips, Ria Bintan now provides a complimentary transfer service if you’d like to enjoy an evening out in the Lagoi area. This service is available from 1800 to 2200 hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For more information or to make a free booking, please enquire at Reception Desk at the Lobby of Clubhouse.

28 February 2020

Utilising Room Vouchers

All members are reminded to utilise their current and expiring room vouchers for stays at Ria Bintan Golf Lodge.

Should members renew their Membership upon expiry in 2020, their unused vouchers will be extended in validity for one more year, otherwise will be rendered invalid once validity date is due.

28 February 2020

 Members’ Appreciation Evening

Thanks to our members and guests who attended the recent year-end Members’ Appreciation Evening that was held at GolfTec in Singapore! 

Besides yummy cocktail food and some lovely organic French wine, all attendees also got to enjoy a Par 3 Putting Challenge and Nearest to Pin competition with the GolfTec simulator! The winners walked away with some goodies and prizes from Ria Bintan Golf Club! 

Thanks to all who came and had some fun, as well as our partners GolfTec and Eiffel Markets, hope you all enjoyed the chill evening! 

 

6 December 2019

Organic Wines from Eiffel Markets, France

All who attended the Members evening with us at GolfTec got to enjoy some lovely organic wine from France. Eiffel Markets in Singapore brings in good quality wine from the wine-growing regions of Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire Valley, Rhone Valley, Languedoc and Provence. Most of their wines are certified organic or biodynamic, made in respect of the environment and consumers, without the agrochemicals, oenological additives and technological processes used in commercial brands. You can expect their wines to be pure, clean, fruity and easy to drink, representing the typicity and diversity of French wine regions.

That evening, Ria Bintan had selected two wines for members’ drinking pleasure. First up was the Domaine Plouzeau, Touraine Sauvignon Blanc ‘La Bonneliere’ 2018 – which was bright, clear and had a lovely nose of exotic fruits and citrus. On the palate it’s dry, powerful with good minerality. Best served at 10 degrees Celsius and paired with a seafood platter or goat cheese salad. Only 16,000 bottles of this wine is produced each year. 

Moving on to the second wine of the evening, the Chateau de la Marjoliere, Cahors 2014 is a deep red 80% Malbec and 20% Merlot wine with a nose of violet, berries and spices. It’s palate is medium with a fruity character, delicate in tannins and acidity. This wine is best served at 16 degrees Celsius and pairs nicely with ribeye steak and french fries, duck leg confit or Provencale dishes with tomatoes and wild herbs. 

Both these wines are reasonably priced for their quality and are available from Eiffel Markets’ online store at:  https://eiffelmarkets.com

Free delivery for purchases of $200 and up. 

Thank you Guillaume for attending with us! 

6 December 2019

Ria Bintan’s 21st

Birthday Celebrations

with Members & Golfers! 

At the recently-concluded RB21 Golf Carnival 2019, more than 100 golfers took to the field this year to celebrate Ria Bintan Golf Club’s 21st birthday! Thank you members, for coming out and supporting the event! 

It was a truly festive birthday weekend event that saw the field competing in the Saturday Par 3 Challenge, carnival games, entertainment and the Sunday 18-hole golf tournament! Such competitive fun! 

The 18-hole tournament was of particular interest, as it also encompassed the second edition of our quarterly members’ medals for the Ria Elite Challenge Trophy and Road to Spring City 2020! 

The Members’ Division results are as follows, congratulations to the winners and runners-up! 

  • Members’ Men Winner – Mr James Allen Tobojka (Hcp 14, Nett score 71) 
  • Members’ Men Best Nett Second Place – Mr John Barrett (Hcp 17, Nett score 72) 
  • Members’ Ladies Winner – Ms Shelley Barrett (Hcp 28, Nett score 76)
  • Members’ Ladies Best Nett Second Place – Ms Yoong Poh Li (Hcp 32, Nett score 76) 

(Check out our Facebook Page for more event photos!)

* Members are reminded that they must play in at least three (3) of the four Medals to qualify to win the Ria Elite Challenge Trophy and winners’ trip to Spring City in 2020! There will be two more medals to come – in January and April 2020, so watch this space!

6 December 2019

 

Important Update! 

BLOCK THE DATES – EGP Members Quarterly Medals 3rd & 4th Editions

In order to qualify for the Road to Spring City challenge 2020, members must participate in at least three out of the four medals at Ria Bintan. We have just confirmed the third and fourth editions so we need you to Block the Dates!

Third Edition Medals will be held on 11 January 2020.
Fourth Edition Medals will be held on 4 April 2020.
Final Playoff for 16 winners & runners-up (combined four medals winner & runners-up results) – will be held on 18 April, 2020.

6 December 2019

Spring City Golf Trip 2020 – 

Planning for Summer 2020!  

As mentioned in our previous newsletter, we are organising an overseas golf trip for EGP members to Spring City Golf & Lake Resort in Kunming, China. This is likely to take place in summer/mid-2020, for a 4 day 3 night trip.
The travel package and dates are being finalised and will be shared soon! Airfares are still being arranged and will be based on the airlines’ seasonal rates. Each golfer on a twin-share basis can expect to pay around S$750.00 or S$880.00 for single travellers (very approximate) and inclusions are as follows:

  • Three nights’ accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Two welcome dinners
  • One practice round golf
  • One qualifying round golf
  • One round Interclub tournament golf
  • One Prize Presentation dinner
  • 30 driving range balls
  • Round trip airport transfers (airport-resort-airport)

It’s your chance to take on the scenic but challenging 18 hole courses – Mountain and Lake. For added fun and competition, there will be the inaugural Ria Bintan and Spring City InterClub Challenge 2020. Ria Bintan Members will take on the Spring City Members for an 18-hole inter-club tournament so let’s go! 

Your early interest and participation is appreciated, could you please membership@riabintan.com with any queries to indicate your participation. Members wishing to bring guests will be accorded a special guest rate, please do let us know. 

Otherwise, stay tuned for further details and we look forward to having you along on the trip! 

6 December 2019

Magazine – Celebrating 21 Years

of Ria Bintan  

If you were at RB21 Golf Carnival, you would have received this special edition magazine Celebrating 21 Years of Ria Bintan in your goodie bag! If however, you were not at RB21, please be sure to ask for a copy when next at Ria Bintan!

Happy reading! 

6 December 2019

For your Shopping Pleasure 

Specially just for members at the Pro Shop for your shopping pleasure are the recently-designed RB21 Golf Cap and RB21 Golf Shirt (Men & Ladies styles) – available to you for an exclusive members’ discount of 20% off! Grab yours before they are gone! Limited edition only, celebrating Ria Bintan’s 21st Anniversary! 

6 December 2019

Ria Bintan Golf Lodge Vouchers 

As year end approaches, please be reminded to check the validity of your remaining room vouchers and use them up soonest before expiry! 

6 December 2019

Score Card Submission

Members are reminded to submit your scorecard after each round of golf for your handicap to be maintained and updated.

6 December 2019

 

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First Edition – Ria Elite Challenge Trophy,
June 2019!

The first instalment of the Ria Elite Challenge Trophy medals took place at Ria Bintan Golf Club on 22 and 23 June! Some 20 EGP Members and guests participated in an engaging round of 18 hole golf on the Ocean Blue and Ocean Green courses, on a day that was a little cloudy yet cooler for the day’s exertions.

The golfers took to the course and played through challenges, finishing the round to a System 36 scoring format. Lunch buffet spread was welcomed by the hungry golfers, and no sooner than when all started to tuck into the yummies, the skies opened and a huge rainstorm came! How fortunate that the golf round was completed, it’s been unusually wet season of late.

Prizes were handed out to the winners and runners up for Members Men, Ladies and Guest divisions, as well lucky draw prizes kindly sponsored by Ria Bintan. These included golf clubs, equipment, goodie bags as well as Ria Bintan Golf Lodge room and breakfast vouchers. No one won the Hole In One Prize of SGD 1000.00. Better luck next time!

Winners of the Ria Elite Challenge Trophy Round 1!

Golf Winners

Member Men’s Division Winner on a Nett Score of 72 – Mr Peter Khong

Member Men’s Division Runner-Up on a Nett Score of 74 – Mr Daniel Gamboa

Member Ladies’ Division Winner on a Nett Score of 81 – Ms Aileene Thangaveloo

Guest Men’s Division Winner on a Nett Score of 73 – Mr Prameet Parikh

Guest Ladies’ Division Winner on a Nett Score of 99 – Ms Maria Phua

Novelty Holes’ Winners

Nearest to Deer Hole 4 – Mr Peter Khong

Nearest to Pin Hole 2 – Mr Prameet Parikh

Nearest to Pin Hole 17 – Mr Daniel Gamboa

Longest Drive Hole 14 – Mr Bernard Lim

Well done all!

Everyone had a relaxing afternoon to follow, and reconvened in the evening for a BBQ dinner spread at Tee Off Restaurant, followed with Captain Marvel for Movie Night, complete with popcorn and grilled corn munchies! The karaoke room was also set-up for all to belt out their favourite songs for further entertainment.

The following day saw our keen bunch take to the greens again for another round before departing for home.

Here’s to the next Ria Elite medals which will be integrated into the upcoming RB21 Golf Carnival 18 hole tournament taking place weekend of 19/20 October – look out for details soon! Thanks to all who participated, we look forward to seeing you compete once again in October! Members must play in at least three (3) of the four Medals to qualify to win the Ria Elite Challenge Trophy and winners’ trip to Spring City in 2020!

Click to view more event photos

31 July 2019

Ria Elite Challenge Trophy –

The Road to Spring City 2020!

Members please take note that you need to participate in at least 3 (three) of the 4 (four) quarterly Medals in order to have a chance to compete for a chance to be hosted on an all-expenses paid golf trip to Spring City Golf and Lake Resort in 2020. After the 4th Medals, the winners and runners-up of each Medal will play in the Final 16 Round Edition on System 36 Stroke Play format, where the Men’s Winner & Runner-Up, and Ladies Winner & Runner-up will win the golf trip to Spring City, Kunming!  

31 July 2019

 Coming Soon! RB21 Golf Carnival 2019 – 19 & 20 October 2019

Dear EGP members, we will be holding our annual golf tournament in October this year to celebrate Ria Bintan’s 21st anniversary and birthday! This is the one you’ve been waiting for, so be sure to sign up soon to guarantee a slot! It’ll once again be a 2-day extravaganza event with a 21-Hole Par 3 Challenge on 19 Oct, followed by dinner, games, fun & entertainment, and on Day 2, completed with an 18-hole competition, lunch, lucky draw, prize presentation etc (scoring for EGP members will be taken into account for the Ria Elite Challenge Trophy second edition). Details are available here in this link.
Don’t miss out!!

 

31 July 2019

   20% Discount for your Shopping!

 

With immediate effect, the Management of Ria Bintan Golf Club is pleased to announce that all EGP members will enjoy an exclusive 20% off all purchases made at the Pro Shop. Happy shopping!

31 July 2019

Exclusive 21st Anniversary Room Rates for EGP Members!

To celebrate our 21st birthday this year, Ria Bintan Golf Club is pleased to extend to all EGP members a very exclusive Ria Bintan Golf Lodge Weekday room rate – for use at any time on your golf trips out here! You will enjoy $75.00 per room night including breakfast for 2, and members’ guests enjoy the rate of $89.00 with breakfast for 2!   

Do make the best of this deal it’s open till 31 Dec 2019! 

For more information please email; membership@riabintan.com

31 July 2019

Spring City Golf & Lake Resort, Kunming, China

As part of our ongoing efforts to organise activities for our EGP members, there are plans for an EGP outing to affiliate club in Kunming, China. This is none other than the well-renowned Spring City Golf & Lake Resort, that boasts not one but 2 challenging yet scenic 18 hole courses to thrill any golfer!

This is likely to be held in May 2020 a little prior to the peak holiday season in summer, and we are planning a 3 day 2 night trip.

Early interest and participation can be emailed to membership@riabintan.com
Stay tuned for further details!

31 July 2019

 NEW – Member Get Member Programme

With immediate effect, any Member who introduces a friend to join the EGP Membership will receive a 2 room-night Voucher at Ria Bintan Golf Lodge, valid for 6 months’ use. These room-nights are applicable for weekday or weekend use and exclude breakfast.

More room-nights, more golf! Sign your golf buddies up now!

31 July 2019

Urban Fairways Privilege

for EGP Members

No time to get out on the course sometimes? Stop by Urban Fairways in the city centre and chill over drinks while playing golf on a simulator at Urban Fairways.

Our partner Urban Fairways, welcomes all EGP members with a 20% discount off F&B and golf bookings, is located at 168, #01-07 Robinson Rd, Capital Tower, 068912. Make reservations directly at urbanfairways.com or call 6327 8045.

31 July 2019

EGP Calendar of Events 2019/2020
This calendar is subject to changes as Ria Bintan Golf Club deems necessary.

Calendar of EGP Events

Here is a table of upcoming events and activity for your reference and forward planning!
We hope you will be able to join us!

31 July 2019

Submit Your Scorecards

for Handicap Maintenance

Ria Bintan Golf Club are happy to maintain your handicap and keep it current as long as you submit a minimum of 10 scorecards. This way we will be able to maintain your handicap in our system. After each round of golf, just hand your card over to the marshall or Pro Shop and we’ll take care of it!

31 July 2019

Members Medals,
Dinner & Movie Night!

New to our calendar of activities this year just for you dear EGP members! Please sign up and join us for the very first Members Event, scheduled for 22/23 June!

It’s going to be a fun stay and play weekend designed just for you and your guests, and will include a round of 18-hole golf on 22 June, where members and friends will pit their golfing prowess against each other and win prizes! Afterwards, refresh and relax, and enjoy a special BBQ dinner at the clubhouse, ending off with a Movie Under the Stars for entertainment till late! Popcorn and Grilled Corn on the Cob courtesy of Ria Bintan Golf Club! Members and guests will enjoy a night’s stay at Ria Lodge, and next day 23 June is yours to enjoy at leisure!

Do Block The Date! Non-golfing guests of members are welcome too as Club Med and Treasure Bay Day Passes are included in the options. Click here for more details.

For bookings and any additional queries, please email: membership@riabintan.com or call: +62 770 692 842.

17 May 2019

EGP Welcome Kit

Your welcome kit is ready! Kindly be reminded to pick it up at Ria Bintan counter (Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal) by 31 May, so you can utilise your exclusive vouchers and gifts soonest! If you wish to have someone else pick up your kit, do drop us an authorisation e-mail to notify us in advance!

Email us at: membership@riabintan.com

Ria Bintan Golf Club Counter @ Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal
Operational hours:
Mondays – Fridays: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays: 7:00 am – 11:00 am

17 May 2019

Exclusive New Buggies for

RiaElite Members

 

Starting 1 May 2019, RiaElite members will have exclusive use of buggies in a new, bright and beautiful Blue and White livery! These buggies come with a secure/lockable dashboard, so that your belongings can be secured whilst you are out golfing on the course, so look out for them! In an effort to improve service excellence at Ria Bintan, each member will also hereon be entitled to one buggy and one caddy when out on a round of golf, enjoy!

17 April 2019

New EGP Membership Programme Launched for 2019

Also starting on 1 May 2019, Ria Bintan will be launching a new EGP membership programme priced at IDR 30,429,000 per year.

The new EGP membership comes with a Welcome Kit that includes:
– Personalised Membership Card, Cap and Golf Bag Tag
– Callaway or Srixon Golf Set (choice of 4 models including Ladies’ Set)
– Welcome vouchers
– Limited edition Ria Bintan golf umbrella

Existing EGP members will also be receiving the membership Welcome Kit and member benefits, excluding the golf set and will enjoy the current membership fees of IDR 22,029,000 on their next renewal.

All members will enjoy same-rate fees for the next renewal. Get your best buddies to sign up too!

17 April 2019

Contact

For any enquiries, you may e-mail to membership@riabintan.com, or call +62 770 692 842.

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