Golf in Villiersdorp
The beautiful town of Villiersdorp is situated in the heart of the Overberg on the Cape Country Meander, an easy hour and 20 minutes’ drive from Cape Town. The iconic Theewaterskloof dam is the prized center of activity and adventure of the town, which extends to the Theewaterskloof Country Estate and Golf Club.
Golfing is a remarkable and novel way to experience the outdoors. With beautiful views set in a tranquil, country environment it’s a joy to play an easy round of golf in such fine conditions. The picturesque course is rated amongst the top 9-hole golf courses in South Africa by Golfer’s Digest and is situated 7 kilometers from the center of town on the eastern shore of the dam.
It offers golfers spectacular views of the Franschhoek Mountains and a chance to breathe the fresh, clean air that rises off the water.
The practice range will help you get into the swing of things and also offers endless entertainment for newbie golfers or those who just want to try something different. Open 7 days a week, the club has both an in house teaching academy and a pro shop to ensure you’re dressed to impress when teeing off. The clubhouse and halfway house offer a full bar and catering on request. Check the website for weekly events and competitions.
A peaceful property estate that has attracted many permanent and seasonal residents surrounds the golf course. The estate is situated in vegetation known as the Renosterveld, with a startlingly diverse range of fynbos in the surrounding mountains.
Golf is a popular attraction for both locals and visitors of Villiersdorp, and the Theewaterskloof Club, built in 1993, is just another tick on the town’s impressive scorecard offering relaxed country living and authentic hospitality.