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South African golf courses - Erinvale Golf Course
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18-hole, Gary Player designed, Championship golf course is one of the
best-known and most spectacular in South Africa. It is situated on the
foothills of the Helderberg and Hottentot Hollands mountains in Somerset
West just 48km from the Western Cape. Classic vineyards with sublime beaches
surround the course.
Some of the features of the Erinvale course are the sod layering in the
bunker faces, wide gently undulating Kikuyu fairways and Penn Cross greens.
There is water on six of the 18 holes and the rough is well kept and playable.
This par 72 course is 6294 meters long.
first nine holes is mostly flatland whilst the back nine traverses the
slopes of the majestic Helderberg Mountain. It consists of a challenging
selection of par 4 holes with a number of the bunkers having steps leading
The greens are huge and well shaped allowing for a wide variety of pin
placements. A special feature of Erinvale is its different colored pin
flags indicating the pin placement for the day. Blue indicates the pin
is at the back of the green, while white indicates the middle and red
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