Jack Nicklaus has had the pleasure of taking Mother Nature’s best piece of links land and signed his name to something unique. St Francis Links will challenge all who play it and reward those who respect it.
The layout combines every element of shot making with its undulating terrain, greens and surrounds as well as its variation in length and direction.
The shape of the greens comes from the natural movement of the land. The greens have simply been placed on top of the sand, changing shape in construction as the wind changed its mind. Some are more undulating than others. All putting surfaces and green surrounds present a mental and physical test.
The Links is a famous wedding venue, contact us and we can facilitate setting you up with their wedding co-ordinator.
A challenging 9-hole golf course in the heart of the orange farms in Gamtoos Valley. When picks up proving it difficult to play golf at St Francis Golf Courses the old and charming golf course Hankey, in the heart of Gamtoos Valley, is a good alternative. The golf course is in a very good condition. The fairways are stretching along avenues of large old trees it is difficult to get around.
The Hankey Golf Club is one of the Eastern Cape Golf Courses, at a length of 6326 it has 9 holes with a medal par of 72. Situated in the town of Hankey it is one of the SA Golf Courses that you may want to play and add to our golf course reviews to see if it will become one of RateYourCourse Republic of South Africa top 100 golf courses.
Plettenberg Bay Country Club has an 18 hole parklands golf course set in a private nature reserve. The highly rated course is a very popular tourist destination. The course is easy to walk, and the 2 main inclines can be observed from the veranda. Visitors are welcome. Lush Kikuyu grass fairways and bayview greens recently over seeded to bent grass provides golfers with an excellent playing surface on this park like golf course. Despite intense competition from the beautiful white beaches and rolling surf, the club is busy and booking is essential.
This is no ‘little seaside golf course’, all greens and bunkers are to USGA specifications. All greens and fairways are on automatic sprinkler systems – the result is a golf course you will remember. The course is also rich in birdlife, including loeries and woodpeckers. One sometimes sees the odd monkey, giving new meaning to keeping your eye on the ball.
Home to one of the world’s most challenging links courses, Humewood is consistently ranked as one of South Africa’s Top golf courses. The late Bobby Locke considered Humewood Golf Course to be the best in South Africa and said that it compared favourably with the top links courses in the British Isles. Humewood has hosted the South African Amateur 10 times and the South African Open 5 times.
Found in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth, the golf course is a genuine seaside links, with wide and undulating fairways, fast greens and thick coastal bush. A round is a must for any golfer visiting the ‘Friendly City’ of Port Elizabeth.
The Port Elizabeth Golf Club is a quality, gold ranked course located in Nelson Mandela Bay, with magnificent fairways and bent grass greens, natural fauna and flora and an abundance of birdlife.
This 18-hole course offers a true but fair challenge to all golfers. Port Elizabeth Golf Club is commonly known as “The Hill”, and was founded in 1890, and is one of South Africa’s oldest golf clubs, although it was moved and designed by Jimmy Johnston.