Overview of golf course named Glendower Golf Club

Glendower Golf Club

Edenvale, South Africa
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Holes

18

Par

72

Built

1937

Type

Parkland

Architect

C. H. Alison

Access

Visitors welcomed

Glendowner Golf Club has for decades been one of the most exclusive golfing experiences in Johannesburg. In the 1940s and 1950s, the club was the pinnacle of society in the area, a real playground for the wealthy; among the membership was Max MacCready, famous for his victory in the 1949 Amateur Championship at Portmarnock. Charles Alison, a colleague of Harry S. Colt, created a layout in 1937 that has endured more or less intact to the present day, apart from the lengthening necessary to keep attracting South African Open Championships, and most recently the 2013 Ryder Cup. Major renovations in 1980 brought the greens up to contemporary standards. The surroundings are gorgeous, and in fact the site received protected status from the South African government in 1973, which shielded not only the native flora and fauna but also the course from the encroachment of development.

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Club members

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Hcp 2 Golf and Country Club Zurich-Zumikon
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7 April
An absolut gem with superb layout. It might not seem a very scenic course but the layout surely demands precision and shot-making skills.
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Hcp 14 Golf de Luxembourg - Belenhaff
Fabulous
May 17, 2017
Here you can try to play it like the Pro's. In January they keep the rough as it is on South Africa Open. Amazing. Friendly people, if you are lucky you get teamed up with some local members, if you are unlucky you get teamed up with Raoul :-) No, it's always a pleasure to come there. The restaurant is not that great, but the bar is open. Very close and easy access from the Airport
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