Venue Info

Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club
1 Fairway Avenue
Linksfield North
Gauteng
South Africa
PO Box 46017
Orange Grove
2119
South Africa
Tel: +27 11 640 3021
Fax: +27 11 640 1489


Location: Within city of Johannesburg
Nearest Airport: Johannesburg International Airport (30 mins)


Golf Course Website:
www.royaljk.za.com


Tournament Website:
www.joburgopen.com

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - L93 Bent
Height of cut - 32mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'2"
Any specific comments - pedestrian mowers

Fairways
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contouring - 20 yards
Any specific comments - cross cut with boxes every day

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 10mm
Any specific comments - mowed every day and box clippings

Rough
Type of grass - Kikuyu with mixed wild grasses
Height of cut - semi 33mm, intermediate 65mm, rough +85mm (65mm on the West course)
Any specific comments - mowed three times per week

Weather
Weather in advance - 200mm of rain between January 1 and January 8
Forecast for tournament - 60% chance of afternoon thundershowers

Course
Opened - East: 1935, West: 1929
Course designer - East: Bob Grimsdell (major upgrade - Mark Muller - 1998), West: Major Hotchkin and Bob Grimsdell (major upgrade - Mark Muller - 1999)
Special features - member friendly and champion challenging, trees on both courses and about 1800 indigenous trees
Tree lined / exposed - 2.5km long stream with 11 ponds

Other features
Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club is Audobon International Sanctuary 'certified' with care to the golf course environment and better management practices

Card of Course

Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14516472 104518474
23253231 114500457
34475434 123198181
44476435 134420384
53177162 144452413
65580530 154481440
74420384 163208190
85553506 174387354
94425389 185551504
Out3638753543 In3537153397
7175906940


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HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14406371 104429392
25539493 114379347
34467427 124461412
44389356 133207189
53121111 144475434
64409374 155539493
74494452 163175160
83237217 174381348
95554507 184494452
Out3636163308 In3535403227
7171566535


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14516
23253
34475
44476
53177
65580
74420
85553
94425
104518
114500
123198
134420
144452
154481
163208
174387
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Tot717590
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14406
25539
34467
44389
53121
64409
74494
83237
95554
104429
114379
124461
133207
144475
155539
163175
174381
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Out363616In353540
Tot717156

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1SCHWARTZEL, CharlRSA18-23
T2HORNE, KeithRSA18-17
T2CLARKE, DarrenNIR18-17
T4KAMTE, JamesRSA18-14
T4WILLETT, DannyENG18-14
T6WHITEFORD, PeterSCO18-12

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