Golf South Africa
Are your plans for a golfing vacation in Exotic Southern Africa? Yes? You will experience the premier destination for golfing! South Africa! which boasts about 500 elite golf courses! Spectacular sunny weather prevails 320 days of the year on average, making it the perfect climate for golfing. Kwazulu Natal 365 Days a year on Indian Ocean! With its sense-luscious scenery and wide open spaces where wild animals roam, you can pick from a diversity of golf experiences.
Here are a few to whet your golfing appetite: Designed by Gary Player If you're a fan of Gary Player, the world esteemed pro golfer, check out Fancourt golf resort, which includes three championship golf courses he designed. Fancourt is located on the gorgeous Garden Route. Golf with "Friends" The Hans Merensky Hotel & Spa is located on the border of Kruger National Park. You may especially enjoy golfing in the wild with the resident zebra, giraffe and crocodiles.
Extreme 19 at Legend Gold & Safari Resort Talk about an adrenaline pumping experience! Dubbed the world's longest par 3, you'll take a helicopter to the top of Hanglip Mountain to tee off. It takes around 30 seconds for your ball to hit the green, which is shaped like Africa. In 2010, the World Property Awards in London named Extreme 19
"Best Golf Course Destination in the World". Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate This golfer's gem is nestled between mountains and vineyards. Everything about Devonvale is designed with the unique needs of the wine connoisseur and golfing enthusiast in mind. From swanky accommodations to 5-star changing rooms, there is something for everyone. Check the online events calendar if you're interested in catching a golf tournament, such as the SA Ladies Open or Sunshine Tour. They also host"Squirrel" tournaments for the kiddos. Ride the Rails
If you've got the time, the nine-day golf safari offered by Rovos Rail is a must-do. From Pretoria you'll go to Sun City for a day of golf, then on to Champagne Sports Resort. You'll golf amidst unspoiled natural beauty and possibly sight Impala and rare birds. Other courses on the tour include: Zululand, Royal Swazi, Durban Country Club and Leopard Creek. See Rovos Video Link 2014 below
Click Rovos Rail South Africa The Golf Safari offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to see jaw-dropping scenery and wild animals in their habit from the safety and comfort of a train.
Tour the Mother City Cape Town, the Mother City, is family-friendly. Your "golf widow" will enjoy activities, such as exploring the V & A Waterfront, museums or riding a cable car to the top of Table Mountain. Knowing your spouse is safe and entertained, you will no doubt enjoy playing golf on a few of wonderful Cape Town courses. Be mindful, U.S. seasons are opposite in South Africa,making your winter the perfect getaway time.
SportingNews.com Larry Fitzgerald visits legendary 'Extreme 19th' in South Africa