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World Corporate Golf Challenge (WCGC) announced on 24th January 2022 that Vine Ventures Pte Ltd as its licensee in Singapore. Established since 1993 in the in the United Kingdom, WCGC is arguably the largest and most established global “Business to Business” golf tournament, bringing together corporate executives around the world who share a passion for the game.

“We are delighted to launch the inaugural World Corporate Golf Challenge (WCGC) Singapore. During the pandemic, golf has become one of the most popular recreational sports, with a record number of new golfers joining the game. We have also seen a significant increase in the membership price of our golf clubs in Singapore. WCGC Singapore will bring a whole new dimension to Corporate Golf Days as the participating corporates will be involved in an event of a global scale, where the winning team will represent Singapore to compete at the WCGC World Final, as well as being part of a long-standing, prestigious and reputable event that has spanned more than 30 years”.

“WCGC is excited to return to one of the most important business hubs in the world. Singapore is thriving and WCGC Singapore will be a great platform for the leading corporates and businesses to interact, network and do business around the wonderful game of golf. Together with our local licensees, our plan is to create one of the leading corporate events in Asia, starting from Singapore”.

In 2022, the top national teams representing more than 30 countries participated in the WCGC World Final in Tenerife, Spain. In October 2023, more countries are expected to come together in Tenerife, Spain again from 2nd to 6th Oct 2023.

Vine Ventures Pte Ltd plans to launch WCGC in other Southeast Asian countries over then next 2-3 years. Being one of the most economically dynamic regions, Southeast Asia is an attractive region for global investors. It is expected that networking over a game of golf will hell businesses explore opportunities, promote economic growth, generate better profits for businesses and improve the livelihoods of people here.

With the growth of the WCGC footprint in the region, it is envisioned that the WCGC World Final will be held in Singapore over the next 3-5 years where Singapore will play host to business elites from all over the world. The intention is to seek support from the relevant authorities in Singapore as hosting WCGC World Final will contribute positively to Singapore’s economy like other world-class events such as F1 and SMBC Singapore Open.

Vine Ventures also endeavours to make a positive impact on the lives of the people in the region by donating a significant portion of the operating profits of WCGC to worthy charitable and ESG causes in Singapore and Southeast Asia.

About Vine Ventures Pte Ltd

Vine Ventures is an investment and management company focusing on sport events management based in Singapore, with the mandate to provide high-quality golf tournaments, events, and experience. The company is run by Joseph Kwok, a veteran investment professional with broad industry experience.

Our History


Around the world

The concept was rolled out around the world until it reached countries such as India, Malaysia, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal.


The Times Corporate Golf Challenge

The World Corporate Golf Challenge began in the United Kingdom in 1993 in association with The Times Newspaper


More than 30 teams

WCGC reaches a milestone of over 30 teams with a World Final celebrated at De Vere Cameron House and The Carrick, Scotland


OM Sports

The Spanish company OM Sports, bought the majority share holding in the British company World Corporate Golf Challenge Ltd.

30 th Anniversary

Today, WCGC is a corporate golf event held in more than 30 countries worldwide, competing for a place in a World Final that has grown into what we have today.

25 th Anniversary

WCGC continues its successful expansion with a major World Final held in Cascais, Portugal


World Corporate Golf Challenge Singapore (WCGCSG)

More than 30 countries will hold local, regional, and national tournaments organized by licensed partners.


Chris Cheah

Chris Cheah is the Founder and Joint CEO, TrustCapital Advisors Investment Management Pte Ltd, a private equity real estate company based in Singapore.

Chris Cheah is also the Chairman of the Singapore chapter of Diplomatic Council, a unique organisation with consultative status to the United Nations combining a global think tank, a world leading business network and a charitable foundation. Chris is the President of Australian Alumni Singapore from April 2014 – March 2018. He is now the Chairman of the Council of Advisors of Australian Alumni Singapore.

Prior to TrustCapital, he was the Head of Property Asia for ANZ Bank. Chris has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Queensland and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Christina Teo

Christina Teo, a tech and mobile veteran, is currently the Chief Builder of she1K, the world’s first Csuite executive angel syndicate, investing in early stage startups.

In her corporate career, she had worked with Acer, IBM, DEC, 3Com with P & L accountability and regional marketing roles. She was the first GM of Yahoo! Singapore and subsequently launched the world’s 1st windows smartphone, branded O2, in Asia Pacific. Her last corporate stint was as the CMO of mobile service provider HK CSL. 

Christina has built her career mostly outside of Singapore and has lived/worked in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Paris, Milan and New York. She champions women empowerment through her WomenChangemakers event series  and she was also awarded Linkedin Top Voices in 2020.