Golf Advisor Icon
Rating Index Rating
Tooltip Information Icon
4.0
1 Reviews (1)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
5.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 1 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
0
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
0
Value
0
Layout
0
Friendliness
0
Pace
0
Amenities
0
0%
Recommend this course
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
0
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
0
Value
0
Layout
0
Friendliness
0
Pace
0
Amenities
0
0%
Recommend this course
Read Reviews

About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6563 meters
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

The two 18 hole layouts at"Royal" are among the best courses in Johannesburg. Royal was built in 1933 and the championship East layout has been frequent host to the South African Open. They are both long courses and at first glance an intimidating prospect for most visitors until you remember that at Johannesburg's high altitude the ball travels 10% further. The courses have a tree lined parkland layout with gentle undulations rather than abrupt slopes.

Location: Fairway Avenue, Linksfield North. Getting there: Turn off the N3 at the Linksfield turn-off and then turn right. Proceed past the major set of traffic lights. You have to pass the Engen garage on the right. After 60 metres, turn right and then follow the signboards off Louis Botha Avenue into 10th Street. At the end of 10th Street you turn right into Council Street. At the traffic lights you turn left. After 1.5 kilometres you turn left again and follow the signboards.

Unique selling points:
- Easy access
- Granted its Royal prefix by King George V in 1931
- Hotel and Airport shuttle service available
- Motorised golf cart
- The East course is a true championship course having hosted 7 South African Opens as well as the second British Commonweath Tournament

Course Details

Year Built 1909
Fairways Kikuyu
Greens Bent Grass

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - R270
Clubs Yes - R350
Pull-carts Yes - R50

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Members, visitors and their guests are required to wear appropriate elegant casual dress while playing golf or in the Clubhouse.

Reviews

4.0
1 Reviews (1)
Advanced Filters
Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Nice course with some challenges

All good experience... if you in the rough...can get difficult. two courses to choose from . Green speeds was good and the course in good nick.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Nearby Courses
Observatory, Johannesburg
3.7142857143
2
Joannesburg, Johannesburg
4.0
2
Kensington, Johannesburg
0.0
0
Bedfordview, Ekurhuleni
0.0
0
Houghton, Johannesburg
4.0
1
Illovo, Johannesburg
4.0
1
Parkview, Johannesburg
0.0
0
Modderfontein, West Rand
0.0
0
Germiston, Ekurhuleni
0.0
0

Stay & Play Offers

From $350
Valid dates: Jan 21, 2020 - Jan 31, 2022
Stay at Solitude Inn on the Green and play one of the best course in SE Michigan, Solitude Links Golf Course. Learn more.
Now Reading
New Cookie Policy
WE AND OUR PARTNERS USE COOKIES ON THIS SITE TO IMPROVE OUR SERVICE, PERFORM ANALYTICS, PERSONALIZE ADVERTISING, MEASURE ADVERTISING PERFORMANCE, AND REMEMBER WEBSITE PREFERENCES. BY USING THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THESE COOKIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COOKIES INCLUDING HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CONSENT VISIT OUR COOKIE POLICY.
CONTINUE