8.9 219 reviews
The Cape is the home of South African golf, and Clovelly ranks as one of the finest courses in the Cape Peninsula. Once only a nine-hole and mainly sand course, Clovelly was designed by Dr Charles Molteno Murray, one of the best known golf architects of his day. Advocate Bobby Lewin was responsible for much of the magnificent landscaping.

Together they produced one of Southern Africa's most picturesque and challenging courses. Famous for its rolling, computer-irrigated fairways and undulating holes, Clovelly complements its rich coastal environment. Natural sand dunes abut the course, which is blessed with water features and a wide variety of indigenous fauna - especially birdlife such as guinea fowl, pheasant, peacock and steppe buzzard - and flora, notably the variety of trees which line the fairways.

Unlike some other local courses, there is no noise intrusion from roads or railways, and both course and club house enjoy privacy and security. Clovelly's championship-quality greens (bent grass/poa annua mix) are among the finest in Southern Africa.

Of moderate length (5 869m - Par 72 men & Par 73 ladies), Clovelly is unique in that it follows neither the links nor the American tradition in its design. It is a tight course by South African standards, and has a fine blend of testing holes, with the Silvermine River, and adjacent ponds adding much to their character.

Looking at the beautiful course, one can hardly imagine it having been a series of sand dunes with a greenhouse as its rendezvous. A favourite course of Bobby Locke, each hole has a special distinctive setting, with magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and False Bay.
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Clovelly Country Club Reviews

8.9
Average Rating from 219 golfers
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Well kept and maintained course. Challenging enough and can be quite tight on some holes. I loved their Clicgear push carts (new), steady. 
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9
played by Disebo from South Africa on Wednesday, 28 December 2022
The bad ratings is not for the club but rathe your app. Your app double booked my tee-off time. The friendly staff at the club re-arranged times to slot me in on the day. The claim that this is a regular occurrence with your app 
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played by Russell from South Africa on Wednesday, 28 December 2022
Very busy, so we had to wait or queue. 
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7
played by Bart from Netherlands  on Tuesday, 20 December 2022
Friendly check in, great condition of the course, amazing views and setting 
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9
played by Pavlos from Switzerland  on Saturday, 17 December 2022
Beautiful course at great price 
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10
played by Julian on Monday, 22 August 2022
Beautiful location,course in great condition and value for money 
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8
played by Brian from South Africa on Thursday, 28 July 2022
In excellent condition, beautiful course. Helpful staff.  
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10
played by Pippa from United Kingdom on Sunday, 16 January 2022
10 
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10
played by Malcolm from South Africa on Sunday, 17 January 2021
Best course in Cape Town  
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10
played by Francois from South Africa on Saturday, 16 January 2021
Everything with the club itself is 10, but there was WIND !! 
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8
played by Marianne from Germany  on Friday, 1 January 2021

Club Facilities

Club Valet
Caddy / Golf Carts
Practice Facilities
Lessons
Dining
Spa
Club / Shoe Rental
Locker Room
Night Golf
Golf Shop
Accommodation
Health Club

Course Details

Holes
18
Par
72
Length
5869 yards
Established in
1934
Course Type
Parkland
Grass Type
Poa Annua
Designer
Dr Charles Molteno Murray

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