Course Layout & Scorecard

Southbroom Golf Club continues to improve its course, year on year, and has climbed the Golf Digest rankings in South Africa to 58th in the Top 100 Courses and 28th in Best Conditioned.

Established in 1934 and now measuring 5564 metres, Southbroom Golf Club is considered one of South Africa’s finest and most popular holiday resort courses. Over the years, the challenge and natural beauty of the course has been systematically enhanced by the introduction of more indigenous flora, dams, water features and delightful stone bridges.

The course has recently undergone further significant changes and new water hazards, bunkers and narrower fairways now make it a ‘must play’ course. Eighteen exciting holes, each able to boast its own special feature, wind their way through some of the coast’s finest real estate and indigenous vegetation, flanked by the Indian Ocean.

The par 3 fourth must be the most famous hole on the Golf Coast and is undoubtedly the hallmark of this beautiful golf course. At just 112 metres, it has spectacular sea views and you can hear the waves crash over the rocks below the tee box. Depending on the direction and strength of the wind, you may be playing a gentle wedge into the green or hitting a full-blooded four iron.

The series of dams which come into play on all but eight holes are a refuge for an ever increasing bird population and whales and dolphins can frequently be seen frolicking in the ocean from the fourth and fifth holes.

The clubhouse has great views of the sea and is an ideal spot to relax after an exciting game. The vibrant pro shop is run by resident PGA professional Derek James and his wife Sheena. Voted Teaching Pro of the Year in 2008 and 2013, Derek offers coaching for all levels of golfers.

With the fine accommodation facilities available, Southbroom is the hub for both foreign and local golf groups who come to enjoy the Golf Coast experience.

Hole Par MEN LADIES
Metres Stroke Metres Stroke
1 4 324 9 304 7
2 4 335 5 287 5
3 4 369 1 303 1
4 3 114 17 109 17
5 4 275 15 232 15
6 5 434 11 379 13
7 4 358 3 308 3
8 3 155 7 118 11
9 5 413 13 394 9
Total 36 2777 2434
10 4 284 16 278 6
11 3 152 6 112 18
12 4 291 14 267 8
13 4 311 10 284 12
14 3 185 4 148 14
15 4 347 12 264 16
16 4 370 2 328 2
17 5 443 18 410 10
18 5 424 8 407 4
IN 36 2807 2498
OUT 36 2777 2434
Total 72 5584 4932

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Course Record

Gentlemen

Name: Derek James
Gross:  62
Date: 25 February 2007
Name: Gavin Sole
Gross:  62
Date: 4 April 2007

Ladies

Name: Tiffany Avern-Taplin
Gross: 73
Date: 5 April 2007