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Grahamstown Golf Club
The City of Grahamstown together with the nearby towns of Alicedale and Riebeek East and the quaint villages of Fort Brown, Salem, Seven Fountains and Sidbury make up the Makana Municipality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
This region also forms part of the popular Frontier Country route – so named because it was literally the 19th century frontier between the British Cape Colony and the Xhosa territories. It was the scene of first contact, cultural clashes, confusion and, inevitably, conflict. Much of what happened here set the tone for South Africa’s turbulent multi-cultural history.
Fast gaining in popularity, our small part of the world offers visitors easy access to the unspoilt beaches of the Sunshine Coast and premier game reserves in a malaria -and bilharzia-free environment. View the Big 5, enjoy our spectacularly rugged scenery, immerse yourself in our rich history and enjoy our warm hospitality!
The most difficult tee at Grahamstown Golf Club has a USGA Course Rating of 13. This metric is used to measure difficulty for a scratch golfer, or one who consistently achieves par without a handicap. To put this in perspective, the average course has a maximum tee rating of 10.
The USGA defines a bogey golfer as male with a USGA Handicap Index of about 20 strokes or a female with a handicap of 24. For the bogey golfer, Grahamstown Golf Club offers tees with a Course Slope of as high as 9, which is slightly more difficult than average compared to all golf courses.