Mount Edgecombe Country Club (No.2 Course)


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Mount Edgecombe Country Club (No.2 Course) Est. 1997

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Mount Edgecombe Country Club (No.2 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.2 course is much newer than Mount Edgecombe 1, which dates back to the 1930's. This more recent layout, designed by a local company of landscape architects, is woven through a relatively new real estate development. The course is considerably more open and less tree-lined than the more elegant No.1 course, but like its sibling, also contains several fairway hugging and greenside water hazards that can only be avoided with good course management and accurate hitting. With much of the course occupying nicely undulating terrain, you will get the opportunity for some pleasant views across neighbouring hills, as well as a close inspection of the ever-present housing, some of it opulently large, but thankfully set reasonably well back from the fairways. Mount Edgecombe 2 provides a challenging and fair test of golf, on a layout that has been variously described as "bolder and more dramatic" than the No.1, and also as a course "not without its natural charms" especially where indigenous bush and trees still line a few holes on the lower sections of the course.

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. Open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Residential and rural countryside.
 
Designer: Daysen, De Villiers, Van Der Merwe
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6265 5357 4945
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72 69 72
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Mount Edgecombe 1 (6243 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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Location

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Latitude: (-29.716159)
Longitude: (31.045475)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

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 10 km No
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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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Protea Hotel, Umhlanga 3-star
Protea Mall Cnr Lighthouse & Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, KwaZulu-Natal
+27 (0)31 561 4413
www.proteahotels.com

Centrally situated in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, the Protea Hotel Umhlanga is approximately 2 minutes walk to the main protected beach. Also within walking distance of many pubs, restaurants, shopping centres and the vibrant nightlife. Upmarket towns of La Lucia, Umdloti and Mount Edgecombe are only minutes away.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Mount Edgecombe I & II; Durban CC (Beachwood course)
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Golf within 30 km Zimbali; Umhlali; Simbithi; Durban CC; Royal Durban; Cotswold Downs.
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