Pecanwood – Jon James

Published by : Stuart McLean - 30 August 2021

Pecanwood has been through some highs and lows in terms of conditioning and upkeep. I was interested to see how the bunker rehabilitation project had progressed given the sheer number of traps on the course, and was impressed with the amount of work done, especially on greenside bunkers. They are consistent and appear to be receiving a great deal of attention. The greens are in good shape and running true, other than a few exceptions in areas where work is ongoing to smooth out the surfaces. A round at Pecanwood is enjoyable as you get a break from the city and can enjoy the views of the Magaliesberg without the rush of traffic around you. It’s a relatively easy drive from Pretoria or Sandton and worth a visit now that the conditioning is headed in the right direction.

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