High Five

Thinus KellerSanta Says


South Africa’s 5th rated golf course

We are absolutely delighted with the new rankings that came out last week by Stuart McLean https://satop100courses.com.  St Francis Links is growing stronger every year thanks to a dedicated team and the support of our members.  We are also very proud of St Francis Bay Golf Club, now ranked 85th and Humewood getting back into the top 10 with their number 9 ranking.  Can you say Eastern Cape Golf Tour?

We were awarded best new course in 2007 and we have been rated in the top 10 since we entered the rankings, being 1 of only 5 courses that have achieved this. To put our new ranking into perspective, see below the history of our top 10 rankings:

2011 – 10th
2012 – 9th
2014 – 8th
2016 – 7th
2018 – 6th
2021 – 5th We continue to improve as the course evolves.

Our course is exceptionally well conditioned, 5th overall, our greens are rated 2nd best in the country and we rank in the top 10 with tees, fairways and general presentation.

WHY?

Everything starts with a “why?”.  We are a destination where you can expect exceptional service along with one of Jack Nicklaus’ best designs.  We have a golf course that not only presents well but also plays differently every single day. Since the beginning we have had a developer and board of directors that has the vision required to build and manage a world class estate. We continue to improve because of our ongoing projects, bunkers, tees, green and fairways.  The fact is, we have a fantastic team and family mentality between staff and management.  We are often asked: “How is it possible that management can get along as well as we do?” It is easy, when you learn from the best you want to be the best. We will continue with our planned projects as we have a holistic approach to the estate to ensure that even non golfers can enjoy this place we call home.

We are in great company

Make it a special day

The 2021 Calendar and results

 

We look forward to our sponsored days with ITEC and Selective Lighting/The Fire Works and Pam Golding Properties and Village Square SuperSpar events.

New events – Ladies’ and Men’s Medal will be played on the 1st Wednesday of every month

7-8        Jan          Men’s Member-Member Partnership, Mark Ward and Richard Sharwood, Champions

13         Jan            ITEC Open Wednesday, Hein Spangenberg and Yan Coesens, 51pts 

27         Jan           Pam Golding/ Village Square SuperSpar Alliance, Hein Spangenberg, Yan Coesens, Daryl vd Vyver and David vd Vyver, 92 Points

3           Feb           Monthly MEDAL, Shaun Viljoen and Lynn Slogrove

10         Feb           ITEC Wednesday,

14         Feb           Valentine’s Day Dress-up Golf;

20         Feb           Greensomes

24         Feb           Pam Golding/ Village Square SuperSpar Alliance,

3           Mar          Monthly MEDAL

6-7       Mar          Pam Golding Annual – SFL vs SFB

10         Mar          ITEC Wednesday,

20        Mar          Foursomes

31         Mar          Pam Golding/Village Square SuperSpar Alliance,

2          Apr           Selective Lighting / The Fireworks – 15h00 shotgun

7          Apr           Monthly MEDAL

16-18  Apr           Easter Weekend

28       Apr           Pam Golding/Village Square SuperSpar Alliance,

1-2      May          Stableford Club Championships (Men and Ladies)

7          May         Selective Lighting / The Fireworks – 15h00 shotgun

12        May         ITEC Wednesday

26       May         Pam Golding/Village Square SuperSpar Alliance

20-21  May         Woodlands Dairy Days for HOSPICE

29-30 May         Pam Golding Ladies’ OPEN Weekend

2          Jun          Monthly MEDAL

4          Jun           Selective Lighting / The Fireworks – 14h00 shotgun

9          Jun           ITEC Wednesday

23        Jun           Pam Golding/Village Square SuperSpar Alliance

30-3    Jul            Nomads National Order of Merit (International Points)

7          Jul            Monthly MEDAL

16-18   Jul            Men’s 15th Invitational Member/Guest

18-21   Jul            30th Road Trip (PGA Invitational)

28        Jul            Pam Golding/Village Square SuperSpar Alliance,

6          Aug           Selective Lighting / The Fireworks – 14h00 shotgun (postponed)

11        Aug           ITEC Wednesday –

14        Aug           Greensomes   –

26       Aug           Pam Golding/Village Square SuperSpar Alliance,

1          Sep           Monthly MEDAL

3         Sep            Selective Lighting / The Fireworks – 14h00 shotgun

8         Sep            ITEC Open Wednesday

12       Sep            Foursomes

25-26 Sep           Links Cup (Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits)

27-11  Oct           Hollow-tining Spring Programme (Course Closed – Provisional)