Port Elizabeth Golf Courses and Clubs
(Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa)
The Eastern Cape is home to some very special golf courses, all of which are within easy reach of Port Elizabeth and often offers splendid coastal views. In particular, the Port Elizabeth Golf Club is well worth noting and has much to offer golfers of all abilities.
Another firm favourite with Port Elizabeth golfers is the neighbouring Humewood Golf Club South Africa, where you can enjoy an array of wildlife whilst you play, with everything from monkeys and meerkats, to wading birds and even tortoises.
Port Elizabeth Golf Club
Address: Westview Drive, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, ZA
Tel: +27 041 374 3140
Enjoying a breathtaking coastal setting, the Port Elizabeth Golf Club overlooks Nelson Mandela Bay and has become one of the most popular courses in the Eastern Cape. The club is particularly historic and was founded towards the end of the 19th century. There are 18 holes in total, split into two separate nine-hole layouts, totalling a par of 72. Palm trees and tropical planting has given the course something of an exotic character.
Humewood Golf Club South Africa
Address: Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, ZA
Tel: +27 041 583 2137
The Humewood Golf Club South Africa lies close by and to the south-east, between Humewood and Summerstrand, where it currently ranks amongst the country's top ten courses. Established in 1929, the Humewood links club offers 18 well-maintained greens and boasts some exceptional views across Algoa Bay. The course is spread around a central whitewashed clubhouse, where facilities are comprehensive.
Shark River Golf Club
Address: Forest Hill, Military Base, Humewood, South Africa, ZA
Tel: +27 041 581 6188
Comprising nine holes and some especially scenic fairways, the Shark River Golf Club is situated within the Forest Hill military base. Substantial investment in recent years has greatly improved the greens and general layout of the course. This is a very good spot for those looking for an inexpensive round. Both the South African Open and the South African Amateur tournaments have been held here in the past.
The Wedgewood Golf Course
Address: Cape Road, Greenbushes, South Africa, ZA
Tel: +27 041 373 1610
Roughly a 30-minute drive directly to the west of Port Elizabeth city centre, the Wedgewood Golf Course is easy to reach by using the N2 Highway (Great West Way). This undulating course offers golfers 18 holes stretching over just under 6,200 metres / 20,340 feet, and has an undeniable countryside feel. The Wedgewood Golf Course is known for its numerous challenges and has recently been revamped, with the arrival of four new lakes and various streams. Many golfing tournaments have been staged here over the years.