Stellenbosch Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Stellenbosch Golf Club Est. 1904

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Stellenbosch Golf Club: This very enjoyable and classical parkland golf course is located in the very heart of the Stellenbosch wine growing region, just south of the town of the same name. Beautiful mountain and vineyard views abound from many parts of the layout, which occupies relatively flat terrain. Several tightish and pleasantly tree-lined fairways combine with good quality bunkering and occasional (but gentle) elevation changes, to ensure your game will be suitably probed and tested. Water hazards are not too numerous, although some small ponds strengthen the defences around a few of the greens, notably alongside the not overly large 18th green. Although located alongside the R44 Somerset West - Stellenbosch road, traffic noise is not an issue - most of the course is set well away from the road. Vineyards rather than real estate lie beyond the course boundary, allowing you to enjoy this very natural and picturesque layout without fear of breaking any windows ! With its companion World Amateur Team Trophy course (De Zalze) just a few hundred metres to the south (see Did You Know section below), this is an area well served by two very enjoyable and testing courses, and as many wineries as you could possibly visit anywhere in the world.

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Making Contact

Stellenbosch Golf Club
Strand Road (R44),
Stellenbosch, Western Cape 7599
South Africa
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Office   +27 (0)21 880 0244
Pro Shop   +27 (0)21 880 0244
Fax

  +27 (0)21 880 0260

Email   bookings@stellenboschgolfclub.com
Website   www.stellenboschgolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Louis Destroo (Director of Golf).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside and vineyards
 
Designer: Ken Elkin
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6284 5438 4908
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72 70 70
 
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How2Get There?

45 km E of Cape Town
From Cape Town take the N2 direction International Airport / Somerset West. After approx 45 km, take the Somerset West / Stellenbosch turn-off onto the R44. After approx 16 km golf course is on your left as you approach Stellenbosch, just past De Zalze Country Club.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes: R595 (all days). Reduced rates for 9-hole rounds, and for SAGA-affiliated golfers, juniors and students. [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.  Must book in advance. Handicap required
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts available for hire.
Caddies available.
Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Stellenbosch has hosted a number of top golf events including the South African Open (in 1999) and the South African Masters on many occasions. In 2006 Stellenbosch (together with neighbouring De Zalze) hosted the prestigious World Amateur Team Championships (WATC). The biennial WATC, involves 3-person teams competing for the Eisenhower Trophy (men) and Espirito Santo Trophy (women). In 2006 at De Zalze, there was a nail-biting home win for the South African women's team, while the Eisenhower Trophy was won by the Netherlands (perhaps appropriate in a wine growing region that was originally established by Dutch settlers!). For more information on the WATC see our entry in the Golf Dictionary section.

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Published Ranking
2016 South Africa Golf Digest rating: 73rd best course of the 450 courses in South Africa.
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Location

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Latitude: (-33.958554)
Longitude: (18.850739)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Stellenbosch Hotel 3-star
Corner of Dorp & Andringa Streets, Stellenbosch7599, Western Cape.
+27 (0)21 887 3644
www.stellenboschhotel.co.za

Located in the centre of Stellenbosch, this 27-room boutique style hotel combines old world charm with air conditioned modern comforts. The building itself dates from around 1700, and is a national listed monument. From the R44 take Dorpstraat into the centre of Stellenbosch.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Stellenbosch; De Zalze
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Golf within 30 km Pearl Valley; Paarl; Erinvale
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The Kleine Zalze Lodge  4-star
Strand Road (R44), Stellenbosch 7600
+27 (0)21 880 0740
www.kleinezalze.co.za

Situated adjacent to the first fairway of the De Zalze Winelands Golf Estate, within walking distance of the clubhouse, Kleine Zalze Lodge enjoy panoramic views of the Stellenbosch Mountains in a variety of stylishly decorated units (all with kitchenettes). The 47-bedroomed Lodge, forms part of the Kleine Zalze Wine Estate, which offers award-winning wines, an excellent restaurant, a unique function venue set in a wine cellar, a 120-seater conference facility, vineyard walks and a swimming pool.

Golf at this hotel De Zalze
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