• Overview

    Putting it mildly, Fancourt becomes addictive!  And so we return once more!  I have been fortunate to travel and stay in many Golf Resorts around the world, but I struggle to think of one better than Fancourt.  The quality of the accommodation, the three superb golf courses on-site, the setting beneath the Outeniqua Mountains, the friendliness of the staff at the Resort.  Fancourt is quite simply the perfect location to escape the winter blues at home and enjoy a quite memorable week of wonderful South African hospitality and super golf.


    The Fancourt Resort is quite simply one of the leading golf resorts in the world and is home to three of the best golf courses in South Africa.  The Fancourt Estate is located across 613 hectares of natural paradise, with close proximity to the Outeniqua mountain range and the warm Indian Ocean.  The accommodation at Fancourt is superb and the facilities of the resort include a holistic spa, four restaurants and many indoor and outdoor leisure facilities.



    The Outeniqua course, ranked number in the top 20 South African courses by Golf Digest South Africa, presents an 18-hole parkland layout that is tailored to provide a laid-back golfing experience. Designed by Gary Player and named after the mountain range that forms its breath-taking backdrop, the course is always in pristine condition.


    The Montagu course, also designed by Gary Player, has developed into one of the finest 18-hole parkland layouts in South Africa, earning it the number 6 position on Golf Digest South Africa’s list of top golf courses in the country. Exquisitely conditioned to provide a riveting golfing experience, this tree-lined course covers large tracts of varying terrain on rolling land.


    The Fancourt ‘Links course’, is the course that Gary Player has described as his greatest feat as a course designer.  Featuring an undulating, windswept terrain and dune-style landscape, the course is the collaborative handiwork of Gary Player, course designer, Phil Jacobs and Fancourt’s owner, Dr Hasso Plattner.  The Links is currently voted number one in the country by Golf Digest South Africa, and as number 34 in Golf Digest US edition’s list of the world’s 100 greatest golf courses.  Transformed from an airfield into a piece of environmental and golfing heritage, The Links has hosted some of the most prestigious tournaments in the world, including the Presidents Cup (2003), the SA Open (2005) and the 2012 Volvo Golf Champions European Tour. Inspired by the famous links courses of the British Isles, The Links is considered a masterpiece and plays host to a range of global golfing legends including John Bland, Justin Rose, Retief Goosen, Branden Grace and Ernie Els.  The Links is a private Club, but limited tee times are available for guests staying at Fancourt, and if you do wish to play the course, please let us know and we will make the appropriate arrangements.

  • Itinerary

    Sunday 21st February:

    – Arrive George Airport

    – Meet & Greet

    – Transfer to the Fancourt Resort, George

    – Check in to the hotel

    – Meet with David for an introduction to the tour

    – Welcome Dinner at the hotel

    Monday 22nd February:

    – Breakfast

    – 18 holes Fancourt Golf Club – Montagu Course

    Tuesday 23rd February:

    – Breakfast

    – 18 holes Fancourt Golf Club – Outeniqua Course

    Wednesday 24th February:

    ~ Breakfast

    ~ 18 holes Fancourt Golf Club – Montagu Course

    Thursday 25th February:

    – Breakfast

    – Day at leisure, or we can book a round on the Links course for a supplementary charge, subject to availability

    Friday 26th February:

    – Breakfast

    – 18 holes Fancourt Golf Club – Outeniqua Course

    Saturday 27th February:

    – Breakfast

    – 18 holes Fancourt Golf Club – Montagu Course

    Sunday 28th February:        

    – Breakfast

    – Check out of the hotel

    – Transfers to George Airport or to Knysna for the Garden Route Golf Week

  • Booking Procedure

    To book a place or places on any of the David Short Golf events, please just use the Enquire Now button and complete the Online Enquiry form.

    Iain and his team will then book your place(s) and send your confirmation details within 24 hours. With the initial confirmation details, will come a request for a deposit, which is £50.00 per person for UK events, £150.00 per person for European overseas events and £250.00 per person for longer haul holidays.

    Two months prior to the commencement of each event, you will be sent an invoice for the balance of your booking, with an acknowledgement of the payment once received. Two weeks prior to commencement of the event itself, you will be sent a Travel Pack, which will include the contact details for David or Barney, the transport arrangements where applicable, the itinerary for the event, contact details for the accommodation, as well as the names of the other members attending the event.

    David or Barney will then meet you on the day of arrival.

    Please feel free to contact Iain at any time with any queries or amendments that you may have.

Price Per Person

Price Per Golfer:

Price Per Non Golfer:
£2,400.00 (See Note 1)

Single Room Supplement:
£50.00 per person per night

Links Course Supplement:
£210.00 per round (See Note 2)

For this trip we can accommodate
18 clients

Notes on the Prices:

1. Price for Non-Golfers
The cost for a non-golfer is the same as for a golfer, except that instead of playing golf, Spa treatments would be available each day.

2. The Links Course

Please note that availability on The Links Course is very restricted each day.  If you do wish to book a round on the course, please let us know at the earliest opportunity and we will reserve a tee-time accordingly.

Price includes:
Services of your tour host, David Short

  • Accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily transfers
  • Golf
  • Sightseeing as illustrated

Price excludes:

  • International and internal airfares
  • Drinks or meals unless stated