Copperleaf Golf & Country Club. home of the Els Club, is situated in the greater metropolitan area of Tshwane, on a plot of land where Ernie's late grandfather Ernie Vermaak grew up. The Els Club at Copperleaf is the second ‘Signature’ Ernie Els designed golf course in South Africa. This beautiful course has been designed to the highest possible specifications and USGA Specifications. The Els Club at Copperleaf is based just 40 minutes outside of Sandton or just 15 minutes outside of Centurion in Mnandi, Gauteng.