Centurion Golf Estate
Located on the Hennops River in Centurion, this Golf Estate and Country Club offer up a wonderful 160 hectares of lush golfing bliss. Designed and constructed in 1995 by Peter Matkovich the Centurion Country Club was given the royal treatment from the get go and stands today as one of the finest ‘inner city’ courses in the country. Unique features of the course include three completely different themes incorporated into one course, namely –a desert zone, which is completely void of water; there is a parklands section and there are a few holes that are completely surrounded by water. In fact on ten of the holes the lakes and Hennops River come into play. Despite this, the 44 bunkers and the course is still relatively easy to play for the golfers that are able to hit with accuracy. The total length is 6373m with three different tees available. Other facilities include a four-hole mashie course, driving range, chipping green as well as a large putting green. A fully stocked Pro-Shop and caddies are also available.
Lying just outside of Midrand on the N1, part way between Jo-burg and Pretoria, Centurion is probably best known for its mall – one of the largest shopping centres in South Africa with over 200 stores and restaurants. But the suburb has become a ‘lifestyle of choice’ for many who don’t want to live in either city, yet need easy access to both, whilst managing to retain a country feel at the same time. Centurion is fast becoming the leading choice for corporate and leisure travellers to stay and the main advantage is the ease of access to major roadways linking it to Johannesburg, Midrand, Krugersdorp, Pretoria and Oliver Thambo International airport. Centurion is alive with possibilities especially since it is home to a lot of major corporate companies plus it’s a hub of restaurants, bars, pubs, fitness centers, entertainment venues and a huge convention center in the pipeline.