Atlantic Beach Golf Club & Estate

1 Fairway Drive, Atlantic Beach Estate,

Melkbosstrand, Western Cape 7441

  • Office

    +27 (0)21 553 2223
  • Pro shop

    +27 (0)21 553 2223
  • Fax

    +27 (0)21 553 2224
  • Golf pro

    Teddy Webber (PGA, Head Professional)
  • Academy

    Teddy Webber Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Links-style. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb, with some longish green-to-tee walks on occasions.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential setting.

  • Designer:

    Mark Muller
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6295
5861
4938
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73
70
70

Location

Latitude:

-33.739678

Longitude:

18.452547

How to get there:

30 km N of Cape Town

From the centre of Cape Town follow the N1 highway, direction Paarl. After 3 km take the R27 (Marine Drive) direction Milnerton / West Coast / Velddrif. After 23.7 km, opposite Farm Stall, turn left direction The Lodge Atlantic Beach. After 300 m turn left into Golf Club.

Atlantic Beach Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 2001

Atlantic Beach Golf Club: There is much to commend this challenging and thoroughly absorbing golf course north of Cape Town. Although much of the perimeter of the course has gradually been encircled by real estate, a good margin of fynbos vegetation has been retained to separate the gently undulating and always testing holes from the housing. The wonderfully varied fynbos is not alone in underpinning Atlantic Beach's pleasantly natural feel. Several tame Springboks roam the fairways, and from the course there are fabulous views of Table Mountain, Robben Island and the Atlantic Ocean. The course itself is thoroughly enjoyable and often immensely challenging. The fairways and light semi-rough often present relatively tight targets (especially on a first outing), with the thick fynbos awaiting anything hit too wayward. The gentle undulations of the fairways are mirrored, sometimes excessively so, in the often large and seriously sloping greens. With sandy waste areas lining some fairways and deep bunkering and testing run-offs around the greens, it is not just several tight tee shots that will keep you on your toes. Among many excellent holes, the signature par-3 12th is the kind of gem found on some of the world's best links courses, while the blind drive at the par-5 4th is a knee-trembler, and the testing par-5 1st will clear away any cobwebs at the start of your round. Allowing for the ever-present housing, albeit set in an originally very natural setting, Atlantic Beach can be enjoyed by links aficionados and holiday golfers alike.
List of courses: Around Cape Town

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends; more restricted on weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (Nov thru' April): R475 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Atlantic Beach provides a wonderful example of South Africa's fynbos, the naturally growing coastal vegetation that contains all manner of shrubs, flowers and small trees. However, do not inspect it too closely or go rooting around in the fynbos to find lost balls. It is also home to several dangerous snakes, including puff adders, Cape cobras and boom slangs (tree snakes). | Atlantic Beach has hosted South African Sunshine Tour events.

Published ranking

2018 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 72nd best course in South Africa.

Where2Stay

  • The Lodge at Atlantic Beach4-star

    The Lodge, Atlantic Beach Golf Estate, Birkenhead Drive, Melkbosstrand 7441, Cape Town

    +27 21 553 4653

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    In keeping with the philosophy of relaxed, comfortable coastal living, guests at The Lodge may take full advantage of all the amenities on the estate. These include the use of the golf course, leisure centre, and more - all of which are in walking distance of the Lodge and totally secure with controlled access.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Atlantic Beach

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Milnerton; Mowbray; Rondebosch

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