Best golf courses: Mbombela (Nelspruit)

Mbombela (Nelspruit): the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Player, Gary

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Mbombela (Nelspruit)

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Gary Player

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Golf Data

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Original 9-hole course extended to 18-holes by Golf Data (1991).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Matkovich, Peter

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Visitors welcome

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Mbombela (Nelspruit)

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Upgraded by Peter Matkovich

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Els, Ernie

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Visitors welcome

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Mbombela (Nelspruit)

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Ernie Els

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Grimsdell, Robert

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Visitors welcome

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Mbombela (Nelspruit)

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Robert "Bob" Grimsdell

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Grimsdell, Robert

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Mbombela (Nelspruit)

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Robert "Bob" Grimsdell. Upgraded by Peter Matkovich in 1999.

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Mbombela (Nelspruit)
Gary Player Design

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Visitors welcome

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Mbombela (Nelspruit)

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Original nine-hole course (1924); modifications by Gary Player & Reg Taylor (1972). Extended to 18-holes by Golf Data (1992).

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Tournaments

124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

Who's Who

Nelly Korda: won the Mizuho Americas Open (May 16-19) at Liberty National GC, continuing her extraordinary form in LPGA events. This was her sixth win in seven starts in 2024.

Xander Schauffele: recorded his first major championship win, and second record-equalling low score of 62 in a major. Only he, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Shane Lowry have achieved this feat in a men’s major championship.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Prince's Golf Club, Kent (UK)

Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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