Extracted from “Kuching 1868-1890: Charles Brooke (1)”
By Elizabeth Pollard
In the early 1890s, golf suddenly came into vogue and addicts could be seen hitting balls up and down the government grazing grounds. Nothing seemed to dampen their enthusiasm, and at last a course was laid out at government expense in 1899.
Tidbits on the Club’s Golfing History
- The first recorded Hole-in-One on this course was by C. W. Dawson in Hole 4 in 1948.
he last was achieved by teenager Elyna Effendi in Hole 5 on December 31, 1986 The last Golf Captain prior to the closure of the Sarawak Club Golf Course was Peter Lee Kok Chiang 1985-7.