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NEDBANK GOLF CHALLENGE HOSTED BY GARY PLAYER
Gary Player CC, Sun City, South Africa 08 Nov 2018 - 11 Nov 2018

Venue Info

Course Info

GREENS

 

Type of grass

- Bent Grass

Height of cut

- 3.2 mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 11’8’’

Any specific comments

- Small greens that are well protected by bunkers

FAIRWAYS

 

Type of grass

- Kikuyu

Height of cut

- 8 mm

General width and contouring

- Narrow fairways, 18m on average

Any specific comments

-

TEES / COLLARS

 

Type of grass

- Kikuyu

Height of cut

- 8 mm

Any specific comments

-

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

- Kikuyu

Height of cut - semi

- intermediate
- rough

- 28 mm

- N/A

- 57 mm

Any specific comments

- consistent

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

- Very dry and hot (37C)

Forecast for tournament

- Clear skies. Temperatures between 16C & 33C. Light winds

COURSE

 

Opened

- 1979

Course designer

- Gary Player

Special features

- The course is laid out in an arid eco region known as Bushveld.

General playability

- Very 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

- New tee on 18 and renovation of greenside bunkers on 9 holes.

OTHER FEATURES

 

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, mongoose, a wide variety of snakes and 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
73211193 163211193
84492450 174478437
95596545 184502459
Out3638863554 In3639313595
7278177149


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14441
25569
34449
43213
54491
64424
73211
84492
95596
105547
114458
123219
134444
145601
154471
163211
174478
184502
Out363886In363931
Tot727817

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1WESTWOOD, LeeENG18-15
2GARCIA, SergioESP18-12
3OOSTHUIZEN, LouisRSA18-11
4FISHER, RossENG18-8
T5LI, HaotongCHN18-7
T5WALLACE, MattENG18-7

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