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.

    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.

    Regular Activities

    Billiards Section Night

    Every second Wednesday of the month



    Billiards Room Opening Hours

    Tuesdays to Thursdays: 12 noon to 12 midnight

    Fridays & Saturdays: 12 noon to 1.00am

    Sundays: 12 noon to 12 midnight

    Mondays: Closed

    Dress Code


    (i) Shirt (including polo shirt), with collar; or safari jacket; trousers or jeans; with closed type shoes (including smart trainers)

    (ii) Formal national attire of the wearer


    (i) Dress, skirt, trousers, jeans or dress shorts with suitable top or blouse; shoes or sandals

    (ii) Formal national attire of the wearer

    Table Charges

    $4.28 per hour

    $10.70 (one-time fee per guest)

    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 Tommy at

    Section Fee

    Adult Member: $10.00 per month

    Junior Member: $5.00 per month