South Africa: Fancourt Hotel and Spa amongst World’s Top 10 Golf Resorts

Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Singled Out

Among World’s Top 10 Golf Resorts On Leading International Travel Website

George / Garden Route, Western Cape in South Africa

Fancourt The Links

Fancourt The Links

The Fancourt Hotel and Country Club in South Africa, the Garden Route’s top leisure and lifestyle destination, added another glowing international accolade to its prestigious list, when it was ranked among the world’s 10 Best Golf Resorts on CNNGO, the online travel hub of Cable Network News (CNN).  It is the world’s highest rated and most widely available cable news channel. As the only African golf resort to feature on this coveted list in an article published on the website on 28 September 2012, the Fancourt Hotel & Country Club in George sets a precedent for its peers, both in South Africa and across the continent.

Placed 9th among the world’s top 10 golf resorts, by respected golf, business and travel journalist Tony Smart, this sets Fancourt squarely in the league of the world’s finest golfing destinations.

The Top 10 golf courses worldwide were listed as follows:

1.       Pinehurst, USA
2.       Kiawah, USA
3.       Pebble Beach, USA
4.       The American Club, USA
5.       The Old Course Hotel – St Andrews, Scotland
6.       The K-Club, Ireland
7.       Sotogrande, Spain
8.       Mission Hills, China
9.       Fancourt, South Africa
10.     Quinta do Lago, Portugal

Golfers looking for a challenging game of golf on one of the Garden Route’s magnificent golf courses have a vast choice of different accommodation, including Hotels in Knysna and Hotels in Plettenberg Bay.  Fine establishments include the five star The Plettenberg by Liz McGrath, the Hunters Country House, the Kurland Luxury Hotel as well as the Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa and the Hyatt Regency Oubaai Golf Resort & Spa.

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