Venue Info

Course Info

GREENS

 

Type of grass

- Creeping Bent (Crenshaw + A1)

Height of cut

- 2.8mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 10'

Any specific comments

FAIRWAYS

 

Type of grass

- Kikuyu

Height of cut

- 11mm 

General width and contouring

- 25 - 30m wide

Any specific comments

TEES / COLLARS/ BUNKER FACES

 

Type of grass

- Tees - Bermuda, Collars - None

Height of cut

- 12mm

Bunker faces

- SPaspalum / Bermuda grass

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

- Kikuyu

Height of cut

- semi

- intermediate

- rough

- Any Specific Comments

 

- 25mm

- N/A

- 75mm

- Rough cut last week before tournament

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

- Hot and dry

Forecast for tournament

- Cooler with low chance of rain

COURSE

 

Opened

- June 1996

Course designer

Course superintendent

- Gary Player

- Derek Muggeridge - maintenance director

- Neville Wenhold - course superintendent

Special features

- The course is set in the edge of the Kruger National Park, and incorporates much of the characteristics of the local area. The course winds among trees, bushes & grass land and include several water hazards ranging from large lakes and ponds to brooks and streams set in rocks and cascading waterfalls. The signature hole would be Hole 13 a long Par 5 with a babbling brook on the left and the green framed against the Crocodile River with the plains of the Kruger national park beyond.

- The tournament back tee on Hole 15 is set high above the fairway and offers unbelievable views in all directions over the hills and National Park.

 

General playability

- Enjoyable for amateur golfers but can be a challenge off the back tees

Undulating / flat

- Undulating 

Tree lined / exposed

- Set in natural bush surrounds with scattered trees

Many / few water hazards

- Streams and dams on several holes

Changes to the course

- None

OTHER FEATURES         

- The course has many forms of wildlife on it:
    - Leopards are seen on the property in the evenings.
    - Waterbuck, Bushbuck, Kudu, Impala all feature on and around the course.
    - Crocodiles reside in the dam at holes 5 & 7.
    - There is excellent tiger fishing in the dams around the Clubhouse.
    - Each teeing area has a unique bronze statue of a leopard in various poses mirroring his day. These are the work of the South African sculptor Dylan Lewis.
    - The spectacular colonial style clubhouse sits behind the greens of 9 & 18 offering superb viewing for the Club members

 

Card of Course

Leopard Creek GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14419383 104432395
25580530 114375343
34448410 123192176
44427390 135552505
53164150 144413378
64319292 155598547
73215197 163208190
84480439 174448410
94476435 185541495
Out3535283226 In3737593439
7272876665


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14419
25580
34448
44427
53164
64319
73215
84480
94476
104432
114375
123192
135552
144413
155598
163208
174448
185541
Out353528In373759
Tot727287

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1STONE, BrandonRSA18-22
2STERNE, RichardRSA18-15
3DETRY, ThomasBEL18-13
T4STORM, GraemeENG18-12
T4PIGEM, CarlosESP18-12
T4AIKEN, ThomasRSA18-12

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