Durban (Beachwood) - Kwazulu Natal - South Africa

Durban Country Club,
9 Beachwood Place,
off Fairway Drive,
Durban,
Kwazulu Natal,
S Africa


  • +27 (0) 31 564 4257

  • Golf Club Website

  • 5 km N of Durban Country Club, off the M4

  • Welcome, contact in advance

  • Wynand Du Bruyn

  • Gary Player Design Group

  • Wynand Du Bruyn

Since 1996, when the Beachwood course was acquired, Durban Country Club members have been in the fortunate position of being able to play on two great championship courses. The Gary Player Design Group and Top Turf remodeled Beachwood, substantially altering the 4th and 14th fairways, as well as installing 78 new bunkers throughout the course.

Originally designed around a mangrove swamp by Percy Gilbert Stiebel in the late 1920s, Beachwood lies to the north of Durban, some five kilometres from the Country Club, near Virginia airport. Apart from the par three 2nd hole, all fairways run parallel to each other along the Indian Ocean coastline. The first ten holes up to the half way house are tight, with trees and bush defining many of the fairways. The course then opens up and the remainder of the back nine is more forgiving.

The signature hole is the 444-yard, par four 6th which is also stroke index 1 on the scorecard. The tee is some fifty feet above the level of the fairway and from here the golfer must negotiate a tight, doglegged fairway, a stream, bushes, water hazard and greenside bunkers on the way to holing out for an intended par score- good luck!

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Description: Beachwood was originally designed around a mangrove swamp. It's a tight, undulating seaside course in a delightful tropical setting. Rating: 4 out of 6 Reviews: 1

Lovely course which were in great condition when I played. Not an easy one but very scenic as its located right on the beach

4 / 6
Durban (Beachwood)
April 15, 2017


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