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The Wanderers Golf Club
South Africa
Golf Club conference venue and function venue in Illovo


Many words have been written about Victor Kent, whose vision was probably the most important single factor in ensuring the survival of The Wanderers Club after the Second World War.

It was he who took upon himself the decision to purchase the land now known as Kent park in Illovo. The fact that he as the chairman of The Wanderers Club, made the commitment without consulting his fellow committee members gives us an insight into his opinion of the far sightedness of the other members of that committee.


All members are required to observe the rules and etiquette of golf.
Adherence to these rules ensures that members do not suffer through lack of consideration.

Special attention is drawn to the following:

1.Adhere strictly to the time sheets and be on the tee seven minutes before your time.
2.Kindly keep your place In the field, if unable to do so, signal, the match behind you to play through.
3.Divot holes must be filled with sand.
4.All bunkers in be repaired. Leave rakes inside the bunker.
5.No one should move or talk or stand directly behind the ball or the hole when a player is making a stroke.
6.Only you and your caddie may look for a lost ball.
7.Walk around the greens and tees, not over them. Park your golf cart behind the green and to the side nearest to the next teeing ground.
8.Leave the green immediately after the hole has been completed.
9.Don't practice on the fairways.
10.Help keep the course clean.
11.See that the caddie does not damage the hole when removing and replacing the flags back.
12.Bear with your caddie, he is probably doing his best.
13.Remember to repair pitch marks on the greens and stamp down spike marks after everyone has putted out.

Bad Weather

When the siren sounds please immediately leave the course and return to the clubhouse, halfway house or rain shelters. Play may only continue when the siren sounds twice.

Lost ball

If a player believes his ball may be lost outside a water hazard or it is out of bounds, to save time, he should play a provisional ball. Players searching for a ball should signal the players in the group behind them to play through as soon as it becomes apparent that the ball will not easily be found. They should not search for five minutes before doing so. Having allowed the group behind to play through, they should not continue play until that group has passed and is out of range.

Priority on the course

Unless otherwise determined by the committee, priority on the course is determined by a group's pace of play. Any group playing a whole round is entitled to pass a group playing a shorter round.


Players should ensure that no one is standing close by or in a position to be hit by the club, the ball or any stones, pebbles, twigs or the like when they make a stroke or practice swing. Players should not play until the players in front are out of range. Players should always alert players nearby or ahead when they are about to make a stroke that might endanger them.
If a player plays a ball in a direction where there is a danger of hitting someone, he should immediately shout a warning. The traditional word of warning in such situations is 'fore'.

Dress Code

Members and guests are requested to conform to the dictates of good taste in their golf attire.
Men wearing shorts are permitted to wear long-stockings or short white socks. Shorts with short white socks are not permitted in the bar after 6 p.m. Ladies are permitted to wear shorts on the course that should not be more than 12cm above the knee. Sand shoes, jeans are not allowed in the Club House nor on the course. Jeans may however be worn on the outside deck area. Only golf shoes with soft spikes are permitted on the course.

Cell Phones

The use of cell phones is not permitted in the Club House nor on the course. Cell phones may however be used dicretely on the outside deck.


The Wanderers Golf Club offers a variety of facilities geared to the needs of corporate and private function organisers. Years of experience and a professionalism ensure that the events run smoothly and successfully.


The Wanderers Golf Club offers the perfect venue for corporate functions small and large. The wonderful view of the course and professional staff and character of the club create the perfect atmosphere for business breakfasts, lunches, cocktail parties and the like.


Entertain your clients and guests at Corporate Golf Days at The Wanderers Golf Club. We cater for small groups of 12 to a full field of 140 golfers.

We are able to plan, co-ordinate and manage the entire event for you and provide you with only the services you require.
We are able to assist you with:

* Invitations to your guests
* RSVP's / Field Planner
* Survival Kits, handouts gifts and prizes
* Graded caddies
* Player's Halfway lunch
* Prize Giving Catering
* Marshalling and scoring
* Professional Photographer
* Guest Speaker/ MC
* Golf Clinics by our resident Pro's
* Branded Banners, clothing and handouts


The Wanderers Golf Club Function Room is a favoured venue for 21st's. It is also ideally suited to large family birthdays and anniversaries.


The kitchen can provide a variety of catering options including a diverse A la Carte Menu, to Set Menu's and Snack Platters. Contact Janet for more information on the menu options.


Watch this space for the newly renovated Mini Conference Rooms currently under construction at The Wanderers Golf Club.


* Wanderers Main Club
* 4 Star Protea Hotel with green fee discounts at The Wanderers Golf Club
* Wanderers Planet Fitness Gym
* Sandton Shopping & Business District


The Wanderers Golf Club Function Room (A on the diagram) is a medium sized function venue with a private bar. It can be expanded to include the Lounge (B on the diagram) by opening the removable wall panels.

The Function Room can accomodate

* 150 - 180 people seated without a dance floor,
* 100 - 150 with a dance floor, and
* 300 people standing for cocktail parties.

The lounge can be partitioned off to create a smaller venue.


* From the M1 Highway take the Corlett Drive Offramp and turn west (right for M1 South and left for M1 North). Following signs to Wanderers Cricket Stadium.
* Pass through Birham shoping and business district.
* Pass Wanderers Cricket Stadium on your right hand side.
* At the next robot (Rudd Rd) turn right
* Entrance to The Wanderers Golf Club is immediately on your right hand side
* Remember to swing your arms towards the target

Contact Details:

Postal Address:
PO Box 55005
South Africa

Physical Address:
Corner Corlett Drive & Rudd Road
South Africa

Club: +27 11 447 3311 /2/3
Fax: +27 11 447 1596
Pro Shop: +27 11 880 9682

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