The Estate is home to one of the top ranked golf courses in South Africa, with pristine grass, tricky sand traps and challenging water hazards. Designed by Peter Matkovich, the golf course has been enjoyed by celebrities such as Samuel L. Jackson and professional golfers like Ernie Els and Gary Player.
The fabled 18-hole, Par 72 Championship course has consistently been ranked in the top 10 courses in South Africa. The 8th hole has been described as one of the most beautiful par 5's in South Africa and the 18th hole was rated one of the finest finishing holes in the country.
The Golf Club offers a fully stocked pro shop, warm up range, putting and chipping green, half way house and golf club bar, as well as secure lockers rooms and showers, golf carts and golfing clinics and coaching by our Pro.
The Course is open from 7am to sunset daily in summer and from 8am to sunset in winter.An official handicap is not required to play our course, however an understanding of etiquette, golf rules and pace of play is required – please enquire when booking.
Everything you need to know about chipping on a slope
With John Thomson (EOGA Erinvale)
Chipping from a downhill can be daunting at times, especially if chipping is not your strongest part of the game. Most of the time, it is a lack of understanding some of the basic concepts, or not committing to the shot or the nerves getting to you.
Follow this setup process to counter the effects of the slope: gravity will want to control the moves you create, and the correct setup will stabilise the body and allows for a more efficient swing.
Most amateurs underestimate the power of a solid pre-shot routine. We don't have 100% control of the outcome of our shots, but we have 100% control on what we do before we hit a shot.
Click here to read more: http://bit.ly/2NOO578Most amateurs underestimate the power of a solid pre-shot routine. We don't have 100% control of the outcome of our shots, but we have 100% control on what we do before we hit a shot.