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As the leaves on the trees and the grass start to acquire a shade of brown, the greens are getting a firmer feeling and the fairways never looked so wide. This is the perfect time to book a weekend golf excursion to some of South Africa's finest courses. Read more for our selection of best Golf Courses.

South Africa has a marvellous collection of World-Famous Golf Courses which is something to be extremely proud of, and thankful for. We are indeed recognised as one of the most well-represented nations in the golfing world, stretching over several decades. Here are just Five of South Africa's most celebrated Golf Courses, with links to each for you to book your four-ball today. Play all 5 and let us know how you rank them!

Royal Johannesburg and Kensington East Course

This course has played centre stage to a host of South African Open Championships and is one of the most beloved options on our list. A selection of 36 holes across the East and West courses will test your nerve from tee-off and back to the clubhouse. Book yourself onto the course by clicking here;

Arabella Country Club

Famed for being one of the most scenic courses in South Africa, the pristine course is situated within the Arabella Country Estate, which is a site to behold itself. One of the most picturesque and well-designed 18-holes in South Africa, this is a must-play if ever there was. Have a look at their website here:


Just 7 Km's from George Airport, Fancourt Hotel lies nestled amongst the Outeniqua mountains, a simply stunning venue. Boasting 3 Gary Player designed courses to choose from, two of which include the famous Links and The Montagu courses, making it the perfect place to enjoy a long weekend and several days of golfing fun. The whole family is catered for too with kids' camp and leisure activities for everyone. A link to their website here:

Leopard Creek

Well known to border Kruger National Park, the natural environment that surrounds and engulfs you at this incredible retreat is a very special experience. Tied-with the immensely challenging golf course, which has played host the Alfred Dunhill Championship in 2018. Commonly named as SA's number one golf course, this stunning arena is a must-play for every golfing enthusiast. Have a look through their homepage here.

Simola Golf and Country Estate

Designed by one the greatest golfers to play the game, Jack Nicklaus has undoubtedly left his signature touch on this magnificent golf course. A very challenging layout set against a stunning backdrop of the Knysna hills, Simola Golf Course is on every golfer's short-list. Book yourself a place to play right here.

Taking the time to get out of the city limits, and experience a breath of fresh air is vital to a healthy lifestyle. The clever and indeed fortunate enough to choose golf as a way to connect with nature certainly have an abundance of choices to experience.

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Author: Lisa

Submitted 10 Apr 19 / Views 164