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Venue Info

Venue
                Promoter
East London GC
22 Gleneagles Road
East London 5241
South Africa
TEL: +27 (0)43 735 1356
FAX: +27 (0)43 735 1390


Location: Eastern Cape
Nearest Airport: East London (25 mins)


Golf Course Website: www.elgc.co.za

Tournament Website:
www.africaopengolf.com
                Mrs Mbali Ngqula
Tel: +27 11 804 1485
Fax: +27 11 804 3512
Mobile: +27 83 380 9406
Email: mbali@dwcs.co.za

Website: www.africaopengolf.com

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Sea Dwarf Seashore Paspalum
Height of cut - 2.8mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'
Any specific comments - quite small and flat, edges of all greens are not in good condition with all being top dressed to make the surface more level

Fairways
Type of grass - Cynodon / Kikuyu
Height of cut - 11.5mm
General width and contouring - average width
Any specific comments - 5th and 6th landing areas have been re-seeded

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Cynodon / Kikuyu / Paspalum
Height of cut - 7mm

Rough
Type of grass - natural indigenous grasses
Height of cut - semi 30mm, rough 100mm
Any specific comments - dense and penal

Weather
Weather in advance - a lot of rain leading up to the event
Forecast for tournament - windy with the odd shower

Course
Opened - 1893
Course designer - Colonel HV Hotchkin
General playability - windy as the course is by the coast
Tree lined / exposed - a lot of holes are treelined so accuracy will be rewarded, features a unique natural course layout which meanders through coastal dunes and indigenous bush
Many / few water hazards - None

Other features
Spectacular viewing over Indian Ocean

 

Tnmt: Africa Open Golf Challenge
HOLE FRONT SIDE HOLE FRONT SIDE
1 14 4R 10 12 8L
2 11 4L 11 23 5R
3 20 5L 12 12 4L
4 19 4R 13 23 6R
5 17 3L 14 9 C
6 15 3L 15 10 5R
7 24 5R 16 15 4L
8 12 4R 17 22 6L
9 9 6R 18 16 8R
ROUND: 1 - Thursday, 5 Jan

 

Tnmt: Africa Open Golf Challenge
HOLE FRONT SIDE HOLE FRONT SIDE
1 8 6L 10 22 6R
2 23 7R 11 14 5L
3 26 6R 12 28 6R
4 13 3L 13 20 6L
5 7 4L 14 18 6R
6 12 3R 15 17 4L
7 10 4R 16 10 C
8 18 4L 17 14 4L
9 21 4L 18 10 9R
ROUND: 2 - Friday, 6 Jan

 


Tee Positions

Tee Positions
Paced from cut grass at back of tee Paced from cut grass at back of tee
HOLE   HOLE   HOLE   HOLE  
1   10   1   10  
2   11* -20 2   11* -24
3   12   3   12  
4   13   4   13  
5   14   5   14  
6   15* -8 6   15* -6
7   16   7   16  
8   17   8   17  
9   18   9   18  
ROUND 1 ROUND 2

 

 

 

Card of Course

East London GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
15507464 103176161
23175160 114478437
35506463 124429392
44367336 134320293
54323295 144431394
64308282 155534488
74389356 164318291
84362331 173166152
94468428 184375343
Out3734053115 In3532272951
7266326066


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
15507
23175
35506
44367
54323
64308
74389
84362
94468
103176
114478
124429
134320
144431
155534
164318
173166
184375
Out373405In353227
Tot726632

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1OOSTHUIZEN, LouisRSA18-16
T2WOOD, ChrisENG18-16
T2QUIROS, ManuelESP18-16
T4O'HARA, StevenSCO18-15
T4SCHWARTZEL, CharlRSA18-15
T4VAN ZYL, JacoRSA18-15

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