Firethorn Course

There is a new golf course in Joburg

Randpark’s renowned Firethorn course hosted two South African Opens and many other tournaments. The course celebrated its 1st birthday on the 11th of March 2016. There are seven holes, 18 new greens and greens complexes which were moulded into shape by internationally acclaimed course shaper Alex Ligowski. Sean Quinn designed the Firethorn course, he has been a Jack Nicklaus designer since 2004, but held a dual design role with Golf Data until the end of 2013.

Aerial Course Overview

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Men’s Club Tees

Out: 3076m

  • No 1, 372m, par-4
  • No 2, 476m, par-5
  • No 3, 368m, par-4
  • No 4, 490m, par-5
  • No 5, 158m, par-3
  • No 6, 344m, par-4
  • No 7, 380m, par-4
  • No 8, 170m, par-3
  • No 9, 318m, par-4
  • Out: 3076m, par-36

In: 3346m

  • No 10, 394m, par-4
  • No 11, 380m, par-4
  • No 12, 494m, par-5
  • No 13, 376m, par-4
  • No 14, 488m, par-5
  • No 15, 164m, par-3
  • No 16, 412m, par-4
  • No 17, 192m, par-3
  • No 18, 445m, par-4
  • In: 3346m, par-36

Information pertaining to the Firethorn Renovation Project

The multi-award-winning Randpark Golf Club and Fairway Hotel & Golf Resort offers extensive facilities and services with a resort feel in the heart of Johannesburg. This ultimate urban golf destination is on par with excellence offering extensive play and stay packages to business travellers, golf groups and leisure guests who choose to experience a taste of the good life. 

With two uniquely different golf courses, The Brewery overlooking the two tiered Driving Range serving trendy craft beer and gourmet burgers, a fine dining Restaurant in the form of the Balata Restaurant and luxury accommodation at the award winning Fairway Hotel and Spa it’s one of the most desired golf destination in Gauteng. 

Following the highly successful and well received renovation to the Bushwillow Golf Course, the much anticipated renovation project on the Firethorn Golf Course started on the 01st June 2014. 

The Fairway Hotel & Golf Resort is situated on the Firethorn Golf Course, 2km from Cresta Shopping Centre in Johannesburg, this new, slick city hotel provides the ultimate destination for golf tournaments, wedding, conference and leisure guest in a safe and tranquil environment. The R140 million 5-star development overlooks the famous Firethorn Course and is situated just north east of the clubhouse, on the 1st hole.

The Fairway has 62 hotel rooms and 14 double storey Golf Villas, each with 4 en-suite rooms. The hotel rooms include 35 luxury rooms, 16 premier rooms, 1 paraplegic room, 2 Suites and 8 family rooms. Gym, tennis court and spa facilities further add to the enjoyment and comfort of guests during their stay.

The 8, 200m² hotel comprises a multi-volume foyer and private internal pool courtyard, a conference centre, boardrooms, breakaway rooms, lounge and deck with stunning views. Brides can look forward to a magnificent chapel and the Windsor Ballroom for hosting their function. Predicted to be the meeting venue in Johannesburg, Bar Verve is set to become renowned for after work cocktails which may well extend into unparalleled late night Fine Dining in Balata Restaurant.


Firethorn Score Card

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