Best Golf Holiday Destinations in Africa and Middle East



Africa & Middle East best golf holiday destinations

Of the nearly 828 courses in Africa, approximately half are located in South Africa, whose safaris, nature reserves, beaches, lagoons and winelands draw over 15 million tourists annually. When in Cape Townknown for its buzzing nightlife and awe-inspiring scenery, make time for Arabella Golf Club located near the Bot River estuary, whose fast, sloping greens and abundant crater-like bunkering put your skills to the test.  

Kruger National Park, one of the continent’s largest game reserves, offers a number of vacation packages and golf weekends. As a lodge guest at Buhala Lodge, you have the opportunity to tee off at the fabulous Leopard Creek course, a Gary Player design that serves a number of challenges and an unforgettable experience at the 13th hole, where you can catch a glimpse of hippos and crocodiles at the Crocodile River.

The Sun City luxury resort and casino has two excellent golf courses, one at the Gary Player Country Club that hosts the Nedbank Golf Challenge and the other at Lost City Country Club perched on an extinct volcano. To plan your golf vacation select your preferred destination from the list below. You will find all the information you need to make your own bookings.

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Mauritius’ reputation as a tropical paradise is firmly entrenched now that it attracts over a million tourists every year. Its profile as a premier golfing destination has also risen in recent years thanks to a combination of world-class design, idyllic views and stylish clubhouses. If you plan to visit Mauritius in the coming year, the   Four Seasons Golf Club Mauritius at Anahita   – which is popular among experienced and beginner golfers alike - is worth your time and money. Tamarina Golf, Spa and Beach Club to the south is a championship layout set adjacent to the Casela wildlife park, home to cheetahs, giant tortoises, lions and 1500 species of birds. 

UAE is the Middle East’s golfing country, marrying flawless presentation and maintenance with opulent clubhouse architecture and on-site golf courses and academies. The 
  Abu Dhabi Golf Club   and the four Greg Norman-designed courses at Jumeirah Golf Estates are exemplary choices.
 

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Courses:
Tiburón GC: featuring two Greg Norman-designed courses, this top-level Florida Stay&Play venue hosts the PGA and LPGA Tours this autumn.
Leopard Creeklocated on the edge of the Kruger National Park, this stunning Gary Player design plays host to the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 13-16).

Tournaments:
World Cup of Golfwith Denmark as defending champions, this prestigious team event heads for the Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne (Nov 22-25)
Ladies Spanish Openfirst played in 1982, this event brings the curtain down on the Ladies European Tour 2018 season (Nov 22-25).

Who's Who: 
Lee Westwoodback in the winner’s circle after victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge, “Westy” recorded his first European Tour win for four years.
Matt Kucharalso back to winning ways after taking the Mayakoba Golf Classic, “Kuch” recorded his first PGA Tour win for four and a half years.
 
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