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Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club (West Course)

  • 1 Fairway Ave
  • Linksfield North, Johannesburg 2192 South Africa

Without question, Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club is one of the most prestigious golf clubs in South Africa. In its almost 130 years of existence, it has hosted 7 South African Opens and numerous other major tournaments. Royal is home to the biggest annual professional golf event in Africa, the Joburg Open, inaugurated in 2007, and is the preferred venue for the International Final Qualifier (Africa) for the Open Championship.

The Club's two courses are both ranked as major achievers in the awards lists. The East Course is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 courses in the country. Where the West Course, although not as highly rated as the East Course, is the preferred course for many members due to its ease of playability for golfers of all abilities.

We look forward to welcoming you to the fairways of Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club.

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Average Rating
from 22 golfers
played by Stefano from Italy on Tuesday, 22 May 2018
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Course conditions superb 
played by Roberto from South Africa on Wednesday, 16 May 2018
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great layout, very good quality of greens and bunkers, excellent general condition of the course - friendly staff  
played by Antony from Mauritius on Wednesday, 14 March 2018
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Challenging course with some long par 3, par 4 and par 5 holes. Would have been nice to have a golfcart and be able to have booked thIs at the time of booking.  
played by Harald from Germany on Wednesday, 14 February 2018
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Perfect fairways and greens top conditions nice course  Relaxed staff easy Check in  Good club house  
played by James from Germany on Monday, 22 January 2018
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I was orginally booked to the play the west Course, but the East Course opened and it was immaculate!  Course staff were very friendly.  Relative to other courses I've played, the pro shop was light on items with the course name on it.  Booked a caddie who was very helpful.  The only reason why I did not give a rating of 10 was I paid R720 for the round of golf and R600 for rental clubs.  I don't normally rent clubs so Don't know if this is a fair price, but that seemed kind of high.  That aside, I would highly recommend playing the Johannesburg and Kensington East Course. 
played by Arash from Sweden on Friday, 12 January 2018
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Great course and nice lunch restaurant. There was a bit of confusion between the caddies one hole 1 and my set I borrowed had a mix of different clubs and brands. 
played by Otto from Switzerland on Thursday, 11 January 2018
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Everything more than expectated. 
played by Richard from South Africa on Thursday, 11 January 2018
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Excellent service , Jayde was extremely helpful and the course is in excellent conditiin 
played by Hans-Rudi from Germany on Thursday, 21 December 2017
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Very difficalt greens, excellent maintained 
played by Alexander from Netherlands on Monday, 6 November 2017
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Very nice course! Friendly and helpfull staff. 
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West Course
6940 yards
Established in
Course Type
Grass Type
Unique to Destination
Robert Grimsdell