Our year in review…

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    Our Year in Review – Something Special With three National Championships and another Tour event, our golf course, rated number 8 in South Africa, is just getting better and better. In November, we had our best month to budget ever! The word is out for new business and many of our previous guests are returning! Our events in … Read More

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Honours Board for Margot and Sharon

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Dominic Morel from 2Heads in Knysna has assisted us with our advertising and marketing needs for years and now, through Dom’s efforts, we are relaunching our website where thousands go monthly for information about South Africa’s best destination – St Francis Links! Check it out at www.stfrancislinks.com and see the new digital fly-overs or request a tee-time! The Wednesday School … Read More

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We Take the Bear

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Bear Hunting – SFL wins the Jack Nicklaus Champion of Champions! It was the 6th Annual Champion of Champions and St Francis Links ROARED from fourth to first on the final day. After two days of play, betterball on Friday and Greensomes on Saturday, our players Linda and Ernest Müller, Gillian Hammond and Norman Pretorius got the colour combination and … Read More

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Why do we hollowtine?

Jeff ClauseFairways & Greens

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When love and hate collide I know the heading of my article sounds like a song, and maybe it was written for Course Superintendents as they start their Spring treatments on the course every year, the time of the year when course superintendent punch holes in their well-manicured greens that resembles billiard tables, also the time of the year when … Read More

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What makes a great course?

Jeff ClauseFairways & Greens

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Behind every successful golf course there is a whole organized system that happens behind the scenes to ensure a winning product. In this article I will show you the true “Heroes” that makes a golf course look great. No operation becomes a success with only the Superintendent leading in the front; the true quality of a course gets measured by … Read More

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Great for everyone

Jeff ClauseShort Putts

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ST FRANCIS LINKS IS GREAT FOR EVERYONE! Whether you are turning 4 or needing to raise “serious funds” for Charity, St Francis Links is the place to be! Stay for the day or invest in a lifetime of pleasure!    

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It’s All About the EXPERIENCE!

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        Greetings from St Francis Links Thursday, 26 November 2015   It’s all about the EXPERIENCE!     Mother Nature kept giving us the rain that is needed elsewhere and when she was done with that, the wind helped us “blow the ladies away” at the third Pam Golding Ladies OPEN Weekend. 164 ladies from Pretoria to … Read More

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Getting out of those dreaded Bunkers

Jeff ClauseGolf Tips

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One of the main reasons I see golfers struggle with bunker shots is down to the set-up they use before making their swing. Too often I see the shaft leaning forward and the hands too high at address. The sand iron is designed to work differently to other irons in the bag and this set-up doesn’t allow it to work … Read More

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New at the Pro Shop – Footjoy

Jeff ClauseGolf Tips

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Footjoy Contour Casual Footjoy have undoubtedly always made a great golf shoe for any player all around the world, any shape and any size. There is one shoe that I have specifically used in the past though, and has put a huge smile on my face.    These are the FJ Contour Casual’s which is a very classic looking soft … Read More

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How to improve your putting

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I often get asked questions about putting. – The most common question is: ”How can I improve my putting?”– I ask: “How often do you practice your putting?” The reply normally is that there is no time spent practicing and then the answer is clear. Practice. You have to spend time on the practice green. Putting is all about the … Read More

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