Umkomaas Golf Club

Moodie Street,

Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal 4170

  • Office

    +27 (0)39 973 1042
  • Pro shop

    +27 (0)39 973 1330
  • Fax

    +27 (0)39 973 1059
  • Golf pro

    Devlyn Fraser

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, residential and seaside.

  • Designer:

    Robert (Bob) Grimsdell
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5625
5499
5023
Par
70
70
73
SSS or slope
68
71

Location

Latitude:

-30.207645

Longitude:

30.799471

How to get there:

48 km S of Durban

Travel south on the N2 highway from Durban. Take the Umkomaas off-ramp and turn left at the stop sign. Follow signs to golf course.

Umkomaas Golf Club

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.

Est. 1913

Umkomaas Golf Club: Laid out on relatively undulating terrain, Umkomaas is mainly played in a parkland environment of tree-lined fairways. There are several quite steep holes, with significant elevation changes, which provide a serious stretch of the legs as you journey round, but also gives you some beautiful views onto the Indian Ocean. At one point the layout just about gets you down to, but not quite alongside the sea's edge. Not yet visited by Where2Golf, Umkomaas is recommended by local golfers as an enjoyable, physically demanding (if walked) and very natural layout.
List of courses: KwaZulu-Natal

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: R170.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, SA affiliated and other discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire. Caddies available.

Did you know?

Umkomaas is the home club of the world-ranked South African professional golfer, Tim Clark. >> The coastal town of Umkomaas was developed in 1861 on a hill crowning the Mkomazi River's southern bank. In its early days a harbour was constructed for the purpose of exporting sugar. Nowadays, the town's colonial-style architecture has become "base camp" for scuba divers from around the world. Five kilometres offshore from Umkomaas lies the internationally-renowned Aliwal Shoal - a fossilised sand dune of sponges, and soft and hard coral. The shoal first came to prominence when it sank the steamer Nebo in 1884. This wreck was joined a century later by that of the Produce; together they add an interesting dimension to this kilometre-long diver's paradise. Aliwal Shoal attracts not only a wide variety of warm and cold-water fish, but also many Ragged-Tooth sharks. A large number of dive companies, plus underwater- themed accommodation, restaurants and taverns bear witness to Aliwal Shoal's popularity.

Where2Stay

  • Protea Hotel, Karridene Beach3-star

    Old South Coast Road, Illovo Beach, KwaZulu-Natal 4126

    +27 (0)31 916 7228

    Visit website
    Only 20 minutes south of Durban, this modern South Coast hotel resort is well-known for its excellent accommodation, wonderful food, friendly hospitality and first-class service. Situated between the lagoon and the beach at Illovo, it also boasts an award-winning caravan park.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Umkomaas

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

  • Umkomaas Guest House4-star B&B

    30 Crompton Street, Umkomaas Aliwal Shoal, South Coast

    +27 (0)39 973 1572

    Visit website
    Situated in Umkomaas on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast known as the Sun coast due to the all year round good weather. The 5-bedroom Umkomaas Guest House is located close to the world famous Aliwal Shoal dive site.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Umkomaas; Selborne; Umdoni Parl

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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