Royal Cape Golf Club

Wynberg, Cape Town


Golfing at Royal Cape Golf Club

Designed by Dr. Charles Molteno Murray

The Royal Cape Golf Club, the oldest golf club in South Africa, was initially designed by Dr. Charles Molteno Murray in 1885. Over the years, the course has undergone various redesigns and enhancements, notably by Charles Alison in the 1920s, to maintain its high standards and adapt to modern golfing needs.

Royal Cape Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course situated in Cape Town, offering stunning views of Table Mountain. The course features well-manicured kikuyu fairways, bentgrass greens, and a variety of water features and strategically placed bunkers. Golfers can expect a classic parkland layout that is both challenging and rewarding, with narrow fairways, subtle doglegs, and well-protected greens that demand precision and strategic play.

Royal Cape Golf Club
Royal Cape Golf Club

Signature Holes

Hole 3 – Par 4: This hole is known for its challenging layout and stunning views. It requires an accurate tee shot to avoid the water hazard on the right and bunkers on the left. The approach shot is to a green guarded by bunkers, demanding precision and skill.

Hole 14 – Par 3: One of the most scenic holes on the course, this par 3 features a large water hazard that must be carried to reach the green. The green is well-protected by bunkers, making club selection and accuracy critical.

Hole 18 – Par 4: The finishing hole is a challenging par 4 that plays towards the historic clubhouse. It features a narrow fairway lined with trees and bunkers, requiring a precise tee shot. The green is elevated and well-guarded, providing a dramatic and memorable end to the round.

Royal Cape Golf Club hosts several prestigious tournaments throughout the year, including the South African Open and various regional championships. Membership at the club offers exclusive benefits, including priority tee times, access to members-only events, and opportunities to engage with a vibrant golfing community.

18-hole Course
Golf Carts
Golf Shop
Practice Facilities
  • The clubhouse at Royal Cape is a blend of historic charm and modern amenities, featuring spacious locker rooms, a well-stocked pro shop, and multiple dining options.
  • The club boasts excellent practice facilities, including a driving range, putting greens, and a short game area.
  • The pro shop offers a wide selection of high-quality golfing equipment and apparel.
  • Multiple dining venues within the clubhouse offer a variety of culinary options, from casual snacks to gourmet meals.
  • Royal Cape Golf Club is an ideal venue for hosting events such as corporate meetings, weddings, and private parties.
  • Beyond golf, the club provides additional amenities such as tennis courts and a fitness center, catering to a wide range of recreational activities.
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Wynberg, Cape Town

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