Hermanus Golf Course
Hermanus Golf Club lies along the stunning stretch of coast, referred to as the Whale Coast, 100 kilometres from Cape Town centre. Hermanus has become one of the most popular golf courses in the country and a definite 'must play' course. It is a private course, offering exclusivity to the members, yet accessibility to the public.
Hermanus golf course ranks amongst the top "municipal" golf courses in the country and is extremely well maintained. This Parklands course with bent grass greens underwent redesign in 2006 gaining an additional 9 holes with a links feel to it. The Hermanus Golf Course is set in magnificent scenery with views of the sea and a backdrop of the mountains. Wild life and natural Cape flora are attractive features and the many trees provide the beauty for ideal golfing terrain, yet the course presents a good test of ones golfing skills.
The sixth hole is regarded the signature holse and is one of the toughest holes in the Cape. It has a suit and out-of-bounds on the right and trees to the left of this narrow fairway, demanding accuracy into the wind. The green slopes uphill, from front to back, with a water hazard looming close by on the right.
The Hermanus Golf Course facilities include Caddies, Clubs for hire, Halfway House, Locker Facilities, Practice Facilities, Pro Shop, Restaurant and Shower Facilities.
Leaving Cape Town International Airport on the airport approach road; turn left onto the N2 Highway. Follow the highway over Sir Lowry’s Pass for 70 km and take the R43 off-ramp towards Hermanus for 30km. Follow the main road through the Hermanus town centre and the forced left turn at Lemm’s Corner. Turn left towards Berg-en-See, approximately 2km from Lemm’s Corner, and immediately left again into Hermanus Golf Club. Take the R44 towards Kleinmond and follow the signs to the club.