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Simola Golf

1 Old Cape Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 302 9677
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Corporate Golf

Another 'American' style golf resort, buggy paths etc. Prefer my courses more natural, though if... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
Halfway House dissapointing

We checked on today for 18 holes All good until the halfway house Staff are unfriendly and... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
graham e
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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1 Old Cape Road, Knysna 6571, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Another 'American' style golf resort, buggy paths etc. Prefer my courses more natural, though if you like manufactured courses this one has some lovely views and a number of nice holes. No handicap certificates required so rounds are pretty slow. Halfway house disappointing as your...More

Thank steadyslack
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We checked on today for 18 holes All good until the halfway house Staff are unfriendly and arrogant, service is poor Staff treat golfers like it's an effort Prices are ridiculous -a tin of coke light and water R44 You get halfway paid for when...More

1  Thank graham e
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Ok, this is a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course... it makes the most of stunning views over Knysna and its position on the side of a steep hill. Like most JN courses the emphasis is on the second shot and putting. Fairways are very generous...More

1  Thank troublelove
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My son, husband and I played 9 holes here and then l8 at the end of January. Our first visit (prebooked and paid for) was due to be on a rainy, windy day and the staff were obliging in changing our tee time. The bar...More

Thank Virginia T
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Expensive by SA standards,and not in brilliant condition-especially the bunkers,of which there are many!You drive miles between holes,up and down,and some holes are of the Mickey mouse variety,with massive drops in elevation off the tee,especially on the front nine. We were 10 minutes late teeing...More

Thank redsfan5
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The most impressive thing about Simola are the views of the Knysna Heads and Lagoon. These are superb and the sunsets are beautiful. The golf course is well laid out and is very well maintained. The staff are very helpful and friendly. We stayed in...More

Thank 542Kenneth
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A very special course with amazing views in all directions. The course was challenging with many sloping fairways. It was immaculately presented. The fairways were quite forgiving and the rough low which meant that speed of play and rhythm were maintained. Sadly our round was...More

Thank fionawood66
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The English have taken over this golf club, & some are pompous bastards! It seems the two girls in the pro shop have some serious attitude problems. They wouldn't be working for that's for sure! I've heard the views ares better than the course. Because...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Wonderful golf course.After paying for 4 persons we were forced to come in after 9 having been told the weather was fine for the day by the pro shop.Attitude from pro shop manager appalling He was rude and just pointed at a sign no refund...More

Thank tregawne
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a scary looking course until you get started as the playing area is well below the level of the club house. It's well kept and interesting to play. It's undulating and a long way from green to tee. The greens were tricky to...More

Thank sagatourist
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