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Venue Info

Venue             Promoter

Durban Country Club
Durban
KwaZula-Natal Province
South Africa           

            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

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Bermuda (Mini Verde & Paspalum)
Height of cut - 2.8mm
Speed /stimpmeter reading - 10'2 Monday

Fairways
Type of grass - Common Bermuda
Height of cut - 12mm
General width and contouring - 25 to 35 metres wide, but many landing areas are only 12 to 15 metres

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Paspalum and Bermuda
Height of cut - 8mm
Any specific comments - full grass cover this year

Rough
Type of grass - Bermuda and Buffalo
Height of cut - semi 30mm, rough 70mm

Weather
Weather in advance - the Durban area has received a lot of rain prior to Christmas, but have hardly had any rain the last couple of week, with warm weather and plenty of sunshine lately
Forecast for tournament - 30 per cent risk of rain on a couple of days

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 four and last two holes are very undulating as they are built on sand dunes, and the course is playing firm and fast
Tree lined / exposed - many trees and shrubs on course
Many / few water hazards - very few
Changes to the course - back tee on tenth hole to be used this year, with a lot of tree clearance has done over the winter months

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

Card of Course

Durban Country Club


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14387354 105560512
23188172 114480439
35512468 123156143
43180165 134339310
54459420 145527482
64352322 153171156
74372340 164417381
85481440 174401367
94434397 184273250
Out3633653078 In3633243040
7266896118


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14387
23188
35512
43180
54459
64352
74372
85481
94434
105560
114480
123156
134339
145527
153171
164417
174401
184273
Out363365In363324
Tot726689

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1OOSTHUIZEN, LouisRSA18-12
2GRACE, BrandenRSA18-11
T3LUITEN, JoostNED18-10
T3FLEETWOOD, TommyENG18-10
T5HARRINGTON, PadraigIRL18-9
T5JACQUELIN, RaphaëlFRA18-9

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