Venue Info

Venue             Promoter
Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC
Johannesburg
South Africa
            Bongi Mokaba
Event Management Director 
City of Johannesburg 
Tel: + 27 11 407 7512
Fax: + 27 11 339 1872
Email: bongim@joburg.org.za
Course Website:www.royaljk.za.com
Tournament Website: www.joburgopen.com

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - L93 Bent & Poa
Height of cut - 3.2mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'7"
Any specific comments - pedestrian mowers

Fairways
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 9mm (11mm due to weather condition, hoc raised)
General width and contouring - 20yds
Any specific comments - cross cut every day, East and West contour cut

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 9mm (11mm due to weather)
Any specific comments - mowed every day and boxes

Rough
Type of grass - Kikuyu with mixed wild grassed
Height of cut - semi 30mm, intermediate 55mm, rough 85mm+ (rough 65mm on West course)

Weather
Weather in advance - hot and heavy rain and thunderstorms
Forecast for tournament - cloudy with afternoon storms

Course
Opened - 1935 (East) / 1929 (West)
Course designer - Bob Grimsdell, major upgrade by Mark Muller (1998) / Major Hotchkin & Bob Grimsdell with a major upgrade by Mrk Muller (1999)
Tree lined / exposed - 2.5km long stream with 11 ponds (East)
Special features - member friendly and champion challenging, trees on both courses with about 1,800 exotic and indigenous trees

Other features
New golf course superintendent Shaun Britz (1 month)
Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club is Audobon Int. Sanctuary 'certified' with care to the golf course environment and better management practices

Card of Course

EAST COURSE


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
15516472 104518474
23253231 114500457
34502459 123200181
44476435 134420384
53177162 144452413
65580530 154481440
74459420 163208190
85553506 174387354
94425389 185551504
Out3739413604 In3537173397
7276587001


WEST COURSE


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14409374 104422386
25539493 114379347
34511467 124451412
44386353 133206188
53121111 144475434
64408373 155535489
74492450 163175160
83234214 174381348
95554507 184525480
Out3636543342 In3535493244
7172036586


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
15516
23253
34502
44476
53177
65580
74459
85553
94425
104518
114500
123200
134420
144452
154481
163208
174387
185551
Out373941In353717
Tot727658
HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14409
25539
34511
44386
53121
64408
74492
83234
95554
104422
114379
124451
133206
144475
155535
163175
174381
184525
Out363654In353549
Tot717203

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1COETZEE, GeorgeRSA18-19
T2HATTON, TyrrellENG18-16
T2JEONG, JinKOR18-16
T2WALTERS, JustinRSA18-16
T5SULLIVAN, AndyENG18-15
T5QUIROS, AlvaroESP18-15

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