Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player
Gary Player CC, Sun City, South Africa 09 Nov 2017 - 12 Nov 2017

Venue Info

Course Info



Type of grass

- Bent Grass

Height of cut

- 3.3 mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 11’6’’

Any specific comments

- Small greens that are well protected by bunkers



Type of grass

- Kikuyu

Height of cut

- 10 mm

General width and contouring

- Narrow fairways, 18m on average

Any specific comments

- receptive/cut half and half



Type of grass

- Kikuyu

Height of cut

- 8 mm

Any specific comments

- quite small



Type of grass

- Kikuyu

Height of cut - semi

- intermediate
- rough

- 30 mm

- N/A

- 63 mm

Any specific comments

- penal and consistent



Weather in advance

- very dry and hot (37C)

Forecast for tournament

- Possible thunderstorms every day




- 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 water hazards, mainly in play on holes 9, 17 and 18.

Changes to the course

- None



Any other features of the course or the event that may be of interest to web readers

- Plenty of wild life, impalas, warthogs, kudus, guinea fowls, baboons, mongooses, all sorts of snakes and an extensive bird life. Holes 9 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

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Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player Course Guide

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1GRACE, BrandenRSA18-11
2JAMIESON, ScottSCO18-10
4LI, HaotongCHN18-7
5KAYMER, MartinGER18-6

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