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Gowrie Farm is currently ranked as KZN's 4th best conditioned golf club by Golf Digest in 2014.

Gowrie Farm was originally a golf course in the 1920’s, so it seemed appropriate for Gowrie Farm to revert to a golf course in 2008 – 150 years after it was initially registered as a farm.

Gowrie Farm Golf course is a 9 hole course, designed by Guy Smith, an Attorney from Pietermaritzburg. Guy is passionate about classic design and is heavily influenced by the old courses of Scotland and some of the courses built in the United States in the early 1900’s, in particular, Merion and Pinehurst.

In building Gowrie Farm, Guy identified the following as important elements in classic design:

- Tees, which are close to the ground;

- Fairway shapes which are dictated to by the natural features of the land;

- Push-up greens with interesting run-offs;

- Bunkers which are tucked in close to the greens; and

- Fairway bunkers which dictate a player’s choice of option from the tee.

This has led to an exciting, traditional course, which is fun for the average golfer, but tough for the low handicapped golfer to post a good score.
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Gowrie Farm Golf Club Reviews

8.7
Average Rating from 29 golfers
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All reviews on golfscape are made by real golfers who played at this golf course.
Amazing course, very well maintained. Only negative is no course marshalls present to enforce playing time, due to slow play on the field 9 holes played 2:45 minutes! 
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9
played by Bartho from South Africa on Sunday, 28 October 2018
Great course and lovely setup with friendly staff 
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10
played by Jacques from South Africa on Sunday, 7 October 2018
excellent condition of the course and friendly staff 
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10
played by Niveshan from South Africa on Saturday, 15 September 2018
The green's, fairways are good,the setting of the course is magic.It is a challenging course.We only played 9 holes.The food and service from the club house and staff was excellent. 
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10
played by David from South Africa on Wednesday, 12 September 2018
Very nice course and greens in good condition 
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10
played by Ever on Friday, 10 August 2018
Friendly staff, great layout for a 9 on 9 course, greens and fairways in super condition for the end of winter. Awesome buffet breakfast at half way!! 
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8
played by Gary from South Africa on Sunday, 5 August 2018
Great venue ... enjoyed the tournament ... friendly staff ... will definitely be back :) 
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9
played by Riaan from South Africa on Sunday, 1 April 2018
The golf course and amenities were superb! The only negative aspect was the fact that some of the tee boxes were difficult to find as the sign posts were difficult to find. I believe more visible sign posts would greatly improve the overall experience. 
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8
played by David from South Africa on Wednesday, 18 April 2018
I was rushed to tea off when I had booked for 8:04 I then got told to tea off at 7:30. I had to pay a extra R125 for a cart and I still don't know why as the R330 I payed was carts included and after all that the one cart ran out of battery , and because of this the one player had to walk as the golf cart was flat and had to get a new one .  
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6
played by Nicholas from South Africa on Sunday, 25 March 2018
Greens and Fairways in great condition, Clubhouse wonderfull 
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10
played by Kevin from South Africa on Saturday, 24 March 2018

Club Facilities

Club Valet
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Practice Facilities
Lessons
Dining
Spa
Club / Shoe Rental
Locker Room
Night Golf
Golf Shop
Accommodation
Health Club

Course Details

Holes
9
Par
35
Length
3004 yards
Established in
2008
Course Type
Parkland
Grass Type
Bent Grass
Designer
Guy Smith

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