Durban Country Club – Jean-Luc Regaud

Published by : Stuart McLean - 26 December 2021

Still the best course I have played. Challenging but fair nonetheless. The restoration work over the last few years has done a world of good by improving it from both a visual and playability perspective. There are two distinct areas of the course: the holes in the dunes, and those on the flat land behind the dunes which have been utilised beautifully to create elevation changes and awkward lies. The wind can be a huge factor. DCC is short by modern standards but many approach shots are to elevated or hidden pin positions, and many tee shots give the impression there is less space than there actually is. As amazing as the course is, the service is quite the opposite. The club seems to lack the initiative to utilise the amazing course they have and create a world-class venue, an unmatched golf experience in SA.

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