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Address: Knysna, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)44 3029677

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A great experience but not in the Facourt League

We arrived and were met but a member of staff who whisked our bags off to the tee, so we ambled up to the magnificent club house and checked out the pro shop (well stocked and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Scotland, Maryland
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Scotland, Maryland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We arrived and were met but a member of staff who whisked our bags off to the tee, so we ambled up to the magnificent club house and checked out the pro shop (well stocked and reasonable prices with friendly staff). Near to our tee time we got on our buggy and set off for the fist tee, where we... More 

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Holland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The course has too many Disney like golf holes which are maybe nice to play once but not for a real golf course. Example is the second hole with a tee shot drop of maybe 60 meters. It may seem look nice but has nothing to do with a golf hole. A simple drive and than 100 meters in; easy... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Service was first class from the moment our clubs were whisked away until they were returned cleaned outside the lobby. Very good club house. Course was very friendly with balls hit right and left often still providing shots to the green and very rarely lost. Course condition was ok with being exceptional. The starter wanted me to play off white... More 

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Netherlands
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157 reviews 157 reviews
21 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

One of the best SA courses, not too easy to play. Need a buggy. Some good views, but not as good as the views on Pezula. I also felt staff was a bit uninterested, but maybe that was only on the day we were there. Will be back. Still great!

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Knysna, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

No matter how many times you end up in Jack Nicklaus' strategically placed bunkers, nothing could ruin the experience of playing this world class golf course a must for any golfer visiting the Garden Route.

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L'Spa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a premium priced course which sits in a fabulous location. The quality of the layout is wonderful but the greens were pretty rough for so early in the season. The mandatory halfway house stop was very average with less than friendly staff and uninteresting food - but for this my rating would have been at least good if... More 

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Jhb
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Simola GC is really a special golf course in that it is very forgiving in many ways while not being at all "gimmicky" like some estate golf courses tend to be. A really good test of golf for the good to average golfer. The greens are really exceptional and manicuring of the course great.

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Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wonderful place. It's so nice to spend the whole day by playing golf, swimming in pool with great view ...

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Spent 3 nights with family and we are enjoyed our stay as it was in a very nice environment with lovely views and the suite was clean and spacious.

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Skelleftea, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I liked everything, the course was in such a good shape, we could not complain even if the weather wasn´too good

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