Royal Port Alfred Golf Club

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Royal Port Alfred Golf Club

In 1923 a visitor described the course as “A monument to the origins of golf played on a South African links next to a southern sea” Not much has changed since then.

The undulating course snakes its way through thickets of pristine coastal forest and over hilly dunes always with the smell and sounds of the Indian Ocean close by whose blue waters offer the most panoramic views from many of the fairways. In true links tradition every slope, mound and dip remains untouched, demanding creative shot making and deft reading of angles.

Course Info and Other Data:

Carts compulsory:
No
Pull Carts:
Yes
Caddy’s Compulsory:
No
Member days:
No specific days
Type of Course:
Semi-Links
Walk able:
Yes
Course rating:
70
Course Designer:
Numerous Designers – original design by Dr WH Atherstone with the assistance of Mr L Walters.
How old is the golf course:
Constituted in 1907 – 109 years
Difficulty of course:
Fairly difficult in windy conditions
Signature hole (s):
12th
Awards / Accolades
1922 S.A Open and Amateur
Celebrity Visits:
Bobby Lock, Prince Arthur of Connaught, Prince Edward ( later Edward V111 ) of Wales, Prince George ( later Due of Kent )
Dress Code:
Smart Casual
Handicap policy:
N/A
Warm up / Practice facilities:
Yes – Putting green, Chipping area and Driving Range

 

Course Layout:

Royal Port Alfred Golf Club Course Layout - golfinthegardenroute.com

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