Lost City Golf Club

Sun City, South Africa

The Lost City Golf Club in Sun City, South Africa, presents a unique and thrilling golfing experience. This desert-style course, a striking contrast to the nearby Gary Player Country Club, has quickly made a name for itself, even hosting PGA events. One of its most distinctive features is the presence of live crocodiles at one of its water holes, adding an element of adventure to the game. The course has a links feel, with fairways that favor the bump-and-run style of play.

Notable features include two imposing Baobab trees framing green and several greens and tees terraced into the Pilanesberg mountains, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape and the majestic Palace. The course’s design, courtesy of the Gary Player Group, ensures a challenging yet enjoyable round for all skill levels. Buggies are compulsory on this course, enhancing the comfort of your game.

Located in Sun City in the Northern Province, approximately 150 kilometers from Johannesburg, the Lost City Golf Course stands out as a championship course and is the proud home of the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Its unique blend of natural beauty, challenging design, and distinctive features make it a must-visit destination for golf enthusiasts.

Course Details

18 Holes Par: 72 Length: 6983 meters Slope: N/A Rating: N/A

Course Informations

  • Year built: 1993
  • Architect(s): Gary Player
  • Greens: Bent Grass
  • Fairways: Kikuyu Grass
  • Season: Year round


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


  • Carts: Yes
  • Clubs: Yes
  • Caddies available: Yes


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


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