The Samarahan Country Club (formerly known as Sarawak Club Golf Resort from 2008 to 2012) is located strategically next to the Unimas Campus along the Kuching-Samarahan Expressway, Kota Samarahan and 12 KM away from the Kuching International Airport.
The property is owned by The Sarawak Club (SC) and managed by Samarahan Country Club (SCC). As of 1st July 2014 the full management of the golf resort has been handed over by SC to SCC under the “Owner Operator” scheme as approved by the Members of both clubs.
The club boasts a 35,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, an 18-hole golf course, a 25-bay driving range, an Olympic-sized salt water swimming pool, a spa pool, a children's splash pool, terrace cafeteria, a bar, function rooms, and changing rooms. The club is flanked by UNIMAS, UITM, Intan, the Teacher's Training College, Government offices and residences.
The scenic and challenging par 72 golf course plays at 6,125 metres (black tees), 5,839 (blue), 5,372 (white) and 4,934 (red). Its mix of four par 3’s,10 par 4’s and four par 5’s meander through are beautiful rain forest jungle and is considered by many as one of Sarawak’s must-play golf courses. Paspalum grass covers the tee-boxes and fairways while Bermuda covers the greens.
The Samarahan Country Club aims to be the best in the state. Therefore, constant upgrades and daily maintenance work is carried out by a trained greens keeping crew to offer an unforgettable experience to golfers of all handicap levels.
To date SCC has hosted the World Golfers Championship, World Amateur Team Championship, Sarawak Amateur Open, Sarawak Inter-Club Team Championship, SGA Cup, Faldo Series, Sport Excel, Annual Matchplay, BMW Golf International Cup, Mercedez Benz, SUKMA Challenge and the Annual Samarahan Open for the Brian Chien Challenge Trophy.
In future, the goal is to organize more amateur – Elite & Juniors and local professional golf tournaments to increase the awareness of the game among local residents and the youth.