Erinvale Golf Club

Lourensford Rd, Somerset West, Cape Town, 7130, South Africa

Erinvale Golf Club, set against the stunning backdrop of the Helderberg and Hottentots Holland mountains in Somerset West near Cape Town, is a true jewel in South Africa’s golfing crown. This Gary Player-designed championship course, which hosted the prestigious 1996 World Cup of Golf, is a testament to golfing excellence. Its meticulously manicured par 72 layout features some of the most challenging and visually captivating golf holes in the country. The course offers a diverse golfing experience, with a front nine that meanders through a park-like terrain and a back nine that ascends into the mountain foothills, providing panoramic views of False Bay.

Situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands, just a 40-minute drive from Cape Town, Erinvale Golf Club is perfectly positioned for those looking to combine their love of golf with the allure of wine country. The club’s proximity to renowned vineyards and its setting at the base of the beautiful Helderberg Mountain make it a particularly appealing destination.

Adding to its charm is the attached four-star Cape Dutch Styled Hotel, ensuring a luxurious stay. Erinvale Golf Club is not just a course but a destination, offering a memorable golfing experience amidst some of the most breathtaking scenery in South Africa.

Course Details

18 Holes Par: 72 Length: 6506 meters Slope: N/A Rating: N/A

Course Informations

  • Year built: 1995
  • Architect(s): Gary Player
  • Greens: Penn Cross Grass
  • Fairways: Kikuyu Grass
  • Season: Year round


  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress Code: Appropriate golf attire


  • Carts: Yes
  • Pull-carts: Yes
  • Clubs: Yes


  • Driving range: Yes
  • Pitching/chipping area:
  • Putting green: Yes
  • Teaching pro: Yes


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