Woodhill Estate - Gauteng - South Africa

Woodhill Residential Estate & Country Club,
Garsfontein Avenue,
Woodhill 0076,
South Africa

  • +27 (0) 12 998 0021

  • Golf Club Website

  • 13 miles SE of Pretoria city centre

  • Welcome, except Saturdays - book in advance

The Woodhill Country Club course was built within a large residential estate that was once a working dairy – indeed, to the right of the fairway at the 14th, golfers will find some old farm buildings – but there’s been no bovine activity on the property for quite some time now.

The eighteen holes are routed through substantial plots of housing with residential units flanking either side of many of the undulating fairways. The anti-clockwise front nine and mainly clockwise back nine both end beside a couple of small lakes in front of the clubhouse.

Some consider the semi-blind 7th hole to be one of the best bunkerless par threes in the country and the tee shot really has to be played “through the eye of the needle” as advised in the yardage book.

Tee shots from the sensational 196-yard 12th plunge from an elevated tee position to a water-protected green way down below and this time the yardage book encourages golfers to “enjoy the hang time” while playing the hole.

The layout only opened at the end of the 1990s but it has already hosted a number of sunshine Tour events, including the prestigious South African PGA Championships.

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Description: The course at the Woodhill Residential Estate and Country Club is a Peter Matkovich creation that’s hosted the South African PGA Championships several times since it first opened for play in 1999. Rating: 6 out of 10 Reviews: 1
Kyle Dix

played here upon recommendation from a friend.

Really enjoyed the layout winding up through the housing estate.

good memories of playing here with some great holes.

My favourite hole was the 18th.

October 02, 2019
6 / 10
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