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Durban Country Club
Isaiah Ntshangase Road
Durban
South Africa
Tel: +27 31 313 1777
Fax: +27 31 313 1700

Golf Course Website: www.dcclub.co.za

Tournament Website:
www.volvogolfchampions.com
www.volvoingolf.com

      

Tobias Winsnes
Project Director
Volvo Event Management – Golf
Dept. 1680, ARCE
405 08 Gothenburg
Sweden
Tel: + 46 31 66 53 80 
Email: tobias.winsnes@volvo.com

Anna Hafström Kováts
Communications Director
Email:  anna.hafstrom.kovats@volvo.com

Ross Hallett
Tournament Director
International Management Group
IMG Golf Operations
McCormack House
Hogarth Business Park
Burlington Lane
Chiswick, W4 2TH
England
Tel: +44 20 8233 5300
Fax: +44 20 8233 5001
Email: Ross.Hallett@imgworld.com

Michele Mair
PR Manager, IMG Golf
Tel: +44 20 8233 5177
Email: Michele.Mair@imgworld.com


Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Bermuda (mini verde)
Height of cut - 3.2mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10' on Monday

Fairways
Type of grass - Bermuda
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - generally 25-35m wide but in many landing areas only 12-15m

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Paspalum and Bermuda
Height of cut - 7mm
Any specific comments - some low areas have been affected by the rain

Rough
Type of grass - Bermuda and Buffalo
Height of cut - semi 35mm, rough 57mm

Weather
Weather in advance - the Durban area has been severly affected by a lot of rain over the last couple of months
Forecast for tournament - 30-60 per cent risk of rain and thunderstorms every day

Course
Opened - 1922
Course designer - George Waterman and Lawrie B Waters
General playability - generally regarded as one of the finest courses in South Africa
Undulating / flat - first 4 and last 2 holes are very undulating as they are built on sand dunes
Tree lined / exposed - many trees and shrubs on course
Many / few water hazards - very few
Changes to the course - par 3, 15th hole was redesigned and relocated to prevent flooding problems

Other features
There are a lot of monkeys to be found around the course

Card of Course

Durban CC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14387354 105560512
23188172 114480439
35512468 123156143
43180165 134339310
54459420 145527482
64352322 153194177
74372340 164417381
85501458 174401367
94434397 184273250
Out3633853096 In3633473061
7267326157


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1OOSTHUIZEN, LouisRSA18-16
2JAMIESON, ScottSCO18-15
3JAIDEE, ThongchaiTHA18-14
4HARRINGTON, PadraigIRL18-12
T5WILLETT, DannyENG18-11
T5QUESNE, JulienFRA18-11

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