Photo: © Brian Snelson
Photo: © Brian Snelson

Golf in South Africa

South Africa has long been a popular destination for its wine and safaris, but it is rapidly gaining recognition as a real golf destination. South Africa has some of the world's finest golf resorts and golf courses. South-African golf hero Gary Player has designed many famous golf courses like The Links at Fancourt. Golf and Wine and Golf and Safari holidays are very popular with golfers nowadays.

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Photo: © Brian Snelson
Golf in South Africa
Bobby Locke got South African golf on the world map by winning 13 tournaments, (incuding the British Open four times and he won the South African Open at the age of 17). For golf enthusiast, South Africa is great destination. The country is blessed with an ideal climate for a round of golf. And, the variety and number of golf courses is huge. You can play numerous South African golf courses along the Garden Route, but also near Johannesburg and the Kruger Park.


FAQ's about golf in South Africa
Have questions? These are the most popular questions with data-driven answers.
What is the best golf course in South Africa?
Fancourt - The Links is the best golf course in South Africa. Out of 282 golf courses in South Africa, the rating 9.4 of Fancourt - The Links is the highest. Click here to view the 10 best golf courses in South Africa
Is South Africa good for golf?
A 7.8 rating indicates South Africa is good as a golf destination. This rating is based on several elements, like the average rating of golf clubs within this destination and the density of above-average golf clubs.
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