Sun City And Gauteng Specials
Gauteng, is the gateway to Africa and, along with Cape Town, the arrival point for most visitors to South Africa. The business hub of the country, Johannesburg is a busy and hectic metropolis. It also boasts arguably the finest golfing weather in the world, with sunny, warm and windless conditions that are ideal for grooving your swing. Couple this with a high altitude that sees the ball travel further and a host of excellent courses and you have a wonderful place to place to play golf.
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Just a couple of hours drive from Johannesburg is the internationally acclaimed Sun City resort. With four world class hotels, two incredible championship golf courses, a vast array of fun activities for all ages, great weather and the renowned Pilanesburg Game Reserve as its neighbour, it is a dream golf holiday destination.
The extraordinary Sun City Resort
is internationally recognised as the ultimate African Experience. Well-known on the international golf circuit for the incomparable Nedbank Golf Challenge and famous for the Lost City, fabled to be the ruins of a glorious ancient civilisation, which celebrates and resurrects the legends of a mystical past in its glorious architecture and myriad entertainment features.
The austere surrounds of the Pilanesberg embrace the Resort which glitters like a jewel in a platinum setting. It's First Class all the way! From sizzling entertainment, to one of the world's most exciting water parks, to a world-class casino, the Sun City rhythm beats its own drum.
Each year the Gary Player Country Club course attracts the world’s best golfers who are invited to test their skills in the Nedbank challenge for a winners purse of around US $2 million. Having a range of alternative tee positions this long course caters for every level of golfer and the not to be missed experience of playing it emphasises just how good the top professionals are.
The Lost City Course at Sun City is also an excellent layout and designer Gary Player regards it as one of his best.
The Sun City resort has amazed the international community with its glamorous casinos, gourmet restaurants, extensive sports facilities and star studded spectaculars. The full variety of entertainment on offer ranges from slots to safaris; the theatre extravaganza to a games arcade for children; horse riding to golf; the Valley of Waves to The Lost City… whatever it is you're looking for, you'll find it at Sun City.
Featured Golf Courses in Sun City And Gauteng
Currently rated No.2 in South Africa the championship Gary Player Country Club is the venue for the annual Nedbank Challenge competed for by a select group of top world ranked golf professionals. Jim Furyk won back to back events in 2005 & 2006 and joined the ranks of other former winners who in.../
Glendower Golf Course, currently rated the No10 course in South Africa by Golf Digest magazine, was originally a farm before English golf architect, C.H. Allison was employed to plan the course and a South African professional golfer, A.F.Tomsett, was assigned the task of the construction.
The Lost City Golf Course at Sun City has golfers astounded by the breathtaking beauty of this par-72 layout. The rich green fairways give a dramatic contrast to the bushveld backdrop and the barren waste bunkers are a special feature of this intriguing course.
The desert style design of the gol.../
Royal Johannesburg Golf Course offers the visitor two 18 hole options. The World Atlas of Golf, which lists the great courses and how they are played, features just two South African clubs on its hallowed pages. One is Durban Country Club and the other is Royal Johannesburg, which was established mo.../
Featured Accommodation in Sun City And Gauteng
The City Lodge Johannesburg Airport is a good budget accommodation option for
visitors who want to be conveniently close to the airport.
Leriba Lodge is one of our personal
favourites in Gauteng. It is a four star lodge with an African Bush
experience in the city - a place with unrivalled beauty, serenity and
tranquility. It offers great value for money, superb accommodation,
good service and fine dining.
Michelangelo Hotel in the heart of the elite suburb of Sandton, in Johannesburg, is one of the Leading Hotels Of The
World. This elegant Renaissance-style hotel is popular with both the business and leisure markets.
The Palace of the Lost City is a fantasy world of Africa 's jungles,
cliff-tumbling gardens, streams, waterfalls, swimming pools, and al fresco
entertainment areas. Legend tells us that the Palace of the Lost City was built
as the royal residence of an ancient civilisation of South Africa, but...