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Playing Golf in Gansbaai – Local Golf Courses

Posted on Tue August 3, 2021.

Golfers need not panic at the prospect of a holiday in the Gansbaai area without their beloved golf bags, they are well catered for here!

The Gansbaai and Overberg areas boast a decent number of great golf courses and estates to visit so you definitely don’t need to leave your clubs at home when you come to us for a visit.

Here are just a few of the golf clubs and estates worth visiting while you are in the Gansbaai area.

Gansbaai Golf Club

Gansbaai golf club is arguably one of the most scenic 18 hole courses in the country. Surrounded by seascapes and fynbos, this fantastic course is located in the Kleinbaai, home to many of the shark diving tours in the area. At Gansbaai Golf club, you could play a round of golf with the local fauna and then catch a boat out to meet a great whit shark, all in the same day! The course itself is a thing of beauty, luring many international and national players to it’s greens with regularity, and offers many novel obstacles as well as the normal ones, like wild Southeasters and angry Kiewiets.

Hermanus Golf Club

Hermanus Golf Club offers a whopping 27 hole course. This 18 hole country classic course was upgraded with 9 more modern classic holes in 2006, making it both challenging and beautiful to play on. The Hermanus Golf Club makes use of both the gentle coastal and mountain landscapes to present a golf course that is both scenic and stimulating.

Arabella Estate Golf Course

Currently ranked as South Africa’s 4th best golf course, the 18 hole Arabella Golf Course is nestled within the award winning Arabella Estate along the banks of the Bot River. This beautiful but tricky course has drawn holiday makers, celebrities and international players alike and boasts South Africas top finishing hole to boot!

Kleinmond Golf Club

The Kleinmond Golf Club is nestled into the beautiful surrounding of the Kogelberg biosphere and offers players a spectacular day amongst the fynbos. This is one of the few courses around where, from July to October you can play your round of Golf and watch the whales in the bay at the same time! now that is an experience worth having!