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Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort

1 Pinnacle Point Rd,

Mossel Bay, Western Cape 6506

  • Office

    +27 (0)44 693 5320
  • Pro shop

    +27 (0)44 693 3438
  • Fax

    +27 (0)44 693 2256
  • Golf pro

    Nic Grundtvig (Golf Director)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open links-style. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb, with long green-to-tee walks.

  • Surroundings:

    Clifftop setting.

  • Designer:

    Co-designed by Peter Matkovich and Darren Clarke.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6465
5747
4867
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75
71
71

Location

Latitude:

-34.205520

Longitude:

22.089021

How to get there:

60 km SW of George

Heading east on the N2 highway from Cape Town : 7 km before Mossel Bay the N2 bears off to the left, direction George. At this split, continue straight on, direction Mossel Bay on the R328. After 3 km turn right at traffic lights and follows signs to Pinnacle Point.

Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 2006

Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort: Few courses in the world come close to the clifftop splendour of Pinnacle Point. Perhaps Old Head in Ireland, Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand and Pebble Beach in California are its closest relatives. For lovers of full-on, dramatic seaside golf, this layout delivers high octane thrills and magnificent ocean views from start to finish.

Expansively laid out on terrain that slopes away from the sea, each of the spectacularly designed holes provides stunning views onto the Indian Ocean. Many are played alongside and sometimes towards imposing cliffs that rise from the sea. The closing stretch on both the front and back-nines contains a succession of hugely memorable "signature" holes; many clubs would pay a king's ransom just to have one such hole in their layout. On several occasions you will be required to drive across wide ravines that cut in from the sea, with the lichen covered cliffs awaiting anything hit too short or right.

The four par-3's are the most scenic collection of short holes you'll play anywhere - and that includes the likes of Pebble Beach and Cypress Point. The par-5s will test your long game to the full, and around the excellent greens all manner of short game challenges await - not least in the depth and quantity of the bunkering.

This Matkovich masterpiece will challenge and enthral in equal measure - while the dramatic views are guaranteed to keep your camera fully employed. Although real estate is developing on some parts of the Pinnacle Point estate, it is still of sufficient low-density not to interfere with your golf or the magnificence of the layout.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (Nov thru' Feb): R570 (all days). Golf cart R130 (per seat).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Excellent with stunning views! (although located 1 km from the clubhouse).

Did you know?

Look out at the 14th tee box for a small colony of small, brown, rabbit-sized animals that live on the rocks sloping down to the ocean. Called Rock or Cape Hyrax (or Dassies in South Africa), they are native to Africa and the Middle East. Perhaps the best-known colony of dassies lives on Table Top Mountain in Cape Town, and can always be spotted around the tourist areas, where food might be found. From many vantage points on the course it is not uncommon to see dolphins and whales just offshore in the Ocean >> As is usually the case, the different sets of tees provide golfers with a course of different lengths. Here at Pinnacle Point these courses are given their own name : Ocean course (Pro's tees); Rocky Cliffs course (Championship tees); Caves course (Club tees); Beach course (Ladies Ch'ship/Mens Snrs tees); Fynbos course (Ladies Club tees).

Published ranking

2018 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 22nd best course in South Africa.

Where2Stay

  • Pinnacle Point Lodges & Villas

    Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Estate, Mossel Bay.

    +27 (0)44 693 3438

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    Pinnacle Point has a selection of self-catering 2, 3 and 4-bedroom luxury golf villas and lodges available for rental, all fully furnished and serviced daily (on request).
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      Pinnacle Point

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Mossel Bay

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