Gary Player CC

-Sun City, South Africa

Your chance to play your very own Nedbank Challenge on an immaculately kept course. A top 10 Course

This is arguably South Africa’s most famous golf course due to its status as host to the Nedbank Golf at Sun City better known as the 2 million Dollar challenge. The course cuts through the middle of the African bush and is set alongside a nature reserve in Sun City about 2 hours north west from Johannesburg. Ranked in the top 5 in South Africa, it is a must for those on holiday.

The course with its multiple tees makes it equally enjoyable for the keen novice as the skilled professional. From the championship tees the course measures an almost staggering 8000 yards. The course offers lightning fast putting surfaces, constant changes in elevation, challenging water hazards that will thoroughly examine every aspect of your game. Its kikuyu fairways and bent-grass greens provide the perfect playing surface while the imaginatively placed bunkers make for a challenging round of golf.

The par four 8th hole at just under 480 yards demands length and accuracy. Ernie Els says he has to hit a perfect 3 wood off the tee to a tight fairway with his second shot is a long iron up the hill to a tightly guarded green. If you miss the fairway then you are on your way to a five or six. A great two shot hole and if you collect your par four you will be in the right mood to tackle the par five 9th hole at over 550 yards. This hole finishes on a small island green which will leave most holiday golfers taking on the challenge of attempting to reach the green with their third shot over water. The 17th par four hole at almost 475 yards has undergone huge changes in recent years and is now much more difficult than it was. Once you have mastered the difficult drive you are faced with a club selection problem in getting the distance spot on to a new small semi island green.

There are excellent club house facilities. This is more than just a golf course being part of the Sun City Resort and so facilities include bars, chipping green, gym, locker facilities, pro shop, putting green, showers, steam room, mountain biking, squash courts, tennis courts, volleyball, water sports and more.

A great course that, off the right tees gives the holiday golfer the chance to enjoy a championship course.

Need to know

  • Length of course: 7630 yards Par 72
  • Designer: Gary Player
  • Who can play and when - visitors welcome weekdays and weekends. Booking essential, well in advance for weekends.
  • Nearest courses to play - The Lost City, Pecanwood.

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Tanzania

Locations

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Chada Katavi Beach House
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Chada Katavi Beach House

Tanzania

Locations


+44 (0) 20 7228 5777 Wedge and Wildlife Ltd, 94 Manchuria Rd, London, SW11 6AE,