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The Fancourts Links Golf Course is situated in George in the Western Cape, South Africa.

The course is an 18-hole, 72 par Links golf course with cool season bent grass fairways and greens, some of which include Kentucky Blue, Rye and Fescue. The Championship Course is 5 530 meters in length.

Inspired by the famous Links courses of the British Isles, the South African golfing legend, Gary Player, designed this course back in 2000 and went on to say that it is possibly his greatest achievement as a golf course designer. Located in the Fancourt Estate, the Links Course is the hallmark of the Estate, voted the Number One Course in the country by Golf Digest South Africa. It was also voted number 34 in the US Golf Digest List of the world’s top 100 greatest golf courses!

The course was designed to challenge the very best golfers and has played host to some global golfing legends such as Ernie Els, Retief Goosen, John Blank and Justin Rose. It has also hosted some of the most prestigious tournaments in the world, including the Presidents Cup in 2003 and the SA Open in 2005. As can be expected, the facilities here are master class and Fancourt overflows with pedigree and it is highly recommend to try your utmost to play here at least once.

Facilities

  • Golf Cart Hire
  • Golf Club Hire
  • Golf Caddies
  • Driving Range, Chipping and putting green
  • Practice & Coaching facilities
  • Locker facilities & Change room
  • Two Pro Golf Shop
  • Clubhouse & Main Bar
  • Halfway House Restaurant
  • Banquet Facilities

Fees

Green fees range between R600 and R2000. Prices are subject to change so please contact the Golf Club directly to confirm green fees.

The Links is a private Club, but limited tee times are available for guests at the Hotel or Manor House. Booking is essential.

Climate

Summer months, November to March will have average temperatures of between 15˚C and 28˚C with high rainfall in October.

Winter months, May to August will have average temperatures of between 7˚C and 21˚C with the lowest rainfall in June.

Transport

Commercial Airlines offer flights into George Airport. Car hire facilities are located at the Airports. 

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