Legend Golf & Safari Resort

Entabeni Nature Reserve,

Mokopane, Limpopo Province 0600

  • Office

    +27 (0)12 361 6303
  • Pro shop

    +27 (0)15 453 9278
  • Fax

    +27 (0)12 361 5674
  • Academy

    Legend Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    African bushland.

  • Designer:

    Overall design by South African designers David Riddle and Douw van de Merwe (of DDV Golf Design), with specific design input coming from 18 of the world's top professionals golfers on their respective assigned hole. Extreme 19th conceived by Graham Cooke and built by David Riddle.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
7782
6583
5866
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope

At the same location:

10-hole par-30 Tribute Course comprising replicas of some of the world's toughest and best known par-3 holes.

Location

Latitude:

-24.181679

Longitude:

28.631701

How to get there:

265 km NE of Johannesburg.

Legend Golf & Safari Resort

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

Est. 2007

Legend Golf & Safari Resort: CLOSED IN 2019, pending a full redevelopment. CHECK CURRENT STATUS with the Club.

Where2Golf original write-up: The golf experience at Legend Golf & Safari Resort, located three hours drive from Johannesburg, is nothing short of exceptional. Eighteen different signature holes, on a course uniquely designed by eighteen of the world's best golfers.

Each hole in this relatively open, gently undulating bushland setting has the vision of a great golfer at its heart. The par 72-layout, complete with its stunning mountain backdrops, begins from elevated tees and an excellent risk-reward par-5, courtesy of South African player/designer Trevor Immelman. Another South African, Retief Goosen closes out your round with another challenging par-5 at the 18th. But as you putt out on the final green, all is far from finished ... the Extreme 19th awaits!

Pick of the holes: the Extreme 19th ... this extraordinary par-3 hole, measuring a mere 360 metres is accompanied by a 430 metre vertical drop, down onto a green shaped like the African continent. A short helicopter ride gets you to and from the tee-box, conveniently located on top of Hanglip Mountain.

Short course: to fully test your short game, the Legend also offers a 10-hole short course, recreating some of the world’s most famous par-3s. There's also an academy with a unique approach to learning and designed in a unique style.

List of courses: South Africa

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Check green fees with Club as and when it reopens.

Contact club for full details. [Last updated: 2022].

Other information

Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire. Each fourball flight is accompanied by at least one caddy ranger (who is both a caddy and a bush expert).

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The Signature designers of the Legend course (with the hole they designed in brackets) are: Trevor Immelman (1); Thomas Bjorn (2); Jim Furyk (3); Bernard Langer (4); Michael Campbell (5); Colin Montgomerie (6); Mike Weir (7); Camilo Villegas (8); Justin Rose (9); Padraig Harrington (10); Raphael Jacquelin (11); Ian Woosnam (12); Luke Donald (13); Robert Allenby (14); Vijay Singh (15); Sergio Garcia (16); KJ Choi (17); Retief Goosen (18).

The Tribute par-3 course includes the following replica holes: Pine valley 10th (1); Royal Troon 8th - Postage Stamp (2); St Andrews Old Course 11th (3); Augusta National 12th - Golden Bell (4); Royal Melbourne 6th (5); Augusta National 16th - Redbud (6); Riviera CC 7th (7); an African Redan hole (8); Yale University 9th (9); TPC Sawgrass 17th (10).

Where2Stay

  • Legend Golf & Safari Resort - Resort Suites

    Entabeni Nature Reserve, Mokopane, Limpopo Province, S. Africa

    +27 (0)14 743 6303

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    At the heart of Legend Golf & Safari Resort are the resort suites, designed and furnished to an impeccable standard and offering the epitomy of luxury bush living. The resort suites form the backbone of the Legend's accommodation for visitors and homeowners alike. Equipped with modern telecoms in addition to luxurious furnishings and fittings, the resort suites provide an ideal base from which to explore all that Legend Golf & Safari Resort has to offer.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Legend

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

  • Entabeni Lodges

    Entabeni Nature Reserve, Mokopane, Limpopo Province, S. Africa.

    +27 (0)11 729 6700

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    Entabeni's diverse camp sites set across the 22,000 hectares of this wonderful safari conservancy offer everything from tented comfort to five star luxury. Each lodge is different and yet has the same principles at its heart - a desire to serve and give guest the best possible experience of the African bush. Hanglip, Wildside, Ravineside, Lakeside and Kingfisher - all these lodges are set in wonderful surroundings, imbued with a true African character.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Legend

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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