The following By-Laws are made by the Racket Games Sub-Committee pertaining to the game of tennis under Rule 24 of the Club Constitution for the purpose of regulating the playing of tennis at Kelab Golf Sarawak.


1. Definition

“Club” means Kelab Golf Sarawak
“Committee” means the Racket Games Sub-Committee of Kelab Golf Sarawak.

2. Who May Play

(a) All members of the Club under Rule 7 of the Club Constitution.
(b) Members’ Guest: Subject to Rule 16 of the Club Constitution and the Tennis By- Laws

3. When to Play

The Courts are available to all members during the following sessions:

(a) Open Day Sessions
(b) Booking Sessions

4. Open Day Sessions

(a) Open Day Sessions are:

Monday to Sunday 8.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. (Courts 1 & 2)
  8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (Courts 3 & 4)

(b) Rules for Open Day Sessions:

(i) ‘Open Day Sessions’ are strictly for club members only.

(ii) Players are required to ‘Register’ their turn to play on their preferred court by writing their name and membership number in order of sequence on the white board attached to each court.

(iii) First to Register, First to Play provided that when it is a player’s turn to play and he is not to be seen around that court, his turn shall be forfeited.

(iv) A player can only register his turn of play in one court at any one time.

(v) A turn of play shall include a warm up time of not more than 5 minutes upon entering the court and a match of one set of 6 games which may include a tie break of 7 points in the event of a draw.

(v) A player may register for another turn of play after completing his match.
(vii) All the players must stop playing and leave the courts at 7.00 p.m. when the time signal is given unless the session is continued as a booking session where appropriate fees will be charged.

5. Booking Sessions

(a) Booking sessions commence daily from 4.00 p.m. (for Courts 3 & 4) and from 7.00 p.m. (for all courts) on an hourly basis until 10.00 p.m.
(b) Rules for Booking Sessions:

(i) Members may book any one court on an hourly basis from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. (without floodlights switched on) at RM4.00 per hour per court.

Booking of court from 7.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. (with floodlights) will be charged at RM10.00 per hour per court.

(ii) A booking member must be present on the court during the session booked by him.

(iii) Booking may be made in advance at KGS Reception Counter or at KGS Rackets Sports Counter. Booking is deemed confirmed upon the member entering his name, membership number, the time and court booked and signature in the Booking Register. Cancellation of any booking must be done at least one (1) day before the scheduled booking session.

Failure to show-up for the booked time or cancellation on the day of play will incur a penalty of RM10.00 in addition to the booking fees charged. Repeated offences will result in the withdrawal of booking rights of the member concerned.

(iv) A member who has booked the court must claim it by occupying the court on time, and must leave the court at the end of the hour irrespective of whether the match is finished or not. He may however extend the booking hour which shall be subjected to availability of the court.

(v) Booking will be automatically cancelled under the following situations: -

(a) If there is club approved competition infringing into booking time.
(b) Adverse weather and the court unplayable.
(c) Court closed for repair work.

6. Family Members

Family Members are permitted to use the courts during Open Day Sessions but shall give precedence to principal members at all times unless they are registered under special programme approved by the Committee.

7. Guests

Registered Guests are allowed to play during Booking Sessions only by invitation of the members in accordance to Rule 16 of the Club Constitution. Each member is allowed to bring in not more than three (3) registered guests.

Each Registered Guest shall be charged RM5.00 per hour. The charges for Registered Guest shall be debited to the account of the member inviting the said guest.

Note: The Registered Guest charges shall be in addition to the booking fee stipulated in Rule 5(b) (i) above.

8. Prohibitions

(a) No animals allowed within the fence of the courts.
(b) No food to be brought into the courts.
(c) No littering in and around the courts.
(d) No liquor allowed in the courts.

9. Attire and Equipment

(a) Sports attire appropriate to the game of tennis shall be used.
(b) Only tennis shoes with rubberised soles are allowed on the courts. Boots and shoes with leather soles are strictly prohibited.

10. Competitions

The Committee reserves the right to book the courts for the purpose of holding competitions and friendly matches between the Club and other organisations, and other tennis-related activities as the Committee may think fit.

11. Championships

Subject to the approval of the KGS Management Committee, the tennis courts may be used for the State Level or Inter State Level Championships or any other competitions approved by the Committee.

12. Discipline

Disciplinary actions will be taken against those who breach any of the above By- Laws in accordance with Rule 28 of the Club Constitution.

13. Amendment to the By-Laws

The Committee reserves the right to amend any of the above By-Laws from time to time as it deems fit. Such amendments shall be conveyed to the members through posting on the Club Notice Board.