Fancourt The Links

Fancourt the Links Golf Course Aerial View of Greens and Waterways

Course Description:


Fancourt Estate’s The Links private club is South Africa’s number one golf course. Exclusivity and privacy, and Fancourt’s signature hospitality, is guaranteed.

Exclusive to its members and their guests, The Links offers limited tee times to Fancourt Hotel and Manor House guests who meet the minimum reservation requirements.

The Links is currently ranked as the number one golf course in the country by Golf Digest South Africa. It also ranks 38th in Golf Digest US edition’s list of the world’s 100 greatest golf courses that compared 464 courses from 18 countries around the globe.

The Links is the iconic golfing hallmark of the Fancourt estate. Golfing legend Gary Player described it as his greatest ever feat as a course designer.

Featuring an undulating, windswept terrain and dune-style landscape, the course is the collaborative handiwork of Gary Player, course designer, Phil Jacobs and Fancourt owner, Dr. Hasso Plattner. Once an airfield, today it is a living piece of environmental and golfing heritage.

The Links Fancourt –  Info and Other Data:

Carts compulsory:
No golf carts for public – members only
Pull Carts:
Caddy’s Compulsory:
Member days:
Friday and Saturday afternoons
Type of Course:
Walk able:
Course rating:
Course Designer:
Gary Player
How old is the golf course:
20 years – opened 2000
Difficulty of course:
Signature hole (s):
Awards / Accolades
Celebrity Visits:
Ernie Elsie and Tiger Woods
Dress Code:
Golfing Attire
Handicap policy:
Warm up / Practice facilities:
Putting Green, Chipping Green and Driving Range

Course Layout: