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    Wanderers Golf Club

    • Northlands, Johannesburg
    • Johannesburg, Gauteng 2116 South Africa

    Wanderers Golf Club not only has a wonderfully warm club spirit, but a challenging golf course that is rated one of the best in Gauteng.

    The Wanderers is not a brutal championship layout, but one that favours the shot makers. The holes demand finesse and accuracy rather than power, especially the ability to shape tee shots through narrow avenues of trees. There was always low scoring at the PGA, and the list of champions was a classy one. All the great South Africans of recent decades, with the notable exception of Nick Price, won titles there.

    Situated in a prime locale, it is one of the most central courses in Gauteng, and home to an exceedingly friendly and social membership. Its popularity is evident in the fact that there are 1 200 very passionate members. The excellent club spirit is obvious in the number of special club competitions that take pride of place on a busy calendar, and the many Wanderers groups you will find touring other parts of the country.

    The par 71 Wanderers layout has an unusual routing, in that it has three par-3s on the back nine, just one on the front. The front nine, which opens with a hole that underwent a major change in the renovation process, being lengthened from a long par 4 into a 516-metre par 5, has seven par 4s. There are two strong par 4s on each nine where you need to bring out the driver. The 440m fifth, with a wider fairway than most, is currently being toughened with the addition of another fairway bunker. The seventh hole, at 441m, has changed slightly with the bunker on the right side of the fairway being removed and a dam replacing it, making this hole worthy of being Stroke 1 and a classic dogleg par four.

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    Wanderers Golf Club

    6548 meters yards
    Established in
    Course Type
    Grass Type
    Unique to Destination
    Felix Oliver

    Wanderers Golf Club Reviews

    Average Rating
    from 28 golfers
    played by Paul from South Africa on Wednesday, 29 November 2017
    verified review
    The course looks quite shoddy.  
    played by Demi from South Africa on Thursday, 23 November 2017
    verified review
    People were helpful and course was very well maintained. Price for early bird was reasonable 
    played by Adele from South Africa on Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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    Awful fairways. No grass. Awful cadfy 
    played by Andrew from South Africa on Sunday, 19 November 2017
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    Course is in very poor condition. Dry and poor 
    played by John Eric from South Africa on Sunday, 5 November 2017
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    Course quite dry. Caddie don't think it's a water shortage issue. Greens were great. Caddies so worth it. 
    played by Boniface from South Africa on Sunday, 5 November 2017
    verified review
    The course is great...and challenging 
    played by Philipp from South Africa on Sunday, 22 October 2017
    verified review
    The fairways were not in a good condition and the change rooms need some attention. The playing fees are also much too high for the condition of the club. 
    played by Murray from South Africa on Saturday, 14 October 2017
    verified review
    A well rounded course. Something to test high and low handicaps. Course is well looked after and is definitely worth a visit. I will be back!  
    played by Emile from South Africa on Saturday, 2 September 2017
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    The staff in the pro shop was really unfriendly, almost treat me as an outsider. The greens on the coarse were terrible. The food was great at halfway. No marshalling on the coarse to help speed-up play. The players in front of us were at leaset two holes behind, playing extremely slow 
    played by Rosheel from South Africa on Friday, 1 September 2017
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    Course is a 10 out 10, I rated it an 8 though cos the pro shop guys are a little rude and arrogant which is not the first time. 


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