South African Amateur host courses

Royal Durban

20th KwaZulu-Natal - Best in Area

In 1932, Durban Golf Club was given permission to use the “Royal” prefix forty years after its formation. Interestingly, the club’s 18-hole course lies in the middle of a horseracing track.

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Royal Port Alfred

7th Eastern Cape - Best in Area 85th South Africa Ranking

One of four South African clubs with a regal prefix, Royal Port Alfred Golf Club obtained its royal status in 1924, seventeen years after its formation.

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Ruimsig

30th Gauteng - Best in Area 81st South Africa Ranking

The course at Ruimsig Country Club (formerly known as Roodepoort) was the joint design of Ron Kirby and Gary Player back in 1985 with holes laid out on fairly open terrain...

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Schoeman Park

5th Free State - Best in Area

Schoeman Park Golf Club is a Bob Grimsdell creation from 1957 and the tree-lined parkland course proved to be a fair test for the Sunshine Tour professionals when the now defunct Spoornet Classic was staged here. No doubt Retief Goosen has fond memories after recording his first professional win here in Bloemfontein.

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Silver Lakes Golf Estate

26th Gauteng - Best in Area 77th South Africa Ranking

The course at Silver Lakes Golf Estate was built on a flood plain that required the construction of many ponds, dams and streams to manage the water around which most of the holes were created.

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Vaal de Gráce

4th Free State - Best in Area

Nick Price’s course on the Vaal de Gráce Golf Estate is located on an island in the middle of the Vaal River. Most fairways are situated in the Free State but some lie across the boundary with North West province.

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Westlake

22nd Western Cape - Best in Area 83rd South Africa Ranking

Established in 1932 with a 9-hole course in play, Westlake Golf Club was in a position to offer its membership a full 18-hole layout within four years of its formation.

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South African Amateur Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Trevor King Courses Played 31
2 Frikkie Bosman Courses Played 28
= Heinrich du Preez Courses Played 28
4 Paul Mokoena Courses Played 27
5 Gideon Steyn Courses Played 26
= Les Coetzee Courses Played 26
7 Neil van Niekerk Courses Played 25
= Neels Courses Played 25
9 Boela Pieterse Courses Played 23
= Byron Price Courses Played 23