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Golf in Cape Town

Playing golf in Cape Town will guarantee a few things before your first swing of a club, stunning backdrops, world class golf courses and extremely competitively priced when comparing to other courses around the world.

Should I Play Golf In Cape Town?

  • Cape Town is home to the Royal Cape Golf course, South Africas oldest golf course which was established in 1885
  • Several golf courses in the Cape are nestled completely out of sight in the mountains and in the ‘bush’ such as Clovelly – a stunning course found in False Bay.
  • For the die hard golfers, Cape Town offers some serious weather to contend with, gusting winds, curious wildlife and rugged terrain – golf in Cape Town caters for everyone’s taste.
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The 5th hole at Clovelly golf course is set right amongst the wild fynbos and on the edge of a nature reserve, if you time it right you’ll have a moment of peace and tranquility before lining up the putt.

Where Can I Play Golf in Cape Town?

  • The Royal Cape Golf Club ( – the history of this golf course dates back to 1885 and was officially conferred by King George V in 1910. This course offers stunning views of Table Mountain and is also home to the annual Cape Town Open.
  • Clovelly Golf Club ( – Originally started in the 1920’s by a group of Naval officers who wanted to get a round of golf in whilst on shore leave from Simons Town harbour it has come along way since those early dusty days. The course is now an 18-hole well rounded challenge for all level of golfers.
  • King David Mowbray Golf Club ( – Another stunning course set over looking Table Mountain, a beautiful parkland course which is dated to 1910. A course with great pedigree as it has hosted multiple South African Opens.
  • Durbanville Golf Club ( – Founded in 1967 and set in the beautiful northern suburbs of Durbanville this course – beautiful fairways and immaculate condition it’s easy to see why they call this the jewel of the north.