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Course Info

GREENS

 

Type of grass

- Bermuda Champion G12

Height of cut

- 2 mm

Speed/stimpmeter reading

- 11’7’’

Any specific comments

-

FAIRWAYS

 

Type of grass

- Bermuda Cynodon Barbados

Height of cut

- 11 mm

General width and contouring

- Approx. 40 m but narrower at landing areas

Any specific comments

-

TEES / COLLARS

 

Type of grass

- Bermuda Cynodon Barbados

Height of cut

- 11 mm

Any specific comments

-

ROUGH

 

Type of grass

- Bermuda Cynodon Barbados

Height of cut - semi

- intermediate
- rough

- 20 mm

- N/A

- 50 mm

Any specific comments

-

WEATHER

 

Weather in advance

- Hot and dry

Forecast for tournament

- Warm and humid

COURSE

 

Opened

- June 1996

Course designer

- Gary Player

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 and 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

- Bunker style and placement has been updated. Back tee on hole 11 has been removed and new tees have been added on holes 1, 4, 9, 12, 17 and 18

OTHER FEATURES

 

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

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

- 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 and 18 offering superb viewing for the Club members

Card of Course

Leopard Creek GC


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14451412 104430393
25573524 114348318
34445407 123155142
44471431 135556508
53162148 144413378
64311284 155580530
73195178 163205187
84472432 174441403
94489447 185552505
Out3535693263 In3736803364
7272496627


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HoleParYardsHoleParYards
14451
25573
34445
44471
53162
64311
73195
84472
94489
104430
114348
123155
135556
144413
155580
163205
174441
185552
Out353569In373680
Tot727249

Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1LIPSKY, DavidUSA18-14
2DRYSDALE, DavidSCO18-12
T3LOMBARD, ZanderRSA18-11
T3JAMIESON, ScottSCO18-11
T5WILSON, OliverENG18-8
T5EVANS, BenENG18-8

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