The Rocklands course (formerly known as Woodlands) is the newer of the two 18-hole layouts at The Country Club Johannesburg and its more open fairways are the perfect foil to the tougher, tighter Woodmead course.
Designed by Annika Sorenstam in conjunction with Stan Eby of European Golf Design, the course at Euphoria Golf Estate and Hydro nestles in the foothills of the Waterberg Mountains.
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.
Nick Price’s course on the Vaal de Gráce Golf Estate is located on an island in the middle of the Vaal River. Most fairways are situated in the Free State but some lie across the boundary with North West province.
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.
We can thank the Modderfontein Dynamite Factory – the world’s largest dynamite company – for inaugurating Modderfontein Golf Club back in 1935...
Situated in the suburbs of Pretoria, Wingate Park Country Club was established as a Jewish golf society, as can be discerned from the Star of David incorporated into the club’s logo.
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 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.
Mount Edgecombe Country Club’s number one course (now called The Woods) is a fine old parkland layout that was laid out by Sid Brews in 1935 then redesigned to USGA specifications by Hugh Baiocchi in 1992.