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The Kinabalu Golf Club or KGC is located at about half a kilometer along Jalan Aru, near the Tanjung Aru 1st Beach. The golf course is adjacent to the Waikiki Condominium and the Casuarina Hotel. The Club is just a 5-minutes walk from/to the Shangrila Tanjung Aru Resort Hotel and is only 10 minutes drive to/from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport as well as to/from the City of Kota Kinabalu. The newly constructed Kota Kinabalu Terminal 1 airport is just a kilometer away from the Club.

The objectives of the Club are:

  • On 16th March 1933, the Club was established under the name of Jesselton Golf Club with 50 members comprising  mainly of European of British Origin.  
    The Clubhouse was housed on top of a hill at Batu Tiga (the present site of the secretariat / Land & Surveys Dept );
  • During the 2nd World War the Japanese invasion put a total stop to the golf activities of the Club. It was only on 23rd September 1948 that the Club activities was revived again.
  • In 1954, the Club ceased its activities at the original site and shifted to Tanjung Aru, near the Tanjung Aru Beach. A new 9-hole golf course was built together with an "atap" bungalow Clubhouse near the beachfront ;
  • On 29th May 1962, the Clubhouse was razed by fire. The building, furnitures and fixtures, Club records, trophies, etc were completely destroyed.
  • In 1963, a new Clubhouse was built and the name of the Club was changed to The Kinabalu Golf Club.
The Kinabalu Golf Club or KGC is located at about half a kilometer along Jalan Aru, near the Tanjung Aru 1st Beach. The golf course is adjacent to the Waikiki Condominium and the Casuarina Hotel. The Club is just a 5-minutes walk from/to the Shangrila Tanjung Aru Resort Hotel and is only 10 minutes drive to/from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport as well as to/from the City of Kota Kinabalu. The Kota Kinabalu Terminal 2 airport is just a kilometer away from the Club.

The objectives of the Club are:
  1. To promote and carry on the game of golf under the Rules of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrew, Scotland and of the United States Golf Association;
  2. To provide and maintain a Golf Course and Clubhouse;
  3. To provide such other recreational and entertainment and activities for its members.

Presently the Club has a maximum total membership of 2,000 members. The Club has the following classes of membership:

- Ordinary Members,
- Associate Members,
- Honorary Members,
- Honorary Life Members,
- Absent Members,
- Corporate Members,and 
- Privileged Members

Ordinary members are referred to as subscribing members who are entitled to the use of all the Club's facilities and have the right to participate in the Management of the Club's affairs, to attend and to vote at General Meetings and to hold office in the Club.


Associate memberships are restricted to the registered spouse of an Ordinary Member and are entitled to the use of all the Club's facilities

The operation of the Club revolves around a number of activities, Viz : Golf, Tennis, Swimming, Snooker, Slot-Machine, Karaoke, Sauna, Steambath, Squash and fitness centre (GYM). The Club members their spouses (Associate Members) and children 18 years and below are directly benefited from the use of these facilities.

KGC is affiliated to and has entered into reciprocal arrangements with the major golf clubs in Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, China and one each in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Qatar.as follows:

SABAH

SANDAKAN GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
TAWAU GOLF CLUB
KUDAT GOLF CLUB
LABUAN GOLF CLUB
KENINGAU GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
SARAWAK

MIRI GOLF CLUB
SIBU GOLF CLUB
BINTULU GOLF CLUB
SARAWAK GOLF CLUB
SARAWAK CLUB
KIDURONG GOLF CLUB
WEST MALAYSIA

KELAB GOLF NEGARA SUBANG
KUALA KUBU BAHRU GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
ROYAL PERAK GOLF CLUB
ROYAL KEDAH GOLF CLUB
KELAB GOLF PUTRA PERLIS
SEREMBAN INTERNATIONAL GOLF CLUB
KELAB GOLF SAMUDERA
LANGKAWI GOLF CLUB
KELAB GOLF TENTERA UDARA
KELAB GOLF BENTONG
AYER KEROH COUNTRY CLUB (GOLF)
PENANG TURF CLUB (GOLF SECTION)
ROYAL JOHOR COUNTRY CLUB
PORT DICKSON GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
ROYAL PAHANG GOLF CLUB
KELAB REKREASI TENTERA UDARA BUTTERWORTH
BRUNEI

PANAGA GOLF CLUB
PANTAI MENTIRI GOLF CLUB
PHILIPPINES

BAGUIO COUNTRY CLUB

INDONESIA

INDAH PURI GOLF RESORT BATAM

HONG KONG

HONGKONG GOLF CLUB

SHANGHAI SUN ISLAND INTERNATIONAL CLUB
NANJING SUNISLAND LEISURE AND RESORT CLUB
SUZHOU SUNISLAND INTERNATIONAL CLUB
KUNSHAN SUN RESORT AND RESORT
YANG ZHOU PRIME INTERNATIONAL VACATION CLUB

SINGAPORE

THE KEPPEL CLUB
CHANGI GOLF CLUB
SELETAR COUNTRY CLUB

DOHA QATAR

DOHA GOLF CLUB

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