Cape Town offers stunning golf courses offering a number of amenities and scenic attractions to appease even the discriminating golf enthusiasts.
From the sea to the mountains, you’ll find a variety of challenging golf courses, each detailed below. Pack your clubs; you may never want to leave after you’ve experienced golf in South Africa!
- Atlantic Beach Golf Course
- Belville Golf Club
- Clovelly Country Club
- Durbanville Golf Course
- Erinvale Golf Course
- King David Golf Course
- Metropolitan Golf Course
- Milnerton Golf Course
- Mowbray Golf Course
- Rondebosch Golf Club
- Royal Cape Golf Club
- Steenberg Golf Estate
- Westlake Golf Club
If you need a golfing challenge, look no further than the Atlantic Beach Golf Course!
This stunning location offers a swift seaside breeze, providing more than an enjoyable challenge on windy days. This Championship Links Golf Course also has an available club house and sports center.
Call (021) 553 2223 for more details or visit their website at atlanticbeachgolfclub.co.za
The 18-hole golf course at Belville Golf Club
bud abbott and lou costello in hit the ice dvdrip is situated in Welgemoed, a sheltered valley with rolling hills and a breathtaking panorama. Hottentots Holland mountains provide a scenic backdrop.
For more details call (021) 913 3100 or visit bellvillegolf.co.za
Clovelly Country Club offers a challenging but beautiful course in a narrow valley surrounded by natural sand dunes, and an abundance of flora and birdlife. The club house and golf course are both private, providing a relaxing location.
For further details call (021) 782 1118 or visit clovelly.co.za
Durbanville Golf Course
The picturesque course at Durbanville Golf Course
is well maintained in a protected, low-wind area with a mountainous backdrop. This pleasant golf course welcomes visitors, and offers snacks and refreshments at the Halfway House near the 9-hole course. For more information phone 021.976.8120.
One of the best courses in Western Cape Town, the Erinvale Golf Course is Gary Player designated. Situated in Somerset West at the foot of Helderberg Mountains, the course is protected from the winds with spectacular views of Hottentots Holland mountain range and False Bay. The first 9 offers a challenging flat course, with a hilly, scenic second 9. Call 021.847.1906 for further details.
For a meandering, rolling landscape try King David’s Course, located near the International Airport at Cape Town. Cape Town’s strong winds are sheltered among plenty of trees and an amazing view of Table Mountain and Devils Peak surround the course. The course typically stays dry during wet winter months. For more information call 021.934.3056.
Metropolitan Golf Course
In the heart of Cape Town you’ll find Metropolitan Golf Course. This course offers a spectacular view of Table Mountain, and is near Mouille Point and within easy reach of Green Point, Sea Point and the V&A Waterfront. This course welcomes visitors. Call 021.434.7808 for more details.
For a more challenging outing try Milnerton Golf Course. Located just along the sea in Milnerton, this exposed course offers little wind protection, making for a nice challenge during summer months when winds are stronger. As with all the golf courses in the area, this one offers beautiful scenic views of sea and mountain, and a host of water birds from the nearby lagoon. Call 021.552.1047 for more information.
A 10 minute drive from the city center will get you to Mowbray Golf Course, nestled within a foray of indigenous trees and tall pines. With a view of Devils Peak and Table Mountain, this course is home to prestigious competitions and home to a new, modern club house. Call 021.685.3018 for more information, or visit their site at mowbraygolfclub.co.za.
One of the oldest golf courses in South Africa, the Rondebosch boasts a huge variety of birdlife. Re-designed in 1994, the course is home to herons, egrets and wild geese. Visitors are always welcome. Call 021.689.4176 for more information, or visit their website at gondeboscho-golf-club.co.za.
For fantastic scenery, and the most seasoned golf club in South Africa, visit the Royal Cape Gulf Club. Home to numerous competitions, this course offers a challenging round, particularly on windy days. Visit their website at royalcapegolf.ca.za, or call for more information, 021.761.6551.
For an exclusive golfing experience, visit Steenberg Golf Estate. Built around an exclusive residential development and hotel, the 18-hole golf course is reserved for hotel guests and members. The course offers a splendid backdrop of mountains and vineyards, pine forests, and gentle waterways. Call 021.713.2233 or visit their site at steenberghotel.com for more information.
The Westlake Golf Club is set against the Silvermine mountains and is an extremely popular and picturesque course. The Club is known for its towering trees and easy-to-walk course. For more information, call 021.788.2011, or visit westlakegolfclub.co.za.