South African Golf Course Information
Golfing in the Western Cape
With its ideal Mediterranean climate and picturesque scenery, the Western Cape is a golfing enthusiast’s dream. The province showcases golf courses that are set in the midst of majestic mountains, along pristine beaches, through countryside vineyards and in the recesses of breathtaking valleys.
Among the most celebrated courses in the Western Cape are the Gary Player designed Erinvale Golf Course in Somerset West, the historic championship Royal Cape Golf Course in Wynberg, the Arabella Gold Course in Kleinmond and the exclusive 18 hole Steenberg Golf Estate in Constantia . Golfers visiting this region will not only be treated to numerous courses of championship status, but the Cape’s warm hospitality and visual appeal will ensure an entirely memorable stay.
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This scenic coastal route, which features charming towns like Mossel Bay, George, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, is a renowned tourist destination, and it is rapidly gaining a reputation for being a sought-after golfing destination as well. With golf courses like Pinnacle Point and Fancourt Country Club Estate situated in the region, this should come as no surprise.
Set on incredible coastal cliff-tops near Mossel Bay, the Pinnacle Point Golf Resort stretches over four hundred hectares and was named one of the world’s Top 10 Best New Courses for 2006, while the Fancourt Country Club Estate has been ranked among the best in South Africa time and time again. With golfing gems like these and others, a tour of South Africa would not be complete without a visit to the Garden Route.