Pecanwood Golf & Country Club in Hartbeespoort, Bojanala, North West Province, South Africa

Pecanwood Golf & Country Club (18) (North West Province, Bojanala, Hartbeespoort)
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Pecanwood Country Club (18)

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This up market residential golf estate situated on the banks of the Hartebeespoort Dam some 40 minutes drive west of Sandton (Johannesburg), boasts the only Jack Nicklaus `signature` golf course in Africa. It is a young layout (opened in 1998), but the technology expertise and attention to detail that has gone into its construction means that its conditioning is unsurpassed in South Africa.

A tree planting programme means that the course will look different 15 year`s from now, for the moment it is high, wide, handsome and open. The layout bears the Nicklaus hallmarks of generously wide, collecting fairways (planted with kikuyu) and larger multi-featured greens complexes. It is difficult for a golfer to lose a ball at Pecanwood other than in a water hazard, of which there are several - but the course is abundantly and severely bunkered.

The putting surfaces are slick and demanding. Playing the big layout is an education in skilled course design, for one soon realizes that very precise positional play and lines of attack are required if pars and birdies are to be had.

In this regard the impressive bunkers can be a help, the sand traps having a `sighting` as well as a penal function. On several holes one as aware of the housing component, but the playing corridors are generous and the dwellings are visually interesting, strict architectural guidelines rendering them unusually uniform.


  • Bar
  • Halfway House
  • Restaurant
  • Board Room
  • Function Facilities
  • Pro shop
  • Driving range
  • Golf clubs hire
  • Golf carts
  • Pull trolleys
Green Fees

On Course
Course Policy
No caddies
Not open Mondays (except December and January)
Visitors welcome everyday except Saturdays and Sundays

Days Closed
Mondays (except December and January)

Dress Code
Bar: Smart casual
Clubhouse: Smart casual
Course: Smart casual
Golf shoes (spikes): Soft

Course Rating
- Men Women
Par Rating 72 72
SAGA Rating 72 69
Length 6280m 4959m

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Course Designer
Jack Nicklaus

Contact Details
Tel: +27 12 244 0068
Fax: +27 12 244 0998

Physical Address
South Africa


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The club is located on the South Eastern side of Hartebeespoort Dam. Travel to Hartebeespoort Dam (from JHB take the N1 direction Roodepoort), turn off at William Nicol Road and turn right over the freeway. Travel past Monte casino and Dainfern Ridge and pass underneath the R28 highway (at Diepsloot), turn left (Hennops Rivier Road) on the R511 (at the big Sun City sign).

Pass over the dam wall to the 4-way stop. Turn left at the stop street and continue to the Sandton turn-off (R512). Turn left onto the R512, direction Sandton and pass over the Western side of the dam. Turn left at the T-junction. The club is located immediately on your left.

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