Photo of Milnerton Golf Club

Milnerton Golf Club

Bridge Rd, Woodbridge Island,

Milnerton Cape, Western Cape 7435

  • Office

    +27 (0)21 552 1047
  • Pro shop

    +27 (0)21 552 3108
  • Fax

    +27 (0)21 551 5897
  • Golf pro

    Jonathan Jacobson (PGA, Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Seaside, lagoon and residential.

  • Designer:

    Mark Muller designed the current layout in 1995.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6113
5721
5022
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72
70
71

Location

Latitude:

-33.881359

Longitude:

18.488231

How to get there:

8 km NE 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 5.8 km, at second set of traffic lights in Milnerton, turn left over the lagoon bridge. Golf is on your right after 200 m.

Milnerton Golf Club

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1913

Milnerton Golf Club: Laid out between the Atlantic Ocean and the Rietvlei lagoon, Milnerton is a spacious links golf course that provides fabulous views across Table Bay and onto the unparalleled splendour of Table Mountain. The city and harbour of Cape Town also come stunningly into view from several holes. This wonderfully natural environment, created by so many ocean and lagoon-side holes, is slightly compromised (from a links purist's standpoint), by the presence of two stretches of real estate, which flank several holes in the middle section of the course. Although the layout has some holes lacking clear definition (especially if this is your first outing here), the generally good-width fairways laid out on flat terrain, an absence of thick rough, and relatively sparse bunkering, might have you thinking that an easy-going and low-scoring round is in store. However, as with most seaside courses, the biggest determining factor in how you score will inevitably be the wind. If its blowing too fiercely, there are some dangerous water hazards, in addition to the ocean and the lagoon that will be brought even more seriously into play. The combination of links-style terrain and wonderful sea and lagoon views, are really the high points of this course. Almost inevitably, some real estate also gets into the act, but it should not detract from your enjoyment of a round at Milnerton. A force 6 or stronger breeze - well that's a different matter !
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  • Photo of Milnerton Golf Club
  • Photo of Milnerton Golf Club
  • Photo of Milnerton Golf Club
  • Photo of Milnerton Golf Club
  • Photo of Milnerton Golf Club
  • Photo of Milnerton Golf Club

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: R495 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, SA affiliated and other discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Milnerton has hosted several Sunshine Tour events including the PGA South African Masters in 1978 and each year thereafter until 1983. Top American golfer, Calvin Peete, playing the course for the first time, called it a "Mickey Mouse course" after shooting a course record 63 in perfect playing conditions. During his second round the Cape Doctor (Cape Town's weather system) blew in, and Peete shot an 83! >> It is not unusual during the winter months to catch sight of whales and dolphins from the oceanside holes.

Published ranking

2018 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 82nd best course in South Africa.

Where2Stay

  • Cape Grace5-star

    West Quay, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town

    +27 (0)21 410 7100

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    A member of the Leading Small Hotels of the World, Cape Grace offers an unforgettable experience for discerning travellers. Set on its own private quay on Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the hotel is a destination in itself. All 122 rooms have views of the V&A harbour or yacht marina with a Table Mountain backdrop. Cape Grace is centrally located with quick and easy access to the airport, city centre and popular tourist destinations.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Milnerton; Mowbray; Rondebosch

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Royal Cape; Steenberg; Westlake; Clovelly; Atlantic Beach

  • Cape Town Lodge4-star

    101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town 8001

    +27 (0)21 422 0030

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    A comfortable, quiet and good-value 4-star hotel located close to the centre of Cape Town and only a short hotel shuttle ride from the famous Waterfront district.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Milnerton; Mowbray; Rondebosch

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Royal Cape; Steenberg; Westlake; Clovelly; Atlantic Beach

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