Best golf courses: Around Cape Town

Around Cape Town: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. 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 for the rating definitions.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Grimsdell, Robert

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Robert "Bob" Grimsdell

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Not Saturdays
Cape Town
Murray, Dr. Charles

Visitors?

Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Dr. Charles Murray

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Muller, Mark

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Mark Muller

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Matkovich, Peter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Peter Matkovich

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

A Jack Nicklaus Signature course.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Not Saturdays
Cape Town
Elkin, Ken

Visitors?

Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Ken Elkin

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Matkovich, Peter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Peter Matkovich

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Murray, Dr. Charles

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

In 1929 Dr Charles Murray designed the course on which today's layout is largely based.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Not Saturdays
Cape Town
Grimsdell, Robert

Visitors?

Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Robert "Bob" Grimsdell designed the original 18-holes. Upgraded and nine new holes added by Peter Matkovich in 2006/7.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Frost, David

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Original design dates from the 1950s. Course redesigned and nine new holes added by David Frost & Danie Obermeyer (1999).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Matkovich, Peter

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Peter Matkovich

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Not Saturdays
Cape Town
Muller, Mark

Visitors?

Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Mark Muller designed the current layout in 1995.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Cape Town
Murray, Dr. Charles

Visitors?

Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Dr. Charles Murray

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Cape Town
Player, Gary

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Gary Player

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Not Saturdays
Cape Town
Hotchkin, Colonel S.V.

Visitors?

Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Cape Town

Designer

Major modifications Colonel S.V. Hotchkin (1927).

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Tournaments

Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).

Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

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Who's Who

Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.

Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.

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.

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