San Lameer Country Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   San Lameer Country Club Est. 1992

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San Lameer Country Club: Located on South Africa's eastern seaboard, an hour and a half's drive from Durban, this wind prone area has understandably acquired the name, the Wild Coast. However, rather than a "walk on the wild side" of golf, this excellently designed layout at San Lameer can, in most respects, be more aptly described as a well-presented resort style course. The constantly undulating and rolling terrain is home to several holes that will thoroughly test your course management and accuracy from the tee. Around the greens, with plenty of deep landscaping and bunkering, your short game will also need to be on song. Water is a dangerous threat on many occasions, not least at the short par-4 5th, 9th, 10th and 18th holes, which all require well-placed iron shots from the tee. Some of the estate's terracotta coloured villas flank a few of the holes, although they are generally out of range from errant drives. The area's characteristic dense coastal vegetation lines several holes - the par-3 16th and par-5 17th being two fine examples of holes played through wonderfully natural stretches of forest. From many vantage points on the course the Indian Ocean comes spectacularly into view, while a large variety of birdlife and families of impala and vervet monkeys add to San Lameer's natural and scenic environment. With its excellent collection of par-3's, including the long and tough downhill 9th, San Lameer combines both resort style golf with some of the coast's wilder aspects, especially so if anything more than a gentle breeze is blowing in from the ocean.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

San Lameer Country Club
Main Road,
Southbroom, KwaZulu-Natal 4277
South Africa
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Office   +27 (0)39 313 5141
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +27 (0)39 313 5144

Email   proshop@sanlameer.co.za
Website   www.sanlameer.co.za
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Golf Pro
 
Schalk Oosthuizen (General Manager)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb and some longish green-to-tee walks.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Peter Matkovich
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6104 5375 5055
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 71 68 71
 
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How2Get There?

150 km S of Durban
From Durban take the N2 highway south. Go past Southbroom, where the N2 becomes the R61. Just south of Southbroom, after the Manaba Beach turn-off, you will find San Lameer entrance on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: ZAR 450. Reduced SAGA-affiliated, junior and student rates. [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 weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Golf carts available for hire.
Caddies and/or ball-spotters available.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

San Lameer has hosted many top-level tournaments, including South African Sunshine Tour events. >> San Lameer is a conservation haven with abundant wildlife on the Estate - including impala, red, gray and blue duiker, reedbuck and bushbuck, and nearly 200 different bird species.

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Published Ranking
2016 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 69th best course of the 450 courses in South Africa.
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Location

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Latitude: (-30.943081)
Longitude: (30.294971)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Mondazur Resort Estate Hotel 4-star
Mondazur Resort Estate Hotel, San Lameer, P O Box 88, Southbroom 4277
+27 (0)39 313 0011
www.mondazur.com

Located alongside a lagoon, overlooking the Indian Ocean on the San Lameer estate, the Mondazur Hotel offers 8 elegantly appointed classic rooms, 26 deluxe rooms, 2 superior rooms, 2 executive rooms and 2 suites. The centrepiece of the estate’s domain is the championship golf course. The layout winds through pristine coastal flora and the tastefully constructed villas.

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Golf within 30 km Wild Coast Sun; Port Shepstone
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Sunbirds - Modern Luxury B&B 5-star
54 Outlook Road, Southbroom, KwaZulu-Natal 4277.
+27 (0)39 316 8202
www.sunbirds.co.za

With Southbroom Beach just a 3 minute stroll away, this modern, luxury B&B benefits from the attentive service of your hosts Liz and Jonathan Shaw. Many of the Wild Coast's excellent golf courses are within easy reach; both San Lameer and Southbroom being less than a five-minute drive. A range of excellent dining options are also close at hand.

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