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Beachwood Course

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A stone's throw from Durban Country Club, the Beachwood Course is a hidden gem offering a superb challenge for the golfer that enjoys a typical Links layout. It is currently rated 33 in the Golf Digest Top 100 Courses in South Africa.

The course was taken over by Durban Country Club in the early 1990’s and underwent some refining and alterations to bring the course closer to Championship standard - offering the discerning golfer an alternative challenge at Beachwood.

An interesting aspect of the course is that it lies at the southern end of Virginia Airport - mainly for small commercial aircraft, private flights, training flights and helicopters - adding an element of excitement to see these small aircraft take off and land directly overhead.

Barring the par 3 second, all the fairways run parallel to one another in a N-NE / S-SW direction. The sixth and ninth fairways both have a dog-leg left to consider whereas the other fairways are all straight. There are 41 bunkers around the greens, and 33 fairway bunkers waiting for wayward shots. Four of the holes are blessed with water features and most fairways are lined with trees.

This course is a very good challenge to the handicap, for the fairways are narrow and long, and require precision tee shots and lay-ups. The course is maintained with the same diligence and care as that of the Country Club course.

Signature Hole – Hole 6, par 4

The sixth is one of the most demanding par 4's you will find anywhere. At 410m from the back tee, set high in the dunes, the hole doglegs left, with a stream, bush and water hazard to be negotiated en route to the green.
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Beachwood Course Reviews

Average Rating from 123 golfers
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It is a sub-standard Golf course.  
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played by Righard from South Africa on Sunday, 29 March 2020
Course is really nice - was a good walk staff were pleasant. Greens need some work but sure they will be fine after a trim  
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played by Kyle from South Africa on Sunday, 22 March 2020
Tee boxes are not great. Greens 2 paced but still an enjoyable round of golf  
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played by James from South Africa on Saturday, 21 March 2020
Very beautiful course, friendly staff. Great day out 
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played by Jacob from South Africa on Saturday, 7 March 2020
The course is in good condition but there are too many run offs from the fairways and losing balls is easy. Water hazards are not easily seen ,leading to lost balls. 
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played by Eric from South Africa on Thursday, 13 February 2020
Fairways were very dry. Irrigation needed. 
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played by Rudolf from South Africa on Sunday, 2 February 2020
Challenging but enjoyable course.  Definitely want to play here a lot more 
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played by Shaun from South Africa on Sunday, 2 February 2020
it’s very dry & quite run down, the bunkers weren’t raked & pitch marks not repaired . Patti 
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played by Patti from South Africa on Sunday, 29 December 2019
Really nice course, great greens 
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played by Tsitsi from South Africa on Friday, 27 December 2019
Beautiful fun course in reasonable shape considering their drought and fun to play.  Signage to direct you to the next tee should be required as it was difficult to see where to go. 
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played by Bill from Canada on Friday, 25 January 2019

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Course Details

6016 yards
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Gary Player Design Company

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