Tokai Road, Constantia,
nr Cape Town, Western Cape 7945
18 holes. Open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
Residential and vineyards.
20 km S of Cape Town
From the centre of Cape Town, take the N2 and then M3 highways, and follow the M3 right to the end (approx 17 km). Turn right onto the M42 (Steenberg Road) and head west direction Tokai. Follow road for approx 2.5 km to Steeberg entrance.
Steenberg Golf Estate: Nestling down in the Constantia Valley wine-growing region, with the Constantiaberg mountains as a splendid backdrop, the golf course at Steenberg is an integral part of a centuries old wine estate. Located on the estate's eastern side, the expansive 18-hole championship layout, roams its way through the vineyards and more recently established housing development.
Always well-maintained, and occupying relatively flat terrain (with a few modest elevation changes), this relatively open parkland layout contains many attractive dog-legging par-4s and well-defended par-3s. Although real estate now flanks the majority of holes, it seldom intrudes on your game, leaving you to enjoy the relatively wide fairways and generous band of not overly penal semi-rough.
Bunkers, sandy waste areas, ponds and a small meandering stream will all potentially play their part in proceedings. Water and sand hazards sometimes pose a dual-threat, especially at the opening and closing holes of the back-nine, and not least at the par-3 7th. This very good short hole is played to a good-size green completely encircled by a bunker; water awaits seriously wayward shots and anything hit too long.
At just over 7000 yards from the back-tees, and with its impressive array of hazards, Steenberg will thoroughly test and challenge your game. Meanwhile the surrounding vineyards could have you musing on which excellent Constantia Valley wine to drink in the evening - Steenberg of course!
Stay&Play at Steenberg: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
Visitors and resort guests welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.
Outside visitors should contact the Club to determine playing possibilities. Handicap required.
Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2024].
Caddies compulsory for visitors not accompanied by a Steenberg member. Golf carts available for hire.
Steenberg (meaning mountain of stone) is the oldest wine farm on the Cape Peninsula, dating back to the days of Simon van der Stel. The original land grant for the farm was allocated to Catharina Ustings Ras by Governor van der Stel.
Catharina was a controversial character of pioneering spirit, who as a young widow had left her native Germany to undertake the perilous journey to the tip of Africa. Although she settled on the farm in 1682, an official mandate was only granted to her in 1688 "to cultivate, to plough, to sow and to possess" the land. She first named it Swaaneweide - the feeding place of swans. More recently the estate has been expanded to include a significant housing development, a hotel and the championship golf course.
South Africa's 45th best course (SA's Top 100 Courses, 2023).
Steenberg Estate, Tokai, Constantia Valley, Cape Town, Western Cape.
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The luxurious Steenberg Hotel is situated on the Cape’s oldest farm, a twenty-minute drive from the heart of Cape Town. The hotel nestles in the tranquil Constantia Valley, against the slopes of the Steenberg Mountains, offering sweeping views over False Bay. Its buildings, dating back to 1682, were fully restored and have been declared a National Monument. Here the legendary elegance and traditions of the 17th century blend harmoniously with the most refined luxuries and conveniences of our modern age.
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