Venue Info

Venue
      Promoter
East London GC
Buffalo City Metro Municipality
Eastern Cape
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
Dlamini Weil Communications
Unit 21A The Woodlands
Western Service Rd
Woodmead, Sandton 2196
South Africa
Tel: +27 11 804 1485
Fax: +27 11 804 3512
Mobile: +27 83 380 9406
Email: mbali@dwcs.co.za






Course Info

Grass
Type of grass - Sea Dwarf Seashore Paspalum
Height of cut - 3.5mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'6"
Any specific comments - greens quite small and flat

Fairways
Type of greens - Cynodon / Kikuyu
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - average width

Tees / collars
Tpe of grass - Cynodon / Kikuyu / Paspalum
Height of cut - tees: 10mm, collars: 9mm

Rough
Type of grass - natural indigenous grasses
Height of cut - semi 25mm, rough 80mm
Any specific comments - dense and penal

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

Course
Opened - 1893
Course designer - Colonel SV 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, and features a unique natural course layout which meanders through coastal dunes and indigenous bush

Other features
Spectacular viewing over the Indian Ocean

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, LouisRSA18-27
2VAN DER WALT, TjaartRSA18-25
3GOOSEN, RetiefRSA18-24
4VAN ZYL, JacoRSA18-23
5FORSYTH, AlastairSCO18-22
6STERNE, RichardRSA18-20

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