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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

    Holes
    18
    Par
    71
    Length
    6548 meters yards
    Established in
    1939
    Course Type
    Parkland
    Grass Type
    Unique to Destination
    Designer
    Felix Oliver

    Wanderers Golf Club Reviews

    8.4
    Average Rating
    from 16 golfers
    8
    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!  
    5
    played by Emile from South Africa on Saturday, 2 September 2017
    verified review
    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 
    8
    played by Rosheel from South Africa on Friday, 1 September 2017
    verified review
    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. 
    10
    played by David from South Africa on Tuesday, 29 August 2017
    verified review
    The course is very dry but the grass is very good in spite of that.  The green were really to my liking.  My wife found the bunkers a bit heavy. 
    8
    played by Hofi from Netherlands on Sunday, 2 July 2017
    verified review
    The course was nice but the golf clubs could be better  
    8
    played by Guenter from Germany on Saturday, 8 April 2017
    verified review
    Great course 

    Best conditions 

    About 190 Rand 

    Very friendly 
     

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