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George Golf Club

CJ Langenhoven St, Heatherlands,

George, Western Cape 6530

  • Office

    +27 (0)44 873 6116
  • Pro shop

    +27 (0)44 873 6116
  • Fax

    +27 (0)44 874 6191

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Dr. Charles Murray

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6102
5777
5186
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72
70
72

Location

Latitude:

-33.953470

Longitude:

22.445444

How to get there:

2 km NW of George (centre)

Leave the centre of George on the N9 / N12 (which becomes C.J. Langenhoven Road), direction Oudtshoorn. After 1.5 km from George centre, golf is on your left next to rugby stadium.

George Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1906

George Golf Club: With many new and stunning golf developments springing up along the Garden Route in recent years, there is still much to admire and enjoy at one of the area's older layouts. George Golf club is an excellent parkland course, set against the stunning backdrop of the Outeniqua mountains. Plenty of mature trees of many varieties, as well as some more recent plantings, attractively line the fairways, while well-placed bunkers guard the often large and subtly sloping greens. The gently undulating front-nine gives way to some more pronounced elevation changes on the back-nine. Several holes are played from nicely elevated tees, not least the excellent signature hole, the 17th, which is often rated one of the best par-3's in South Africa. Water is not a significant "risk" factor on the majority of this layout, but a small lake comes threateningly into play on the opening hole, a deceptively difficult short par-4, and at the longer and very testing par-4 18th. Accurate driving will be needed to maximise scoring opportunities, although things generally don't get overly tight around this very pleasurable and mature parkland course.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays (not Weds) and Sundays. No visitors on Sat and Wed.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Oct thru' April): R380.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, SA affiliated and other discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts available for hire. Caddies available at all times.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Golf was first played in George back in 1886, since when the club and course have moved a few times. The current course was laid out in the early 1930's. >> George, the city, is the sixth oldest colonial town in South Africa, and was the first founded under British rule. Timber production from the vast Outeniqua forests was the main reason the Dutch East India Company established a woodcutters outpost on the site in 1776. It was originally named Georgetown, after the then reigning monarch, George III.

Published ranking

2018 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 12th best course in South Africa.

Where2Stay

  • Protea Hotel King George4-star

    King George Drive, George 6529

    +27 (0)44 874 7659

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    The Protea Hotel King George, renowned for old-fashioned attention and service, overlooks the famous George Golf Course. Stylishly designed rooms and luxury suites offer superb accommodation, all amenities and services offer comfort for both holiday and business travellers.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      George; Kingswood; Fancourt (Montagu, Outeniqua, The Links & Bramble Hill courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Oubaai

  • French Lodge International

    29 York Street, George 6530

    +27 (0)44 874 0345

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    This small and exclusive hotel combines excellent hospitality with the easy ambience of African style and comfort. Situated in the middle of George, and imbued with the warm rich tones of Africa, French Lodge International meets the needs of the leisure or business traveller in a relaxed and restful atmosphere.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      George; Kingswood; Fancourt (Montagu, Outeniqua, The Links & Bramble Hill courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Oubaai

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