ABOUT George Golf Club

The George Golf course is a beautifully manicured, 72 par, 18-hole course with bent greens.

The course rating for men is either 68 (forward – 5542m), 70 (club – 5862m) or 72 (championship – 6162m), while that for the ladies is 72 (5204m).

In the interest of all players in the field, please note:

  • George Golf Club has a two tee start twice a day, with morning starting times between 7am and 9am in summer and 8am and 9am in winter. The afternoon field tees off between 12pm and 2pm in summer, and 11:30am to 1:15pm in winter. On certain days, a one tee start is offered.
  • A maximum of 4 hours and 20 minutes is allowed to play the course comfortably (2 hours per nine holes and a maximum of 20 minutes in the halfway house). Please keep up with the four ball ahead.
  • A maximum of 4 players per tee time.
  • One golf bag per person.
  • Compulsory sand bag per player.
  • Please fill divots and repair pitch marks on greens.
  • Visitors are welcome daily, with the exception of Wednesday and Saturday afternoons, which are reserved for Members and their guests.
  • Bookings are essential.

THE TEAM

Daryl AustinClub Captain
Henry HofmanCouncil Member
Ruaan FerreiraVice Captain
Keith PlateelClub President
Jonathan MonkChairperson of the Council
Nicholas ByrneCourse Superintendent
Maurice van MerchCouncil Member
Sandra LennoxGeneral Manager

George Golf Club Local Rules

1: Out of Bounds (Rule 27)
Beyond any wall, fence or line of white stakes; on or beyond any white line defining the boundary of the course and within the confines of the clubhouse and maintenance shed.

2: Water Hazards (including lateral water hazards) (Rule 26)
Water hazards are defined by yellow stakes and or yellow lines. Lateral water hazards are defined by red stakes and or red lines.

3: Ground under Repair (Rule 25-1)
Any area encircled be a white line;
Seams of cut turf – specimen Local Rule in Rules of Golf in effect, Appendix 1, Part B 4(e);
Clearly identifiable tire ruts made by tractors or other heavy machinery;
Play prohibited: Garden behind 18th green is defined as G.U.R. from which play is prohibited. Player must take relief under Rule 25-1.

4: Protection of young trees (Rule 24-2b)
If a tree or shrub within a clearly constructed bowl or any of the material protecting the tree interferes with a player’s stance or swing, or where the ball lies inside the tree bowl, the ball must be lifted without penalty and dropped within one club length from the nearest point of relief, not nearer the hole.

Note – there is no line of sight relief from trees in bowls or any other trees.

5: Immovable obstructions (Rule 24 -2)
All bins, stakes defining water hazards, control boxes and fixtures of the irrigation system; and artificially surfaced roads and paths.

6: Distance Measuring Devices (Rule 14-3)
Use of devices that measures distance only is permitted. Penalty for breach: Disqualification.

Penalty for breach of local rule:

  • Match Play - Loss of Hole
  • Stroke Play - Two Strokes