Hole 11 – ‘Eish!’

Jeff ClauseHole Explorer

Par 4 (421, 394, 336, 286 Meters, Stroke 2) << PREVIOUS HOLE (10) |  NEXT HOLE (12) >> Pronounced AYE SH in the native tongue, meaning WOW. When you first see the green and surrounds, your first thought will be EISH! How to Play this Hole Everything about this hole is big big dunes left and right all the way to a … Read More

Hole 12 – ‘Illusion’

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hole 12

Par 4 (347, 324, 263, 224 Meters, Stroke 16) << PREVIOUS HOLE (11) |  NEXT HOLE (13) >> Before the course was open and there were no flagsticks, this green was lost in the dunes. There is 30m between the Illusion and the bunkers trust your club! How to Play this Hole When Jack Nicklaus played this hole on Opening Day, I … Read More

Hole 13 – ‘Bear Claws’

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hole 13

Par 5 (495, 460, 409, 359 Meters, Stroke 12) << PREVIOUS HOLE (12) |  NEXT HOLE (14) >> Originally, this name for this great par 5 was GO BIG. Now, named after the man himself, it is simply majestic! How to Play this Hole You have now played 12 holes of PURE LINKS. Now you get to experience LINKS PLUS! The next … Read More

Hole 14 – ‘Get Up’

Jeff ClauseHole Explorer

hole 14

Par 3 (166, 143, 129, 111 Meters, Stroke 14) << PREVIOUS HOLE (13) |  NEXT HOLE (15) >> The name simply reflects the fact that most golfers choose a club based on the best they have ever hit it. Think about it… How to Play this Hole This may have been the easiest hole to name on the course for obvious reasons! … Read More

Hole 15 – ‘Top Shelf’

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hole 15

Par 4 (432, 393, 368, 330 Meters, Stroke 8) << PREVIOUS HOLE (14) |  NEXT HOLE (16) >> To get home on this big par 4, you must play to the left on the top shelf! How to Play this Hole I am not promoting a trip to Mexico for a famous Marguarita. You can go to Fat Cactus in Cape Town … Read More

Hole 16 – ‘Split Image’

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hole 16

Par 5 (572, 519, 480, 442 Meters, Stroke 2) << PREVIOUS HOLE (15) |  NEXT HOLE (17) >> After getting your drive in position, the fun begins. From there you still have a great par-4 to play. ALL GOLF Pards! How to Play this Hole The 630 yard Par-5 is one big golf hole from the back tees. Fortunately, not many of … Read More

Hole 1 – ‘Milkwood’

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Par 4 (376, 327, 287, 259 Metres, Stroke 5) NEXT HOLE (2) >> The Signature Tree, never to be touched. The Milkwood is protected throughout the course and the development. Play over her, under her or around her. If you try to play through her, she will win she always does! How to Play this Hole PGA Director of Golf, … Read More

Hole 17 – ‘St Francis Bay’

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hole 17

Par 3 (195, 179, 169, 136 Meters, Stroke 16) << PREVIOUS HOLE (16)  |  NEXT HOLE (18) >> The best little view on the course, with the town part of the pretty picture. Thanks, Jack! How to Play this Hole What a finishing Par-3! It truly is a tribute to the village below, with the town forming part of the backdrop. The … Read More

Hole 2 – ‘Which Way?’

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Par 4 (383, 363, 328, 286 Metres, Stroke 3) << PREVIOUS HOLE (1)  |  NEXT HOLE (3) >> In true links fashion, you arrive at the tee and guess where to aim. My advice? Take the driver over the aiming pole and the left corner of the bush. Shorter hitters should aim at the bush on the left. How to Play … Read More

Hole 18 – ‘Homeward Bound’

Jeff ClauseHole Explorer

hole 18

Par 4 (405, 383, 362, 318 Meters, Stroke 6) << PREVIOUS HOLE (17) This great finish allows you to play a great approach after a perfect drive. Sink the putt and tip your cap to you friends above! How to Play this Hole No, this is not a Simon and Garfunkel song. It’s simply a perfect finish to a perfect … Read More