St Francis Links


St Francis Links, nestled between the dunes of the picturesque coastal town of St Francis Bay, is a Jack Nicklaus – designed masterpiece that will provide any golf enthusiast with an unforgettable experience.

The 400 hectare golfing estate consists of 540 residential properties carefully designed and positioned to complement the 18-hole championship golf course and golf-related and leisure amenities.

Course Description:

St Francis Links is a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. It was voted the Best New Course in South Africa in 2007 and has been consistently ranked as one of the top 10 golf courses in the country. The Golden Bear, rated by many as the greatest golfer of all time, said St Francis Links may well be “…the best golf course I have ever seen”. The Links surpasses every expectation, every time and is not to be missed on any golfing holiday itinerary.

Age-old golfing traditions combined with modern facilities, a challenging course, pristine natural surrounds and superb personal service, to create a memorable golfing experience where all are most welcome.

St Francis Links – Info and Other Data:

Carts compulsory:
Pull Carts:
 Yes – Optional
Caddy’s Compulsory:
 No – Not allowed
Member days:
 Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings
Type of Course:
Walk able:
Course rating:
 5th in South Africa
Course Designer:
 Jack Nicklaus
How old is the golf course:
 14 years in December 2020
Difficulty of course:
 74.1/147 from the club tees
Signature hole (s):
 All of them
Awards / Accolades
 Ranked number 5 in SA in 2020 / Best New Course in South Africa in 2007
Celebrity Visits:
 Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player
Dress Code:
 Golfing Attire
Handicap policy:
Warm up / Practice facilities:
 Yes – Putting Green and Driving Range

Course Layout:

St Francis Links (Main number): 0027+042-200-4500

Golf Bookings: 042-200-4502

Justin Roux – Golf Coordinator, Head PGA Professional: