Best Knysna Golf Courses

Nothing says holiday like spending a carefree afternoon on the golf course. The lush green fairways and fresh sea air that characterise the golf clubs along the Garden Route make them the ideal place to unwind while indulging in a day spent working on your handicap. Since it’s home to some of the most extraordinary courses in the world, we’ve highlighted a few of the best Knysna Golf Courses to make choosing where to play that much easier.

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Knysna Golf Club
The Knysna Golf Club can be found along the shores of the Knynsa Lagoon, and boasts staggering views of the Knysna heads and mesmerizing flora. The picturesque waterways and the fresh sea air will make that hole-in-one all the more satisfying. A favourite among locals and travellers alike, the Knysna Golf Club is a way to truly experience the beauty of the surrounding area. For more information about rates and fees, visit the Knysna Golf Club website.

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Simola Golf Course
Simola Golf Course, Jack Nicklaus’s Signature Golf Course, lies in the among the rolling hills just outside Knysna. This unique course’s position shelters it from the coastal winds, which allows it to be accessible even when the weather isn’t playing along. Simola is a configuration of five par 5’s and five par 3’s, and is therefore a rewarding course that’s accessible to all skill levelsl. It is well known for both its proximity to the bustling city, and feeling of peaceful seclusion. To find out more about this world-class course, rates and more, call +27 (0)44 302 9677 or email

Please note that the Simola Golf Course is closed for Hollow Tining until the 20th August.

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Pezula Championship Golf Course
With rolling fairways and breathtaking views, a game at the Pezula Championship Golf Course is one of the best golfing experiences Knysna has to offer. This award-winning 18-hole golf course was design by David Dale and Ronald Fream, and ranks among the most scenic golf courses in the world. Situated a mere 13 minute drive from the town centre, Pezula Golf Course is perfect for keen golfers looking for a day out on the green. In the words of Club Captain Dave Kidd, golfing at Pezula is “simply too good to miss”.

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Still looking for Knysna accommodation to ensure a relaxing and rejuvenating stay on the Garden Route. Turbine Boutique Hotel offers stylish luxury accommodation in the heart of the dynamic town. To secure your space today email, call +27 (0)62 403 0493 or visit the website.

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Catalin Munteanu
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