Below is a list of golf courses that we can recommend in the North Coast, Umhlanga and Durban areas. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list but rather those from which we have had positive feedback from the guests at our YOLO Spaces properties.
Zimbali Country Club
The 18-hole, par 72 golf course is rated as one of South Africa’s finest golfing experiences and is supported by a well-stocked Pro Shop, driving range, half-way house and putting greens. Zimbali is set to become one of the must see and play destinations within South Africa on any avid golfers’ itinerary.
Simbithi Country Club
The jewel of the Simbithi Country Club is undoubtedly the magnificent 18-hole golf course, designed by Peter Matkovich. Thoughtfully-placed greens that hold a well-struck shot, pristine fairways and a layout that allows you to play every club in your bag. South Africa’s first executive course, Simbithi has a par of 60 comprising par-3s, par-4s and one par 5. Each hole is intriguingly named after the area it occupied when Simbithi was once farmland.
Umhlali Country Club
Established in 1961 as a 9-hole golf course before its Peter Matkovich re-design some years later – when an additional 9 holes were added – Umhlali Country Club is a golf course and country club of note in KZN. Particularly since club and course enjoyed a total transformation in 2006.
Today, it is a world-class, 18-hole course, which offers a halfway house, golf cart hire, bowling greens, five tennis courts, swimming pool, two glass-backed squash courts and even a pro shop too, all for sports’ lovers alike to enjoy.
Prince's Grant Golf Estate
Set in the dramatic landscape of KwaZulu-Natal’s north coast, Prince’s Grant is an award-winning residential and golf estate offering the very best in prestigious golfing and luxury accommodation. Set in a location rich in local history that dates back to 1856, the Prince’s Grant Estate is bordered by lush sugar cane fields on one side and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean on the other.
Mt Edgecombe Country Club
Mount Edgecombe Country Club is neatly tucked away in the rolling hills of KwaZulu-Natal North Coast. Plus, inland of Umhlanga Rocks it boasts two unique championship courses, designed around the natural lie and habitat of the land. Being ideally located for users both local and afar, Mount Edgecombe Country Club has been acclaimed for many years as one of the premier golfing Estates in Southern Africa; thus giving you an overwhelming sense of tranquility, safety and enchantment.
Durban Country Club
The iconic Durban Country Club was officially opened on 9 December 1922 and boasts a rich and proud history. Rated one of the Top Golf courses in the World, The Durban Country Club offers an unrivalled golfing experience, catering to golf enthusiasts and professionals alike. The course, overlooking the Blue Lagoon estuary and the Indian Ocean has hosted 16 South African Opens in total, more than any other club in South Africa and was the proud host of the Centenary SA Open in 2010.