PINNACLE POINT GOLFING
The Pinnacle Point Golf Course is one of the most dramatic golf courses in South Africa. Stretching along 4 km of unspoilt Garden Route coastline. When it opened in 2006, this course was voted as one of the top 10 new courses in the world, which is easy to believe once you have played here.
This Links style course was designed by Peter Matkovich and Darren Clakre.It is a Par 71, is 6084 m in length and currently ranked 13th in RSA. In addition to the visual beauty, the sounds and smells of the ocean as well as the challenging layout makes this an unforgettable experience.
Other golf courses that are located in the Garden Route close to Pinnacle Point are listed below. It should be noted that the Garden route has numerously been awarded the best golfing destination for Africa and the Middle East.
3 courses located in George of 18 holes each, but restricted to members only.
George Golf Club
Previously a top 10 course (now 19th) with magnificent mountain views. Caddies and golf carts available for hire.
18 holes, Par 72, 6162 m
Tel 044 873-6166, ±51 km (35 min) from PP, non SAGA member cost R 420.
Goose Valley Golf Club
Situated in Plettenberg Bay and bordering a nature reserve with stunning lagoon, ocean and mountain views, this Gary Player designed course is currently ranked 65th in RSA.
18 holes, Par 68, 5847 m
Tel 044 533-5082 , ±143 km (95 min) from PP.
Kingswood Golf Estate
With challenging bunkers and picturesque mountain views, located in George. Carts and trolleys for hire.
18 holes, Par 72, 6286 m, Tel 0861 72 71 70, ±51 km (35 min) from PP, non SAGA member R 475.
Knysna Golf Course
With some greens situated below sea level this parklands style course is ranked 100th in RSA. It is set along the Knysna Lagoon and is a very enjoyable and not too challenging course. Carts, trolleys and clubs can be hired.
18 holes, Par 73, 5924 m
Tel 044 384-1150, ±109 km (70 min) from PP, non SAGA member R 370.
Mossel Bay Golf Club
Ranked 71st in the country with sea views from each tee. It was recently remodelled and upgraded. Also known as the friendliest club in RSA.
18 holes, Par 72, 5940 m
Tel 044 691-2379, ±6 km (10 min) from PP, non SAGA member R400.
Oubaai Golf Club
This Ernie Els designed course near George is ranked 29th in RSA and offers views of the sea, forest, river and mountains.
18 holes, Par 74, Tel 044 851-1234
±46 km (30 min) from PP, non SAGA member R350.
Pezula Championship Course
When it opened in 2001 it was awarded the best golf course in RSA and is currently ranked 27th. Located in Knysna this course is not recommended for beginners and has some awkward lies.
18 holes, Par 72, 6281 m
Tel. 044 302-5307, ±116 km (75 min) from PP, non SAGA member R 795 including cart.
Plettenberg Bay Country Club
Proclaimed as a nature reserve and bird sanctuary, this course is ranked 50th and is set in a valley which is surrounded by mountains.
18 holes, Par 72, 6260 m
Tel 044 533-2132, ±143 km (95 min) from PP, non SAGA member R 390.
Simola Golf Estate
This Jack Nicklaus designed course in Knysna has awe inspiring views and is challenging yet enjoyable.
18 holes, Par 72, 6466 m
Tel 044 302-9677, ±107 km (70 min) from PP, non SAGA member R 750 including cart.