What better way to celebrate your dad than by treating him to a round of golf? Better yet … why not send him off on a golfing weekend?! KZN is home to some of the most pristine golf courses in the country. Here are our favourites …
SIMBITHI COUNTRY CLUB
The jewel of the Simbithi Country Club is undoubtedly the magnificent 18-hole golf course, designed by Peter Matkovich. Thoughtfully-placed greens that hold a well-struck shot, pristine fairways and a layout that allows you to play every club in your bag, Simbithi is South Africa’s first executive course, with a par of 60 comprising par-3s, par-4s and one par 5. Each hole is intriguingly named after the area it occupied when Simbithi was once farmland. Details: 032 946 5407, [email protected]
Situated in the heart of the KZN Midlands, Bosch Hoek is home to a beautiful country course and luxury lodge, emanating charm and tranquillity. The only 9-hole golf course featured in SA’s Top 100 golf courses, Bosch Hoek is ‘as good as it gets’ and an essential on your golfing bucket list. Come and discover everything Bosch Hoek has to offer.
Details: 033 234 4232, [email protected], www.boschhoek.co.za
BLUFF NATIONAL PARK GOLF CLUB
Nestled on a national park, the Bluff National Park Golf Club is an 18-hole Alan Barnard design Championship course that is relatively flat, offering a pleasant walk and a great outdoor experience. Enjoy the combination of their lovely park course with unique birds and other small animal encounters and relax in their top tier restaurant and bar after your game. Details: 087 158 4648.