About The Team

About the team - Golf in the Garden Route and South Africa

Mariska Louw – CEO / Owner of Golf in the Garden Route & South Africa.

GGR & SA was established in 2009 and therefore this profile covers a great deal of the past 18 years of Mariska’s career in the golf and hospitality industry.

Mariska’s career in the golf Industry started in 2000 at Fancourt South Africa – where she worked for 5 years – responsibilities covered the Pro Shop Management, Golf bookings and group booking Management. From Fancourt she moved on to Pearl Valley Golf Estate in Cape Town, worked as the Marketing Manager for Golf Groups for 2 years.  She then re-located back to the Garden Route and started working at Pezula as Golf Operations Manager for 2 years.

Mariska’s experience and knowledge in the golf industry have gained great relationships with golf courses in SA and accommodation establishments.

Mariska is a passionate and driven person who loves to work with people and make them smile!



Sasha Cooper – Executive Assistant to CEO

Sasha is no stranger to finance, having spent several years as a financial administrator and accounts manager – which taught her the importance of accuracy and paying attention to detail.
Having traveled and worked both overseas and locally – Sasha is passionate about travel, adventure and service –  laying the perfect foundation for her current role in the travel industry.








Look no further to book your golf in SA – then through GGR & SA – the golf experts!


Team Golf in the Garden Route & South Africa

Mariska Louw 

CEO / Founder / Operations Director

+27 (0) 84 299 7099 / mariska@golfinthegardenroute.co.za


Bookings Coordinator




Sasha Cooper

Executive Assistant to CEO



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