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Venue Info

Venue      Promoter
Serengeti GC
Ekurhuleni
South Africa
      Mrs Mbali Ngqula
Dlamini Weil Communications
Unit 21A The Woodlands
Western Service Rd
Woodmead, Sandton
South Africa
Tel: +27 11 804 1485
Fax: +27 11 804 3512
Mobile: +27 83 380 9406
Email: mbali@dwcs.co.za
Tournament Website: www.southafricanopen.com

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Bent A1 / A4
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10' to 10'5"
Any specific comments - heavy undulations

Fairways
Type of grass - Perennial Rye, Kentucky Blue
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - 45 metres wide

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Bent T1 (tees), Rye (collars) plus Bent
Height of cut - 3.4mm (tees), 5mm (collars)

Rough
Type of grass - Rye / Fescue
Height of cut - semi 38mm, intermediate 64mm, rough 90 /  100mm
Any specific comments - considerably more rough than last year

Weather
Weather in advance - very mixed; sun, rain and hailstorms
Forecast for tournament - sunny with thunderstorms forecast Mon, Tues, Wed and again at the weekend, but clear skies Thu and Fri

Course
Opened - 2009
Course designer - Jack Nicklaus
Special features - island green (8th)
General playability - good
Undulating / flat - undulating
Tree lined / exposed - exposed new course with newly planted trees
Many / few water hazards - many (8)

Other features
Distressed bunker edges

Card of Course

Serengeti Golf & Wildlife Estate


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14447409 104417381
24382349 115603551
35677619 123225206
44445407 134491449
53204187 144451412
64460421 153183167
74482441 165628574
85576527 174375343
93230210 184485443
Out3639033570 In3638583526
7277617096


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Serengeti Golf & Wildlife Estate
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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14447
24382
35677
44445
53204
64460
74482
85576
93230
104417
115603
123225
134491
144451
153183
165628
174375
184485
Out363903In363858
Tot727761

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1STENSON, HenrikSWE18-17
2COETZEE, GeorgeRSA18-14
T3AIKEN, ThomasRSA18-13
T3KAYMER, MartinGER18-13
5SCHWARTZEL, CharlRSA18-11
T6FLEETWOOD, TommyENG18-9

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