Mount Edgecombe Country Club (No.1 Course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Mount Edgecombe Country Club (No.1 Course) Est. 1924

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Mount Edgecombe Country Club (No.1 Course): Located a short drive into the KwaZulu-Natal hills north of Durban, the Mount Edgecombe Estate can boast two championship golf courses. The No.1 course (formerly the Hullets Country Club) is the older and generally regarded as the better of the two. Played along pleasant tree-lined fairways, with plenty of water hazards to be avoided, this layout is less undulating and has less real estate "in the picture" than on Mount Edgecombe 2. The well-maintained fairways meander through elegant lines of predominantly pine and gum trees, with many shrubs and other tree species also adorning the course. The many water features and often large, multi-tiered greens, will require your approach play to be accurate and your putter to be "hot", if a good score is to be recorded. There are three special holes that constitute the course's "Amen Corner" from the 14th to 16th, where water hazards come into play. The first one is a par 5 with water guarding the green, followed by a par 3 across water, and a par 4 where a dam must be carried to reach the fairway.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Mount Edgecombe Country Club
Golf Course Drive,
Mount Edgecombe, KwaZulu-Natal 4300
South Africa
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Office   +27 (0)31 539 5330
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +27 (0)31 502 4934

Email   dean@mountecc.co.za
Website   www.mountedgecombe.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Residential and rural countryside.
 
Designer: Original 18-hole course laid out by Sid Brews (1935). Later remodelled by Hugh Baiocchi (1992).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6243 5977 5198
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Mount Edgecombe 2 (6265 metres).
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How2Get There?

17 km N of Durban
Take the N2 highway north from Durban, direction Stanger. After approx 20 km take the Mt Edgecombe / Phoenix exit. Turn left and follow signposts to golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Contact club for green fee details. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required
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Other Information

Caddies available.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The properties and golf courses of Mount Edgecombe are located on a former sugar estate, founded by Captain William Smerdon in 1859. The original estate was named after the 7th Earl of Mount Edgecombe (Edward Piers Edgecumbe), whose family coat of arms forms the basis for the Country Club "Boar's Head" logo. A boar's head still hangs above the fireplace in the main hall of the Edgecumbe ancestral home, Cotehele House in Cornwall, England (now a National Trust property open to the public). >> In 1924 a nine-hole golf course was constructed here in Natal by a group of golfing enthusiasts, who felt the drive to Durban to play golf consumed too much time. The course was enlarged to an 18-hole layout in the 1930's, opening for play on the 1st of April 1935. The course was later re-modelled to create today's No.1 course. The No.2 course was added in 1997.

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Published Ranking
2016 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 68th best course of the 450 courses in South Africa.
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Location

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Latitude: (-29.716159)
Longitude: (31.045475)
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Mount Edgecombe Golf Lodge 4-star
47 Far Lane, Hoylake Village, Mount Edgecombe, KwaZulu-Natal
+27 (0)11 789 1661
www.afrogolf.co.za

Set amidst the subtropical vegetation of a former sugar estate, Mount Edgecombe Golf Lodge combines luxury and elegance within the beauty of a prestigious golf estate. All guests are entitled to reduced green fees on Mount Edgecombe's two championship courses. The Lodge, with its six spacious suites, is located on the 9th tee of Mount Edgecombe I, and within walking distance of the Clubhouse and it's many facilities.

Golf at this hotel Mount Edgecombe I & II
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Golf within 30 km Zimbali; Umhlali; Simbithi; Durban CC; Durban CC (Beachwood course); Royal Durban; Cotswold Downs.
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Beverly Hills Hotel 4-star
Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, KwaZulu-Natal.
+27 (0)31 561 2211
www.southernsun.com

The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe. The Beverly Hills is an oceanside hotel, located in the town of Umhlanga Rocks, one of of South Africa's premier coastal locations, and a mere twenty minutes drive from Durban. With miles of glorious golden beaches and near perfect subtropical weather, this idyllic desination attracts visitors from around the globe.

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Golf within 10 km Mount Edgecombe I & II; Durban CC (Beachwood course)
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