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Address: St Andrews Rd, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
Phone Number: 27466244796
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The Royal Port Alfred Golf Course is one of the oldest and best known in...

The Royal Port Alfred Golf Course is one of the oldest and best known in South Africa and was established in 1907.The undulating course snakes its way through thickets of pristine coastal forest and over hilly dunes always with the smell and sounds of the Indian Ocean close by whose blue waters offer the most panoramic views from many of the fairways. In true links tradition every slope, mound and dip remains untouched, demanding creative shot making and deft reading of angles.Adding to the allure and charm of the course is its resident wild life. Normally shy bushbuck will continue grazing contently as you walk by while springbok and impala pronk with delight. The blesbok, fallow deer duiker and giant tortoise peer at the golfers with suspicion and there is bird life in abundance.Visitors are always most welcome.

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The menu lets itself down as the food exceeds the poor menu graphics. Fabulous staff, alert to your every need. Just a couple of gripes. Poor poor wine choice by glass. Worst in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2016
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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The menu lets itself down as the food exceeds the poor menu graphics. Fabulous staff, alert to your every need. Just a couple of gripes. Poor poor wine choice by glass. Worst in town and also the desert menu! You are better than what you offer. Confusing choices. Modern and yet soooo old fashioned. You are a dichotomy . Please... More 

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1 Thank Bettyisnthere
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Most beautiful sceneries and views. Frindly staff and members. Great course. Can become tricky if windy. A must if you are in the area.

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

I love this course. I always play it when in Port Alfred. The staff is professional. The lay out of the course is tops. The facilities is 5 star.

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Ratingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

The courses is a combination easy and difficult holes but suitable for all Players. The scenery is magnificent, with sea and coastal views from several Tees. When the Wind gets up it is a challenge even for top Golfers. The club has a very active sporting and social life

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1 Thank rdrat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Its a natural haven for the discerning Golfer or visitor...with it's own game-viewing experience with the ever special Coffee coloured Springbuck to large tortoises, it a wonderful way to unwind and just be at one with nature and the splendour of the views of the Greater Sunshine Coast....you will be inspired after a day outing...

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Port Alfred, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Beautiful golf course- well laid out, steeped in history too- if one takes one's time to read about it. As one of the few golf courses in the world- owning the right to 'Royal'- the facility has hosted many famous names, and games over the 120 years of its existence. Beautifully looked after- amazing buck accompany you while you play-... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Excellent facility with new clubhouse, great views over the Indian Ocean and lots of game wandering the fairways. Although not long, it has many tricky challenging holes. Very welcoming members, particularly in the pub after a game!

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Port Alfred, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Well looked after greens, very friendly service the price is reasonable, the sea view from the greens makes it very special, it not everyday that you get to play so close to the sea. Just play on a nice day with no WIND!!

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Johannesburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Interesting, undulating course with a lot of longer open holes, split 13/5. Lovely views, and good fun, exposed on the hills above the coast and will be challenging in strong winds. Lots of wildlife to be seen, duiker, springbok, tortoises etc. Club staff very relaxed and friendly, rates affordable. If you want to book a game over December, book ahead,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

To be allowed to play a " Royal" golf club , with really friendly members and pay such a modest green fee makes RPAFGC the one golf course that all should include on their bucket list of things to do

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