Rondebosch Golf Club

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   Rondebosch Golf Club Est. 1911

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Rondebosch Golf Club: Like Mowbray GC, its immediate neighbour to the north, Rondebosch is located less than 10km from Cape Town's famous Waterfront district, and is also flanked by one or two of Cape Town's communication routes. The northern boundary of the course is delineated by the Black River (a canal), the southern boundary by the busy M5 Highway. Three of the most attractive holes are located the furthest away from the road, tightly wrapped around a sweeping bend in the canal. Like its neighbour, many of the holes are nicely tree-lined, and water hazards and good bunkering provide additional solid defences on many holes. With its proximity to the centre of Cape Town and wonderful vistas onto Table Mountain and Devil's Peak, Rondebosch is a popular golf course with both local and visiting golfers. In addition to its mix of natural and distinctly more urban views, it also boasts a variety and abundance of flora and fauna, home to a variety of bird life from cormorants and kingfishers to wild ducks and egrets.

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Making Contact

Rondebosch Golf Club
Golf Course Rd, off Klipfontein Rd,
Mowbray, Cape Town, Western Cape 7700
South Africa
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Office   +27 (0)21 689 4176
Pro Shop   +27 (0)21 689 4176

  +27 (0)21 685 1447

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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
Surroundings: Residential and urban environment.
Designer: Robert (Bob) Grimsdell
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6223 5775 5197
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72 70 71
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How2Get There?

10 km E of Cape Town (centre)
From the centre of Cape Town take the N2 highway, direction Cape Town International Airport. Exit the N2 onto the M5 direction Muizenberg. After just o.5 km take the M18 exit direction Rondebosch. At traffic lights turn left into Klipfontein Road. At next traffic lights, just after passing under the M5, turn left and then left again into Golf Course Road.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: R510. Reduced rates for 9-hole rounds, and for SAGA-affiliated golfers. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and Sundays; no visitors on Saturdays until after 4pm.  Must book in advance. Handicap required
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.
Caddies available.
Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Rondebosch Golf Club, like its neighbour Mowbray, was established, in part, as a by-product of the Cape Golf Club's move in 1910 to a new location in Ottery. Many members of the Cape GC (later Royal Cape) were not keen to travel the extra 10km south to the new location. The Mowbray and Rondebosch clubs were soon established, both of them just north of Rondebosch Common, the former home of the Cape GC; Rondebosch occupies lands that previously made-up the Frazerdale Farm. >> Rondebosch has hosted South African Sunshine Tour events.

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Published Ranking
2016 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 91st best course of the 450 courses in South Africa.
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Latitude: (-33.956251)
Longitude: (18.494335)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in

Cape Town Lodge 4-star
101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town 8001
+27 (0)21 422 0030

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
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Golf within 10 km Milnerton; Mowbray; Rondebosch
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Golf within 30 km Royal Cape; Steenberg; Westlake; Clovelly; Atlantic Beach
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City Lodge Pinelands 3-star
At Mowbray Golf Park, off Raapenberg Road, Pinelands, Cape Town
+27 (0)21 685 7944

The City Lodge Pinelands, part of Cape Town's City Lodge hotels family, is situated on the edge of the old English-style suburb of Pinelands, with rooms overlooking the first green of Mowbray Golf Club. Close to most major attractions in the Cape Town area. The CBD is only 8 minutes away and Cape Town International Airport 10 minutes away.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Mowbray; Rondebosch, Milnerton; Royal Cape
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Golf within 30 km Steenberg; Westlake; Clovelly; Atlantic Beach.
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