Clovelly Country Club

Clovelly, Western Cape Province
Nestled in the pristine and tranquil Silvermine Valley close to Fish Hoek in Cape Town lies Clovelly Country Club, one of Southern Africa’s most picturesque and challenging courses. Famous for its rolling fairways and undulating holes, Clovelly complements its rich coastal environment. Natural sand dunes abut the course, which is blessed with water features and a wide variety of indigenous fauna – especially birdlife such as guinea fowl, pheasant, peacock and steppe buzzard – and flora, notably the variety of trees which line the fairways. Unlike some other local courses, there is no noise intrusion from roads or railways, and both course and club house enjoy…
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privacy and security. Clovelly’s championship quality greens are among the finest in Southern Africa.
Of moderate length, Clovelly is unique in that it follows neither the links nor the American tradition in its design. It is a tight course by South African standards, and has a fine blend of testing holes, with the Silvermine River, and adjacent ponds adding much to their character.
 
Signature Hole
There are quite a few tight holes, but one of the best is the par-4 4th, with out-of-bounds and a stream on the left, and a green guarded by a water hazard.
 
AT A GLANCE
  • Yellow Tee: 5,893 meters / 6,445 yards
  • White Tee: 5,534 meters / 6,052 yards
  • Red Tee: 5,205 meters / 5,692 yards
  • Fairways: Kikuyu
  • Greens: Bent/Poa Annua mix
  • Par: 72 men / 73 women
  RANKED # 53 IN GOLF DIGEST SOUTH AFRICA “TOP 100 COURSES 2016”