Club Champs – Our 10th Annual!

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The 10th Annual St Francis LinksClub Championships 22 – 24 April 2016 As we celebrate 10 years as St Francis Links, the 10th Annual Club Championships represent your first major event of the year! Let’s make this one to remember!    Enter now and join your fellow members for a special few days of golf, great food, friendship and fun as … Read More

The PGA is heading for my Texas hometown!

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Pete Dye’s (NEW) Austin CC will host the WGC Matchplay My Daurghter, Lindsay and her man, Blair, will be among the thousands of rabid Austin golfing fans who will attend the tournament this week. With the help of my friends, Peter Berman, who is there for some coaching support for Branden Grace, and of course, Gracie. maybe they will have … Read More

Charl is in the MOOD!

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Charl Schwartzel is in Championship form (and smiling, too) We all know that the South African golfers are HOT right now with everyone (almost everyone) winning! Let’s just say that Ernie is in mentoring mode as his boys are shining. With Louis, Gracie and Charl all living nearby in Florida, the good vibes must be flowing. Just as we were … Read More

Golfweek panelists are on their way!

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Golfweek Panelists from all over the USA Golfweek Magazine is a well-read weekly magazine that hails from the USA. When they were last in South Africa traveling with panelists (people who pay their own way to see the best of the best), St Francis Links featured in more than one article that followed. They also used an interview with me … Read More

Coffee Break

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Links Ladies Coffee Break

Best Coffee, Best setting and… The Links Ladies Coffee Break means just that! Pause for an hour to join the ladies of the Links for a cuppa! Just casual, no agenda, no formalities! If you are involved in the Links in any way, whether you live at the Links or in the village, whether you are a principal member, nominated … Read More

NUMBER 7 – climbing the LADDER!

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Bay Courses move up in the rankings  Golf Digest SA has announced their Top-100 courses for 2016 and both St Francis Bay courses moved up in the rankings! St Francis Bay moved up from No. 99 to No. 96, made even more significant by the fact that 9 NEW courses entered the Top 100. Joining the Top 100 from the … Read More

Top-10 AttractsTop Clients

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  Top-10 Attracts Top Clients St Francis Links is on a roll with special friends coming for the first time and returning, in some cases, for the “umteenth” time! One of the great moments for me personally, was having Mr and Mrs John Stanton arrive to play with the Kalos Tour Group. The first thing I saw was his Houston … Read More


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Never a dull moment in St Francis Bay! In the past 9 ½ years that I have been in St Francis Bay, we have had three floods, one that took out the 17th green, one that took out the R330 and another that took out the Sand River bridge – not one of the floods started in the Links – … Read More

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

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 and see the new digital fly-overs or request a tee-time! The Wednesday School … Read More