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The largest the city in South Africa hosts more than five million inhabitants and is the largest industrial and financial center of the country. For these reasons and also due to its location it is an area of great natural beauty and fantastic weather, the practice of golf has gained supporters as the fields were being built.

The warm and pleasing weather invites to the practice of outdoor sports throughout the year. Bearing in mind that being situated below the equator South Africa has opposite seasons to those of Europe. This is an excellent destination for golf and even football, although rugby and cricket remain the national sports. Golf has had a remarkable development and the cosmopolitanism of Johannesburg seems to have boosted the creation of necessary infrastructures, in number and quality. Gauteng province has dozens of fields that allow players to experience more than one. There are fields in and around Johannesburg, the vast majority of reference and are stages to most of the important international circuits, such as the European PGA Tour. An hour away from the metropolitan area of Sandton you will find 36 of the 100 best courses in South Africa, as Bryanston Country Club, Houghton Golf Club, Randpark Golf Club and Royal Johannesburg Golf Club. Out of curiousness the Benoni Country Club was founded in 1906 as a nine-hole course to be used by the Van Ryn miners. Three years later it grew into a 18 hole field, today it is one of the favorite greens for both amateurs and professionals.