Mount Edgecombe Country Club is neatly tucked away in the rolling hills of KwaZulu-Natal North Coast. Plus, inland of Umhlanga Rocks it boasts two unique championship courses, designed around the natural lie and habitat of the land. Being ideally located for users both local and afar, Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estates has been acclaimed for many years as one of the premier golfing Estates in Southern Africa; thus giving you an overwhelming sense of tranquility, safety and enchantment.
The equally breathtaking Lakes Course offers a slightly harder challenge, with strategically placed native bushes and intimidating water hazards, presenting a wide variety to golfers of all abilities.
Mount Edgecombe Golf Course overview
There are two stunning championship courses available to guests, golfers of any handicap can enjoy one of Durban's most beautiful courses.
The Woods Course was upgraded twenty years ago to meet USGA specifications, a rare find in South Africa. The parkland layout course eases you in with four relatively short holes, allowing golfers to gain confidence for the challenges it can offer later. Determination is needed for the signature 13th to 16th holes, imitating the challenges of Augusta's "Amen Corner." The 13th needs to be kept right of the large tree in the middle in order to secure a good chance of hitting the narrow green.
Holes 14 to 16 offer tricky water hazards, often making or breaking your final round score. The lakes course offers a slightly more challenging round, with wild bushes placed in tricky locations as well as, water hazards, testing any ability golfer.
The 8th and 9th are the signature holes of the Lakes Course, situated alongside the Pani Dam and with water guarding the left side of each hole, an accurate tee shot is needed.
This luxury venue offers the perfect opportunity to combine the majestic beauty of South Africa’s nature and wildlife, with excellent cuisine and top-class hospitality.
Situated on Umhlanga’s beachfront, offering stunning views of the Indian Ocean, guests are guaranteed complete relaxation especially with the fabulous South African spa and various pool options available to guests.
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