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Address: Sun City Resort, Sun City 0316, South Africa
Description: The Gary Player Golf Course needs no introduction. This world-renowned...
The Gary Player Golf Course needs no introduction. This world-renowned course was designed by Gary Player, and is the home of the Nedbank Golf Challenge, an annual golf tournament with total prize money of US $4 385 000. This picturesque 18 hole, par 72 walking course is surrounded by a 5km scenic running trail. 
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Play your own million dollar game

Superb golf course used each year for the Million Dollar invitational. You can sometimes get sightings of some of the game in the adjacent Pilanesberg Game Park. The course is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2013
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Javea, Spain
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Javea, Spain
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77 reviews 77 reviews
20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Superb golf course used each year for the Million Dollar invitational. You can sometimes get sightings of some of the game in the adjacent Pilanesberg Game Park. The course is well maintained and is considered to be one of South Africa's finest.

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Whale Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The day started with the normal sunny South African weather. We had two wonderful golf caddies who just did everything. They placed our ball on the tee, handed us our correct club and instructed us on which direction to hit. And lead us safely around this world first class golf course. After nine holes we stopped for lunch and they... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The Gray Player Course is one of Africa's finest and a real challenge to amateurs and pros alike. It offers many challenges and severely penalise your wayward shots. But I have ONE thing to really brag about... I birdied the 9th hole!!! What a hole, surrounded by cascading water and the pin up front... I will watch the Nedbankers on... More 

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sydney australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This golf course is over 7000m long and just in perfect condition. Fairways are wide but if you stray you are in trouble. If you land in the rough the ball sinks into the spongy rough making it hard to hit out of. I was told that this is short compared to when they play the Nedbank Challenge. It is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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76 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We played both the Gary Player and the Lost City course on our recent visit to Sun City in April 2013. The course is immaculately presented and is a true challenge of golf. As a solid 5 marker, I found this an enjoyable course, but unfortunately put a little too much trust in the caddie who gave me several bad... More 

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Pmb, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Challenging Course but great experience. A round will cost you around R715 inclusive of lunch and soft drink. No carts allowed. Caddies are helpful and come at an average cost of about R180 per 18 holes.

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Singapore
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

You need to walk - they have banned buggies. Good caddies and we hired quality Mizuno clubs. Lunch is included and usually taken at the turn but if you start early you may want to wait til you finish.

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Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Hi all, We played a fourball here recently for 1000R per person. Great course and the greens are lightening fast! The wild life on the course adds an extra dimension which is good too. We didnt take caddies but did take a spotter who proved himself on the greens. He knew them so well and enabled me to get two... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Cost = abt AUD 160 including caddie, clubs & a lunch. The caddies are a little disinterested but the lunch and course & pro-shop staff are brilliant!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

My husband played and he has not stopped speaking about it since then. He said the greens must be the best kept in the world ? Even though it is a bit pricey - it is well worth every cent.

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