Modderfontein Golf Club

1 Centenary St, Modderfontein, Johannesburg, 1609, South Africa

Modderfontein Golf Club holds a prestigious position among the best golf courses in South Africa, consistently ranked in the top 60. Spanning 6,651 meters with a par of 72, the course is renowned for its challenging parkland layout. Tree-lined fairways and strategic bunkering provide a formidable test for golfers of all levels, maintaining the course’s reputation as an excellent venue for competitive tournaments and casual rounds alike.

Established in 1935 and redesigned by Hugh Baiocchi in 1990, the course features 12 dams and 12 meandering streams, ensuring lush greenery and water features year-round. Each hole offers unique challenges, with water hazards enhancing both the aesthetic appeal and difficulty of play. The clubhouse, renovated in 1997, offers modern facilities for events and gatherings, including weddings, conferences, and corporate golf days, overlooking the scenic 18th hole.

Modderfontein Golf Club blends historical charm with modern amenities, making it a sought-after destination for golf enthusiasts and event organizers alike.

Course Details

18 Holes Par: 72 Length: 6651 meters Slope: N/A Rating: N/A

Course Informations

  • Year built: 1935
  • Architect(s):
  • Greens: Bent Grass
  • Fairways: Kikuyu Grass
  • Season: Year round


  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress Code: Strict dresscode.


  • Carts: Yes
  • Caddies available: Yes


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


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