Sabi River Sun Golf Club


Golfing at Sabi River Sun Golf Club

Designed by Peter Matkovich

Sabi River Sun Golf Club is located in Hazyview, Mpumalanga, South Africa, on the scenic edge of the Kruger National Park. This lush golf course is part of the Sabi River Sun Resort, offering a unique blend of golfing and safari experiences. The course is surrounded by indigenous vegetation, water features, and abundant wildlife, providing a tranquil and picturesque setting for golf enthusiasts.

The Sabi River Sun Golf Course was designed by Peter Matkovich, a renowned golf course architect known for his ability to create courses that blend seamlessly with their natural surroundings. Matkovich’s design philosophy focuses on playability and aesthetics, ensuring that the course is both challenging and enjoyable for golfers. His thoughtful approach to course design is evident in the integration of natural features and the preservation of the local ecosystem.

Sabi River Sun Golf Club

Signature Holes

Hole 4: This par 5 hole is one of the most picturesque on the course, featuring a dogleg left with a fairway that runs alongside the Sabi River. Precision and strategic shot placement are essential to avoid the water hazard and set up a good approach to the green.

Hole 8: A challenging par 3, hole 8 requires a tee shot over water to a well-guarded green. The surrounding vegetation and water feature create a stunning and demanding hole that tests golfers’ accuracy and nerves.

Hole 13: This par 4 hole offers a dramatic challenge with its narrow fairway and a green protected by bunkers and water. The elevated tee provides a beautiful view of the surrounding landscape, making it a memorable hole for golfers.

Golfers at Sabi River Sun can expect a unique and captivating experience. The 18-hole, par 71 championship course stretches over 6,139 meters (6,712 yards) and is designed to challenge golfers of all skill levels. The layout features wide, tree-lined fairways, strategically placed bunkers, and well-maintained greens. The presence of natural water hazards, including the Sabi River, adds to the difficulty and beauty of the course. Golfers can enjoy the serene environment and the possibility of encountering various wildlife species, including hippos and crocodiles, enhancing the overall experience.

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  • The clubhouse provides a welcoming environment with various amenities, including a pro shop stocked with golfing essentials, modern locker rooms, and a comfortable lounge area.
  • The clubhouse features a restaurant and bar, offering a selection of meals and refreshments. Golfers can enjoy their food and drinks while taking in views of the course and the surrounding scenery.
  • Golfers can improve their skills at the practice facilities, which include a driving range, chipping and putting greens, and practice bunkers.
  • The Sabi River Sun Golf Academy offers professional coaching and state-of-the-art training equipment, catering to golfers of all levels looking to enhance their game.
  • Sabi River Sun Golf Club is a popular venue for golf tournaments, corporate events, and private functions. The club provides professional event planning and catering services to ensure a seamless and memorable experience for all guests.
  • As part of the Sabi River Sun Resort, golfers and their families can enjoy additional amenities, including luxurious accommodations, swimming pools, tennis courts, and nature trails. The proximity to Kruger National Park also allows for exciting safari excursions.
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