1Leopard Creek, Malelane, Mpumalanga
An ultra-exclusive, superbly challenging course with a magnificent bushveld setting situated on the border of the Kruger National Park
2Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City at Sun City, North West Province
Both courses resting in the crater of an extinct volcano, one is home to the Nedbank Challenge, the other has 2m long crocodiles lazing around its par-3 13th (golfers are discouraged from retrieving wayward balls).
3Fancourt Hotel, Country Club & Golf Estate, George
Home to 4 world–class courses, the most famous being the Outeniqua Links course, international golf connoisseurs keep this classic venue on their itineraries.
4Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort, Mossel Bay
Play here for the most stunning ocean views and clifftop tee shots imaginable in a 100 ha nature reserve that conserves wildlife, birdlife and 264 varieties of indigenous fynbos.
5Pezula Championship Golf Course & Club, Knysna
This award-winning 18-hole course rates amongst the best and the most scenic golf courses in the world – a dramatic spectacle of fairways and rolling greens weaving through pristine Southern Cape landscape.
6Humewood Golf Course, Port Elizabeth
Consistently voted one of the top 10 courses in South Africa. Four-time host of the SA Open Championship, Humewood is regarded as one of the finest links courses anywhere. The par-4 13th running over 400m uphill ranks as one of the top 500 holes in the world.
7Wild Coast Sun Hotel, Casino & Country Club, Eastern Cape
With rugged terrain, that appears to rise and fall with the rhythm of the ocean below, natural features are a highlight of the Wild Coast golfing experience - and when the coastal breeze increases, so does your score.
8Champagne Sports Resort, Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal
This parklands course, set against the magnificent backdrop of Champagne and Cathkin peaks, offers the golfer both a challenging round of golf as well as a scenic beauty that is hard to beat.
9Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club - East
The Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club is one of the most prestigious clubs in South Africa and a frequent contender in South Africa’s list of top 10 golf courses.
10Legend Golf & Safari Resort, Waterberg Biosphere, Limpopo
Eighteen of the world’s top golfers have each designed a signature hole on this African Savannah championship golf course. It also boasts the world’s first extreme 19th hole perched on the summit of Hangklip Mountain and only accessible by helicopter.