While in our city, why not take some time out to play a round of golf or two. We are very proud of the number of top flight golf courses in our region; from the wide-open veld to the parklands courses, there is something for everyone.
Akasia Country Club
Akasia boasts an 18-hole course designed and developed by landscape designer Dr Piet Groenewald in 1994. Its perennial green kikuyu fairways and bent greens makes it a challenging course. It lies between acacia trees and over and along a number of water hazards. The course has five par 5s and five par 3s.
Address: 711 Waterbok Street, Pretoria
Blue Valley Golf and Country Club
The Gary Player-designed course provides a memorable golfing experience. Hazards, in the form of bunkers and water features, provide strategic value. The bunkers have steep grass faces and represent a more traditional style, while the greens generally feature soft undulations, to provide a fair and interesting challenge.
Address: 54 Beauly Avenue, Midrand
Bronkhorstspruit Golf Club
Situated in the wide-open veld in the far east of the city, this lush green course offers a challenging 18 holes.
Address: Luiperd Street, Bronkhorstspruit
Centurion Country ClubThis 18-hole Peter Matkovich-designed course three different environments – a desert, a thorny bushveld and a water section where the Hennops River forms part of 10 of the holes.
Address: Centurion Residential Estate, John Vorster Avenue, Highveld, Centurion
Cullinan Golf ClubA parklands course, the club boasts one of the most popular nine-hole courses in the country.
Address: Main Road, Cullinan
Hillside Golf ClubHillside is a nine-hole course built on an old dump site in Pretoria North. It also has a 60-bay driving range.
Address: Rachel de Beer Street, Pretoria North
Irene Country ClubThis Phil Jacobs designed course offers a mental and physical test for the players, with kikuyu fairways and bent grass greens, in a dairy farm setting.
Bookings: Through the Sport Shop –012 6671081
Address: 1 Main Road, Centurion
Pebble Rock Country ClubWithchallenging greens, this course is designed for players who enjoy a good links challenge. There are water obstacles at 11 of the 18 holes that, during the rainy season, will test the best players' skills.
Address: 307 Aquamarine Drive, Pretoria
Pretoria Country ClubBased in beautiful Waterkloof, the Club boasts a par 71parklandscourse, designed by the Gary Player group.
Bookings: For golf professionals –
Mondays – 1/2/3/4
Tuesdays to Fridays and Sundays at the Pro Shop
Address: 241 Sidney Street, Pretoria
Pretoria Golf ClubThe parklands-style course offers a challenge, with water on seven of the first nine holes. This club is the oldest in the city, opening its doors in 1894.
Address: Morkel Street East, Phillip Nel Park
Sandonia Golf ClubThis family-oriented club offers challenges the experienced golfer as well as the beginner. Although it has nine greens, it has an 18 hole tee set up, incorporating the local bushveld terrain.
Bookings: 012 819 1140
Address: Plot 23,Kameeldrift East
Services Golf Club
An 18-hole par 72, this parklands-style course has generous fairways with a few well-placed water hazards.
Bookings: 012 6514089
Address: 52 Jacobus OppermanStreet ,Thaba Tshwane
Silver Lakes Country ClubSet in bushveld surrounds, with abundant water, this Peter Matkovich-designed course is a72 par 18-hole championship layout.
Group bookings –
Address: 36 La Quinta St, Silverlakes
The Els Club at CopperleafDescribed as a modern classic, this grassland course offers players a feeling of openness. The Magaliesberg backdrop creates a great atmosphere.
Bookings: 012 668 8900
Address: Ernie Els Boulevard, Mnandi, Centurion
Waterkloof Golf ClubThe course, designed by Peter Matkovich, appeals to beginners and the more accomplished golfers. It has fairly fast undulating greens.
Address: Johan Rissik Drive, Waterkloof
Wingate Park Country ClubThe 18-hole par 72 course is lined with old trees and flowering shrubs. For players, accuracy is the name of the game.
Bookings: 012 997 1312
Address: Norval Street, Moreletapark
Woodhill Country ClubA dramatic 18-hole course designed by Peter Matkovich challenges all aspects of the game. This course has some of the the most beautiful scenery around.
Bookings: Via the Pro Shop on
Address: Woodhill Residential Estate, Garsfontein Road, Pretoria East
Zwartkop Country ClubThe course offers players a classic parkland challenge, with tree-lined fairways and water hazards – the Hennops Rivermeanders through the course.
Bookings: or Pro Shop 012 6542111
Address: Old Johannesburg Road, Lyttleton