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DATES:  Thursday, January 5th through Sunday, January 8th
SITE:  East London Golf Club, East London, South Africa
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Colonel SV Hotchkin (1893)
PAR:  73
YARDAGE:  6,770
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 495 yds 10 - Par 3 182 yds
2 - Par 3 176 yds 11 - Par 5 527 yds
3 - Par 5 492 yds 12 - Par 4 429 yds
4 - Par 4 381 yds 13 - Par 4 329 yds
5 - Par 4 331 yds 14 - Par 4 434 yds
6 - Par 4 308 yds 15 - Par 5 545 yds
7 - Par 4 399 yds 16 - Par 4 319 yds
8 - Par 4 383 yds 17 - Par 3 164 yds
9 - Par 4 465 yds 18 - Par 4 411 yds
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37 3,430 Yds 36 3,340 Yds
Annual: 5th (3rd on European Tour)
Defending Champion: Louis Oosthuizen
Runner-Up: Manuel Quiros, Chris Wood
Tournament Record: 267 (Retief Goosen, 2009)
54-Hole Record: 198 (James Kingston, Darren Clarke, 2009)
36-Hole Record: 130 (Angel Cabrera, 2009)
Course Record: 61 (Richard Sterne, 2009)
Total Purse: $1,305,702 (1,000,000 euros)
Shares: 1st Place - $206,953; 2nd Place - $150,155; 3rd Place - $90,354
2011 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Louis Oosthuizen * 276 Steven O'Hara 277
Manuel Quiros 276 Robert Dinwiddie 278
Chris Wood 276 Six players at 279
Jaco Van Zyl 277
Charl Schwartzel 277
* - Won in Playoff
Past Africa Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2011 *Louis Oosthuizen (276) -- Manuel Quiros, Chris Wood
2010 Charl Schwartzel (272) -- Thomas Aiken
2009 Retief Goosen (267) -- Darren Clarke, Branden Grace, Michael Hoey,
Darren Fichardt
2008 Shaun Norris (275) -- Nic Henning
* - Won in Playoff

 

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