Keeping your head down at Simola can be a challenge; simply because the views around the course are awe-enspiring, and with this, it is clear to see why Simola takes its place as one of South Africa's premier golfing destinations. It's also the first Jack Nicklaus Signature course on the Garden Route, reflecting the maestro's philosophy of attuning the layout and design to the natural lie of the land.
The course offers challenging and rewarding golf amidst spectacular scenery. Set below the high ridges, it’s free from the wind that so often plagues coastal courses. Fairways flow with the natural undulating contours of the terrain and the unusual configuration of five par 5's and five par 3's adds a new dimension to the game. It's par for the course that every hole boasts exceptional views; either out across the Knysna Lagoon all the way to the Heads or over the picturesque Knysna River as it twists and turns through the valley below.
Simola Golf Course and Country Club Estate is designed to embrace life.
Here, in one of Africa's most beautiful places, the Estate becomes a sumptuous complex combining health and beauty services with state-of-the-art exercise and fitness facilities. Walking, running, horse riding and cycling trails encourage physical, mental and spiritual well-being. A hotel, golf, a health spa and a river club (with excellent salt water fly fishing in the Knysna Lagoon) are just some of the facilities planned for the members and residents of Simola Golf & Country Estate.
... And if the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, then the Simola Lifestyle will be more even than the great golf course and facilities you'll find at Simola Golf & Country
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