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About

Holes 18
Type
Par 71
Length 6548 meters
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

When you play at the Wanderers Golf Club, a striking aspect is the way in which the holes have been so elegantly squeezed into the property, which is not particularly big. No space has been wasted. Championship tees are tucked away in every corner. The original layout by Bob Grimsdell lost three of its opening holes when the Wanderers Cricket Stadium was built in the 1950s. The modernised stadium now towers over the par-five 10th hole, the longest on the course at 533 metres.

Situated in a prime locale, Wanderers Golf Club is one of the most central courses in Gauteng, and home to an exceedingly friendly and social membership.

The par 71 Wanderers layout has an unusual routing, in that it has three par-3s on the back nine, just one on the front. The front nine, which opens with a hole that underwent a major change in the renovation process, being lengthened from a long par 4 into a 516-metre par 5, has seven par 4s. There are two strong par 4s on each nine where you need to bring out the driver.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Champ 71 6548 meters
Club 71 6194 meters
Ladies 72 5381 meters
Scorecard for Wanderers Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Championship M: 72.5/120 516 383 379 367 440 176 441 310 375 3387 533 382 164 484 411 199 419 157 423 3172 6559
Club M: 69.9/117 492 377 352 351 371 160 406 302 346 3157 523 368 151 473 398 180 397 147 400 3037 6194
Forward W: 69.1/117 391 336 274 337 334 149 386 257 332 2796 433 321 143 437 321 152 333 159 318 2617 5413
Handicap 17 7 9 5 3 11 1 13 15 16 6 14 18 8 10 4 12 2
Par 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 36 5 4 3 5 4 3 4 3 4 35 71
Handicap (W) 10 6 12 2 8 16 18 14 4 3 7 13 9 11 17 1 15 5

Course Details

Year Built 1939
Fairways Kikuyu Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Grimsdell (1939)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - R120
Clubs Yes - R150

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes - R130
Golf School Academy Yes - "Wanderers Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Members and guests are requested to conform to the dictates of good taste in their golf attire. Men wearing shorts are permitted to wear long-stockings or short white socks. Shorts with short white socks are not permitted in the bar after 6 p.m.

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Wanderers

Wanderers Golf club resides right next to the Wanderers Cricket Club just south of Sandton. The perfect urban golf course with traditional values and layout.

Wanderers golf course has the best parkland layout with massive tree lined fairways with quick greens.

A well-positioned clubhouse and outside terrace is the place for sundowners after work.

Best tip is to avoid downhill putts!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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$279 Starting price
Valid dates: Apr 18, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
Come experience why Golf Digest awarded our course with Four Stars and recognized us on their Top 50 Great Service Facilities List.
Cnr Rudd Rd & Corlett Dr, Illovo, Johannesburg, 2116
+27 (0) 11 880-9682, + 27 (0) 11 447-3311
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