Silver Lakes Country Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Silver Lakes Country Club Est. 1993

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At the aptly named Silver Lakes Country Club you will first get a chance to take a look at the estate's many and varied housing styles, which line the opening four holes. However, with two large and six small connected lakes running through the golf course, its no surprise that water hazards are going to play an important and progressive part in your round. Water arrives in style at the short par-4 5th. The relatively flat and open terrain that follows, is home to an ever increasing number of water hazards, both hugging and splitting fairways, and protecting several greens. By the par-5 14th you'll feel that there is far more water out there than "terra firma-fairway"; a feeling that will return as you make water-threatened approach shots to the long par-4 17th and par-5 18th. With a water surrounded island double-green (shared by the par-3 9th and par-5 18th) and island fairways to be negotiated, your round could give you something of a sinking feeling, especially if wayward hitting has taken over. For the target golfer who enjoys a challenge, this is a course to relish. The extravagance and size of some of the housing, is a theme taken up and reflected in the size and roller-coaster nature of many of the greens. Designer Peter Matkovich has even thrown in a couple of boulder-strewn holes (at 6 and 7), further adding to the vast array of course design features employed here. Perhaps this is what has inspired many home-owners to also take a bold and exciting approach to their house designs !

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Making Contact

Silver Lakes Country Club
763 La Quinta St, Off Lynwood Rd,
Pretoria East, Gauteng 
South Africa
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Office   +27 (0)12 809 2110
Pro Shop   +27 (0)12 809 0430
Fax

  +27 (0)12 809 2070

Email   slcc@mweb.co.za
Website   www.silverlakesgolf.co.za
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Residential setting.
 
Designer: Peter Matkovich
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6575 6204 5370
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
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How2Get There?

22 km E of Pretoria (centre)
From the N1 highway east of Pretoria, take the Lynnwood Rd off-ramp, turning right over the motorway, and heading south-east on Lynnwood Rd. Go straight across at the intersection with Hans Strydom Drive, continuing along Lynnwood Road. After 1.3 km, at traffic lights, turn left (at Farm Inn sign) into Silver Lakes approach road. After 1.7 km bear left and enter Silver Lakes Golf Estate.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays ZAR 385; weekends ZAR 460. [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 Sunday afternoons. Closed Mondays.  Must book in advance. Handicap preferred
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts available for hire (if booked in advance); carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Uniformity of housing styles, demanded on many real estate developments, was clearly not the business model here at Silver Lakes. It seems that every conceivable style of home has been built around the golf course including : modern, thatched, Tuscan, African, colonial, mansionesque, Disneyesque and traditional. Alongside these residences, Silver Lakes can also boast many natural havens, home to a wide array of wildlife. Birds such as whydas, larks and grass owls inhabit the grassland areas, while a variety of animals, including mongoose, cape clawless otters and the aggresive giant African bullfrog, might also be seen.

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Published Ranking
2016 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 59th best course of the 450 courses in South Africa.
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Location

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Latitude: (-25.772141)
Longitude: (28.370068)
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Woodpecker Inn Guest House 5-star Guest House
43 Emfulweni Ave, Woodhill Residential Golf Estate, Garsfontein Drive, Pretoria 0076
+27 (0)12 993 5838

This affordable yet luxurious guest house is situated in the prestigious Woodhill residential and golfing estate, alongside Woodhill's 18th fairway. It overlooks the 9th and 18th greens, where two dams allow ducks and geese to enjoy the water, while an abundance of other birdlife looks on.

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Golf within 10 km Silver Lakes; Wingate Park; Pretoria CC
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Golf within 30 km Zwartkop; Centurion; Blue Valley.
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The Farm Inn 4-star
Silver Lakes Estate, nr Pretoria
+27 (0)12 809 0266/77
www.farminn.co.za

The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs. The Farm Inn, located next door to Silver Lakes golf, has grown over the years to its current size. The original 21 hectares have been increased to 108 hectares (267 acres). There are now 83 bedrooms, 12 function venues, 2 chapels, 3 boma’s and a “Bosberaad” venue in between the animal enclosures. The a la carte restaurant has won numerous prizes. The Farm includes a private game sanctuary, with more than 23 animal species, including lions and cheetahs.

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