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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6749 meters
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Pearl Valley Signature Golf Estate and Spa was voted Best conditioned golf course in the Western Cape, and one of the top 5 courses in the Country, the course is rated a must play golf course by local, international, amateurs and professional golfers. The course is situated between Paarl and Franschhoek only 40 minutes from Cape Town.

Course Details

Year Built 2003
Fairways Cool Bent
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Standard golf attire

Reviews

4.5
2 Reviews (2)
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5 star

Very nice scenery really enhances this course plus the non golfing facilities - bar, restaurant, spa etc.

The course itself is very well maintained and rarely busy apart from Saturday mornings were you can still find a very warm welcome from the membership. Buggy only course (no caddies).

Typical Nicklaus course with generous bunkers, big greens etc.

Well worth a visit and a return!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Used cart

A championship test designed by Jack Nicklaus

I only could squeeze in nine holes at Pearl Valley after the long drive through the mountains from Arabella, where I played all 18 that morning. I did tour the final nine holes, so my final verdict would be this: If you want to have fun, lean toward Arabella. If you want a championship test, head to Pearl Valley. Jack Nicklaus built a tough track in a flat valley surrounded by mountains. When there's a hazard like a pond or lake on one side, chances are there's a slew of bunkers on the other, pinching the fairway dangerously tight. The course hosted the South African Open from 2007-09, proving Peal Valley can play tournament tough. The signature par-5 fourth hole crosses a meandering creek three times before players reach the green. Good luck staying dry.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Valid dates: Dec 01, 2019 - Mar 01, 2020
Includes 3 rounds of golf - one each at Legacy Golf Links, 7 Lakes and Southern Pines Golf Club - and lodging for two nights in a 2 Bedroom / 2 Bath Golf Front Condo located on the Pinehurst Resort Golf Courses.
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