Fancourt Hotel and Country Club Estate – The Montagu Course

Fancourt, Gwaingrivier, 6529, South Africa

The Montagu Course at Fancourt is a remarkable golfing gem set within the prestigious Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Estate. Designed by golfing legend Gary Player, this championship course offers an exceptional golfing experience in the heart of South Africa. Known for its challenging yet fair layout, the Montagu Course features meticulously maintained fairways and fast bent grass greens, providing golfers with a taste of the type of course commonly found on the US tour. With its generous kikuyu fairways and scenic beauty, the course offers a blend of parkland and links-style golf.

Located in the town of George along the Garden Route, the Montagu Course at Fancourt boasts a colonial ambiance and offers world-class facilities, including a golf school, driving range, and clubhouse. Golfers can fine-tune their swings with the help of resident professionals. The course’s lush foliage and tropical plants create a stunning backdrop for an unforgettable round of golf.

Course Details

18 Holes Par: 72 Length: 6714 meters Slope: N/A Rating: N/A

Course Informations

  • Year built: 1991
  • Architect(s): Gary Player, David McLay Kidd, Paul Kimber
  • Greens: Bent Grass
  • Fairways: Kikuyu Grass
  • Season: Year round


  • Metal spikes allowed: No
  • Dress Code: Appropriate golf attire required. No cell phones are permitted on the golf courses or in the bar.


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


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


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