BLAIR ATHOLL’S TRIO
OF PAR 4s COULD BE
WORLD’S LONGEST

Published by : Stuart McLean - 22 August 2022
Blair Atholl has the longest stretch of three consecutive par 4 holes of any course in South Africa. They are collectively calling Nos 14 to 16 The Blair Mile on…

DEVASTATION
AT FLOOD-PRONE
AMANZIMTOTI CC

Published by : Stuart McLean - 17 August 2022
Amanzimtoti Country Club suffered the most devastation of any KwaZulu-Natal golf course in the April floods. Situated on the Indian Ocean coastline south of Durban, the Mbokodweni River which flows…

UPGRADES AT
DURBAN CC MUST
WAIT UNTIL 2023

Published by : Stuart McLean - 14 August 2022
Durban Country Club will next year be upgrading all their greens complexes and rebuilding bunkers following the devastating flooding of their course in April and May. Members recently returned to…

HISTORIC
APPOINTMENT
FOR LEIGH-JANE

Published by : Stuart McLean - 14 August 2022
Bryanston Country Club head teaching professional Leigh-Jane Middleton has been appointed as the PGA of South Africa’s first female vice-chairperson. It is a strong move by the association in its…

MAKEOVER FOR
WEST COURSE
AT ROYAL J&K

Published by : Stuart McLean - 27 July 2022
Work has started on the refurbishment of the West Course greens and bunkers at Royal Johannesburg & Kensington. And the makeover of one of South Africa’s oldest and most picturesque…

FANCOURT AND
LEOPARD CREEK
IN WORLD 100

Published by : Stuart McLean - 27 July 2022
Golf Digest magazine in the United States has recognised the quality of South Africa’s two leading courses, Fancourt Links and Leopard Creek, by including both of them among the 50…

PECANWOOD &
STEYN CITY
PLUNDERED BY PROS

Published by : Stuart McLean - 29 April 2022
The Sunshine Tour visited 17 of SA’s Top 100 courses this past summer in 14 tournaments, and the course statistics as usual prove revealing. Pecanwood was one of the easiest…

ALL THE
CONDITIONING
STATISTICS

Published by : Stuart McLean - 18 February 2022
TOP 20 GREENS 1 Fancourt Links, 2 Sishen, 3 Elements, 4 Killarney, 5 Wedgewood, 6 St Francis Links, 7 Blair Atholl & Montagu, 9 The Club at Steyn City, 10…

FANCOURT LINKS
IS NUMBER ONE IN
CONDITIONING

Published by : Stuart McLean - 18 February 2022
No 1-ranked Fancourt Links claimed more honours in the Top 100 rankings when it was judged to be the Best Conditioned Course in South Africa and to also have the…

THE LINKS
CONNECTION
TO THE FORE

Published by : Stuart McLean - 04 February 2022
Links courses were the big winners in the SA Course Rankings when the final Top 20 was announced today. While The Links at Fancourt was again judged the No 1…
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