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De Aar Country Club
De Aar Country Club and Golf Course is a 9 hole golf course in the northern Cape.
De Aar is a town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, it was established in 1903 and has a population of around 46,000 people. De Aar was originally on the farm called De Aar which means “the artery” which is a reference underground water supply. De Aar is centrally located so the goverment chose the location as a junction for the first railway line from Cape Town to Kimberley in 1881. The junction was of very stragetic importance for the English during the Second Boer War.
In 1889 two brothers, Issac and Wolf Friedlander, who ran a trading store and hotel at the junction bought the De Aar farm. After the Anglo Boer War the brothers appraised the farm for the establishment of a town, the municipality was created a year later and the first mayor, Dr Harry Baker was elected in 1907. It is the second-most important railway junction in the country, situated on the line between Cape Town and Kimberley.