The Golf Coast

The inimitable Golf Coast with its scenic courses and spectacular sea views is a delight to play. Start up North and work your way down to the Wild Coast Sun. Check out a bunch of courses and info on them below and plan your golf weekend away now!

UMKOMAAS GOLF CLUB

This is the first course on the Golf Coast and is home to pro golfer Tim Clark, one of South Africa’s best. This course offers forests of lovely old indigenous trees and many well-styled bunkers that make it more challenging. The par 4 third hole is known to be the most exciting stroke in KwaZulu-Natal. CALL: 039 973 1042

SCOTTBURGH GOLF CLUB

From the narrow fairway on the par 4 third hole to the last drive from the par 4 18th over the trees on a wing and a prayer, this coastal semi-links course is a super start to your golfing meander down the coast. CALL: 039 976 0041

SELBORNE PARK GOLF ESTATE

Designed by Denis Barker, the superlative Selborne Golf Estate boasts a world-class parkland course that is ever-challenging with a resident pro at hand to offer advice. Considered the Grand Dame of the South Coast’s championship courses. CALL: 087 135 0559

UMDONI COUNTRY CLUB

Compleat Golfer’s course of the month, January2017, historic Umdoni is designed for your enjoyment. Part of the Umdoni Park Trust, it nestles between coast and countryside and also offers guided environmental walks. CALL: 039-975 9615

PORT SHEPSTONE COUNTRY CLUB

Dating back to 1912, the pristine riverside Port Shepstone Country Club is a regular host to championship events. The Par 72 course has recently undergone major renovations and attracts spectacular birdlife. Book your tee-off in advance to avoid disappointment. CALL: 039 695 0141

HARDING COUNTRY CLUB

Situated 45 minutes inland from Port Shepstone is Harding Country Club, a casual country getaway for golfers. Relax playing 18 holes on this 9-hole course, with 6 water hazards to contend with and super friendly local folk. CALL: 039 433 1738

MARGATE COUNTRY CLUB

Up for a challenge, but looking for a more sociable golf club? Margate Country Club prides itself on its friendliness, while featuring 5 par 3’s that are highly regarded with an 11th signature hole that requires an accurate tee-shot over a picturesque ravine. Considered a favourite place to play among golfers. CALL: 039 312 0571

SOUTHBROOM COUNTRY CLUB

Appealing to discerning golfers, scenic Southbroom Country Club is a classic. Play in elegant surroundings with coastal wind providing the challenge. Host to men’s, ladies and mixed amateur classics, Southbroom is popular year-round. CALL: 039 316 6051

SAN LAMEER COUNTRY CLUB

The first golfing estate developed in South Africa. The 18-hole championship course weaves through a wetland forest and is proud host of the SA Women’s Open. A quality golf experience in its own right, San Lameer is a must on any golfer’s itinerary. CALL: 039 313 5141

PORT EDWARD COUNTRY CLUB

Port Edward Country Club boasts a sea view from every tee box, of which there are 18 on the 9-hole course. This undulating course is an endearing challenge and the 19th is very famous. Negotiate the wind and the water and you’ll have a memorable experience. CALL: 039311 2589

THE WILD COAST COUNTRY CLUB

Part of the Wild Coast Sun, located on the KZN border in the Eastern Cape and alongside the mighty uMtamvuna River. A daunting, but picturesque championship course, every green has its own challenge amid unspoilt coastal vegetation. One of the best courses in South Africa, so book in advance. CALL: 039 305 2799