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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
Tournament Website: www.africaopengolf.com






Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Sea Dwarf Seashore Paspalum
Height of cut - 3.4mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'4" to reach 9'8" - 10' for tournament days
Any specific comments - greens quite small, slightly undulating

Fairways
Type of grass - Cynodon / Kikuyu
Height of cut - 12mm
General width and contouring - average width

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Cynodon / Kikuyu / Paspalum
Height of cut - 9mm

Rough
Type of grass - Natural Indigenous Grasses
Height of cut - rough 75mm (up to 80mm for tournament)
Any specific comments - dense and penal

Weather
Weather in advance - no rain and very hot for last 6-7 weeks
Forecast for tournament - partly cloudy with occasional rain

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

Other features
Spectacular viewing over Indian Ocean

Card of Course

East London GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
15446408 103175160
23180165 114477436
35504461 124428391
44362331 134331303
54324296 144445407
64304278 155531486
74386353 164318291
84366335 173159145
94470430 184410375
Out3733423057 In3532742994
7266166051


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
15446
23180
35504
44362
54324
64304
74386
84366
94470
103175
114477
124428
134331
144445
155531
164318
173159
184410
Out373342In353274
Tot726616

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1FICHARDT, DarrenRSA18-16
T2BOURDY, GrégoryFRA18-14
T2VAN ZYL, JacoRSA18-14
4MULROY, GarthRSA18-13
T5SULLIVAN, AndyENG18-11
T5BOTES, DesvondeRSA18-11

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