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Venue Info

Tournament Director
Alastair Roper

Sun International
6 Sandown Valley Crescent
Sandton 2146
South Africa
Tel: +27 11 780 7428
Fax: +27 11 780 7030
Email: alastair.roper@suninternational.com
www.nedbankgolfchallenge.com

Course Info

Greens
Type of grass - Bent grass
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 10'5" and aiming for 11'
Any specific comments - small greens that are well protected by bunkers

Fairways
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - 10mm
General width and contours - narrow fairways

Tees / collars
Type of grass - Kikukyu
Height of cut - 10mm

Rough
Type of grass - Kikuyu
Height of cut - semi 25mm, intermediate 76mm
Any specific comments - not very penal due to dry weather and lack of growth

Course
Opened - 1979
Course designer - Gary Player
Special features - the course is laid out in a sub-tropical woodland eco region known as Bushveld
General playability - good
Undulating / flat - flat
Tree lined / exposed - tree lined
Many / few water hazards - few, mainly in play on holes nine, 17 and 18
Changes to the course - none

Other features
- Plenty of wildlife: impalas, warthogs, kudus, guinea fowls, baboons, mongooses, all sorts of snakes and extensive bird life
- Holes nine and 17 are the feature holes of the golf course

Card of Course

Gary Player CC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14441403 105547500
25569520 114458419
34449411 123219200
43213195 134444406
54491449 145601550
64424388 154471431
73225206 163211193
84492450 174478437
95596545 184502459
Out3639003567 In3639313595
7278317162


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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1WILLETT, DannyENG18-18
2FISHER, RossENG18-14
3DONALD, LukeENG18-12
4SIEM, MarcelGER18-9
5APHIBARNRAT, KiradechTHA18-7
6JIMÉNEZ, Miguel AngelESP18-6

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