Port Elizabeth Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Port Elizabeth Golf Club Est. 1890

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Port Elizabeth Golf Club: Although overshadowed by the better known Humewood golf course in PE, the nearby Port Elizabeth Golf Club is also home to a thoroughly enjoyable and challenging course. In contrast to Humewood's classically open links-style layout, the Port Elizabeth course is more parkland in character. Pines, palms and eucalyptus trees are liberally dotted around, providing definition to the well-spaced holes and creating a pleasantly natural feel throughout. Good-width fairways, a generous margin of light semi-rough and an absence of serious rough will provide big-hitters with plenty of encouragement, but your short game will need to be on song if a good score is to be carded. The well-paced greens are often quite small, and usually well defended by strategically positioned bunkers, many of them nestling into small earth mounds. Water comes into play only occasionally, but on three occasions it poses a serious threat - alongside the excellent par-5 8th, flanking the leftside of the green of the par-5 13th, and most threateningly of all at the tough par-3 17th. Here at Port Elizabeth GC, in excellent contrast to the open links of Humewood, you will be able to enjoy one of the Eastern Cape's best parkland layouts - and maybe walk away with a prize or two (see Did You Know section below).

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Making Contact

The Port Elizabeth Golf Club
4 Westview Drive, Mill Park,
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape 6057
South Africa
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Office   +27 (0)41 374 3140
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +27 (0)41 374 3276

Email   bookings@pegc.co.za
Website   www.pegc.co.za
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Golf Pro
 
Graeme Whale
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Jimmy Johnstone
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6121 5437
Par 72 74
SSS or Slope 72 73
 
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How2Get There?

2.5 km W of centre of Port Elizabeth
FROM THE N2 HEADING EAST (from Cape Town / George direction) turn off onto Cape Road (R102), direction Port Elizabeth centre. After 5 km turn right into Westview Drive, just before intersection with M5 (Mount Road). Follow road for 100 mtrs to golf. FROM THE PE BEACHFRONT (Settlers Way - M4) take the M5 (Mount Road). At junction with Cape Road turn right into Cape Road. After 150 metres turn left into Westview Drive, and follow road for 100 mtrs to golf entrance.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes: Mon R200; Tue-Sun R300. Reduced rates for 9-hole rounds, and for affiliated golfers, juniors, students and groups. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Port Elizabeth GC (also known as "The Hill"), was established in 1890 and took up residence at its current location in 1902. The PE Golf Club thrived as a national venue in the 1920's, with the SA Open and SA Amateur being hosted in 1921 and 1926. Jock Brews won both the SA Opens. The national Championship returned in 1931, this time with Jock's brother Sid, winning the SA Open title (see our Tournaments section > by Venue > Port Elizabeth). >> Every year PE Golf Club hosts one of South Africa's biggest week-long Festivals of Golf, which draws amateur golfers from all over South Africa and many overseas visitors as well. See the club's own website for details.

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Published Ranking
2016 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 95th best course of the 450 courses in South Africa.
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Location

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Latitude: (-33.957742)
Longitude: (25.588467)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Beach Hotel 4-star
Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6000
+27 (0)41 583 2161
www.beach-hotel.co.za

The Beach Hotel is a boutique hotel located directly opposite Hobie Beach and Shark Rock Pier with the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment Complex next door. The Beach Hotel combines quality accommodation, stylish cuisine and a child-friendly environment.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Humewood; Port Elizabeth
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Hacklewood Hill Country House 5-star
152 Prospect Road, Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6065
+27 (0)41 581 1300
www.hacklewood.co.za

Hacklewood Hill Country House is a luxurious 5 star hotel situated in Walmer, Port Elizabeth. Here you can inulge in an exclusive getaway and experience individually decorated bedrooms, large Victorian bathrooms, and private verandahs overlooking the magnificent gardens and cosy fireplaces.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Humewood; Port Elizabeth
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