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Travel Thursdays - Golfing South Africa

Volume 128


Really, Golfing in South Africa?

Hey there, fellow golf enthusiasts! Are you ready to embark on a golfing adventure like no other? Then pack your clubs and get ready to tee off in the stunning landscapes of South Africa. As a seasoned travel advisor married to a man with a passion for golf, I am thrilled to be your guide to the captivating golf scene in this beautiful country.

South Africa has long been renowned as a golfer's paradise, with its breathtaking scenery, world-class courses, and a reputation that attracts golfers from around the globe. From the majestic fairways of Leopard Creek to the challenging links of Fancourt, this destination offers a golfing experience that is nothing short of extraordinary.

With over 450 golf courses spread across the country, you'll be spoilt for choice. From championship courses designed by golfing legends to hidden gems tucked away in picturesque landscapes, South Africa offers a diverse range of golfing experiences that cater to every skill level.

But golfing in South Africa isn't just about the game itself. It's about embracing the spirit of adventure and immersing yourself in the country's rich culture and natural wonders. I'll share tips on how to combine your golfing escapades with sightseeing, allowing you to explore iconic landmarks like Table Mountain, experience thrilling wildlife encounters on a safari, or indulge in the world-famous wine regions. In fact, Leopard Creek Country Club is located in the heart of the Kruger National Park. This championship course is known for its stunning views of the surrounding African bushveld and the Crocodile River. Playing a round of golf here is a truly unique experience, as you may even spot elephants, hippos, or crocodiles while navigating the course.

Another must-visit golf course is Fancourt in George, Western Cape, South Africa, which is home to three championship courses. The Links at Fancourt is consistently ranked among the top courses in the world and offers a challenging yet rewarding golfing experience. The course was designed to mimic the classic links courses of Scotland, with undulating fairways, deep bunkers, and unpredictable winds. Playing here feels like stepping into a golfing paradise.

South Africa is also known for hosting several notable golf tournaments. The South African Open, one of the oldest national open golf championships in the world, attracts top players from around the globe. It is a fantastic opportunity to witness world-class golfing talent in action while enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of the tournament.What makes South Africa such a fantastic destination for golf enthusiasts is the perfect combination of challenging courses and the opportunity to experience the country's natural beauty. Many golf courses in South Africa are situated in breathtaking locations, offering stunning views of mountains, coastlines, and wildlife. It's not uncommon to spot giraffes or zebras while playing a round of golf!

South Africa boasts a thriving golf scene, with a wide range of world-class courses to choose from. From the renowned courses hosting prestigious tournaments to hidden gems tucked away in stunning landscapes, there is something for every golfer's preference. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a casual player, South Africa offers an unforgettable golfing experience.

As a travel advisor, my goal is to provide you with insights and personalized recommendations for your golfing adventure in South Africa. I can help you tailor your trip to your preferences and budget. By contacting me, I can assist you in comparing golf packages and resorts to find the best value for your money.

So, whether you're dreaming of teeing off on world-class courses, immersing yourself in the beauty of South Africa's wildlife, or exploring the country's stunning attractions, I invite you to reach out to me. Let me help you plan your golf trip to South Africa, ensuring that every moment is filled with excitement, relaxation, and unforgettable memories. Contact me today and let's make your golfing adventure in South Africa a reality!

Michelle Wicks Cypher

Who Am I

I'm your guide to unforgettable European voyages, curated for wine connoisseurs, food enthusiasts, golfers and culture aficionados, ensuring each journey is a masterpiece of taste, history, and connection.

Michelle Wicks Cypher


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