Home to the PGA tournament between 1972 & 1995, the Wanderers was a firm favourite of the Pros, where they relished the challenge of shaping tee shots through the long, narrow avenues of trees...
The Windsor Park course (renamed Bushwillow in 2012) at Randpark Golf Club, is typical of many older golf courses in Johannesburg where tree-lined fairways and water hazards dictate the playing strategy.
Formed in 1900, Krugersdorp Golf Club lies in the western suburbs of Rant-En-Dal, which translated from Afrikaans means “hills and valleys”.
We can thank the Modderfontein Dynamite Factory – the world’s largest dynamite company – for inaugurating Modderfontein Golf Club back in 1935...
Formerly known as Gardener Ross, the Els Club at Copperleaf in Gauteng is home to South Africa's first Els Club and the Big Easy’s golf course is laid out on a parcel of land that Ernie’s grandfather once called home.
The course at Silver Lakes Golf Estate was built on a flood plain that required the construction of many ponds, dams and streams to manage the water around which most of the holes were created.
Situated in Alberton, to the south of Johannesburg, the course at Reading Country Club is a Sid Brews layout from the 1940s that was refurbished by Golf Data in more recent times.
A large man-made lake is the centerpiece of the landscaping at Centurion and the clubhouse and four closing holes are all laid out around it to create a tough finish to the round.
Set within an old sand quarry to the northwest of downtown Johannesburg, the 18-hole layout at Eagle Canyon Golf & Lifestyle Estate is a Douw van der Merwe design, with the clubhouse positioned at the highest point of the course, overlooking all the holes.
The course at Ruimsig Country Club (formerly known as Roodepoort) was the joint design of Ron Kirby and Gary Player back in 1985 with holes laid out on fairly open terrain...