Africa and Middle East Best Golf Courses



Best golf courses in Africa and Middle East listed by Country

 
Africa is famous for its golf safaris, and home to a whopping 828 golf courses in 50 countries, with a majority of them in South Africa. We first embarked on an exploration of the three best golfing destinations in a continent known for its abundant natural beauty and jaw-dropping wildlife i.e. Mauritius, Morocco and South Africa.

When in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban or George, and you feel like a game of golf, preferably at a lush open layout with challenging holes where every round feels like a tournament, there is bound to be a top-quality course round the corner. Among the absolute best is The Links at Fancourt, a British links-style course with a classic-looking dunescape, an uncompromising rough and a healthy fairway. For sweeping views of the Outeniqua mountains, water hazards and a course with a fierce bite, head to The Montagu at Fancourt.

Many of the best golf courses in South Africa promise scenic settings encompassing mountains, estuaries and countrysides, and in combination with excellent golf holes, deliver unforgettable experiences. 

Morocco is famous for its splendid artisanal crafts and flavorful cuisine, but did you know that it has a host of top-rated country clubs and public golf courses? Not unless you've played at the seaside links layout of Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort along the Atlantic shoreline, or the 27-hole PalmGolf Marrakech Palmeraie with its culturally-rich riad-style clubhouse.

The island nation of
 Mauritius beckons leisure travelers and honeymooners by the droves. It is also home to championship golf courses and some inland greens with challenging turfs and flawless groundskeeping. All benefit from pleasant coastline views with the trees and windy conditions testing your prowess! 
       
  Africa Golf Map with Best Golf Courses and Resorts
The UAE has an extensive choice of golf courses in the Middle East. Emirates Golf Club promises a lavish golfing experience amidst beautiful views of the Dubai skyline and expansive layouts of desert areas.

If you fancy a link-style layout, Tower Links at Ras Al Khaimah with its sandy areas, mangrove swamps and mountain views won't disappoint. Besides world-class amenities at the best of the kingdom's golf courses, their practice facilities and excellent customer service ensure a wholesome golfing experience. 

Qatar, Oman and Bahrain may belong to the small country index, but they keep golf enthusiasts satiated with smartly designed, well-maintained golf courses. Doha Golf Course, in particular, is a testimony to masterful construction in an arid environment, with its back nine sculpted from limestone quarries.

 

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