Best Golf Courses in South Africa in 2024/2025

South Africa is indeed a fantastic destination for golf, celebrated for an array of diverse and high-quality courses set against some of the most stunning landscapes in the world. South Africa golf courses are famous internationally, such as Fancourt, Leopard Creek, and the Gary Player Country Club, which have been designed by famed architects and are known for hosting prestigious golf tournaments.

What makes golfing in South Africa unique is the spectacular settings of these courses – from coastal vistas and vineyard-surrounded greens to courses with mountainous backdrops or even those adjacent to wildlife reserves, where you can spot animals while playing.

The climate in regions like the Western Cape and KwaZulu Natal is ideal for golfing throughout the year. Beyond the golf courses, South Africa offers a wealth of tourist attractions, including pristine beaches, rich cultural experiences, renowned vineyards, and thrilling safari adventures, making it perfect for golfers accompanied by family or friends with diverse interests.

Additionally, the value for money in terms of quality golfing experiences is exceptional, catering to a range of budgets. This blend of top-notch golfing, breathtaking scenery, and a plethora of leisure activities solidifies South Africa as a premier golfing destination.

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Explore 33 Golf Courses in South Africa, including reviews and ratings.

Bellville Golf Club

Bellville Golf Club

Jip De Jager Dr, Welgemoed, Cape Town, 7538, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6008 meters Slope: N/A

Located centrally in the Peninsula of Cape Town, South Africa, Bellville Golf Club beckons golfers with its convenient access and breathtaking vistas. This 18-hole course is ensconced in a serene…

Hermanus Golf Club - South Course

Hermanus Golf Club – South Course

Golf Road, off Main Rd, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6027 meters Slope: N/A

Hermanus Golf Club – South Course is a captivating destination for golf enthusiasts. Located around 120 kilometers from Cape Town, this course is part of the esteemed Hermanus Golf Club,…

Hermanus Golf Club - North Course 3

Hermanus Golf Club – North Course

Golf Road, off Main Rd, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6154 meters Slope: N/A

Hermanus Golf Club – North Course, situated in the stunning Overberg region of South Africa, offers an exceptional golfing experience. This course, part of the renowned Hermanus Golf Club, is…

Hazendal Golf Club

Hazendal Golf

60 Bottelary Road, Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, 7599

Holes: 18 Par: 54 Length: 1610 meters Slope: N/A

Hazendal Golf Club, nestled in the picturesque Bottelary Hills of Stellenbosch, South Africa, offers a unique blend of rich history and modern golfing experience. Established over two decades ago, this…

Goose Valley Golf Club

Goose Valley Golf Club

Goose Valley Golf Club

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6005 meters Slope: N/A

Goose Valley Golf Club offers a picturesque golfing experience just 4km from Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Located along the banks of the Keurbooms Lagoon and accessible from the N2, the…

Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate

Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate

Bottelary Rd, Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 71 Length: 6000 meters Slope: N/A

Devonvale Golf and Wine Estate offers golfers a challenging yet picturesque experience. Designed by renowned architect Ken Elkin, the 18-hole championship course boasts breathtaking views extending to Cape Town. Recent…

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Atlantic Beach Golf Club

1 Fairway Drive, Melkbosstrand, Atlantic Beach Golf Estate, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6295 meters Slope: N/A

Situated amidst the breathtaking coastal landscape between Table View and Melkbosstrand, the Atlantic Beach Golf Club offers an authentic links-style golfing experience. With its sandy terrain, resilient grasses, and constant…

The Outeniqua at Fancourt 1

Fancourt Hotel and Country Club Estate – The Outeniqua Course

Montagu Street, Blanco, George, Eden, 6530, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6312 meters Slope: N/A

The Outeniqua at Fancourt, set within the renowned Fancourt Hotel and Country Club Estate, is a splendid parkland course that mirrors the charm and design of its sibling course, the…

Milnerton Golf Club

Milnerton Golf Club

Bridge Road, Milnerton, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6108 meters Slope: N/A

Milnerton Golf Club, located just 10 minutes north of Cape Town on the Cape Peninsula, offers a remarkable golfing experience along the Atlantic coastline. Known for its true out-and-back links…

Simola Golf and Country Estate

Simola Golf and Country Estate

1 Oldcate Road, Knysna, 6570, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6401 meters Slope: 141

Simola Golf and Country Estate in South Africa is a golfer’s paradise, offering a challenging yet rewarding experience set against a backdrop of breathtaking scenery. Sheltered beneath high ridges, the…

Steenberg Golf Club

Steenberg Golf Club

11111 Tokai Rd, Tokai, Cape Town, 7945, South Africa

Holes: 18 Par: 72 Length: 6166 meters Slope: 135

Steenberg Golf Club, nestled in the picturesque Constantia winelands just outside Cape Town, represents the epitome of golfing luxury and exclusivity. Designed by the renowned Peter Matkovich, this relatively new…

Lost City Golf Club

Lost City Golf Club

Sun City, South Africa

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

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,…

Frequently asked questions

South Africa has about 450 golf courses and many of them are in the world-ranking list. 195 out of which are 18-hole course layouts.

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In 2023, Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club – East Course was voted the best golf course in South Africa by the World Golf Awards.

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