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Pretoria Country Club

241 Sydney Ave, Waterkloof,

Pretoria, Gauteng 0145

  • Office

    +27 (0)12 460 6241
  • Pro shop

    +27 (0)12 460 3372
  • Fax

    +27 (0)12 460 7107
  • Golf pro

    Sybrand van der Spuy / Athol Dowie

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb (more so on the back-nine)

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Robert (Bob) Grimsdell. Updated and re-bunkered by Gary Player in 2005.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6459
5494
Par
72
72
SSS or slope
72
72

Location

Latitude:

-25.784947

Longitude:

28.252603

How to get there:

9 km SE of Pretoria (centre)

South-east of Pretoria, driving north on the N1, take exit 140 (Atterbury Rd). Follow direction Menlo Park on Atterbury Road. After o.6 km turn left into Charles Street. After 1 km at crossing of 15th and 17th streets, turn sharp left into 17th street. After o.4 km at T-Junction turn right into Hazelwood Road. Cross over Brooklyn Road into Julius Jeppe Road. After o.8 km turn left into Sydney Avenue. After o.7 km Pretoria Country Club is on your left.

Pretoria Country Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1910

Pretoria Country Club: A couple of years ago you may have been forgiven for thinking Pretoria CC was just the place for an easy-going round of golf; a comfortable outing in pleasant parkland surroundings. In recent years the classic parkland hasn't changed too much. However, a recent Gary Player-designed refurbishment, saw the introduction of a plethora of deep, revetted-style bunkering that has certainly "upped the ante" on this very good and now more challenging course. Mature trees and sometimes long, wispy grass lie in wait beyond many fairways, making things look relatively tight from several tees - not least at the doglegging par-4 1st. The top-quality greens are generally fast and subtly sloping. With water hazards coming dangerously into play on nearly half the holes, this is a layout that can now claim to be one of the area's toughest. Of the 90 or so new bunkers that are spread along the fairways and around the greens, no less than 14 of them are arranged along the short par-5 18th hole. Two tricky pot bunkers at the back of the green (something of a Gary Player hallmark) will catch any shot you hit too long, probably a consequence of trying to avoid the three deep bunkers at the front ! With a flatter front-nine and more scenic and undulating back-nine, as well some more open stretches in amongst the usually tree-lined holes, variety is not in short supply here. Following its 2005 revamp, Pretoria CC, is now even more firmly established as one of the best courses around South Africa's administrative capital.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and Sundays. Saturdays reserved for club members. Closed Mondays.

Must book in advance. Handicap required

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: R480.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, SA affiliated and other discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Caddies available.

Did you know?

Pretoria CC regularly plays host to South African Tour (Sunshine Tour) events. >> If you climb the slight incline behind the par-3 16th tee box, a rather remarkable lakeside housing community is revealed at the top of the slope.

Published ranking

2018 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 51st best course in South Africa.

Where2Stay

  • Diplomat Guest House4-star

    822 Arcadia Street, Arcadia, Pretoria

    +27 (0)12 344 3131

    Visit website
    The Diplomat is situated in Arcadia, the historical eastern suburb of Pretoria. Arcadia Street is a wooded lane which also houses several embassies. The turn-of-the-century Victorian manor, has a tranquillity and sophistication which is echoed in the tasteful colonial interiors and the superb personalised service provided by the owner and hostess, Marga Hofmeyr. Overlooking a peaceful, shaded garden that extends to secret hideaways where solitude and privacy can be found for moments of quiet reflection.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Pretoria CC

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Silver Lakes; Woodhill; Wingate Park; Centurion; Blue Valley; Gardener Ross; Zwartkop.

  • Courtyard Hotel, Pretoria Arcadia4-star

    Cnr Park & Hill Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria

    +27 (0)12 342 4940

    Visit website
    Built around a lovingly restored, turn of the century manor house in leafy "Embassy Row", in the suburb of Arcadia. The hotel is situated minutes away from shopping centres, cinema complexes, highly acclaimed restaurants, Vodacom Loftus Stadium, Pretoria city centre and the trendy suburb of Hatfield.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Pretoria CC

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Silver Lakes; Woodhill; Wingate Park; Centurion; Blue Valley; Gardener Ross; Zwartkop.

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