Gary Player has described The Links at Fancourt near George as the most fascinating design project in his portfolio of over 200 courses around the world. Based on some of the best aspects of Scotland and Ireland’s greatest links courses and constructed on a previously barren piece of land, The Links is now a course that, aesthetically and architecturally, can compete with the best anywhere.
Player and his fellow designers undertook a massive task, creating their own hilly dunescape which admirably mimics nature, incorporating endemic flora and beautiful artificial wetlands, which enhance the already spectacular mountain scenery. Today, this effort has paid off, with many golfers praising The Links as a modern day masterpiece. The course is recognized for its wonderful year-round conditioning, and the world-class level of hospitality provided by the club’s staff. Exclusivity is the name of the game here, as The Links can only be played by members and their guests, and residents at the hotel on the estate...
(GPS coordinates: -33.967717, 22.404411)
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