Golf Courses in the Eastern Cape

Whether you're on a family holiday in the Eastern Cape or a formal golf tour to South Africa, this province is a must for its excellent golfing and gorgeous settings. And, because the Eastern Cape has bigger cities like Port Elizabeth and East London, as well as smaller seaside resorts like St Francis and Port Alfred, the courses here are as varied as the places themselves.

The greens and fairways of the Eastern Cape golf courses are often perched on coastal dunes, and some boast breath-taking views of the ocean from their holes. After a morning on the greens, head to the beaches of the Eastern Cape or explore some of its best historical and cultural attractions.

Click on the course you wish to visit on the Eastern Cape map or select from the full list below, to view additional information about the golf course and for listings of all lodges listed in the relevant area.

Golf Courses in Eastern Cape

The East London Golf Club is a top-rated course with plenty of history, and even some resident impala. It has hosted a number of tournaments too. The Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth is a true links course and is flanked by the ocean and the Cape Recife Nature Reserve. This course has gorgeous facilities and has consistently been touted as one of the best golf courses in South Africa.

The St Francis Bay Golf Club continues to be a favourite; not only for the excellent course, but also for its idyllic setting and for the options of hotels and holiday homes offering wonderful accommodation in St Francis Bay.

Other recommended golf courses in the Eastern Cape include the Wild Coast Sun Golf Course (designed by world-renowned golf course architect, Robert Trent Jones) in Port Edward, and the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club.

Caddies are available at most golf courses. Exceptions are on cart-only golfing estates and at certain golf and housing estates. Golf carts are limited on many of the courses in Eastern Cape and prior booking is advised.

Staying Overnight

Tourists staying in the Eastern Cape to enjoy their favourite past time might want to take in some of the more popular attractions in the area. See the best of the Eastern Cape by staying in Addo Elephant Park, Grahamstown, Jeffreys Bay, Tsitsikamma, Port Elizabeth.

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