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Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa 2019 Event
Golf holidays in South Africa have quickly become one of our favourite winter golf destinations. Great climate, high quality golf courses and hotels, stunning scenery, fantastic food and wine plus tremendous value for money all combine to produce a perfect winter golf holiday.
Our recent Golf in South Africa survey showed that our clients enjoy exploring and playing golf in this magnificent country and we are returning in 2019 to two of our most popular venues in Cape Town and George.
Double venue event at luxury hotels
The 2019 Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa event will be a double venue trip based in two luxury hotels with 7 rounds of golf, including our 72 hole tournament. The first stage of the event will be based in Cape Town and The Vineyard Hotel, before moving to the magnificent Fancourt Golf & Spa Resort which is consistently voted a favourite destinations amongst regulars on the Greencard Tour.
Drive or Fly between venues
From Cape Town clients will have the option to drive to George along the famous Garden Route or alternatively we can organise a flight (airfare not included) from Cape Town directly to George where Fancourt Golf Resort is less than 10 minutes transfer.
Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa 2019 – Accommodation
For our Greencard Golf Holiday South Africa 2019 event we have chosen two great venues as bases for our tournament. We will initially fly into Cape Town and following five nights at The Vineyard Hotel, we will transfer down to one of our signature destinations the Fancourt Golf & Spa Resort in George. These two destinations combine to give us a fantastic golf holiday in South Africa and a perfect winter golf break.
The Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town
The Vineyard Hotel is one of the best-rated, environmentally-friendly and progressive hotels in Cape Town. We have hosted many Greencard events here and it has never disappointed.
Set in beautiful gardens in the shadow of Table Mountain the hotel is just a 10-minute drive from the popular Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and the CTICC, there is also a free shuttle service which will take you to the nearby attractions including the Cavendish Shopping Centre and Newlands stadium.
All bedrooms are of a good size, modern in design and have either mountain, courtyard or parkland views.
There a five restaurants on-site offering a range of fantastic award winning local food and wines. Other facilities include an outdoor pool, fitness centre, and Banyan Tree spa.
The Vineyard is a great location to tee-off a South Africa golf holiday and Cape Town is one of the world’s top cities, with fantastic sights to visit and experience – you might even spot one of the resident tortoise that patrol the hotel grounds!
2019 Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa: Images from The Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town.
The Fancourt Resort, situated in the heart of the Garden Route, was voted the favourite golf and hotel venue of our 2017 Greencard Golf Holiday South Africa event. And we’re not alone, Fancourt Golf & Spa Resort is South Africa’s premier leisure and business resort.
This magnificent hotel is just seven kilometers from the centre of the historic town of George, and is laid out through over 600 hectares of lush landscaped countryside with the majestic Outeniqua mountains as the perfect backdrop. The resort offers the perfect mix of modern luxury and classic elegance with accommodation that caters to every taste. There are 115 luxurious bedrooms and suites all fully equipped with everything you need to make your stay as comfortable and unforgettable as possible.
The service is comparable to any hotel in the world with friendly, professional and helpful staff throughout the resort. The restaurants offer some magnificent menus in beautiful surroundings. All this is achieved in a very relaxing environment, and makes it a great winter golf destination for our European based clients.
Fancourt has established itself as a favourite Greencard Golf Holidays location and is must stay resort for those who want to experience a luxury but relaxing winter golf destination. We are delighted to be returning to a venue that is a true highlight of our season.
2019 Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa: Images from Fancourt Resort in George
Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa 2019: Golf Course Overviews
If you are yet to play golf in South Africa then you are in for a treat. Over the full trip you will play 7 rounds over 4 golf courses 72 holes of which will be form our individual tournament. All four of our courses have been carefully selected for their playing experience, fairness and test to all handicap levels and because they are some of the most beautiful courses we play over the tour season.
Cape Town Golf Courses:
Steenberg Golf Course
Steenberg Golf course is visually stunning, great fairways and greens plus a challenging layout makes this course a must play.
Pearl Valley Course
Pearl Valley has already hosted the SA Open three times. The Jack Nicklaus layout in the shadow of the Hottentot Holland mountains, is definitely one of his finest.
Cape Town Golf Course Images
Fancourt Resort Golf Courses:
The golf courses at Fancourt are regularly featured on lists of the best golf courses in the World. The quality of the courses, stunning landscape and the knowledge of the golf team make playing here a fantastic experience. Along with our featured courses we can also organise extra rounds on the resort courses including the famous Championship Links course.
Originally designed by Gary Player, Fancourt’s Montagu course was voted the favourite course of the five we played during our 2017 Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa event. Over the past few years it has developed into one of the finest 18-hole parkland layouts, earning it the number 6 position on Golf Digest SA’s list of top golf courses in the country. Exquisitely conditioned to provide a riveting golfing experience, this tree-lined course covers large tracts of varying terrain on rolling land.
Ranked number 16 in South Africa by Golf Digest and designed by Gary Player. The course is a fantastic complement to it’s sister the Montagu. Named after the mountain range that forms its breath-taking backdrop, it is perfectly conditioned and always provides an enjoyable but true test of golfing with its many risk and reward opportunities.
Please Note: Whilst at Fancourt if you would like to arrange extra golf rounds on any of the resort courses including The Links, which has been voted #1 golf course in South Africa, we can help with the arrangements.
Fancourt Golf Course Images
Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa 2019 – Travel Details
Flights to South Africa
There are several carriers offering flights from the UK into Cape Town. Options include a direct service operated by British Airways or indirect through Europe or the Middle East.
For the return from George, it will be necessary to fly via Johannesburg or Cape Town.
If you need assistance with further flight information or indeed booking seats Greencard Golf clients can get a personal service from one of the UK’s largest and well-known flight bookers which will ensure you get the best deals possible – please contact us for details.
Car hire is included for the duration of the event.
Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa 2019 – Itinerary
Day 1 – Wed, 6 Mar 2019: Arrival into Cape Town and check into Vineyard Hotel
Day 2 – Thurs, 7 Mar 2019: Day at Leisure
Day 3 – Fri, 8 Mar 2019: Golf (planning Pearl Valley)
Day 4 – Sat, 9 Mar 2019: Day at Leisure
Day 5 – Sun, 10 Mar 2019: Golf (planning Steenberg)
Day 6 – Mon, 11 Mar 2019: Transfer from Cape Town to George. Check into Fancourt
Day 7 – Tues, 12 Mar 2019: Golf Am Am
Day 8 – Wed, 13 Mar 2019: Golf Rd 1
Day 9 – Thurs, 14 Mar 2019: Day at Leisure
Day 10 – Fri, 15 Mar 2019: Golf Rd 2
Day 11 – Sat, 16 Mar 2019: Day at Leisure
Day 12 – Sun, 17 Mar 2019: Golf Rd 3
Day 13 – Mon, 18 Mar 2019: Day at Leisure
Day 14 – Tues, 19 Mar 2019: Golf Rd 4
Day 15 – Wed, 20 Mar 2019: Depart for UK
Greencard Golf Holidays South Africa: 2018 Event
Dates: 6 – 20 March 2019
Non Golfer £2649.00
Single Supplement £1395.00
*Please Note: Flights are not included in these prices. To ensure you secure the best flight prices please confirm your booking as soon as possible.