Venue Info

Venue             Promoter
East London GC
East London
Eastern Cape
South Africa
            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 - 3.2mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 9'1"
Any specific comments - greens quite small, slightly undulating

Fairways
Type of grass - Cynodon / Kikuyu
Height of cut - 12.5mm
General width and contouring - tree lined, average width

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Cynodon / Kikuyu / Paspalum
Height of cut - 12mm

Rough
Type of grass - natural indigenous grasses
Height of cut - semi 24mm, rough 75mm (up to 80mm for tournament)
Any specific comments - not too penal due to dry weather in advance

Weather
Weather in advance - very dry and hot for the last two months
Forecast for tournament - partly cloudy with occasional rain

Course
Opened - 1893
Course designer - Colonel SV Hotchkin
Special features - windy as the course is by the coast
General playability - a lot of holes are tree lined so accuracy will be rewarded, features a unique natural course layout which meanders through coastal dunes and indigenous bush
Undulating / flat - a bit undulating
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - none
Changes to the course - first hole has been changed to a par four (446 yards, 408 metres)

Other features
Spectacular viewing over Indian Ocean, lots of monkeys and antelopes on the course

Card of Course

East London GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14446408 103175160
23180165 114477436
35504461 124428391
44362331 134331303
54324296 144445407
64304278 155531486
74386353 164318291
84366335 173159145
94470430 184410375
Out3633423057 In3532742994
7166166051


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14446
23180
35504
44362
54324
64304
74386
84366
94470
103175
114477
124428
134331
144445
155531
164318
173159
184410
Out363342In353274
Tot716616

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1AIKEN, ThomasRSA18-20
2FISHER, OliverENG18-20
T3HORSEY, DavidENG18-19
T3HAHN, JohnUSA18-19
T5VAN ZYL, JacoRSA18-18
T5FICHARDT, DarrenRSA18-18

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